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John K. Shaver, MD

John K. Shaver, MD

(949) 364-1007
Primary Specialties
  • General Surgery
Medical Groups & Affiliations
  • Mission Hospital Affiliated Physicians
  • Saddleback Valley Surgical-Medical Group
  • Additional Languages Spoken

Primary Office

Saddleback Valley Surgical-Medical Group
26732 Crown Valley Pkwy.
Suite 351
Mission Viejo, CA 92691
(949) 364-1007
(949) 364-0317
Mon - Fri 8 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Sat 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Sun closed.
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Physician Bio

Dr. Shaver graduated with Honors from University of California, Davis with his Bachelor of Science in Physiology. He earned his Doctor of Medicine from Vanderbilt University School of Medicine in 1988. He completed his General Surgery Residency, as well as an additional two year Endocrine Surgery fellowship at University of California, San Francisco.

He is board certified by the American Board of Surgery, a Fellow in the American College of Surgeons, and member of the American Medical Association. Dr. Shaver has served as Mission Hospital’s Chief of Surgery and Director of Trauma.

Dr. Shaver maintains a tireless schedule with the complete complement of General Surgery patients, including those with hernias, cancers and benign disorders of the breast, colon, skin, pancreas and liver.


  • Medical School:
    Vanderbilt University- College of Medicine - Nashville, Tennessee
  • Internship:
    UCSF Medical Center at Parnassus - San Francisco, California
  • Residency:
    University of California- San Francisco UCSF Medical Center at Parnassus - San Francisco, California
  • Residency:
    UCSF Medical Center at Parnassus - San Francisco, California
  • Fellowship:
    Mount Zion Medical Center - San Francisco, California - 1993


American Board of Surgery

Areas of Expertise

Special interests of Dr. Shaver include Advanced Laparoscopic procedures such as laparoscopic Nissen fundoplication for gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), laparoscopic hiatal and paraesophageal hernia repair, laparoscopic-assisted colorectal resection, and laparoscopic adrenalectomy. He is on the forefront of minimally invasive operations treating endocrine surgical diseases of the thyroid, parathyroid and adrenal glands.

Areas of Interest

General Surgery