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Dr. John Schaffer, MD

Orthopedic Surgery ·  Male · Age 63

Dr. Schaffer

Atlantic Orthopaedic Specialists, Virginia Beach, VA

160 Kingsley Ln Ste 124 Norfolk, VA 23505

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Dr. John Schaffer, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Norfolk, VA and has been practicing for 37 years. He graduated from Saint Louis University / School Of Medicine in 1982 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.


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3.8

Based on 19 reviews

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John Schaffer is a very caring and excellent surgeon. He has operated on me,my son and my mother. It's been years since i have see him, getting older and it's time to see him again.
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Beyond a shadow of doubt, Dr. Schaffer is the BEST Orthopedic surgeon in Hampton Roads. Great bedside manner and most knowledgeable on surgery.
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I had knee surgery by Dr. Schaffer 3 yrs and 4 months ago after a motorcycle accident that was bad enough to have me air lifted to the hospital. My knee was a mess and I am happy to say it is in good shape. Altogether I had a very good experience with the doc, the staff and the surgery.
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Care Philosophy

Our basic philosophy has always been to provide those who come to us with the most courteous, sympathetic treatment and with the highest quality of medical care. Patients in need of orthopaedic treatment have found specialized care, the latest techno...

Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

University Of Iowa
Fellowship Hospital
Wayne State Affiliated Hospitals
Residency Hospital
1982
Saint Louis University / School Of Medicine
Medical School
1982

Awards

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No malpractice claims found for Virginia
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Schaffer's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Knee Arthroscopy
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Schaffer performs Knee Arthroscopy more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Schaffer performs this procedure more than 97% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Arthroscopic Knee Shaving
Knee Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Schaffer treats Knee Disorders more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Schaffer treats this condition more than 96% of his peers

Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Schaffer treats Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear) more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Schaffer treats this condition more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Schaffer's conditions and procedures:

  • ACL Surgery
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Excision of Femur or Knee
  • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Fracture Care
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand Conditions
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Knee Surgery
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Lupus
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Myelopathy
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osgood Schlatter Disease
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Steroid Injection
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Tibia or Fibula Stress Fracture
  • Trigger Finger
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

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Atlantic Orthopaedic Specialists, Virginia Beach, VA

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