David Shafran, MD

Department General Pediatrics
Primary Location Independence Family Health Center
Type of Doctor Children & Adolescents Only
Languages English
Surgeon No
Independence Family Health Center
Primary Location

Independence Family Health Center

Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Pediatrics
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About David Shafran, MD

Dr. Shafran completed his fellowship in Pediatric Nephrology in 2015 at Rainbow Babies and Children’s. He is the Medical Director for the CWRU Physician Assistant program.
Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Residency - Jacobi Medical Center
Bronx, NY USA

Medical School - Tel-Aviv University- Sackler School of Medicine
Tel Aviv,

Graduate - Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
Cleveland, OH USA

Undergraduate - University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI USA


  • Pediatrics
Research & Publications

Research & Publications

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

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Patient Satisfaction Reviews

42 Patient Satisfaction Reviews

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Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.

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Overall Star Ratings
4.8 out of 5
Explains 4.9
Listens 4.9
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.9
Knows Medical History 4.5
Time Spent with Patient 4.9
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.6

6 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Oct 21, 2016

Our daughter has been seen twice by Dr. Shafran and we were very pleased by the level of professionalism and care we received.

Reviewed on Aug 23, 2016

All of the staff were very friendly and accommodating. I am changing my son's care to this practice because of the care we received. Thank you!

Reviewed on Jun 24, 2016

Dr. Shafaran was incredibly friendly, competent and respectful. We will continue seeking out him as a provider in the future!

Reviewed on May 23, 2016

My son was so impressed with Dr. Shafran that he would like for him to become his primary physician. Dr. Shafran put him completely at ease.

Reviewed on May 3, 2016

This is the best pediatric department I have taken my kids too. I have nothing but great things to say about it! The front office staff is incredibly nice as are the nurses. Dr. Shafran is incredibly knowledgeable and friendly! The Independence pediatric department rocks!

Reviewed on May 2, 2016

Dr. Shafran is an excellent person! Great personality full of information, truly concerned for my sons health. He give us his undivided attention every time we see him! I am so glad he has joined Peds at CCF.

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