Dr. Matthew Schaefer, DO

Interventional Nephrology •  Male • Age 44
  
Dr. Schaefer
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

San Antonio Kidney

731 Carnoustie Dr San Antonio, TX 78258

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(210) 888-2333

Dr. Matthew Schaefer, DO is a Interventional Nephrology Specialist in San Antonio, TX and has over 18 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Schaefer has more experience with Nephrological Conditions than other specialists in his area. He graduated from Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine, Kirksville, MO medical school in 2002. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as Baptist Medical Center and Methodist Hospital Stone Oak. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Schaefer to book an appointment.


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Dr. Schaefer accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
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Choice Plus POS II
Ambetter
Superior Health Plan
Ameritas
Anthem
National (BlueCard) PPO
Assurant Health
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
Blue Advantage HMO
Blue Choice
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HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
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Cigna HMO
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LocalPlus
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Coventry Health Care
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First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
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Preferred PPO
Medicaid
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MetLife
MultiPlan
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Principal Financial Group
United Concordia
UnitedHealthCare
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Options PPO
PacifiCare
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WellCare
WellCare PPO

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Texas
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Practice Areas

Nephrological Conditions

Nephrological conditions specialists diagnose and treat conditions affecting the kidneys, including chronic kidney disease, kidney injury, kidney stones, and lupus nephritis.Compare with other Nephrological Conditions specialists.

Typically treats 68% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 11 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Acidosis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Schaefer treats Acidosis more than 100% of their peers

Dr. Schaefer treats this condition more than 100% of their peers

Alkalosis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Schaefer treats Alkalosis more than 99% of their peers

Dr. Schaefer treats this condition more than 99% of their peers

Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Schaefer treats Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease more than 95% of their peers

Dr. Schaefer treats this condition more than 95% of their peers

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Dr. Schaefer's conditions and procedures:

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Glomerulonephritis
  • Acute Kidney Failure
  • Alkalosis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Chronic Glomerulonephritis
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Congenital Anomalies of Kidney
  • Congenital Medullary Cystic Kidney Disease
  • Congenital Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diabetes Insipidus, Nephrogenic
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • Dialysis
  • Dialysis Access Procedures
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • End-Stage Renal Disease Related Services
  • Goodpasture's Disease
  • Gout
  • Hemodialysis
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hepatorenal Syndrome
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Kidney Disease
  • Kidney Infection
  • Kidney Infection, Acute
  • Kidney Stones
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Nephritis and Nephropathy
  • Nephrotic Syndrome
  • Peritoneal Dialysis
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Renal Hyperparathyroidism
  • Renal Osteodystrophy
  • Secondary Renovascular Hypertension
  • Systemic Vasculitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vasculitis
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis

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      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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      Ron White in San Antonio, TX – Mar 08, 2018
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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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      About Me

      Biography

      Matthew E. Schaefer, DO, is board-certified in general nephrology, diagnostic and interventional nephrology, and internal medicine, and is a vascular interpreter of diagnostic medical sonography. He practices internal medicine, nephrology, and vascul...Read more

      Specialties

      • Interventional Nephrology
      • Internal Medicine
      • Nephrology

      Board Certifications

      Education

      Hlth Sci Ctr University of MO
      Fellowship Hospital
      2005
      Health Science Center University Of Mo
      Residency Hospital
      2003
      Hlth Sci Ctr University of MO
      Internship Hospital
      2002
      Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine, Kirksville, MO
      Medical School
      2002
      Truman State University, Kirksville, Missouri
      Undergraduate School

      Awards

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      Locations

      San Antonio Kidney

      San Antonio Kidney731 Carnoustie Dr San Antonio, TX 78258
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      • Hours
        • Mon: 8:00am - 5:00pm
        • Tue: 8:00am - 5:00pm
        • Wed: 8:00am - 5:00pm
        • Thu: 8:00am - 5:00pm
        • Fri: 8:00am - 5:00pm
        • Sat: closed
        • Sun: closed
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      Affiliated Hospitals

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      Baptist Medical Center

      San Antonio, TX

      73% Patient experience rating, 4% higher than the national average

      Methodist Hospital Stone Oak

      San Antonio, TX

      78% Patient experience rating, 9% higher than the national average

      • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2019, 2018)

      North Central Baptist Hospital

      San Antonio, TX

      Northeast Baptist Hospital

      San Antonio, TX

      Peterson Regional Medical Center

      Kerrville, TX

      81% Patient experience rating, 12% higher than the national average

      • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)

      St. Lukes Baptist Hospital

      San Antonio, TX