Dr. Gerald Schaefer, MD

Pediatric Medical GeneticsMaleAge 63

Dr. Schaefer
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

Arkansas Children's Hospital

1 Childrens Way Little Rock, AR 72202

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(501) 364-2971

Dr. Gerald Schaefer, MD is a Pediatric Medical Geneticist in Little Rock, AR. He is affiliated with medical facilities Uams Medical Center and Wesley Medical Center. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Schaefer to book an appointment.

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Dr. Schaefer accepts the following insurance:

Choice Plus POS II
Superior Health Plan
Balanced Pathway-CO EPO
Balanced Pathway-CO HMO
Balanced-CO PPO
Blue Priority-CO HMO
Blue Priority-CO PPO
Bronze Colorado PPO
Bronze Pathway (Pathway / Individual)-CO HMO
Bronze Pathway (Pathway / Small Grp)-CO HMO
Bronze Pathway w/HSA-CO EPO
Bronze Pathway X (Pathway / Individual)-CO HMO
Bronze Pathway-CO EPO
Catastrophic (Individual)-CO PPO
Catastrophic Pathway (Pathway / Individual)-CO HMO
Catastrophic Pathway X (Pathway / Individual)-CO HMO
CO Pathway (Select Network)-CO
Colorado College-CO
Colorado HMO
Colorado POS
Colorado PPO
CSU Fort Collins-CO
CU Health Plan - Extended-CO
CU Health Plan - High Deductible/HSA Compatible-CO
CU Health Plan - Medicare-CO
Gold Colorado PPO
Gold Pathway (Pathway / Individual)-CO HMO
Gold Pathway (Pathway / Small Grp)-CO HMO
Gold Pathway w/HSA-CO EPO
Gold Pathway X (Pathway / Individual)-CO HMO
Gold Pathway-CO EPO
Healthy Blue Priority 1-CO HMO
Healthy Blue Priority with HSA 1-CO
Healthy Support 1-CO PPO
Healthy Support with HSA 1-CO PPO
Indemnity (Traditional)-CO
Lumenos plans-CO
Lumenos-CO PPO
MediBlue Plus-CO HMO
National (BlueCard Basic) PPO
National (BlueCard) PPO
Pathway PPO/EPO-CO
Pathway-CO HMO
Platinum Pathway (Pathway / Small Grp)-CO HMO
Platinum Pathway-CO EPO
Platinum-CO PPO
Silver Pathway (Pathway / Individual)-CO HMO
Silver Pathway (Pathway / Small Grp)-CO HMO
Silver Pathway w/HSA-CO EPO
Silver Pathway X (Pathway / Individual)-CO HMO
Silver Pathway-CO EPO
Silver-CO PPO
Traditional Network-CO
University of Colorado Extended PPO
University of Colorado High Deductible PPO
University of Colorado Medicare-CO
WellChoice - C (Select Network)-CO
WellChoice - C-CO
WellChoice - H (Select Network)-CO
WellChoice - H-CO
WellChoice - U (Select Network)-CO
WellChoice - U-CO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Choice Care PPO
Kaiser Permanente
MultiPlan PPO

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Dr. Schaefer is extremely knowledgable in genetic conditions and listens to his patients and their parents on their needs and questions. I highly recommend Dr. Schaefer.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Nicole G – Jul 02, 2020
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Dr. Gerald Bradley Schaefer is a pediatric genetics expert with more than 40 years of experience diagnosing and treating human genetic conditions. Dr....Read more


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Does Dr. Gerald Schaefer, MD offer telehealth services?

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Dr. Schaefer's office is located at 1 Childrens Way, Little Rock, AR 72202. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Arkansas Children's Hospital1 Childrens Way Little Rock, AR 72202
Childrens University Medical Group519 Latham Dr Lowell, AR 72745

Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Schaefer is affiliated with the following hospitals. Select a hospital below to learn more.

Learn more about how Healthgrades measuresHospital Quality.

Uams Medical Center

Little Rock, AR

74% Patient Experience Rating, 5% higher than the national average

1 Award Received

Wesley Medical Center

Wichita, KS

70% Patient Experience Rating, 1% higher than the national average

9 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2021)