Asher I Shafton, MD

Specialties: Cardiovascular Disease
Area of Focus: Cardiovascular Disease
Shafton Asher I Photo
Primary Location:

SCL Health Heart & Vascular Institute - Denver

1960 N Ogden St Ste 110
Denver, CO 80218-3667
Phone: 303-318-2460
Fax: 303-318-2489
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
  • Amer Brd Internal Medicine
  • Amer Brd Internal Medicine-Cardiovascular Disease
Education
  • The University of Toledo, Medical School
Internships
  • University of Michigan Health System
Residencies
  • University of Michigan Health System
Fellowships
  • University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Affiliations
SCL Health Medical Group
Patient Ratings (82)
Overall Rating
4.7 out of 5
Know important info medical history
4.3 out of 5
Show respect for what you say
4.8 out of 5
Spend enough time with you
4.8 out of 5
Provider expl in way you understand
4.8 out of 5
Provider listen carefully to you
4.8 out of 5
Give easy to understand instruction
4.8 out of 5

The Patient Rating Score is an average of all responses to physician related questions on the PressGaney Patient Satisfaction Survey.

Responses are reported as a star-rating on a scale of 1 to 5, with 5 being the best score. Learn more about this survey

Patient Reviews (7)
4/13/2019

Dr Shafton is so calm and caring, I felt very comfortable, he listened to me, that is very important! he is great.


12/21/2018

Very satisfactory.


12/21/2018

I met *Dr. Shafton after incomplete nuclear medicine scan and quickly took cardiac catheterization test requested by *Dr. Shafton. The experience was as pleasant as possible.


12/20/2018

Doctor is always ready to listen and advise


12/20/2018

A routine follow-up visit during which we discussed my medication and made an adjustment.


12/18/2018

Introductory meeting with a new cardiologist recommended by my personal physician


12/13/2018

Excellent


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