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Dr. Brian Schafer, MD

Orthopedic Surgery ·  Male · Age 54

Dr. Schafer

Dr. Brian Schafer, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Cape Girardeau, MO and has been practicing for 21 years. He graduated from University Of Tennessee Health Science Center College Of Medicine in 1993 and specializes in orthopedic surgery and sports medicine.


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Dr. Schafer's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Osteoarthritis of Knee
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Dr. Schafer treats Osteoarthritis of Knee more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Schafer treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Knee Disorders
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Dr. Schafer treats Knee Disorders more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Schafer treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Joint Pain
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Schafer treats Joint Pain more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Schafer treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Schafer's conditions and procedures:

  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Arthroscopic Labrum Repair
  • Arthroscopic Meniscus Repair
  • Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Excision of Femur or Knee
  • Fracture
  • Fracture Care
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Injury
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Hip Sprain
  • Joint Injection
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Injuries
  • Knee Ligament Injuries
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Sprain
  • Knee Tendinitis
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • Limb Pain
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Runner's Knee
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Sever's Disease
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Injuries
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sports Injuries
  • Sports Injuries of the Knee
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Stress Fracture of Foot
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Total Hip Replacement
  • Total Knee Replacement

About Me

I want to work with my patients to make sure they understand what their condition is and all the treatment options for that condition. Getting better is a team effort and if you understand what is causing the problem you will be better able to partic...

Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Sports Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Sports Medicine

Education

1998
The Campbell Foundation
Residency Hospital
1994
Baptist Memorial Hospital-Memphis
Internship Hospital
1993
University Of Tennessee Health Science Center College Of Medicine
Medical School
1986
Rhodes College
Undergraduate School
1998
1994
1993
1986

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He is a wonderful surgeon. I had rotator cuff surgery and I had no pain or problems afterwards.
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Dr. Schafer will be replacing my second knee soon. He and his staff have been very helpful and I appreciate their sincerity and work ethics.
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Dr. Schafer was my first choice simply because of word of mouth references. I probably talked to 20 people over 5 years that he had operated on and not one had a bad experience; most had better than expected results. My knees had been painful and unusable since I was age 42-43. I was terrified of...Read More
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Southeast Hospital

Cape Girardeau, MO