Dr. Lawrence Schaeffer, MD

Dr. Lawrence Schaeffer, MD

Neurology  |  
Male  |  
Age 59
(13)
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Dr. Lawrence Schaeffer, MD is a neurology doctor who practices in Amarillo, TX. He is 59 years old and has been practicing for 31 years.

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

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

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Specialties

  • Neurology
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Board Certifications

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

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuritis
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Confusion
  • Dementia
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dystonia
  • Epilepsy
  • Essential Tremor
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
  • Insomnia
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Migraine
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Myelopathy
  • Myoclonus
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Stroke
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tremor
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertigo

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Procedures

  • EEG (Electroencephalogram)

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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

  • 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
5.0
based on 13 total reviews (4 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (13)

  • 5
    (13)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (0)

Dr. Schaeffer'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 (4)

in Amarillo Texas |
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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Amarillo, TX |
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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in Amarillo, TX |
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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in Dumas, Texas |
Thoroughly enjoyed interacting with the staff. Although the necessary (and possibly diabolical) procedure I endured left no lasting scars, the Doctor made the entire event more tolerable by allowing my verbal abuse of him. Thank you, Dr. Schaeffer. And... I'm Sorry? I learned that maniacal...more
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Schaeffer accepts 13 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
    Blue Choice
  • Cigna
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • HealthSmart
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
    Preferred PPO
  • Meritain Health
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare

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Hospitals where Dr. Schaeffer has admitting privileges

Baptist Saint Anthony's Health System
1600 Wallace Blvd
Amarillo, TX 79106
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