Dr. Neil Schaffner, MD

Dr. Neil Schaffner, MD

Endocrinology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 60
(31)
Save
Dr. Neil Schaffner, MD is an endocrinology specialist in Opelika, AL and has been practicing for 31 years. He graduated from University Of Iowa College Of Medicine 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

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Background Check

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Alabama
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
Learn more about background checks

Experience Check

Check Dr. Schaffner's experience treating your condition or procedure

Dr. Schaffner's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Abnormal Thyroid
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Schaffner treats Abnormal Thyroid more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Schaffner treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Hypothyroidism
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Schaffner treats Hypothyroidism more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Schaffner treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Thyroid Disease
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Schaffner treats Thyroid Disease more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Schaffner treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Schaffner's conditions and procedures:

Abnormal Thyroid
Acromegaly and Gigantism
Adrenal Gland Diseases
Adrenal Incidentaloma
Adrenal Insufficiency
Autoimmune Diseases
Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
Benign Tumor
Bone Disorders
Breast Diseases
Calcium Metabolism Disorders
Cancer
Continuous Glucose Monitoring
Cushing's Syndrome
Diabetes Counseling
Diabetes Insipidus
Diabetes Mellitus, Secondary
Diabetes Type 1
Diabetes Type 2
Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
Diabetic Ketoacidosis
Female Infertility
Goiter
Graves' Disease
Growth Hormone Deficiency
Gynecomastia
Hashimoto's Disease
Hyperaldosteronism
Hypercalcemia
Hyperkalemia
Hyperlipidemia
Hyperparathyroidism
Hyperthyroidism
Hypoglycemia
Hypokalemia
Hypoparathyroidism
Hypopituitarism
Hyposmolality and Hyponatremia
Hypothyroidism
Kidney Disease
Lipid Disorders
Malaise and Fatigue
Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia
Obesity
Osteopenia
Osteoporosis
Parathyroid Cancer
Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
Retina Diseases
Symptomatic Menopause
Testicular Dysfunction
Thyroid Cancer
Thyroid Cyst
Thyroid Disease
Thyroiditis
Turner Syndrome
Vitamin D Deficiency

About Me

Biography

Dr. Neil Schaffner, MD is an endocrinology specialist in Opelika, AL and has been practicing for 31 years. He graduated from University Of Iowa College Of Medicine in 1984 and specializes in endocrinology and internal medicine.

Specialties

  • Endocrinology
  • Internal Medicine

Board Certifications

Education

  • Uab
    Fellowship Hospital
  • 1987
    Uab-Montgomery
    Residency Hospital
    1987
  • 1984
    University Of Iowa College Of Medicine
    Medical School
    1984

Awards

Dr. Schaffner's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Schaffner

3.2

Based on 31 reviews

5 Stars
45.16129032258065%
(14)
4 Stars
6.451612903225806%
(2)
3 Stars
6.451612903225806%
(2)
2 Stars
6.451612903225806%
(2)
1 Star
35.483870967741936%
(11)

Leave a review

How likely are you to recommend
Dr. Schaffner?
(Select your rating)
Average Wait Time
  • 10 – 15 minutes
Dr. Schaffner's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
  • Explains condition(s) well
  • Answers questions
  • Time well spent
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
What People Say About Dr. Neil Schaffner, MD
RecentHighestLowestMost Helpful
Reply
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...Read More
Was this helpful?
thumbs up icon option
thumbs down icon option
×Post a ResponseAre you Dr. Neil Schaffner, MD?
Reply
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.
Was this helpful?
thumbs up icon option
thumbs down icon option
×Post a ResponseAre you Dr. Neil Schaffner, MD?
Reply
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...Read More
Was this helpful?
thumbs up icon option
thumbs down icon option2
×Post a ResponseAre you Dr. Neil Schaffner, MD?
Reply
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...Read More
Was this helpful?
thumbs up icon option1
thumbs down icon option1
×Post a ResponseAre you Dr. Neil Schaffner, MD?
Reply
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.
Was this helpful?
thumbs up icon option2
thumbs down icon option
×Post a ResponseAre you Dr. Neil Schaffner, MD?
Show more reviews

Leave a review

How was your experience with Dr. Schaffner?

Locations

Insurance accepted

Accepted insurance can change. Please double-check when making an appointment.

Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
Dental Blue 100/200/300
Cigna
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan Test PPO
PHCS Network PPO

Affiliated Hospitals

Check the quality of care at hospitals where Dr. Schaffner treats patients.

Learn more

Compare Diabetes, Metabolism & Endocrinologists

More providers who are similar to Dr. Schaffner

Show All Diabetes, Metabolism & Endocrinologists