Dr. Stephen Schaffer, MD

Dr. Stephen Schaffer, MD

Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 52
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Dr. Stephen Schaffer, MD is an otolaryngology-head and neck surgery specialist in Anchorage, AK and has been practicing for 20 years. He graduated from University Of Arizona in 1998 and specializes in otolaryngology-head and neck surgery and ear, nose, and throat.

3841 Piper St # 230

Anchorage, AK 99508

Contact Information

(907) 279-8800

Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Medicaid

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Top Care Areas

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

Chronic Sinusitis
high
more than 83% of peers
Ear Disorders
normal
more than 86% of peers
Sinusitis
normal
more than 77% of peers

Dr. Schaffer'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.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Schaffer "The philosophy at ACENT is to offer high level patient care, not only by our group of physicians and clinical support staff but throughout the patient experience in our office."

2  Specialties

  • Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
  • Ear, Nose, and Throat

1  Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

65  Conditions Treated

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25  Procedures

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Ear Reconstruction
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Inner Ear Repair
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Larynx Repair
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Wound Repair

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Alaska.

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

  • Oklahoma Baptist University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1988
  • University Of Arizona
    Medical School | Graduated 1998
  • Tulane University School Of Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Schaffer has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • German

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Schaffer's Reviews

4.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Schaffer to family and friends
8 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (8)

  • 5
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  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Schaffer's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Patient Comments (1)

Dr. Schaffer operated on our 2 yr old daughter to remove her enlarged tonsils and adenoids. We were really nervous to have her go under anesthesia but everything went well. Dr Schaffer ensured that she was cared for in the hospital after the surgery and he and his staff followed up with us a few...more
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