Achilles Foot and Ankle Specialist
Bunions, Heel Pain, Diabetic Care
Foot and Ankle Specialist

A surgeon as well as a physician, Dr. Shaffer carefully weighs the benefits and risks for each individual patient before recommending surgery is chosen,you will know that you have received an honest, thoughtful surgical opinion. Dr. Shaffer specializes in these areas:

Ankle Surgery

With an impressive academic and clinical background, Dr. Shaffer is one of the few ankle specialists in the Atlanta area. In fact, he regularly treats patients who have been referred to him by other podiatrists.

Dr. Shaffer uses modern techniques such as ankle arthroscopy and total joint replacement to resolve a wide variety of ankle problems, These include:

  • Industrial or auto injuries
  • Crushes, fractures and other trauma
  • Severe lacerations to the ankle

Sports Medicine

Dr. Shaffer's innovative work with runners and athletes has made a positive impact on the community. He is able to resolve many sports-related foot and ankle injuries without surgery, returning the athlete to the playing field quickly. Dr. Shaffer is the Consulting physician for the Atlanta District Amateur Soccer League, The Softball Country Club and area high school teams. His sports medicine services include:

  • Shin splints
  • Muscle strains or tears
  • Over-use/"weakness"
  • Foot or ankle pain
  • Ankle dislocations
  • Sprains and fractures

Out-Patient Foot Surgery

Dr. Shaffer also provides these classic services:

  • Bunion surgery
  • Correction of hammertoes
  • Ingrown nail surgery
  • Removal of bone spurs




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513-B Great Oaks Drive | Monroe | GA 30655 | Phone: (770) 267-9391 | Fax: (770) 207-7196 | Email:
1580 Mars Hill Road | Suite A | Watkinsville | GA 30677 | Phone: (706) 769-9200 | Fax: (706) 769-9299

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We specialize in: Achilles Tendon, Ankle Instability, Ankle Sprains, Arthritic Foot & Ankle Care, Athlete's Foot, Bunions, Calluses, Corns,
Crush Injuries, Diabetic Care, Diabetic Foot Infections, Flat Feet, Fungus Toenails, Geriatric Foot Care, Hammertoes, Heel Pain, Heel Spurs,
Infections, Ingrown Toenails, Injuries, Metatarsalgia, Neauromas, Plantar Fascitis, Warts and Wounds.

Serving Patients In: Walton, Gwinnett, Morgan, Rockdale, Barrow & Oconee Counties including Monroe, Loganville, Grayson, Snellville,
Watkinsville, Social Circle, Walnut Grove, Madison, Winder, Conyers, Athens, Covington, Lawrenceville, Good Hope, Bostwick & Jersey.

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