Dr. Christopher Schaffer, MD

Dr. Christopher Schaffer, MD


Plastic Surgery | Male | 51 years old

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Dr. Schaffer specializes in Plastic Surgery and practices in Birmingham, AL. He practices at 2 locations.

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    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Reviews (8)
Gardendale, AL |
I had an awesome experience with Dr. Shaffer and his staff at HPS. They are caring and they are willing to help you anyway they can. Dr. Shaffer told me exactly what he could do with my issues and did PERFECT. I will always recommend HPS!
Birmingham, AL |
I had breast augmentation surgery with Dr Schaffer and could not be more pleased with his work. I scar very easily and decided to have my implants placed through a periareolar incision to try and decrease down my scarring for cosmetic appearance. I am very pleased with my incision. I have very minimal scarring that blends in with my nipple and I have not lost hardly any nipple sensation at all. I have 450cc implants and there have been no issues with this size implant through this type incision.
in Helena, AL |
Dr. Schaffer is simply amazing. He knows what he is doing and listens to your needs and combines his vast years of experience to present the perfect outcome. Trust him and you will be completely happy with your results!!!
Gadsden,AL |
Visiting Dr. Schaffer was a very pleasant experience. He is very professional and explained everything in non doctor terms which is great for me !!! The staff is very nice and welcoming. It's a great doctors office all around.
in columbiana, al |
I had breast reduction surgery with Dr. Schaffer, and he was awesome. I couldn't have asked for a better outcome. My recovery has been easy, and my results are better than I ever expected. I highly recommend Dr. Schaffer and Hedden Plastic Surgery. They definitely take care of their patients and want the best results possible for you.
in Helena, AL |
Dr. Schaffer was awesome! I would use him and recommend him to any of my family and friends. I had a tummy tuck and Lipo on my flanks. I am in awe of the way my belly looks now. I can't believe it when I look in the mirror. Even bathing suit shopping this year was fun for the first time since I had my children. I bought 4 suits! His talent is nothing short of amazing!
in Montgomery, AL |
My overall experience with Dr. Schaffer has been nothing shy of excellent. The treatment, the care, the procedure, and the recovery process was all very smooth! Dr. Schaffer and his staff, make you feel like you are the most important patient they have, and go out of their way to accomplish what you are wanting.
in Helena, AL |
Dr. Schaffer was very informative, very patient with all my questions, and put me at ease. I hope to return to him in the future.
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  •  Specializes in Plastic Surgery
  •  Board certified in Plastic Surgery
  •  Malpractice claims in Alabama not available
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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Board Certifications

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  • Plastic Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Breast Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gynecomastia
  • Pulmonary Disease


  • Medical School
    University Of Nebraska / College Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1992

  • Internship Hospital
    Temple University

    Completed in 1993

  • Residency Hospital

    Completed in 1998

  • Fellowship Hospital
    University Ala

    Completed in 2000

  • Undergraduate School
    University Of Nebraska

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Sign Language
  • Spanish

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Professional Affiliations

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  • Plastic Surgery

Procedures Performed

  • Breast Surgical Procedure