Asher I Shafton, MD

Specialties: Cardiovascular Disease
Area of Focus: Cardiovascular Disease
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Primary Location:

SCL Health Heart & Vascular Institute - Wheat Ridge

3655 Lutheran Pkwy Ste 201
Wheat Ridge, CO 80033-6010
Phone: 303-603-9800
Fax: 303-403-6209

SCL Health Heart & Vascular Institute - Lafayette

300 Exempla Cir Ste 310
Lafayette, CO 80026-3394
Phone: 303-689-6420
Fax: 303-689-6430

SCL Health Heart & Vascular Institute - Northglenn

11900 Grant St Ste 240
Northglenn, CO 80031
Phone: 303-603-9970
Fax: 303-403-6219

SCL Health Heart & Vascular Institute Satellite - Aurora

23770 E Smokey Hill Rd Ste 240
Aurora, CO 80016-3089
Phone: 303-812-2000
Fax: 303-812-4179
Accepting New Patients Yes
MyChart Provider Yes

Originally from Marin County, California, Dr. Shafton received his undergraduate degree in biochemistry and cell biology from the University of California, San Diego. He earned his medical degree from the University of Toledo, College of Medicine in Toledo, Ohio. He completed his residency in internal medicine from the University of Michigan Hospital Systems in Ann Arbor, Michigan and a fellowship in cardiology from the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Dr. Shafton is board certified in Internal Medicine, Cardiology, Nuclear Cardiology, Echocardiography, and Vascular Medicine.

“I love interacting on a personal level with patients and helping them become active participants in their care. I enjoy the problem solving aspect of cardiology and find it rewarding to help patients with theirs.”

When not working, Dr. Shafton volunteers to travel to other countries for work. He has worked in Mwanza, Tanzania and Bejing, China. Additionally, he enjoys the outdoor lifestyle that living in Colorado provides including hiking, cycling, and running.

Certifications
  • The Certification Board of Nuclear Cardiology
Education
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF TOLEDO, Medical School
Residencies
  • University of Michigan Medical Center
Fellowships
  • University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Affiliations
Good Samaritan Medical Center, Lutheran Medical Center, SCL Health Medical Group, Saint Joseph Hospital
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