Dr. Chuck Shaffer

Bariatrics
CHRISTIANSBURG, VA
32 years experience male

Locations

Weigh station Inc

CHRISTIANSBURG, VA

Address

1600 Roanoke St suite D, CHRISTIANSBURG, VA
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My office hours

Tuesday: 8:00am - 5 to 7:00pm
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About

Bio

I have been practicing bariatric medicine for the last 9 years , our practice has grown to over 12,000 patients that come from every section of the United States and one international patient... we would love to be able to help you.... you can visit us on the Internet at www.weighstation.net.... . please review our testimonials and our newsletters. .... please do not hesitate to contact our office for any questions.You can also see our information on Facebook,check out weighstation winners .This is a closed group which is weighstation patients

Specialties
Doctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.

Bariatrics

Licenses

United States: Florida, Virginia

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

413 Answers
158 Agrees
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Chuck Shaffer
32 years experience Bariatrics
See below: Please see your MD. Do not let these symptoms go unchecked, please. Sounds like Diabetes.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Chuck Shaffer
32 years experience Bariatrics
See below: The half-life of phentermine is anywhere between 19 and 24 hours. In some patients it may go up to 35 hours. I would tell your employer that you hav ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Chuck Shaffer
32 years experience Bariatrics
See below: That depends on which ones you are talking about. In my practice, I use different medications to help people lose weight. If you can be a little bit ... Read More

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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Shaffer is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Shaffer is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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What do you mean if i d0nt eat right i w0nt lose weight? I weigh 190lbs a m0nth ago when i start c0ntrl my fud,jog n wrkout.im 27.tnx a lot.
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Hoping to start next week! It has worked wonders for me in the past.
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! You answered my inquiry about Metformin. Can't take it anymore.

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Spartan Health Sciences University, School Of Medicine, St. Lucia
Graduated 1988MD

Residency

CreIGHTON UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER - SAINT JOSEPH

Awards

First Place in Bedside manner Award 5 years in a row for the NRV in Bariatric Medicine!

Affiliations

ASBP.AAFP
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