Dr. Jeffrey Schaffer, MD

Dr. Jeffrey Schaffer, MD

Cardiology  ·  
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Age 70
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Dr. Jeffrey Schaffer, MD is a cardiology specialist in Long Beach, NY and has been practicing for 38 years. He graduated from SUNY Dwnstate M C Coll Med in 1975 and specializes in cardiology.

760 E Park Ave

Long Beach, NY 11561

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
very high
more than 91% of peers
Mitral Valve Stenosis
very high
more than 90% of peers
Aortic Stenosis
very high
more than 88% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Cardiology

2  Board Certifications

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

45  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease
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15  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

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

  • SUNY Dwnstate M C Coll Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1975
  • Kings County Hospital Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1976
  • Kings County Hospital Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1978
  • Long Island Jewish Hosp
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1980

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Schaffer has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Schaffer's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Schaffer

4.4

Based on 27 reviews

5 Stars
81.48148148148148%
(22)
4 Stars
3.7037037037037037%
(1)
3 Stars
0%
(0)
2 Stars
0%
(0)
1 Star
14.814814814814815%
(4)

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Dr. Schaffer has been my family's care physician for over thirty years. Our first family patient was my beloved grandmother, who Dr. Schaffer cared for with medical expertise combined with sensitivity and compassion. My father, another of Dr. Schaffer's patients, depended upon him for care and...Read More
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Elaine Dufour in Long Beach, NY – May 25, 2018
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I have been a patient of Dr. Schaffer for over six years and consider him the most important medical professional in my life. He is constantly reviewing my case and studying the latest methods of treatments for me. He has not only extended my life but has enhanced the quality of my life as well....Read More
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Mark Samuels in Long Beach – Apr 19, 2018
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The most disrespectful office staff I have ever encountered..zero stars
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Mar 12, 2018
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