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Lindsay Shafer, MD

Dr. Shafer is a gynecologist in the Louisville area. She is affiliated with Norton Audubon Hospital and 3 more hospitals.
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Conditions treated

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Top 25%
26 doctors
Top 15%
27 doctors
Top 5%
13 doctors
Dr. Shafer saw more pregnancy patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Louisville area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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196 doctors
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197 doctors
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98 doctors
Dr. Shafer saw pain patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition in the Louisville area. Learn more.

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10 doctors
Top 15%
10 doctors
Top 5%
5 doctors
Dr. Shafer saw more Rh incompatibility patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Louisville area in 2014–2018. Learn more.
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13 doctors
Top 15%
14 doctors
Top 5%
6 doctors
Dr. Shafer saw more gestational diabetes patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Louisville area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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154 doctors
Top 15%
153 doctors
Top 5%
76 doctors
Dr. Shafer saw more anemia patients than 75% of similar doctors in the Louisville area in 2014–2018. Learn more.
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173 doctors
Top 15%
174 doctors
Top 5%
86 doctors
Dr. Shafer saw diabetes patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition in the Louisville area. Learn more.

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Top 25%
80 doctors
Top 15%
80 doctors
Top 5%
40 doctors
Dr. Shafer saw more high blood pressure (hypertension) patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Louisville area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Top 25%
138 doctors
Top 15%
138 doctors
Top 5%
68 doctors
Dr. Shafer saw asthma patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition in the Louisville area. Learn more.

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114 doctors
Top 15%
115 doctors
Top 5%
57 doctors
Dr. Shafer saw major depression patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition in the Louisville area. Learn more.
Top 25%
140 doctors
Top 15%
140 doctors
Top 5%
70 doctors
Dr. Shafer saw obesity patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition in the Louisville area. Learn more.

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Top 25%
177 doctors
Top 15%
176 doctors
Top 5%
88 doctors
Dr. Shafer saw digestive tract conditions patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition in the Louisville area. Learn more.

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Top 25%
83 doctors
Top 15%
84 doctors
Top 5%
41 doctors
Dr. Shafer saw migraine patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition in the Louisville area. Learn more.
Top 25%
8 doctors
Top 15%
8 doctors
Top 5%
3 doctors
Dr. Shafer saw hyperemesis gravidarum patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition in the Louisville area. Learn more.
Top 25%
13 doctors
Top 15%
14 doctors
Top 5%
6 doctors
Dr. Shafer saw bleeding during pregnancy patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition in the Louisville area. Learn more.

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Top 25%
135 doctors
Top 15%
136 doctors
Top 5%
67 doctors
Dr. Shafer saw anxiety patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition in the Louisville area. Learn more.

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12 doctors
Top 15%
12 doctors
Top 5%
6 doctors
Dr. Shafer saw morning sickness patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition in the Louisville area. Learn more.
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12 doctors
Top 15%
12 doctors
Top 5%
6 doctors
Dr. Shafer saw preeclampsia patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition in the Louisville area. Learn more.

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Top 25%
54 doctors
Top 15%
55 doctors
Top 5%
27 doctors
Dr. Shafer saw more vaginitis patients than 75% of similar doctors in the Louisville area in 2014–2018. Learn more.
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123 doctors
Top 15%
122 doctors
Top 5%
61 doctors
Dr. Shafer saw urinary tract infection (UTI) patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition in the Louisville area. Learn more.

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Top 25%
24 doctors
Top 15%
23 doctors
Top 5%
11 doctors
Dr. Shafer saw ovarian cyst patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition in the Louisville area. Learn more.

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Top 25%
46 doctors
Top 15%
45 doctors
Top 5%
22 doctors
Dr. Shafer saw bacterial vaginosis (BV) patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition in the Louisville area. Learn more.
Top 25%
18 doctors
Top 15%
18 doctors
Top 5%
8 doctors
Dr. Shafer saw fibroids patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition in the Louisville area. Learn more.

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64 doctors
Top 15%
64 doctors
Top 5%
31 doctors
Dr. Shafer saw abscess patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition in the Louisville area. Learn more.
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8 doctors
Top 15%
8 doctors
Top 5%
4 doctors
Dr. Shafer saw genital herpes patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition in the Louisville area. Learn more.
Top 25%
101 doctors
Top 15%
100 doctors
Top 5%
50 doctors
Dr. Shafer saw sexually transmitted infection (STI) patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition in the Louisville area. Learn more.
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44 doctors
Top 15%
44 doctors
Top 5%
21 doctors
Dr. Shafer saw herpes patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition in the Louisville area. Learn more.
Top 25%
105 doctors
Top 15%
104 doctors
Top 5%
52 doctors
Dr. Shafer saw hypothyroidism patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition in the Louisville area. Learn more.
Top 25%
132 doctors
Top 15%
132 doctors
Top 5%
66 doctors
Dr. Shafer saw birth defects patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition in the Louisville area. Learn more.
Top 25%
135 doctors
Top 15%
134 doctors
Top 5%
67 doctors
Dr. Shafer saw congenital disorders patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition in the Louisville area. Learn more.
Top 25%
26 doctors
Top 15%
26 doctors
Top 5%
13 doctors
Dr. Shafer saw irregular periods patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition in the Louisville area. Learn more.

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C-section rate

Dr. Shafer’s C-section rate is similar to the rate we predicted for her mix of cases and patients.
34%
C-section rate
Decision factor

Compared to predicted rates calculated for each doctor’s unique mix of cases and patients

  • Lower than our predicted rate
  • Higher than our predicted rate
  • Similar to our predicted rate

To help you understand how Dr. Shafer’s C-section rate compares to a typical pregnancy doctor:

  1. We first measure the actual C-section rate for the pregnant patients Dr. Shafer treats.
  2. We then analyze the typical practices of all other doctors in the United States who deliver babies, using a data-driven model to predict the C-section rate for patients like Dr. Shafer’s.

By comparing these two numbers, you can see whether Dr. Shafer’s C-section rate is lower than, similar to, or higher than predicted.

This prediction adjusts based on the types of patients the doctor sees, so a doctor who treats sicker patients may have a different predicted rate than a doctor who treats healthier patients.

Locations

Dr. Shafer sees patients and can be reached at the following locations.

Diagnostic Xray Physicians
5129 Dixie Hwy
Louisville, KY 40216
305 miles away
Associates in Obstetrics and Gynecology - A Part of Norton Wo
4123 Dutchmans Ln
Louisville, KY 40207
297 miles away

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Credentials
  • University of Louisville School of Medicine
    MEDICAL EDUCATION, 2009

Specializations

    1. Allopathic & Osteopathic Physicians
    2. Obstetrics & Gynecology

Hospital affiliations

Dr. Shafer is able to admit and treat patients at the following hospitals.

  • Norton Audubon Hospital
    A
    Hospital safety grade (Spring 2019)
  • Norton Brownsboro Hospital
    A
    Hospital safety grade (Spring 2019)
  • Norton Women's and Children's Hospital in St Matthews
    A
    Hospital safety grade (Spring 2019)
  • Norton Hospital / Norton Healthcare Pavilion / Nor
    B
    Hospital safety grade (Spring 2019)

Insurance accepted

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  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Aultcare
  • AvMed
  • Banner Health
  • Baptist Health Plan
  • Beacon Health Strategies
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Mississippi
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Montana
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Mexico
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Dakota
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Oklahoma
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Rhode Island
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Wyoming
  • Blue Cross of Idaho
  • Blue Shield of California
  • BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina
  • BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee
  • Capital Health Plan
  • CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield
  • Cigna
  • CommunityCare
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina
  • EmblemHealth
  • Fallon Health
  • First Choice Health
  • FrontPath Health Coalition
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • Group Health Cooperative
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Health Alliance
  • Health Alliance Plan of Michigan
  • Health Net
  • HealthCare Partners
  • HealthNow New York
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthSCOPE Benefits
  • HealthSmart
  • Heritage Provider Network
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana
  • Independence Blue Cross AmeriHealth
  • Indiana University Health Plan
  • Lifetime Healthcare
  • MVP Health Care
  • Magellan Health
  • MagnaCare
  • Mayo Clinic Health Solutions
  • MedCost
  • Medica
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • Medicare
  • Meritain Health
  • Midlands Choice
  • Moda Health
  • MultiPlan
  • Ohio PPO Connect
  • Optima Health
  • Oregons Health COOP
  • PacificSource
  • Paramount
  • Pomco
  • Premera Blue Cross
  • Priority Health
  • Providence Health Plan
  • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Rocky Mountain Health Plans
  • Security Health Plan
  • Southeastern Indiana Health Organization
  • SummaCare
  • SynerMed
  • TRICARE
  • The Health Plan
  • Tufts Health Plan
  • UPMC Health Plan
  • United Healthcare
  • ValueOptions
  • Vantage Health Plan
  • WellMed Medical Management
  • Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield