Dr. Alan Schaffert, MD

Dr. Alan Schaffert, MD

Neurology  |  
Male  |  
Age 65
(19)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Alan Schaffert, MD is a neurology doctor who practices in Modesto, CA. He is 65 years old and has been practicing for 34 years.

1325 Melrose Ave Ste C

Modesto, CA 95350

Contact Information

(209) 341-0894

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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See how frequently Dr. Schaffert performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Seizure Disorders
very high
more than 98% of peers
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
very high
more than 98% of peers
Tension Headache
very high
more than 97% of peers

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Specialties

  • Neurology
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Board Certifications

  • Neurology
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*
55

Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Chronic Pain
  • Concussion
  • Confusion
  • Dementia
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Dystonia
  • Epilepsy
  • Essential Tremor
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Headache
  • Hearing Loss
  • Herniated Disc
  • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
  • Insomnia
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Memory Disorders
  • Meningiomas
  • Migraine
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Narcolepsy and Cataplexy
  • Nerve Injury
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Post-Concussion Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spine Disorders
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Syncope
  • Tension Headache
  • Thrombosis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Tremor
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertigo
  • Vision Impairment

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Procedures

  • Brainstem Auditory Evoked Response Test
  • EEG (Electroencephalogram)
  • EMG (Electromyography)
  • Nerve Conduction Studies
  • Visual Evoked Potential (VEP)

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Michigan State University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1976
  • Wayne State University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1980
  • Good Samaritan Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1981
  • Barrow Neurological Institute
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1984

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • A.E. Bennett Award for a paper on Temporal Lobe Epilepsy, 1983
Media & Publications

Dr. Schaffert has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Schaffert's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Schaffert to family and friends
2.6
based on 19 total reviews (1 with a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (19)

  • 5
    (7)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (10)

Dr. Schaffert's Performance

Trustworthiness
GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
GOOD
Answers Questions
GOOD
Time well spent
GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

in Modesto, CA |
Overall, my experience with Dr. Schaffert has been excellent. As my dad's neurologist, we were lucky to get him for treating my dad's Parkinson's. My dad received his DBNS implant under his care. I take my dad to see Dr. Schaffert every 3 to 4 months, to help manage his Parkinson's. He does...more
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Schaffert accepts 5 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
    Advantage Preferred DirectAccess Plus PPO
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
    Select Plus HMO
    Select PPO
  • Blue Shield of California
    Access Plus Savenet
    Local Access Plus HMO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Schaffert has admitting privileges

Memorial Medical Center
1700 Coffee Rd
Modesto, CA 95355
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Doctors Medical Center of Modesto
1441 Florida Ave
Modesto, CA 95350
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