Dr. Neil Schaffner, MD

Dr. Neil Schaffner, MD

Endocrinology  ·  
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Age 60
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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
  • 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
31 total reviews (10 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (31)

  • 5
    (14)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (2)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 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

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Patient Comments (10)

Very good, once you get an appointment and talk to somebody. They never, NEVER, answer their phones. Always have to leave a voicemail. They will return your call-after 2 or 3 days. If you need something on Thursday or Friday, forget it, you won’t hear from them until the next week. Once they do...more
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Dr. Schffner is wonderful. He has done wonders for my diabetes. He has figured things out that no one has been able to in 23 years. I highly recommend him.
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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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