James P. Shaffer, MD

James P. Shaffer, MD

Pulmonary, Critical Care, & Sleep Medicine

  • Medical School

  • Ohio State University
    Columbus, Ohio
  • Internship & Residency

  • Ohio State University
    Columbus, Ohio
  • Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine, Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Disorders

Dr. Shaffer specializes in Pulmonary Medicine, Sleep Disorders and Critical Care Medicine. He is the founding medical director of the Health First eICU (VitalWatch), a telemedicine program dedicated to the remote management of Intensive Care Unit patients throughout all of the Health First hospitals. In addition to his clinical work in the care of critically-ill patients in the ICU, Dr. Shaffer provides care to patients with a variety of conditions including Asthma, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), Insomnia, Narcolepsy, Pulmonary Fibrosis, Sleep Apnea and a variety of Circadian Rhythm Disorders.

Practice Information

Office Location

  • Viera Hospital Medical Plaza
  • 8725 N. Wickham Road, Suite 302
    Viera, FL 32940
  • Phone: 321.434.9563


New patients should arrive at least 15 minutes before their scheduled appointments to complete all paperwork. They should bring their insurance cards, a government-issued photo ID, and lists of their medicines and any prior operations. Co-pays and any outstanding balances are due at the time of each visit. Generally, operations or procedures won't take place on the first visit.

Hospital Privileges

  • Holmes Regional Medical Center
    Viera Hospital


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