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Ryan Gaffney, DO

My Locations

WellSpan Digestive Health
835 5th Ave.
Chambersburg, PA 17201
(717) 263-0629
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About Me

Why I chose to pursue a career in healthcare:

Medicine to me was always the art of applying science to help others. I specifically chose the field of Gastroenterology because of the mentors I worked with during my training. I enjoy the blend of seeing patients in the office and hospital and performing procedures.


What I want my patients to know about me:

I try my best to devote the necessary and appropriate attention to my patients while providing evidence based care. I find it important to share the gift of laughter with my patients and feel that listening is often more important than any tests, medications or procedures we can order.


What I do when I'm not seeing patients:

I like to spend time with my immediate family including my wife, our son, and our two Cavalier King Charles Spaniels. I love music (Billy Joel and Elton John are my favorites), movies, learning to play piano, and anything Halloween.


Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine | Internal Medicine
  • American Board of Internal Medicine | Gastroenterology

Education & Credentials

  • Medical School: Des Moines University - Osteopathic Medical Center
  • Internship Program: Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine
  • Residency Program: Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine | Internal Medicine
  • Residency Program: Milton S Hershey Medical Center | Internal Medicine
  • Fellowship Program: Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine | Gastroenterology
  • Undergraduate Education: King's College

WellSpan Hospital Affiliations

  • WellSpan Chambersburg Hospital
  • WellSpan Waynesboro Hospital

Health Plans Accepted

WellSpan Financial Assistance Program participant

  • Advantra Medicare (Aetna)
  • Aetna
  • Aetna Better Health
  • Amerihealth Caritas PA
  • Capital BlueCross
  • Cigna Healthcare
  • Cigna Medicare Advantage
  • Gateway Highmark Wholecare
  • Geisinger
  • Health Partners Plan
  • Highmark Blue Shield
  • InterGroup/Prime Health Services
  • John Hopkins Health Care
  • PA Health & Wellness (Centene)
  • PA Medical Assistance
  • PA Medicare
  • Preferred Health Care
  • South Central Preferred
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare Community Plan
  • United Healthcare/ Mamsi
  • UPMC Health Plan
  • Vibra Health Plan

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