Dr. Charles Schaffer, MD

Dr. Charles Schaffer, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 57
Dr. Charles Schaffer, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Sun City West, AZ and has been practicing for 28 years. He graduated from Albany Med Coll in 1984 and specializes in ophthalmology.

13624 W Camino Del Sol Ste 200

Sun City West, AZ 85375

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan

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more than 99% of peers
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more than 95% of peers
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more than 92% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

64  Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blind Hypotensive Eye
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Entropion
  • Esotropia
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Hypertropia
  • Hypotropia
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Posterior Scleritis
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Stye
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Trichiasis
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration


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7  Procedures

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • Albany Med Coll
    Medical School | Graduated 1984
  • Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1987
  • Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1990

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Schaffer has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Schaffer's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Schaffer to family and friends
13 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (13)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Schaffer'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 (4)

Dr. Schaffer is a great doctor who is very kind and thorough. However, I have had two incidents with staff that makes me believe from what friends say about their ophthalmologistx, that I could have a great doctor and a caring staff all in one office. Hopefully, the person who runs the office...more
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Dr Schaffer and his staff have been very accommodating when it comes to both scheduling and patient care. He listens well and is genuinely concerned about his patients. I had cataract surgery on both eyes and my vision is better than I was a teenager. I can't thank Dr. Schaffer and his staff...more
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Be careful. office is an administrative mess. Anthem office is a 'feeder' office to get you to drive to Sun City.
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The entire practice is top notch and well run. The staff is friendly and courteous. Dr. Schaffer is very professional, patient and kind. He seems truly dedicated to his work. His bedside manner is outstanding. He patiently took the time to answer all questions and concerns I had and did not rush...more
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