Dr. James Schafer, MD

Dr. James Schafer, MD

Cardiology  ·  
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Age 53
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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

Contact Information

(517) 482-8300

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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

Patent Ductus Arteriosus
very high
more than 98% of peers
Heart Disease
very high
more than 97% of peers
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
very high
more than 96% of peers

Dr. Schafer'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.

1  Specialties

  • Cardiology

1  Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

52  Conditions Treated

  • 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
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • 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
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Patent Ductus Arteriosus
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease
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17  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Michigan.

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

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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Schafer has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Schafer's Reviews

3.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Schafer to family and friends
2 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (2)

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

Dr. Schafer's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    FAIR
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

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...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...more
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