David Shafron, MD, is a pediatric neurosurgeon and fellow of American Association of Neurological Surgeons and Congress of Neurological Surgeons has been published extensively including authoring a book chapter on gene therapy for cerebrovascular disease. He arrived at Phoenix Children's Hospital in 2003.
Dr. Shafron earned his medical degree at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine in Cleveland, Ohio, before completing an internship in general surgery and residency in neurosurgery at University of Florida College of Medicine in Gainesville, Florida. Dr. Shafron finished his training with fellowships in Pediatric Neurosurgery at University of Pittsburgh and the University of Arizona School of Medicine. He is board-certified in neurological surgery and pediatric neurosurgery.
Dr. Shafron practices all aspects of pediatric neurosurgery, such as hydrocephalus, brain tumors, Chiari malformations and congenital disorders. He has a strong interest in the treatment of patients with cerebral palsy and other movement disorders, utilizing medical management botulinum toxin (Botox®), intrathecal baclofen therapy and other modalities. He also has a special interest in the treatment of craniofacial disorders and has extensive experience with the use of minimally invasive techniques for forms of craniosynostosis.
- Fellow of American Association of Neurological Surgeons
- Fellow of Congress of Neurological Surgeons
- Clinical Assistant Professor, Pediatrics, Child Health, University of Arizona