Dr. Heidi Schaefer, MD

Dr. Heidi Schaefer, MD

Nephrology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 46
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Dr. Heidi Schaefer, MD is a nephrology specialist in Nashville, TN and has been practicing for 15 years. She graduated from University Of Cincinnati in 1998 and specializes in nephrology.

1301 MEDICAL CENTER DR Suite 2501

Nashville, TN 37232

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care of Tennessee
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Hypertension
very high
more than 96% of peers
Acidosis
very high
more than 93% of peers

Dr. Schaefer'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

This content was provided by Dr. Schaefer "The Division of Nephrology specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of kidney disease. We offer a full range of services to help our patients prevent or delay kidney failure, and to live healthier, more satisfying lives while managing a kidney disorder."

1  Specialties

  • Nephrology

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Schaefer does not have any board certifications listed.

49  Conditions Treated

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4  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Tennessee.

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 Cincinnati
    Medical School | Graduated 1998
  • University Of Pittsburgh Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1999
  • University Of Pittsburgh Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2001
  • University Of Pittsburgh Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2003

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

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Schaefer's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Schaefer to family and friends
5 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (5)

  • 5
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  • 4
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Dr. Schaefer's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

I was diagnosed as a type 1 diabetic at age 7. 22 years later I was told by a doctor in Huntsville my kidney function was 10% after 8 months of dialysis I was ready to receive my second chance at life. My doctor first was Dr. Puck Jittarat but she ended up moving to Hawaii so before she left she...more
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Dr. Schaefer has monitored my health as a post-transplant patient for over eight years now. She is an excellent doctor -- kind and compassionate, patient, up-to-date on treatment options. She listens with great heart and a wonderful sense of humor. I haven't had a single rejection episode in...more
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