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Hayden L. Shafer MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine

Areas of Expertise

  • Family Medicine
  • HIV Prevention, Including Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP)
  • Infectious Disease
  • Internal Medicine
  • Primary Care
  • Urgent Care


2608 8th Avenue South, Suite 102B
Nashville, TN 37204


  • English


  • Doctor of Medicine - East Tennessee State University, 2017
  • Residency in Family Medicine - University of North Carolina Health Care System, 2020

Board Certifications

  • Family Medicine - American Board of Family Medicine, 2020

Patient Comments

Patient Comments are gathered from the Press Ganey Patient Experience Survey and displayed in full. Patients are not identified in order to respect patient privacy.
Doctor Shafer was caring, affirming and supportive. I felt that they cared and moved to solution in an appropriate timeline. While it could have been uncomfortable to ask some questions, it felt natural.
May 16, 2024
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Dr was awesome
May 12, 2024
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He listened very well to my history and gave me good options to consider. Made sure I knew I could contact him at any time in the future if I have questions or if something comes up.
May 11, 2024
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This was a nerve wracking appointment and I couldn't have felt more affirmed and at easy after meeting with the doctors. They were clear, thorough, and personal. They addressed and listened to all of my concerns.
May 9, 2024
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This was my first meeting with Dr. Schafer and it went well. He seemed generally concerned and answered all the questions I had.
May 3, 2024
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Made me feel heard and showed genuine interest in helping me find answers
April 29, 2024
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I felt very supported by Dr. Shafer! He listen to all of my questions and provided me with scientific explanations that made sense.
April 7, 2024
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I love this doctor !! Best one I've had since my pediatrician almost 10 years ago.
March 25, 2024
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Very good
March 19, 2024
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