Dr. James Schafer, MD

Dr. James Schafer, MD

Cardiology  |  
Male  |  
Age 53
(2)
Insurances AcceptedSave
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

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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

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Specialties

  • Cardiology
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Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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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 Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney 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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Procedures

  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cardioversion, Elective
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Insertion of Left Ventricular Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Thoracentesis
  • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors

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

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Schafer to family and friends
3.0
based on 2 total reviews (2 with 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)

in Lansing, MI |
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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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Schafer accepts 6 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • HAP Insurance
    Preferred PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
  • Priority Health
    Priority PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Schafer has admitting privileges

Sparrow Hospital
1215 E Michigan Ave
Lansing, MI 48912
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Hayes Green Beach Memorial Hospital
321 E Harris St
Charlotte, MI 48813
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McLaren - Greater Lansing
401 W Greenlawn Ave
Lansing, MI 48910
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