Dr. James Schafer, MD

Dr. James Schafer, MD

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Age 54
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Dr. James Schafer, MD is a cardiology specialist in Lansing, MI and has been practicing for 24 years. He graduated from Univ Of Mi Med Sch in 1991 and specializes in cardiology.

1140 E Michigan Ave Ste 400

Lansing, MI 48912

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • HAP Insurance
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Priority Health

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Dr. Schafer's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Schafer treats Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Schafer treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Coronary Artery Calcification
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 1
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 2
Heart Disease
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Schafer treats Heart Disease more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Schafer treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Chest Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Schafer treats Chest Pain more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Schafer treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Schafer's conditions and procedures:

Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
Aneurysm
Aneurysm of Heart
Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Dissection
Aortic Ectasia
Aortic Stenosis
Aortic Valve Disease
Aortic Valve Regurgitation
Arrhythmias
Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial Flutter
Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
Autonomic Disorders
Benign Tumor
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
Cardiac Electrophysiology
Cardiac Imaging
Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
Cardiomegaly
Cardiomyopathy
Cardiovascular Stress Test
Cardioversion, Elective
Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
Carotid Artery Disease
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
Chest Pain
Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
Congenital Heart Defects
Congenital Heart Disease
Congestive Heart Failure
Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Endocarditis
Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
Heart Disease
Heart Murmur
Heart Palpitations
Heart Tumors, Benign
Hyperlipidemia
Hypertension
Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
Hypertensive Heart Disease
Hypotension
Insertion of Left Ventricular Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Mitral Valve Stenosis
Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
Patent Ductus Arteriosus
Pericardial Disease
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Hypertension
Pulmonary Valve Disease
Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
Septal Defect
Syncope
Thoracentesis
Thrombosis
Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
Tricuspid Valve Disease
Vascular Disease

About Me

Biography

Dr. James Schafer, MD is a cardiology specialist in Lansing, MI and has been practicing for 24 years. He graduated from Univ Of Mi Med Sch in 1991 and specializes in cardiology.

Specialties

  • Cardiology

Board Certifications

Education

  • Beaumont Hospital-Royal Oak Campus
    Fellowship Hospital
  • 1994
    U Tex Sw Affil Hosps
    Residency Hospital
    1994
  • 1992
    U Tex Sw
    Internship Hospital
    1992
  • 1991
    Univ Of Mi Med Sch
    Medical School
    1991

Awards

Dr. Schafer's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Schafer

2.3

Based on 3 reviews

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1 Star
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Average Wait Time
  • 16 – 30 minutes
Dr. Schafer's Performance
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Dr. Schafer was unwilling to spend time with us or answer our questions. He was condescending and did not seem remotely interested in our concerns. I would not recommend him to anyone who wants to feel heard or comfortable with their medical care.
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I saw Dr. Schafer for a cardiac work up after an emergency room visit for chest pain and episodes of vertigo as well as lightheadedness during a physical stress test. He was thorough in his explanations about possible causes as well as the tests he ordered for evaluation of my symptoms. He...Read More
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Although he has the credentials he is short and does not listen to his patients. Somewhat condescending with his demeanor and did not even check in on me after ICD implant procedure. Overall he lacks the kind of attention people look for when suffering from heart disease. I am currently looking for...Read More
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Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
HAP Insurance
Preferred PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Priority Health
Priority PPO

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Sparrow Hospital

Lansing, MI