Dr. Randall Schaefer, MD

Dr. Randall Schaefer, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 62
(36)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Randall Schaefer, MD is an orthopedic surgery doctor who practices in Sacramento, CA. He is 62 years old and has been practicing for 36 years.

2801 K St Ste 505

Sacramento, CA 95816

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
  • MultiPlan
  • 2 More

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Top Care Areas

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Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
high
more than 85% of peers
Shoulder Disorders
high
more than 83% of peers
Knee Disorders
normal
more than 81% of peers

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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
37

Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Back Pain
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures

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Procedures

  • ACL Surgery
  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Fracture Care
  • Hip Replacement
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Surgery
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Partial Shoulder Replacement
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Steroid Injection
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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

  • George Washington University / School Of Medicine and Health Sciences
    Medical School | Graduated 1981
  • Keesler Air Force Base Hosp
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1992
  • Wash University Affil Hosps
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1986
  • Long Beach Memorial Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1988

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Schaefer has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • California Orthopaedic Association, Member

Dr. Schaefer's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Schaefer to family and friends
3.3
based on 36 total reviews (5 with comments)
Dr. Schaefer's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    GOOD
  • Time well spent
    GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Comments (5)
in Pine Grove, CA |
My wife and I always went to my appointments together and he treated both of us professionally, answering our questions about my upcoming Total Knee Replacement. His staff is fantastic! They take care of everything that comes up in a timely, caring and friendly manner. He has a very dry sense of humor. He had me get all teeth work done ahead of surgery, has an Internist, Dr. Catapano, see you before surgery and take care of you in the hospital, all to help prevent infection. Knee is great!
in Sacramento, CA |
the only good part about my visit was some of the office staff the doctor kept me waiting over 3 hours past my schedule time before he finally came in to see me. He was one of the most cold and rude doctors I've ever paid to help take care of me. He does not care. He sat there in the room with me and probably look at me three or four times the entire time he was there. I left there with no answers and feeling like a low life because he belittled me about taking pain medications for my pain.
Sacramento Ca |
My experience with this doctor was horrible. He does not respect the patients he works with and becomes very vindictive difficult if he is questioned in any manner.
in Sacramento, CA |
Great care and excellent job done on my left shoulder. Back to work. Thank you!
in CHICO, CA |
He is the BEST! 2 surgeries so far (shoulder and elbow) both experiences I felt that I couldn't have been in better hands. His office staff are great as well!
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Dr. Schaefer accepts 11 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Health Net
  • MultiPlan
  • Tricare
  • Worker's Compensation
    Worker's Compensation WC

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Hospitals where Dr. Schaefer has admitting privileges

Sutter Medical Center
2825 Capitol Avenue
Sacramento, CA 95816
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Mercy General Hospital
4001 J St
Sacramento, CA 95819
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