Dr. Brian Schafer, MD

Dr. Brian Schafer, MD

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Age 59
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Dr. Brian Schafer, MD is a cardiology specialist in Grand Rapids, MI and has been practicing for 23 years. He graduated from Uniformed Services University Of The Health Sciences in 1988 and specializes in cardiology.

1000 E Paris Ave SE Ste 200

Grand Rapids, MI 49546

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • HAP Insurance
  • Humana
  • Priority Health

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Dr. Schafer's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Heart Disease
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Schafer treats Heart Disease more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Schafer treats this condition more than 93% of his peers

Chest Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Schafer treats Chest Pain more than 91% of his peers

Dr. Schafer treats this condition more than 91% of his peers

Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Schafer treats Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) more than 91% of his peers

Dr. Schafer treats this condition more than 91% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Coronary Artery Calcification
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 1
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 2

Dr. Schafer's conditions and procedures:

Aneurysm
Aneurysm of Heart
Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Dissection
Aortic Ectasia
Aortic Valve Disease
Aortic Valve Regurgitation
Arrhythmias
Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial Flutter
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
Cardiac Electrophysiology
Cardiac Imaging
Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
Cardiomegaly
Cardiomyopathy
Cardiovascular Stress Test
Cardioversion, Elective
Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
Carotid Artery Disease
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
Chest Pain
Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
Congenital Heart Defects
Congenital Heart Disease
Congestive Heart Failure
Coronary Artery Aneurysm
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
Heart Disease
Heart Murmur
Heart Palpitations
Hyperlipidemia
Hypertension
Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
Hypertensive Heart Disease
Hypotension
Limb Swelling
Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Mitral Valve Stenosis
Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
Pericardial Disease
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Hypertension
Pulmonary Valve Disease
Septal Defect
Syncope
Thrombosis
Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
Tricuspid Valve Disease
Vascular Disease

About Me

Biography

Dr. Brian Schafer, MD is a cardiology specialist in Grand Rapids, MI and has been practicing for 23 years. He graduated from Uniformed Services University Of The Health Sciences in 1988 and specializes in cardiology.

Specialties

  • Cardiology

Board Certifications

Education

  • 1995
    Wilford Hall Med Center Lackland Afb
    Fellowship Hospital
    1995
  • 1991
    Usaf Med Center Wright Patterson Afb
    Residency Hospital
    1991
  • 1989
    Usaf Med Center Wright Patterson Afb
    Internship Hospital
    1989
  • 1988
    Uniformed Services University Of The Health Sciences
    Medical School
    1988

Awards

Dr. Schafer's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Schafer

4.3

Based on 6 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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1 Star
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Had the unfortunate experience of meeting Dr. Schafer when he saw my mom over a holiday weekend.He was rude.Bedside manner was lacking & nonexistent.I felt he spoke down to me & any questions I had were quickly shot down. After he delivered the devastating diagnosis,his attitude was cold.Yelling at...Read More
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Dr Schafer is a fantastic cardiologist. He has a great professional yet friendly attitude. He also has a great sense of humor which I love because it takes the edge off from a scary situation. I would recommend him to family and friends both. I cannot imagine putting my life into the hands of...Read More
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Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
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HAP Insurance
Preferred PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Priority Health
Priority PPO