Dr. Alan Schaffer, MD

Critical Care MedicineMaleAge 61

Dr. Schaffer
Telehealth services available

Bon Secours Medical Group

70 Hatfield Ln Ste 101 Goshen, NY 10924

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(845) 294-8888

Dr. Alan Schaffer, MD is a Critical Care Medicine Specialist in Goshen, NY and has over 34 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from Tulane U, School of Medicine medical school in 1987. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as Bon Secours Community Hospital and Garnet Health Medical Center. He has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Schaffer to book an appointment.

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  • Offers Telehealth
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No malpractice claims found for New York
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Schaffer's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Acidosis
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Alkalosis
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Asthma
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Breast Cancer
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchiolitis
  • Bronchitis
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cough
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Emphysema
  • Gallstones
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Ileus
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Ischemic Colitis
  • Lipomas
  • Liver Cancer
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Lung Nodule
  • Metastatic Respiratory System Cancer
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pneumonia
  • Pneumonitis (Due to Solids or Liquids)
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Insufficiency
  • Pulmonary Rehabilitation Services
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Respiratory Management
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Study
  • Smoking Cessation Counseling
  • Swine Flu
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
  • Ventral Hernia
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis
  • Wheezing

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Dr. Schaffer accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Amerihealth
Personal Choice PPO
Anthem
Blue Access (Select Network)-NY
Blue Priority (Select Network)-NY
Empire (Select Network)-NY POS
National (BlueCard Basic) PPO
National (BlueCard) PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP) HMO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
EmblemHealth
Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP) PPO
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Geisinger Health Plan
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
MVP Health Care
MVP Health Care PPO

Dr. Schaffer's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Schaffer

4.0

Based on 8 ratings

5 Stars
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1 Star
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  • Explained conditions well (6)
  • Listened & answered questions (6)
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  • Didn't explain conditions well (2)
  • Didn't listen or answer questions (2)
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Dr. Schaffer is knowledgeable, compassionate and kind. He listened to my concerns at each visit. He has been my physician for over 20 years and I could not be in better care, or in better health for that matter. Thank you, Dr. Schaffer, for your outstanding service to medicine and your community.
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Takes his time, explains things well, patient, encouraging, thorough
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About Me

Biography

Dr. Alan Schaffer, MD is a Critical Care Medicine Specialist in Goshen, NY and has over 34 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from...Read more

Specialties

  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Sleep Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Sleep Medicine

Education

1994
Montefiore Med Ctr
Fellowship Hospital
1992
Albany Memorial Hospital
Fellowship Hospital
1990
Worcester Meml Hosp
Residency Hospital
1987
Tulane U, School of Medicine
Medical School
,

Languages

  • English
  • Hebrew

Awards

Frequently Asked Questions

Does Dr. Alan Schaffer, MD offer telehealth services?

Dr. Schaffer has indicated that they offer telehealth. Contact the office to check for eligibility for your needs.

Does Dr. Alan Schaffer, MD accept my insurance?

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What are Dr. Alan Schaffer, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Schaffer frequently treats Emphysema, Sleep Apnea, and Pneumonia. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Schaffer treats.

Where is Dr. Alan Schaffer, MD's office located?

Dr. Schaffer's office is located at 70 Hatfield Ln Ste 101, Goshen, NY 10924. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

What languages does Dr. Alan Schaffer, MD speak?

Dr. Schaffer speaks Hebrew and English. View profile to see all.

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Locations

Practice

Bon Secours Medical Group70 Hatfield Ln Ste 101 Goshen, NY 10924
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Goshen Medical Associates - Hematology161 E Main St Ste 302 Port Jervis, NY 12771
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Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Schaffer is affiliated with the following hospitals. Select a hospital below to learn more.

Learn more about how Healthgrades measuresHospital Quality.

Bon Secours Community Hospital

Port Jervis, NY

71% Patient Experience Rating, 2% higher than the national average

3 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2019)

Garnet Health Medical Center

Middletown, NY

68% Patient Experience Rating, 1% lower than the national average

25 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2019)

St. Anthony Community Hospital

Warwick, NY

80% Patient Experience Rating, 11% higher than the national average