Dr. Steven Schaefer, MD

Dr. Steven Schaefer, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  |  
Male  |  
Age 72
(9)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Steven Schaefer, MD is an ear, nose, and throat doctor who practices in New York, NY. He is 72 years old and has been practicing for 45 years.

130 E 77th St Fl 10

New York, NY 10075

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Chronic Sinusitis
very high
more than 96% of peers
Sinusitis
very high
more than 95% of peers
Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
high
more than 85% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Schaefer "To provide the highest quality of care for sinus disease, including medical management and minimally invasive or functional surgery."
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Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat
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Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Acute Sinusitis
  • Acute Tonsillitis
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Fungal Sinusitis
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Bone Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Chronic Adenoid Infection
  • Chronic Laryngitis
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Cough
  • Deviated Septum
  • Dysphagia
  • Ear Disorders
  • Enlarged Turbinates
  • Fracture
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Head or Neck Lump or Swelling
  • Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
  • Laryngeal Cancer
  • Laryngitis
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Malignant Bone Cancer of the Skull, Face, and Jaw
  • Nasal Cavity Cancer
  • Nasal Polyp
  • Nosebleed
  • Postnasal Drip
  • Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
  • Sinus Cancer
  • Sinus Tumor
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Throat Cancer (Nasopharyngeal)
  • Thyroid Eye Disease
  • Vocal Cord Nodule
  • Vocal Cord Paralysis
  • Vocal Cord Polyp

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Procedures

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Caldwell-Luc Procedure
  • Complex Skull Base Surgery
  • Dacryocystorhinostomy
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Endoscopic Sinus Surgery
  • Endoscopic Sinus Surgery With Navigational System
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Excision or Destruction of Dentoalveolar Lesion or Tumor
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Nose Plastic Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
  • Orbital Surgical Procedures
  • Perforated Eardrum Repair (Tympanoplasty)
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Skull Base Surgery
  • Sphenoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Tear Duct Surgery
  • Tracheal Surgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

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

  • University Of California, Irvine, College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1972
  • University Of California At Los Angeles
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1973
  • Stanford University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1977
  • University Of California
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1974
  • University College London
    Other Education | Completed 1971

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • New York Academy of Sciences, 1994
  • Best Doctors in America, 1990 - 201
  • Honor Award-American Academy of Otolaryngology, 1999
  • Best Doctors in New York- New York Magazine, 1998 - 201
Media & Publications
  • Endoscopic Paranasal Sinus Surgery, 3rd Edition. Rice,DH and Schaefer,SD., 2004
  • Endoscopic Paranasal Sinus Surgery, 2nd Edition. Rice DH and Schaefer, SD, 1994
  • Endoscopic Paranasal Sinus Surgery, Rice DH and Schaefer, SD., 1988
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery of the Head and Neck. Wackym, PA, Rice, DH and Schaefer, SD., 2000
  • Atlas of Lacrimal Surgery, Weber RK, Keerl R, Schaefer SD and Della Rocca, R., 2007

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Schaefer's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Schaefer to family and friends
3.4
based on 9 total reviews (1 with a comment)
Dr. Schaefer's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Comments (1)
Mckinney, TX |
Dr. Schaefer is an excellent doctor. He cares about his patients and is one of the best sinus surgeons in the world.
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Dr. Schaefer accepts 4 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Advantage HMO
    Blue Advantage Plus
    Blue Advantage Plus HMO
    Blue Advantage PPO
    Blue Card PPO
    Blue Choice
    Blue Choice POS
    Blue Choice PPO
    Blue Cross
  • Oxford Health Plans
    Freedom Plan
    Freedom Plan HMO
    Liberty Plan HMO
    Oxford Health Plans HMO
    Oxford Health Plans POS
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Basic PPO
    CarePlus
    Choice
    Empire Plan
    Navigate HMO
    Oxford Liberty
    United Healthcare
    United Healthcare EPO
    United Healthcare HMO
    United Healthcare POS
    United Healthcare PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Schaefer has admitting privileges

Lenox Hill Hospital
100 E 77th St
New York, NY 10075
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