Chris Shafer, M.D.

Chris Shafer, M.D.

Chris Shafer, MD
Assistant Professor
Director of University of Louisville Clinical Neurophysiology Program
Director of University of Louisville Epilepsy Monitoring Unit

UofL Health Care Outpatient Center
401 E. Chestnut Street, Suite 510
Louisville, KY 40292
Clinical Phone: 502-589-0802
Academic Phone: 502-852-7981

Education

B.A. Biology. 1997 University of Louisville, Louisville, KY.
M.D. 2002. University of Louisville School of Medicine, Louisville, KY.

Training

Internship in Internal Medicine July 2002-June 2003. University of Louisville School of Medicine, Louisville, KY.

Resident in Neurology July 2003-June 2006. Department of Neurology, University of Louisville

Chief Resident in Neurology 2005-2006. Department of Neurology, University of Louisville

Fellowship in Clinical Neurophysiology July 2006—June 2007. Department of Neurology, University of Louisville

Board Certifications

Board Certified in Neurology and Psychiatry

Biography

Dr. Shafer received his medical degree from the University of Louisville School of Medicine. He completed his training in Neurology at the University of Louisville in 2006. He went on to complete a fellowship in clinical Neurophysiology at the University of Louisville in 2007 with an emphasis on epilepsy and neuromuscular disease. He received additional training in epilepsy in 2008.

In 2009 Dr. Shafer became the director of the University of Louisville Clinical Neurophysiology program and the director of the University of Louisville Epilepsy Monitoring Unit.

Clinical Interests

Dr. Shafer is clinically interested in all areas of epilepsy, including nonepileptic seizures.

Research Interests

He is involved in multiple clinical trials for investigational medications for the treatment of epilepsy.