Dr. Neil Schaffner, MD

Dr. Neil Schaffner, MD

Endocrinology  ·  
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Age 59
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Dr. Neil Schaffner, MD is an endocrinology specialist in Opelika, AL and has been practicing for 31 years. He graduated from R J & Lucille Carver Coll Med Univ Of Ia in 1984 and specializes in endocrinology and internal medicine.

2420 Village Professional Dr S

Opelika, AL 36801

Contact Information

(334) 528-7270

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
very high
more than 99% of peers
Hypothyroidism
very high
more than 99% of peers
Obesity
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Schaffner'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.

2  Specialties

  • Endocrinology
  • Internal Medicine

1  Board Certifications

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

56  Conditions Treated

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2  Procedures

  • Continuous Glucose Monitoring
  • Diabetes Counseling

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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

  • R J & Lucille Carver Coll Med Univ Of Ia
    Medical School | Graduated 1984
  • UAB-Montgomery
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1987
  • UAB
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Schaffner has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Schaffner's Reviews

3.2
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Schaffner to family and friends
29 total reviews (8 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (29)

  • 5
    (13)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (2)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (11)

Dr. Schaffner's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (8)

Never -assuming he even sees patients - I had "appointments" with him and could not tell you what he looks like at all - my family doctor was concerned about my diabetes (I have had a pump for close to 7 years) the nurse herself couldnt get me seen for 6 months - then I needed some infusion sets to...more
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Waste of time. Did not care to treat my issue what so ever. Had multiple blood tests done months apart to gauge improvement and all coming back showing I was way below even the low end numbers for national averages. He refused to do anything to treat me so I went to another endocrinology office who...more
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I have never had a bad experience since going to Dr. Schaffner. He listens to all that you have to say and gives you answers that you will understand. I would highly recommend to anyone that needs his services.
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On our first visit Dr. Schaffner was personable and seemed to care about my daughters condition with thyroid cancer. On our second visit It was like Dr. Jekyell and Mr. Hyde or should I say Dr. JERKell. He seemed annoyed as soon as he came in the room. (which we waited for two hours after our...more
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Dr.Schaffner is great at shooting the breeze with you. However, when it comes to medical knowledge, he is lacking. My dad was having issues with his thyroid after triple bypass. Schaffner put him on meds that caused thyroid issue to get worse. Saw another endo in town who said issue would have...more
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