Michael Schaffer, MD
Professor, Pediatrics-Cardiology

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Medical School:
  • MD, University of Minnesota Medical School (1976)
Undergraduate School:
  • BA, University of Minnesota–Twin Cities (MN) (1972)
Internship:
  • University of Colorado (Children's Hospital Colorado) Program (1977)
Residency:
  • University of Colorado (Children's Hospital Colorado) Program, Pediatrics (1979)
Fellowships:
  • University of Toronto, Pediatric Cardiology (1982)
Languages: English
Department: Pediatrics-Cardiology

Professional Titles

  • Professor, Pediatrics-Cardiology
  • Director Outreach/Cardiology/Children's Hospital Colorado

Recognition & Awards

  • Gary Way Award, Department of Pediatrics, (2012)
    Resident Teaching
  • Career Teaching Scholars Award, Department of Pediatrics, (2010)
  • Outstanding Service Award, Children's Hospital Colorado, (2008)

Teaching

  • Professor of Pediatrics (2000)
    School of Medicine, Pediatrics
    Syncope, Arrhythmias, Outreach Clinical Pediatric Cardiology

Publications

  • von Alvensleben JC, Schaffer M, Brateng C, Collins KK. Atrial undersensing secondary to quiet timer blanking in pediatric and congenital heart disease patients. Pacing Clin Electrophysiol. 2017 Jul;40(7):843-849. PubMed PMID: 28436549
  • Kiger ME, McCanta AC, Tong S, Schaffer M, Runciman M, Collins KK. Intermittent versus Persistent Wolff-Parkinson-White Syndrome in Children: Electrophysiologic Properties and Clinical Outcomes. Pacing Clin Electrophysiol. 2016 Jan;39(1):14-20. PubMed PMID: 26256551
  • Kang KT, Etheridge SP, Kantoch MJ, Tisma-Dupanovic S, Bradley DJ, Balaji S, Hamilton RM, Singh AK, Cannon BC, Schaffer MS, Potts JE, Sanatani S. Current management of focal atrial tachycardia in children: a multicenter experience. Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol. 2014 Aug;7(4):664-70. PubMed PMID: 25015944
  • Bartakian S, Fagan TE, Schaffer MS, Darst JR. Device closure of secundum atrial septal defects in children <15 kg: complication rates and indications for referral. JACC Cardiovasc Interv. 2012 Nov;5(11):1178-84. PubMed PMID: 23174643
  • Villasenor M, Schaffer MS, Collins KK. Cryoablation for presumed atrioventricular nodal reentrant tachycardia in pediatric patients. Pacing Clin Electrophysiol. 2012 Nov;35(11):1319-25. PubMed PMID: 22946704

Practice Locations

Children's Hospital Colorado North Campus
469 West State Highway 7
Broomfield, CO 80023
720-777-1340

Children's Hospital Colorado, Uptown Denver
1830 Franklin St
Denver, CO 80218
720-777-1360

Care by Children's Hospital Colorado at Lutheran
3455 Lutheran Pkwy
Suite 230
Wheat Ridge, CO 80033
720-777-1370

Children's Hospital Colorado
13123 East 16th Ave
Aurora, CO 80045
720-777-1234

Children's Hospital Colorado South Campus
1811 Plaza Drive
Highlands Ranch, CO 80129
720-478-1234

Hospital Affiliation
  • Children's Hospital Colorado

Specialty Information

Specialties
  • Pediatric Cardiology, Board Certification
  • Pediatrics, Board Certification
  • Pediatric Electrophysiology, Specialized Training (1987)
Conditions & Treatments
  • Heart and Circulation
  • Child and Teen Health
  • Heart and Circulation - Arrhythmia
Care Philosophy
I'm passionate about bringing State of the Art Pediatric Cardiology care to the outreaches of the Rocky Mountain region

Personal Interests
I love bringing "State of the Art Pediatric Cardiology Care" to the outreaches of the Rocky Mountain Region

Public Speaking
Yes

General Information

Medical Schools:
  • MD, University of Minnesota Medical School (1976)
Undergraduate Schools:
  • BA, University of Minnesota–Twin Cities (MN) (1972)
Internships:
  • University of Colorado (Children's Hospital Colorado) Program (1977)
Residency Programs:
  • University of Colorado (Children's Hospital Colorado) Program, Pediatrics (1979)
Fellowships:
  • University of Toronto, Pediatric Cardiology (1982)
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Languages: English
Department: Pediatrics-Cardiology
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