Dr. John Schafer, MD

Dr. John Schafer, MD

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73 y/o
(17)

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Dr. John Schafer, MD is a neurology specialist in Carmichael, CA and has been practicing for 45 years. He specializes in neurology.

Mercy Medical Group

6555 Coyle Ave

Carmichael, CA 95608
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross
  • Blue Shield of California
  • ChoiceCare Network
  • Cigna
  • Health Net
  • HealthSmart - Interplan Health Group
  • MultiPlan
  • Networks By Design
  • Pacific Foundation for Medical Care
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • Western Health Advantage

Learn about Dr. Schafer

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Top Care Areas

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

Gait Abnormality
very high
more than 99% of peers
Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Brain Disorders
very high
more than 98% 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.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Schafer "To provide excellent care to all patients by treating each unique care.  "

1  Specialties

  • Neurology

2  Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Neurology
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

41  Conditions Treated

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2  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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

  • University Of Chicago/The Pritzker School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1971
  • University Chicago Hospital Clins
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1972
  • University Chicago Hospital Clins
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1973
  • University Of California San Francisco
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1976

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Schafer has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Russian
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Schafer does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Schafer and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Mercy San Juan Medical Center

is a Recipient of a Healthgrades Excellence Award
Neurosciences Excellence Award

Hospital Quality Award

Dr. Schafer is on the medical staff at our top-rated hospital.

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Dr. Schafer's Reviews

4.6
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Schafer to family and friends
17 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (17)

  • 5
    (15)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Schafer's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Dr. Schafer was one of the kindest and most thorough doctors I have ever visited. He is thorough and professional and took more time than any other doctor I have visited. He genuine cares about all his patients and I feel lucky to have met with him. He was on top of everything and explained...more
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Dr Schafer is one of the best Doctors I have ever had.
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Dr. John Schafer is the specialist who took care of my wife, Linda Ottis, who suffered with MS, for 20 years. He was always completely professional, well educated in his field, and a true gentleman who became more than just a doctor, he became one of our family friends. My wife, Linda, passed away...more
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