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James P. Shaffer, MD

Pulmonary, Critical Care, & Sleep Medicine

Dr. Shaffer is the founding medical director of VitalWatch, Health First's eICU program, which was the first of its kind in the Southeast United States. His primary career focus is the application of technology in medicine to deliver remote acute and Critical Care medical services. He also maintains a Pulmonary and Critical Care medicine practice in all four Health First hospitals as well as an outpatient Pulmonary and Sleep Disorders practice in Palm Bay and Viera, FL.

Dr. Shaffer has written and lectured extensively on the development of community-based tele-health systems for disease management and prevention. Other professional interests include ICU best practices, sepsis, thromboembolic disease, ventilator management, blood conservation and circadian rhythm disorders.

James P. Shaffer, MD

Medical School

Ohio State University
Columbus, Ohio

Internship & Residency

Ohio State University
Columbus, Ohio

Board Certifications

Internal Medicine, Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Disorders