Dr. Don Schaffer, MD

Dr. Don Schaffer, MD

Pediatrics  |  
Male  |  
65 y/o
26 reviews

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Dr. Don Schaffer, MD is a pediatrics doctor who practices in Houston, TX. He is 65 years old and has been practicing for 41 years. Dr. Schaffer is affiliated with Texas Children's Hospital, Memorial Hermann Children's Hospital, The Womans Hospital of Texas, Memorial Hermann - Texas Medical Center and Houston Methodist Hospital ....See Less

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Care Philosophy

I find adults care more for their children than themselves, and do what you need them to do.
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Dr. Schaffer's Experience

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


  • Pediatrics

Board Certifications

  • Pediatrics
    Accredited by: American Board of Pediatrics*

Conditions Treated

  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Asthma in Children
  • Infections
  • Pediatric Diseases
  • Pediatric Sports Injuries
  • Sinusitis


  • Immunization
  • Newborn and Well-Child Care
  • Sports Physical Examination
  • Well Child Examination
  • Wellness Examination

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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 Texas / Austin Campus
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1973
  • Baylor University
    Medical School | Graduated 1976
  • Baylor College
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1977
  • Baylor College
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1980

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Schaffer has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Schaffer's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Schaffer to family and friends
based on 26 total surveys (4 with reviews)
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
    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Reviews (4)
Tomball, TX |
Dr. Don is the best doctor ever! Our child looks forward to her check ups and we trust his advice. He listens to you and pays attention, never rushes and makes children feel at ease.
in Houston, Tx |
Best doctor ever!! My kids are 19 and 17 and love Dr. Don!!!
in Humble, TX |
I love Dr schaffer he is both my kids pediatrician he is very straightforward and has a lot of of years of experience I follow and trust everything he recommends.
in Houston, TX |
My sons are Steven Jayden 14 & Stevon Jiani 12 they have been seen by Dr Schaffer all their lives I highly recommend any child to be seen by him. He takes time with each child and make not only the parent but makes the patient our children feel even safer. Also his staff they are very polite and make you feel very at home. Thank you to all at the office
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Dr. Schaffer accepts 23 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
    Blue Choice
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas HMO
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas POS
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Community Health Network
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
    Coventry Health Care HMO
    Coventry Health Care POS
    Coventry Health Care PPO
    Group Plan PPO
    Open Access HMO
    Optimum Choice PPO
  • EmblemHealth
    Emblem Health
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Humana
    Advantage Plus
    Choice Care
    Choice Care HMO
    Choice Care Network PPO
    Choice Care PPO
    Choice PPO
    Freedom HMO
    Freedom Plus
    Freedom PPO
    Humana EPO
    Humana HMO
    Humana POS
    Humana PPO
  • Medicaid
    Managed Care
    Medicaid HMO
  • Meritain Health
    Administrative Enterprises
  • Molina Healthcare
    Molina HMO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
  • Planned Administration Inc
  • Principal Life
  • Superior HealthPlan
  • Texas Children's Health Plan
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO

Hospitals where Dr. Schaffer has admitting privileges

The Womans Hospital of Texas
7600 Fannin St
Houston, TX 77054
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Houston Methodist Hospital
6565 Fannin St
Houston, TX 77030
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Memorial Hermann - Texas Medical Center
6411 Fannin St
Houston, TX 77030
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Memorial Hermann Children's Hospital
6411 Fannin St
Houston, TX 77030
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Texas Children's Hospital
6621 Fannin St
Houston, TX 77030
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