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 25 years. He graduated from University Of Michigan Medical School 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)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • 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
  • Impella Device
  • 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 Edema
  • 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 25 years. He graduated from University Of Michigan Medical School 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
1992
U Tex Sw
Internship Hospital
1991
University Of Michigan Medical School
Medical School
1994
1992
1991

Awards

Dr. Schafer's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Schafer

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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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Insurance accepted

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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