Dr. Lawrence Schaeffer, MD

Dr. Lawrence Schaeffer, MD

Neurology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 59
Dr. Lawrence Schaeffer, MD is a neurology specialist in Amarillo, TX and has been practicing for 31 years. He graduated from U Anahuac in 1983 and specializes in neurology.

1900 S Coulter St Ste C

Amarillo, TX 79106

Contact Information

(806) 353-3061

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HealthSmart
  • 4 More

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Top Care Areas

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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
very high
more than 99% of peers
Brachial Plexus Palsy
very high
more than 99% of peers
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
very high
more than 96% of peers

Dr. Schaeffer'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.

1  Specialties

  • Neurology

2  Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Neurology
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*

50  Conditions Treated


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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • U Anahuac
    Medical School | Graduated 1983
  • Natl Inst Nutri
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Tex Tech-Thomason Genl
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1987
  • U Tex Sw Med Sch
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Schaeffer has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Schaeffer's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Schaeffer to family and friends
15 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (15)

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  • 1

Dr. Schaeffer's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

Dr Schaeffer, his nurse and receptionist are very thorough! I was very apprehensive and nervous prior to my appointment but was quickly reassured by the receptionist, then the nurse that the recommended test wasn't so bad. They made me at ease. I found Dr Schaeffer to be kind, friendly and...more
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Absolutly not! He was very arrogant And no doubt in my mind he is smart but he was nothing but a smart ...! He insulted my husband 5 times and belittled me several times for not having diaganoses from previous doctors in hand . He encouraged me to not use several dr. That I have seen ... he will be...more
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Dr Schaeffer, nurse Sarah and Brittney are wonderful. I would recommend this office to anyone who needs to see a neurologist. They are very personable and they put me at ease. They care about not only their patients but patients family. They are Amazing to work with and extremely helpful.
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He and his staff are amazing! I was diagnosed with MS in 2012 and have had the best care since day one.
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He is very down to earth. Spoke to me as if he had known me for years. A very pleasant experience
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