Dr. Deborah Schaefer, DO

Dr. Deborah Schaefer, DO

Family Medicine  |  
Female  |  
54 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Deborah Schaefer, DO is a family medicine specialist in Shoreham, NY and has been practicing for 22 years. She graduated from New York College of Osteopathic Medicine (NYCOM) in 1992 and specializes in family medicine, internal medicine, and more.

Shoreham Medical Services,PC

45 Route 25A Ste C

Shoreham, NY 11786
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Accepted insurance

  • AARP
  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Connecticare
  • Coventry Health Care
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Group Health Incorporated (GHI)

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Dr. Schaefer's Experience

Dr. Schaefer's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Family Medicine
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found


  • Family Medicine
  • Ambulatory Medicine
  • Internal Medicine

Board Certifications

Dr. Schaefer does not have any board certifications listed.



  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Alcohol Testing
  • Biopsy
  • Breast Exam
  • Breathing Treatment
  • CDL Physical Examination
  • Digital X-Ray (CDR)
  • Disability Evaluation
  • Drug Treatment
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Gynecologic Cancer Screening
  • Immunization
  • Joint Injection
  • Mole Removal
  • Pap Smear
  • Pelvic Exams
  • Physical Examination
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Stitches
  • Urinalysis
  • Vaccination
  • Wart Removal
  • Well Baby Care
  • Wellness Examination

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.


  • New York College of Osteopathic Medicine (NYCOM)
    Medical School | Graduated 1992
  • Ny Meth Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1993
  • Southside Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1996

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Schaefer has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Schaefer has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Schaefer does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Schaefer and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

NYU Winthrop Hospital

is a Recipient of a Healthgrades Excellence Award
Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence

Hospital Quality Award

Dr. Schaefer is on the medical staff at our top-rated hospital.

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Dr. Schaefer's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Schaefer to family and friends
based on 30 total reviews (10 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (30)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Schaefer's Performance

Explains condition(s) well
Answers Questions
Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (10)

Dr. Schaefer is caring, knowledgeable and takes the time to know her patients. I recommend her without reservation.
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in East Moriches NY
I have been a patient of Dr Schaefer since 2009 and would highly recommend her. She cares about her patients and will spend as long as needed to take care of you. She makes sure you have the best care and will go the extra mille when you need care.
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in Southold, NY
No matter how busy the office is, Dr. Schaefer always takes as much time as necessary to help you.
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in Moriches ny
dr. Schaeffer told me she would work with my billing issues because I was not employed, however that did not coincide with billing and they continue to harass me for $200 that was owed late October that I've been paying off and communicating with this company regarding my financial hardship. ...more
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in Westhampton Beach, NY
I just saw Dr. Shaefer yesterday, and I cannot express enough how thankful I am to have found her. Dr. Shaefer is in a class amongst herself as a provider, as she is simply the most knowledgeable, kind, thorough and empathtic physician that I have ever met. Her approach is a comprehensive focus on...more
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