Dr. Catherine Schaefer, MD

Dr. Catherine Schaefer, MD

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Age 55
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Dr. Catherine Schaefer, MD is a family medicine specialist in Sumter, SC and has been practicing for 32 years. She graduated from U Sc in 1987 and specializes in family medicine.

325 Broad St Ste 100

Sumter, SC 29150

Contact Information

(803) 773-5227

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana

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Dr. Schaefer's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Disorders
Abdominal Pain
Abnormal Thyroid
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Acne
Actinic Keratosis
Acute Bronchitis
Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Acute Laryngitis
Acute Lower Respiratory Infection
Acute Pharyngitis
Acute Sinusitis
Acute Tonsillitis
Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
ADHD and-or ADD
Alcohol Misuse Screening and Counseling
Alcohol or Substance Misuse Screening and Counseling
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Allergic Reaction
Allergic Rhinitis
Anal Disorders
Anemia
Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
Ankle Sprains and Strains
Anxiety
Arthritis
Arthritis of the Elbow
Asthma
Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
Atherosclerosis
Athlete's Foot
Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
Autonomic Disorders
Back Pain
Balanoposthitis
Bedsores
Bladder Diseases
Bladder Infection
Blood Disorders
Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
Boil
Bone Disorders
Breast Diseases
Breast Pain
Bronchiectasis
Bronchitis
Bruise of Face, Scalp, or Neck
Burn Injuries
Bursitis
Calcium Metabolism Disorders
Canker Sore
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Celiac Disease
Cellulitis
Cervicitis
Chest Pain
Chronic Care Management
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Chronic Neck Pain
Chronic Pain
Chronic Sinusitis
Cold Sore
Constipation
COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Cough
Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Dehydration
Dementia or Depression Screening
Dermatitis
Diabetes Mellitus, Secondary
Diabetes Screening
Diabetes Type 2
Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
Diabetic Polyneuropathy
Diarrhea
Difficulty With Walking
Diverticulosis, Intestinal
Dizziness
Dysphagia
Dysthymia (Chronic Depression)
Dysthymia and Cyclothymia (Mood Disorders)
Ear Ache
Ear Disorders
Earwax Buildup
Elbow Injuries
Electrocardiogram (EKG)
Emphysema
Encounters for Normal Pregnancies
Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
Enteritis
Esophageal Diseases
Esophagitis
Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
Fever
Fibromyalgia
Foot Conditions
Fungal Infections
Fungal Nail Infection
Gait Abnormality
Gas-Bloat Syndrome
Gastritis
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Gastroparesis
Genital Warts
Gout
Hair Loss
Headache
Heart Disease
Heart Palpitations
Herpes Simplex Infection
Herpes Zoster Without Complication
Hidradenitis
Hip Pointer Injuries
Hives
Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
Hypercalcemia
Hyperkalemia
Hyperlipidemia
Hypertension
Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
Hypoglycemia
Hypokalemia
Hypotension
Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
Hypothyroidism
Immunization
Indigestion
Influenza (Flu)
Insomnia
Intertrigo
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Itchy Skin
Jock Itch
Joint Pain
Knee Disorders
Laryngitis
Larynx Conditions
Limb Cramp
Limb Pain
Limb Swelling
Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
Lipid Disorders
Low Back Pain
Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
Malaise and Fatigue
Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
Migraine
Mineral Metabolism Disorders
Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
Motion Sickness
Muscle Spasm
Muscle Weakness
Nail and Nail Bed Infection
Nail Avulsion and Excision
Nausea
Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
Nosebleed
Obesity
Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
Osteoarthritis of Hands
Osteoarthritis of Hip
Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Osteopenia
Osteoporosis
Osteoporosis Screening
Otitis Media
Overweight
Painful Urination (Dysuria)
Pap Smear Abnormalities
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Pharyngitis
Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
Plantar Fasciitis
Pneumonia
Pollen Allergy
Polyneuropathy
Pregnancy Test
Pregnancy-Related Disorders
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Function Test
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Rapid Flu Test
Rash
Raynaud's Disease
Restless Leg Syndrome
Ringworm
Scabies
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Seborrheic Dermatitis
Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
Shingles
Shortness of Breath
Shoulder Disorders
Sickle Cell Disease
Sinusitis
Skin Infections
Sleep Apnea
Sleep Disorders
Smoking Cessation Counseling
Spondylosis
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
Stomach Diseases
Strep Throat
Sunburn
Swine Flu
Symptomatic Menopause
Testicular Dysfunction
Thrombosis
Thyroid Disease
Thyroid Screening
Tinea Versicolor
Tinnitus
Tobacco Use Disorder
Tonsillitis
Tremor
Trichomoniasis
Ulcer
Urinary Disorders
Urinary Incontinence
Urinary Stones
Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
Venous Insufficiency
Vertigo
Viral Enteritis
Vitamin D Deficiency
Warts
Wellness Examination
Wheezing
Yeast Infections

About Me

Biography

Dr. Catherine Schaefer, MD is a family medicine specialist in Sumter, SC and has been practicing for 32 years. She graduated from U Sc in 1987 and specializes in family medicine.

Specialties

  • Family Medicine

Board Certifications

Education

Rmh
Residency Hospital
1994
University Of South Carolina School Of Medicine-Columbia
Medical School
1987
U Sc
Medical School
1994
1987

Awards

Dr. Schaefer's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Schaefer

4.0

Based on 15 reviews

5 Stars
66.66666666666667%
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4 Stars
6.666666666666667%
(1)
3 Stars
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2 Stars
0%
(0)
1 Star
20%
(3)

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I don’t get some of the other negative reviews because I have been to Dr. Schaefer a few times now and she has been very nice and easy to talk to and listened and really checked out all my concerns to get to the bottom of what was going on. I had an excellent experience with her and found her to be...Read More
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Don’t go to this doctor. She does unnecessary in office test as well as lab work that insurance won’t cover and you end up with an outrageous bill. Not only that she is very unprofessional with her staff.
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Dr. Schaefer is very money hungry. Even for maintenance medications she will make you go into the office every single month and pay for an appointment just to do a refill on your medication, even if you are only doing labs every 6 months. All medications are only given for 30 days, NO REFILLS. ...Read More
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Dr. Schaefer was my doctor for a number of years until she left the Columbia area. I have seriously considered driving to Sumter just to be able to use her again. I have not been able to find another doctor with her extraordinary skill set. I have found competent doctors but none that have...Read More
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I was Dr Schaefer's patient fo over 10 years prior to her relocating to Sumter. How I wish I could find another doctor like Dr Schaefer here in Columbia. She is a Dr who really cares about her patients .
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Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
Blue Open Access POS
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO

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