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Dr. Michael Schaefer, MD

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation ·  Male · Age 46

Dr. Schaefer

Dr. Michael Schaefer, MD is a physical medicine & rehabilitation specialist in Cleveland, OH and has been practicing for 16 years. He graduated from Ohio State University College Of Medicine and Public Health in 1998 and specializes in physical medicine & rehabilitation and orthopedic surgery.


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Dr. Schaefer accepts the following insurance:

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Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
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Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
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Cigna PPO
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Coventry Health America PPO
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Humana
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Dr. Schaefer's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Bursitis
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Schaefer treats Bursitis more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Schaefer treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Hip Bursitis
  • Subacromial Bursitis
  • Trochanteric Bursitis
Chronic Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Schaefer treats Chronic Pain more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Schaefer treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Arthritis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Schaefer treats Arthritis more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Schaefer treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acute Gout
  • Allergic Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Ankle
  • Arthritis of the Finger
  • Arthritis of the Foot
  • Arthritis of the Hand
  • Arthritis of the Midfoot
  • Arthritis of the Neck
  • Arthritis of the Shoulder
  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Arthritis of the Toe
  • Arthritis of the Wrist
  • Crystalline Arthritis
  • Gout
  • Hip Arthritis
  • Infectious Arthritis
  • Juvenile Gout
  • Knee Arthritis
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle
  • Osteoarthritis of Elbow
  • Osteoarthritis of Finger Joint
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteoarthritis of Toe
  • Osteoarthritis of Wrist
  • Post-Traumatic Arthritis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Seronegative Arthritis
  • Spondylarthritis
  • Wear & Tear Arthritis

Dr. Schaefer's conditions and procedures:

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Acupuncture
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer Pain
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chest Wall Pain Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Hand Conditions
  • Heel Spur
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Drainage
  • Juvenile Chronic Arthritis
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leukodystrophy
  • Low Back Pain
  • Morton's Neuroma
  • Myelopathy
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Osgood Schlatter Disease
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Post-Concussion Syndrome
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Tibia or Fibula Stress Fracture
  • Torticollis
  • Trigger Finger
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Upper Back Pain
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

About Me

Biography

Dr. Michael Schaefer, MD is a physical medicine & rehabilitation specialist in Cleveland, OH and has been practicing for 16 years. He graduated from Ohio State University College Of Medicine and Public Health in 1998 and specializes in physical medicine & rehabilitation and orthopedic surgery.

Specialties

  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  • Orthopedic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  • Sports Medicine

Education

2003
Mayo Clinic-Rochester
Residency Hospital
1998
Ohio State University College Of Medicine and Public Health
Medical School
2003
1998

Awards

Dr. Schaefer's Reviews

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4.3

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I am still debating on if I still want to go to this apt. I called to ask a question regarding my apt and the front desk girl was extremely rude. I did not get her name. I accidentally had the wrong MD name as I was looking at the wrong Apt in my calendar book. She was very irritated that I had the...Read More
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Great doctor.. I would highly recommend
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He was patient with me and really seemed to care about getting me back to normal. I would highly recommend him. He has a calm presence and answered all the questions I had.
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