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Dr. Matthew Shaffer, MD

Hospital Medicine* Age 48
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Dr. Matthew Shaffer, MD is a Hospital Medicine Specialist in Ashland, KY.
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Dr. Matthew Shaffer, MD

Hospital Medicine* Age 48
Ashland, KY
Accepting new patients
Dr. Matthew Shaffer, MD is a Hospital Medicine Specialist in Ashland, KY.

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Dr. Matthew Shaffer, MD is a Hospital Medicine Specialist in Ashland, KY. They currently practice at KDMS Behavioral Medicine and are affiliated with King's Daughters Medical Center. Dr. Shaffer has experience treating conditions like Hypokalemia , Tobacco Use Disorder and Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease among other conditions at varying frequencies. Their office accepts new patients. Dr. Shaffer is board certified in Family Practice and accepts multiple insurance plans.

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Hypokalemia
Tobacco Use Disorder
Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
Hypokalemia
Tobacco Use Disorder
Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
Respiratory Failure
Confusion
Acidosis
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Acute Bronchitis
Acute Coronary Syndrome
Acute Kidney Failure
Acute Lower Respiratory Infection
Adrenal Gland Diseases
Alkalosis
Anxiety
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Aortic Valve Disease
Arrhythmias
Arthritis
Asthma
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Atherosclerosis
Atrial Fibrillation
Bacterial Sepsis
Bedsores
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Bladder Infection
Bleeding Disorders
Bronchitis
Cardiomyopathy
Cardiomyopathy, Dilated
Chest Pain
Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
Congestive Heart Failure
Constipation
COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Dehydration
Diabetes Type 2
Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
Diabetic Polyneuropathy
Diarrhea
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Dyslipidemia
Dysphagia
Embolism
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Emphysema
Enteritis
Gastritis
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Gastrointestinal Bleeding
Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
Heart Disease
Hemorrhoids
Hyperkalemia
Hyperlipidemia
Hypertension
Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
Hypertensive Heart Disease
Hyposmolality and Hyponatremia
Hypotension
Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
Ileus
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Intestinal Diverticulosis
Intestinal Obstruction
Joint Pain
Malaise and Fatigue
Malnutrition
Nephritis and Nephropathy
Osteoarthritis
Partial Lung Collapse
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Pneumonia
Pulmonary Embolism
Pulmonary Hypertension
Sinus Tachycardia
Skin Ulcer
Traumatic Brain Injury
Tricuspid Valve Disease
Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
Vitamin B Deficiency
Yeast Infections
Abdominal Pain
Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Acute Kidney Infection
Acute Sinusitis
Acute Tonsillitis
Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
Adult Failure to Thrive
Alcohol Withdrawal
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Allergic Conjunctivitis
Allergic Rhinitis
Anal or Rectal Pain
Anemia
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Animal Allergies
Ankle Fracture
Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Ectasia
Aortic Valve Regurgitation
Arthritis of the Elbow
Asphyxia and Hypoxemia
Athlete's Foot
Atrial Flutter
Atrial Septal Defect
Atrophic Vaginitis
Back Pain
Balanoposthitis
Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
Biliary Atresia
Bladder Atony
Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
Bronchiectasis
Bronchospasm
Burn Injuries
Bursitis
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Cachexia
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Calcium Metabolism Disorders
Cellulitis
Cerebrovascular Disease
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Chronic Interstitial Cystitis
Chronic Neck Pain
Chronic Pain
Chronic Sinusitis
Chronic Venous Embolism Thrombosis
Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
Cough
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Cystic Fibrosis
Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Diabetes
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Diabetes Type 1
Diabetic Ketoacidosis
Difficulty With Walking
Diverticulitis
Diverticulosis
Dizziness
Dry Eyes
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Duodenal Ulcer
Duodenitis
Endocarditis
Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
Epilepsy
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Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
Esophageal Varices
Esophagitis
Essential Tremor
Fever
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Fibromyalgia
Folic Acid Deficiency
Gait Abnormality
Gallstones
Gastric Ulcer
Gastroparesis
Gout
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Headache
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Heart Palpitations
Hepatitis A
Hepatitis C
Hernia
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Histoplasmosis
Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)
Hydrocele
Hypercalcemia
Hypogammaglobulinemia
Hypoglycemia
Hypogonadism
Hypothyroidism
Influenza (Flu)
Insomnia
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Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Itchy Skin
Jock Itch
Kidney Infection
Kidney Stone Pain (Renal Colic)
Leg and Foot Ulcers
Limb Pain
Limb Swelling
Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
Lipid Disorders
Liver Damage from Alcohol
Low Back Pain
Low Blood Oxygen Level
Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
Menstrual Disorders
Migraine
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Mineral Metabolism Disorders
Mitral Valve Prolapse
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Mitral Valve Stenosis
Muscle Cramping
Muscle Spasm
Nail and Nail Bed Infection
Nausea
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Neurogenic Bladder
Nighttime Urination (Nocturia)
Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
Nosebleed
Obesity
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Osteoarthritis of Foot
Osteoarthritis of Hip
Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Osteoarthritis of Spine
Osteopenia
Osteoporosis
Otitis Media
Outer Ear Infection
Overweight
Painful Urination (Dysuria)
Pancreatitis
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome (PFPS)
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Phimosis
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Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
Polyneuropathy
Polyuria
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Potassium Deficiency
Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
Prostatitis
Pulmonary Edema
Purpura
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Radiculopathy
Reflux Esophagitis
Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
Respiratory Syncytial Virus
Restless Leg Syndrome
Rhabdomyolysis
Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
Rib Fracture
Ringworm
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Sarcoidosis
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Second Degree Heart Block
Secondary Hypertension
Secondary Renovascular Hypertension
Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
Shingles
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Shortness of Breath
Sick Sinus Syndrome
Sinus Bradycardia
Sinusitis
Sleep Apnea
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
Stomal Ulcer
Stroke
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Swine Flu
Testicular Dysfunction
Third Degree Heart Block
Tonsillitis
Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
Type 2 Heart Block - Mobitz
Urinary Incontinence
Urinary Stones
Vaginitis or Vaginosis
Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
Venous Insufficiency
Ventricular Tachycardia (VT)
Vertigo
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Viral Hepatitis
Viral Infection
Vitamin B12 Deficiency
Vitamin D Deficiency
Vocal Cord Paralysis
Wheezing
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ACTH (Cosyntropin) Stimulation Test
Alcohol Misuse Screening and Counseling
Alcohol or Substance Misuse Screening and Counseling
Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
Arrhythmia Screening
Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
Bacteriuria Screening
Blood Allergy Testing
Bone Density Scan
Breast Cancer Screening
Cancer Screening
Cardiovascular Stress Test
Chest Pain Evaluation
Chlamydia Infection Screening
Cholesterol Screening
Dementia Evaluation
Dementia or Depression Screening
Detoxification Evaluation
Diabetes Screening
Diabetic Evaluation
Dipstick Urinalysis
Disability Evaluation
Drug Allergy Testing
Dual-Energy X-Ray Absorptiometry (DEXA) Scan
Dyslexia Assessment
Electrocardiogram (EKG)
Evaluation and Treatment of Sleep Disorders
Fetal Cardiac Screening
Genetic Screening for Breast Cancer
Geriatric Assessment
Gonorrhea Screening
Health Screening
HeartAware Online Risk Screening
Hepatitis A Screening
Hepatitis B Virus Screening
Hepatitis C Virus Screening
Hepatitis Screening
Herpes Simplex Screening
HIV Screening
Home Sleep Study
Immunization Administration
Impairment Rating Evaluation
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Independent Educational Evaluation
Joint Fluid Test
Lyme Disease Evaluation
Mammography
McMurray's Test
Melanoma Screening
Memory Evaluation
Menopause Evaluation and Treatment
Mole Evaluation
Oral Glucose Tolerance Test
Osteoporosis Screening
Ovarian Cancer Screening
Patch Testing
Pre-Operative Evaluation
Pregnancy Test
Prostate Cancer Screening
Prostate Cancer Screening Exam (DRE)
Psychiatric Evaluation
Psychiatric Evaluation - Child and Adolescent
Psychological Evaluation
Psychological Evaluations Prior to Bariatric Surgery
Rapid Flu Test
Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
Skin Screenings
Skin Testing and Screening
Spinal and Postural Screening
STD Screening
Strep Test
Syphilis Screening
Thyroid Screening
Trichomoniasis Screening
Tuberculosis Screening
Urine Pregnancy Test
Vaccination
Vaginosis Screening
VAP Lipid Testing
Wheelchair Evaluation
Worker's Compensation Evaluations

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Locations

  1. 1 Kdmc
    2201 Lexington Ave, Ashland, KY 41101

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Hospital Medicine
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  • Family Practice
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New patients are generally accepted by Dr. Matthew Shaffer, MD. To arrange an appointment, call the number on Dr. Shaffer's profile.

Dr. Shaffer frequently treats the following conditions: Hypokalemia , Tobacco Use Disorder and Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease. See more on Sharecare.

Dr. Matthew Shaffer, MD is affiliated with King's Daughters Medical Center.

Yes, Dr. Matthew Shaffer, MD holds board certification in Family Practice.

Hospital Affiliations

  • King's Daughters Medical Center

    2201 Lexington Ave, Ashland, KY