A native of Huntsville, AL, Christopher Shaver attended Birmingham-Southern College where he graduated cum laude with a B.S. in Biology. He was a scholarship athlete at BSC and was named a two-time Academic All-American in basketball. Dr. Shaver received his medical degree from the University of Alabama School of Medicine. He completed an Internship and Residency in Internal Medicine at the Medical University of South Carolina. Advanced subspecialty training in Gastroenterology was completed at the University of South Florida.
Dr. Shaver is Board-Certified in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology and is a member of the American Gastroenterological Society, American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, the American College of Gastroenterology, The Obesity Society , the Jefferson County Medical Society, and the Medical Association of the State of Alabama.