Dr. Alan Schaffert, MD

Dr. Alan Schaffert, MD

Neurology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 65
Dr. Alan Schaffert, MD is a neurology specialist in Modesto, CA and has been practicing for 34 years. He graduated from Wayne State University School Of Medicine in 1980 and specializes in neurology.

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

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Top Care Areas

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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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1  Specialties

  • Neurology

1  Board Certifications

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

55  Conditions Treated

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5  Procedures

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.


  • 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
21 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (21)

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  • 1

Dr. Schaffert's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

I would never recommend this doctor. He is rude and wants to prescribe controlled drugs within first five minutes of consultation. There was no exam. I said, No! I have an allergic reaction to may drugs and asked what it was for. He did not have a diagnosis because there was no exam. He then wrote...more
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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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