James Shafer, M.D.

ShaferBOARD CERTIFIED, DIPLOMATE AMERICAN BOARD OF PSYCHIATRY AND NEUROLOGY

Professional Biography

Dr. Shafer is the principal Founder of Vero Neurology having joined Vero Orthopaedics in 1997. Dr. Shafer specializes in a wide variety of neurological disorders. His interest is in general neurology with a focus on Multiple Sclerosis and Stroke. Dr. Shafer is Medical Director of the MS Center of Vero Beach. He is also Medical Director of Indian River Medical Center Stroke Center. He provides comprehensive care in common neurological disorders such as Parkinson's Disease, Alzheimer's Disease, Migraine Headache, Epilepsy, Peripheral Neuropathy and many other neurological disorders. Dr. Shafer completed his undergraduate work at the University of Florida. He went on to complete medical school and internship at the University of Miami in Florida. Dr. Shafer then completed a residency in adult neurology at the University of Florida. He has served as Chairman of the Department of Neurology and Psychiatry at Indian River Medical Center.

Personal Biography

Dr. Shafer enjoys running, swimming and cycling. He has completed numerous triathlons, including Ironman, and long-distance running events. Dr. Shafer is a long-time resident of Vero Beach and has been practicing in this area for his entire career.

Michele Ofner, M.D.

OfnerBOARD CERTIFIED, DIPLOMATE AMERICAN BOARD OF PSYCHIATRY AND NEUROLOGY

Professional Biography

Dr. Michele Ofner specializes in a wide variety of neurological disorders. Her interest is in general neurology with a focus on Epilepsy and Peripheral Neuropathy. She provides comprehensive care in common neurological disorders such as Stroke, Parkinson's Disease, Alzheimer's Disease, headaches and many other neurological disorders. Dr. Ofner completed her undergraduate work at the University of California Irvine. She went on to complete medical school at Albany Medical College. Dr. Ofner then completed her internship and residency in adult neurology at the University of South Florida.

Personal Biography

Dr. Ofner enjoys many activities including swimming, beachcombing, painting and family activities. Dr. Ofner, new to Vero Beach, looks forward to the opportunity to continue to provide compassionate and comprehensive neurological care.

Robert Krenzer, M.D.

KrenzerBOARD CERTIFIED AMERICAN BOARD OF PSYCHIATRY AND NEUROLOGY

Professional Biography

Dr. Krenzer completed his residency in Neurology at the University of Buffalo in 1990. He did his undergraduate study at SUNY College of Buffalo and medical school at SUNY Upstate Medical Center in Syracuse, New York where he served as chief resident during his last year. Dr. Krenzer is board certified in Neurology and has been practicing general adult Neurology since 1990. Dr. Krenzer sees patients with all neurologic conditions including Dementia, Parkinson's Disease, Epilepsy and Stroke.

Personal Biography

Dr. Krenzer, his wife, and their two daughters have lived in Florida since 2003 after moving from western New York. Dr. Krenzer is an avid windsurfer and enjoys many activities with his family including kayaking and jogging with his younger daughter.