Dr. Daniel Schaffer, MD

Dr. Daniel Schaffer, MD

Interventional Pain Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 48
Dr. Daniel Schaffer, MD is an interventional pain medicine specialist in Gainesville, FL and has been practicing for 13 years. He graduated from University Of Florida in 2000 and specializes in interventional pain medicine, pain medicine anesthesiology, and more.

4343 W Newberry Rd Ste 6

Gainesville, FL 32607

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Coventry Health Care of Florida
  • 6 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Low Back Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Back Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
very high
more than 98% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Schaffer "Our mission is to provide the highest quality medical care and service to patients in need of our expertise.  I provide a comprehensive approach to medicine utilizing therapies, interventional pain treatments, durable medical equipment, neutraceutical supplementation, weight management, and basically all means available to me to alleviate your pain and optimize your wellness. With top quality medical care and a sincere and engaging professional staff, you can depend on me and my team to help guide you to  better health. We walk the walk!"

3  Specialties

  • Interventional Pain Medicine
  • Functional Medicine
  • Pain Medicine Anesthesiology

2  Board Certifications

  • Anesthesiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Anesthesiology*
  • Pain Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

39  Conditions Treated


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29  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

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.


  • University Of Florida
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1992
  • University Of Florida
    Medical School | Graduated 2000
  • University Of Florida
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2001
  • University Of Florida
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2004
  • University Of Virginia
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2005

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
130 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (130)

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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 has been my "pain doctor" for about two years and he has been the best. He has listened when I needed him to listen, he has actively worked with me in treating my medical issues, and above all else he has helped me tremendously! Compassionate, thoughtful and very, very thorough. I...more
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He provided trigger point injections to my neck and lower back with positive results.
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Dr. Schaffer is a very caring and professional. I had a few injections then I had a radio frequency lesioning. That was the best thing I have ever done. It was a slight bit uncomfortable at times during the procedure but he talked me thru it and it was so worth what ever discomfort I may have had....more
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Once you get past the appointment maker, the Dr, and staff is great. With my wife in unbearable pain, and explaining this for two solid weeks, Margurett has been unable to get in or talk to anybody. Very unprofessional.
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