Dr. Matthew Schaefer, DO

Dr. Matthew Schaefer, DO

Interventional Nephrology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 42
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Dr. Matthew Schaefer, DO is an interventional nephrology specialist in San Antonio, TX and has been practicing for 9 years. He graduated from Kirksville College Of Osteopathy and Surgery in 2002 and specializes in interventional nephrology, nephrology, and more.

7114 San Pedro Ave

San Antonio, TX 78216

Contact Information

(210) 342-2233

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • 4 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Acidosis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Mineral Metabolism Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers
Hypokalemia
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Schaefer'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.

3  Specialties

  • Interventional Nephrology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Nephrology

2  Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Nephrology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

41  Conditions Treated

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Glomerulonephritis
  • Acute Kidney Failure
  • Alkalosis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Chronic Glomerulonephritis
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • Goodpasture's Disease
  • Gout
  • Hepatorenal Syndrome
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Kidney Disease
  • Kidney Stones
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Nephritis and Nephropathy
  • Peripheral Artery Disease
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Renal Hyperparathyroidism
  • Renal Osteodystrophy
  • Systemic Vasculitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vasculitis
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis
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5  Procedures

  • Angioplasty With Stent Placement
  • Arterial Doppler Ultrasound
  • Fistulogram
  • Hemodialysis
  • Venous Thrombolysis

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

  • Truman State University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2009
  • Kirksville College Of Osteopathy and Surgery
    Medical School | Graduated 2002
  • University of Missouri / Columbia Campus
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2009
  • University of Missouri / Columbia Campus
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2005
  • University of Missouri / Columbia Campus
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2009
  • Emory University - Ultrasonography for Nephrologist
    Other Education | Completed 2009
  • Interventional Nephrology
    Other Education | Completed 2007
  • Peripheral Arterial Endovascular Intervention
    Other Education | Completed 2012

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Schaefer has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Schaefer's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Schaefer to family and friends
3 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (3)

  • 5
    (3)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Schaefer's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Dr. Schaefer has always taken the time to consider the best course of therapy and to explain in readiy understandable detail the science and medicine involved. Very personable.
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Dr. Schaefer is knowledgeable and straightforward. He takes time with his patients and explains in easily understood terms. He always asks for questions and answers them completely. He is very personable and easy to talk to.
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Good doctor that cares for his patients.
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