Dr. Edward Schaeffer, MD

Dr. Edward Schaeffer, MD

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45 y/o
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Dr. Edward Schaeffer, MD is an urology specialist in Chicago, IL and has been practicing for 11 years. He specializes in urology and prostate oncology.

Northwestern Medical Group

675 N Saint Clair St Ste 20-150

Chicago, IL 60611
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • HealthLink
  • HFN
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • Self Pay
  • Tricare
  • UniCare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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

Prostatectomy With Robotic Assistance
very high
more than 98% of peers
Prostate Removal
very high
more than 95% of peers
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
high
more than 87% of peers

Dr. Schaeffer'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.

Care Philosophy

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Compassion"

2  Specialties

  • Urology
  • Prostate Oncology

1  Board Certifications

  • Urology
    Accredited by: American Board of Urology*

38  Conditions Treated

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20  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Illinois.

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

  • University of Chicago
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1994
  • University Of Chicago Pritzker School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2001
  • Johns Hopkins Hosp
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2002
  • Johns Hopkins Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2007
  • University of Chicago
    Other Education | Completed 2000

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Schaeffer has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Schaeffer's Reviews

3.9
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Schaeffer to family and friends
24 total reviews (8 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (24)

  • 5
    (16)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (6)

Dr. Schaeffer's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes
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Patient Comments (8)

Dr Schaeffer is very smart and detail focused. You want and need this so nothing is missed. A Chicago suburban urologist performed a biopsy that showed little non-aggressive cancer then never rationalized it against a rising PSA. When Dr Schaeffer re did the biopsy using MRI scans he found...more
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Comfortable and easy to express questions and concerns.
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Dr Edward Schaeffer is the best dr in the states and has the living clients to tell you that. He saved me.went to two drs before him and they said chemo and one dr almost killed me just with her biopsy. This is the place to go to save your own life. He is very well qualified and has the learned...more
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Dr. Schaeffer had just moved to Northwestern and still had not unpacked boxes. With all that, he emailed when we could speak , took all the time I needed, was very professional, moved up my date for surgery and has been available for me anytime over the past year . My surgery was a success and my...more
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Dr Schaeffer is excellent. Smart, friendly, knowledgeable and kind. Great staff, The hospital is clean and nice
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