Dr. Daniel Schaefer, MD

Dr. Daniel Schaefer, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 64
(19)
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Dr. Daniel Schaefer, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Buffalo, NY and has been practicing for 32 years. He graduated from SUNY Buffalo School Of Internal Med and specializes in ophthalmology.

4590 Main St

Buffalo, NY 14226

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Independent Health

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Schaefer performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Eyelid Surgery
very high
more than 98% of peers
Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
very high
more than 98% of peers
Blepharitis
very high
more than 98% of peers

Dr. Schaefer's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

58  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blind Hypotensive Eye
  • Blindness
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chronic Dacryoadenitis
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Dacryoadenitis
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Entropion
  • Exophoria
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Spasm
  • Glaucoma
  • Graves' Disease
  • Heterophoria
  • Keratitis
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
  • Migraine
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinoblastoma
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Strabismus
  • Stye
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Ulcer
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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21  Procedures

  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Blepharorrhaphy
  • Canthoplasty and Canthopexy
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Dacryocystectomy
  • Dacryocystorhinostomy
  • Enucleation of Eye
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Extraocular Muscle Surgery
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Ocular Prosthetics
  • Orbital Decompression and Orbitotomy
  • Reconstructive Eyelid Surgery
  • Repair of Brow Ptosis and Blepharoptosis
  • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
  • Tear Duct Surgery
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • SUNY Buffalo School Of Internal Med
    Medical School | Graduated
  • SUNY At Buffalo Affiliated Hospitals
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • New York Eye and Ear Infirmary
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Wills Eye Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1986

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Schaefer has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Schaefer's Reviews

3.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Schaefer to family and friends
19 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (19)

  • 5
    (7)
  • 4
    (4)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
    (5)

Dr. Schaefer's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    GOOD
  • Average wait time

    31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Very skilled surgeon.
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The doctor has no consideration for patients time the last time I waited over 1 1\2 hours to see the Dr and this time almost 2 hours only to spend maybe 10 minutes with the Dr. They need to stop over booking time slots! You let the staff know how you feel and it falls on deaf ears!
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I would recommend Dr. Schaefer.
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