Dr. Robert Schmitz, MD

Dr. Robert Schmitz, MD

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Dr. Robert Schmitz, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Charlotte, NC and has been practicing for 20 years. He graduated from University of Kansas / School of Medicine in 1995 and specializes in gastroenterology and hepatology.Read his story

15830 Ballantyne Medical Pl Ste 175

Charlotte, NC 28277

Contact Information

(704) 377-0246

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • 15 More

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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for North Carolina
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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(704) 377-0246

Dr. Schmitz accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
National (BlueCard) PPO
Assurant Health
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina
Blue Options PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access
Open Access Plus
Commercial Insurance Company
CoreSource
Coventry Health Care
Coventry Healthcare of the Carolinas
Coventry Health Care of the Carolinas, Inc. HMO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Guardian
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
MedCost
MedCost PPO
MedHealthInsurance
Medicaid
Medical Mutual of Ohio
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Thrivent Financial
Tricare
TriCare for Life
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO
United Healthcare
Wells Fargo Insurance

Frequently Treated by Dr. Schmitz

Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. Schmitz treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. Schmitz treats other conditions, please contact the office at (704) 377-0246.

Pancreatic Disease

Pancreatic disease specialists diagnose and treat conditions affecting the pancreas, such as pancraetitis.Compare with other Pancreatic Disease specialists.

Dr. Schmitz treats at a

normal

frequency compared to similar providers

Based on claims data for 1 condition or procedure

Treatments
Dr. Schmitz
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Pancreatitis
Normal
Frequency
High
Frequency
Very High
Frequency

Esophageal Disorders

Esophageal disorder specialists diagnose and treat conditions affecting the esophagus, such as reflux esophagitis, indigestion, and esophageal ulcers through procedures including medication, surgery, and swallowing therapy.Compare with other Esophageal Disorders specialists.

Dr. Schmitz treats at a

normal

frequency compared to similar providers

Based on claims data for 19 conditions and procedures

Treatments
Dr. Schmitz
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Nausea
Heartburn
Dysphagia
Esophagitis
Normal
Frequency
High
Frequency
Very High
Frequency

Gastrointestinal Disorders

Gastrointestinal disorders specialists diagnose and treat conditions that affect the gastrointestinal tract, including Crohn's disease, ulcers, hernias, and food poisoning.Compare with other Gastrointestinal Disorders specialists.

Dr. Schmitz treats at a

high

frequency compared to similar providers

Based on claims data for 52 conditions and procedures

Treatments
Dr. Schmitz
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Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Constipation
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Gas-Bloat Syndrome
Normal
Frequency
High
Frequency
Very High
Frequency
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Dr. Schmitz's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Achalasia
  • All Types of Food Poisoning
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Boerhaave's Syndrome
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cirrhosis
  • Colon Cancer Screening
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer Screening
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diarrhea
  • Diffuse Esophageal Spasm
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Duodenal Polypectomy
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Duodenitis
  • Dysentery
  • Dysphagia
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Enteritis
  • Eosinophilic Esophagitis
  • ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
  • Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
  • Esophageal Diverticulum
  • Esophageal Motility Disorders
  • Esophageal Ulcer
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Familial Adenomatous Polyposis
  • Food Allergy
  • Food Poisoning
  • Gallbladder Scan
  • Gallstones
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
  • Gastrojejunal Ulcer
  • Gastroparesis
  • Heartburn
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis A Screening
  • Hepatitis B Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hepatitis C Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • Hepatorenal Syndrome
  • Hernia
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Ileus
  • Impedance Testing
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Instrumental Diagnostic Evaluation for Dysphagia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Ischemic Colitis
  • Lactose Intolerance
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Liver Function Test
  • Mallory-Weiss Syndrome
  • Malnutrition
  • Manometry
  • Nausea
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Pancreatitis
  • Pelvic Abscess
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • pH Probe
  • Primary Biliary Cholangitis
  • Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Salmonella Food Poisoning
  • Screening Colonoscopy
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Ultrasound, Endoanal
  • Ultrasound, Esophageal
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • VAP Lipid Testing
  • Viral Enteritis
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Vomiting Disorders
  • Wireless pH Testing

About Me

Biography

Dr. Schmitz is a native of Kansas City, MO but has lived in North Carolina since 2001, when he joined Charlotte Gastroenterology & Hepatology. Read more

Specialties

  • Gastroenterology
  • Hepatology

Board Certifications

Education

2001
University of Kansas Medical Center
Fellowship Hospital
1998
University of Texas Health Science Center
Residency Hospital
1996
U Tex Hlth Sci Ctr
Internship Hospital
1995
University of Kansas / School of Medicine
Medical School
1991
Texas Christian University
Undergraduate School
,

Awards

Frequently Asked Questions

Does Dr. Robert Schmitz, MD offer telehealth services?

Dr. Schmitz has indicated that they offer telehealth. Contact the office to check for eligibility for your needs.

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What are Dr. Robert Schmitz, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Schmitz frequently treats Pancreatic Disease, Esophageal Disorders, and Gastrointestinal Disorders. See all practice areas where Dr. Schmitz specializes.

Where is Dr. Robert Schmitz, MD's office located?

Dr. Schmitz's office is located at 15830 Ballantyne Medical Pl Ste 175, Charlotte, NC 28277. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Dr. Schmitz's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Schmitz

3.9

Based on 14 ratings

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1 Star
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  • Appointment scheduling (11)
  • Office environment (11)
What could be improved
  • Appointment was rushed (4)
  • Didn't explain conditions well (4)
  • Didn't listen or answer questions (4)
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Always receive great care.
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  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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I really lucked out finding Dr. Schmitz!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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I've been taking my mother to her appointments with Dr. Schmitz for the past few years, every since she was no longer able to drive. We are both always treated so nicely by him, his nurse, everyone! Great doctor!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
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Charlotte, NC – May 11, 2016
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I saw Dr. Schmitz for the first time 5 years ago for my colonoscopy after I turned 50. I felt perfectly healthy but was diagnosed with colon cancer. The care and compassion I received from Dr. Schmitz is unmatched. He made sure that my wife and I understood everything about the diagnosis and the steps I would take going forward. Dr. Schmitz provided comfort in a very scary situation and I refer all of my friends and family to him.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
2 people found this helpful
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R. Price in Indian Land, SC – May 06, 2016
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Locations

Charlotte Gastroenterology and Hepatology

Charlotte Gastro- Ballantyne15830 Ballantyne Medical Pl Ste 175 Charlotte, NC 28277
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  • Hours
    • Mon: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Tue: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Wed: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Thu: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Fri: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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Charlotte Gastro- Ballantyne15830 Ballantyne Medical Pl Ste 175 Charlotte, NC 28277
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  • Fax
  • Hours
    • Mon: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Tue: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Wed: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Thu: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Fri: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
  • Directions

Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Schmitz is affiliated with the following hospitals. Select a hospital below to learn more.

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Novant Health Huntersville Medical Center

Huntersville, NC

73% Patient experience rating, 4% higher than the national average

3 Awards Received

Novant Health Matthews Medical Center

Matthews, NC

74% Patient experience rating, 5% higher than the national average

12 Awards Received

Novant Health Presbyterian Medical Center

Charlotte, NC

74% Patient experience rating, 5% higher than the national average

2 Awards Received