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Meet Dr. Christopher Schaffer

About Christopher J. Schaffer, M.D.

Dr. Christopher Schaffer is a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons and the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery

Dr. Chris Schaffer

Dr. Christopher Schaffer

Dr. Christopher J. Schaffer specializes in plastic and aesthetic surgery of the face, breasts, body, and skin. He has extensive experience in the latest surgical and minimally-invasive procedures and is passionate about helping patients achieve their goals with both surgical and non-surgical options.

As a member of the Mentor LEAD Advisory Board, Dr. Schaffer has been honored as one of a prestigious group of plastic surgeons selected for their leadership and experience in breast augmentation and breast aesthetics.

Dr. Schaffer graduated from the University of Nebraska, majoring in Life Sciences, before earning his medical doctorate from the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha. He completed residencies at Temple University Hospital, Vanderbilt University Medical Center and the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Dr. Schaffer served for 16 years in the Army Reserve Medical Corps, obtaining the rank of Major, and was deployed in both Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedom.

Dr. Schaffer is board-certified in plastic surgery by the American Board of Plastic Surgery and is a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, the Alabama Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons and the American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery.

Certifications & Professional Memberships

American Board of Plastic Surgery, American Board of Medical Specialties

American Board of Plastic Surgery — Dr. Schaffer is board-certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery (ABPS), which is one of 24 specialty boards that comprise the American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS). Certification by the ABPS is attained by completing extensive training and passing rigorous examinations.

American Society of Plastic Surgeons

American Society of Plastic Surgeons — Dr. Schaffer is a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), which is the largest organization of board-certified plastic surgeons in the world. ASPS comprises more than 90% of all board-certified plastic surgeons in the United States. The Society represents physicians certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery or the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.

American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery

American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery — Dr. Schaffer is a member of the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS), which is the leading professional organization of plastic surgeons certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery who specialize in cosmetic plastic surgery. The ASAPS is at the forefront of innovation in aesthetic plastic surgery around the world.

American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery

American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery — Dr. Schaffer is a member of the American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery (ASLMS), which promotes excellence in patient care by advancing biomedical application of lasers and other related technologies. The vision of the ASLMS is to be the world's preeminent resource for biomedical laser and other related technologies research, education and clinical knowledge.

University of Nebraska University of Nebraska Medical Center Omaha Temple University Hospital Vanderbilt Medical Center UAB School of Medicine

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Hedden Plastic Surgery & Spa Greystone

Greystone Cosmetic Center
140 Village St., Suite 100
Birmingham, AL 35242
phone: (205) 980-1744
toll-free: (800) 433-3366

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Hedden Plastic Surgery | 140 Village Street | Suite 100 | Birmingham, AL 35242
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