Dr. Steven Schaefer, MD

Dr. Steven Schaefer, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  ·  
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Age 73
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Dr. Steven Schaefer, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 41 years. He graduated from University Of California, Irvine, College Of Medicine in 1972 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat.

130 E 77th St Fl 10

New York, NY 10075

Contact Information

(212) 434-4500

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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

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

Dr. Schaefer'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. Schaefer "To provide the highest quality of care for sinus disease, including medical management and minimally invasive or functional surgery."

1  Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat

1  Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

38  Conditions Treated

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23  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

3.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Schaefer to family and friends
9 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (9)

  • 5
    (5)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (3)

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)

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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