Dr. Ted Schaffer, MD

Dr. Ted Schaffer, MD

Geriatric Medicine  ·  
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Age 64
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Dr. Ted Schaffer, MD is a geriatric medicine specialist in Pittsburgh, PA and has been practicing for 39 years. He graduated from Va Commonwealth Univ Sch Of Med in 1979 and specializes in geriatric medicine.

619 Mount Royal Blvd

Pittsburgh, PA 15223

Contact Information

(412) 487-4422

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerihealth
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • UPMC

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Dr. Schaffer's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Leg and Foot Ulcers
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Schaffer treats Leg and Foot Ulcers more than 73% of his peers

Dr. Schaffer treats this condition more than 73% of his peers

Foot Conditions
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Schaffer treats Foot Conditions more than 53% of his peers

Dr. Schaffer treats this condition more than 53% of his peers

Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Schaffer treats Diabetes With Renal Manifestations more than 50% of his peers

Dr. Schaffer treats this condition more than 50% of his peers

Dr. Schaffer's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Disorders
Acidosis
Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Alkalosis
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Anemia
Anxiety
Arthritis
Arthritis of the Elbow
Asthma
Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
Ataxia
Back Pain
Bedsores
Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
Bladder Diseases
Blood Disorders
Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
Bone Disorders
Breast Diseases
Bronchitis
Bursitis
Calcium Metabolism Disorders
Candidiasis of Skin and Nails
Cardiovascular Stress Test
Cellulitis
Chest Pain
Cholesterol Screening
Chronic Neck Pain
Chronic Pain
Confusion
Constipation
COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Cough
Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Dehydration
Dermatitis
Diabetes Counseling
Diabetes Screening
Diabetes Type 1
Diabetes Type 2
Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
Diabetic Polyneuropathy
Diarrhea
Difficulty With Walking
Diverticulosis, Intestinal
Dizziness
Dysphagia
Ear Ache
Ear Disorders
Elbow Injuries
Electrocardiogram (EKG)
Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
Esophageal Diseases
Fever
Foot Conditions
Fungal Infections
Fungal Nail Infection
Gait Abnormality
Gas-Bloat Syndrome
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Gastroparesis
Hammer Toe
Headache
Heart Disease
Hemorrhoids
Hepatitis C Virus Screening
Hepatitis Screening
Herpes Zoster Without Complication
Hypercalcemia
Hyperkalemia
Hyperlipidemia
Hypertension
Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
Hypokalemia
Hypotension
Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
Hypothyroidism
Insomnia
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Itchy Skin
Joint Pain
Knee Disorders
Leg and Foot Ulcers
Limb Pain
Limb Swelling
Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
Lipid Disorders
Liver Function Test
Low Back Pain
Low Blood Oxygen Level
Malaise and Fatigue
Malnutrition
Migraine
Mineral Metabolism Disorders
Muscle Weakness
Nausea
Neurogenic Bladder
Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
Nosebleed
Obesity
Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
Osteoarthritis of Hip
Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Osteopenia
Osteoporosis
Osteoporosis Screening
Overweight
Painful Urination (Dysuria)
Partial Lung Collapse
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
Peptic Ulcer
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
Pneumonia
Polyneuropathy
Prostate Cancer Screening
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Function Test
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Raynaud's Disease
Restless Leg Syndrome
Ringworm
Sepsis
Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
Shingles
Shortness of Breath
Shoulder Disorders
Sickle Cell Disease
Skin Infections
Sleep Apnea
Sleep Disorders
Stomach Diseases
Syphilis Screening
Thrombosis
Thyroid Disease
Thyroid Screening
Tobacco Use Disorder
Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
Ulcer
Urinary Disorders
Urinary Incontinence
Urinary Stones
Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
Venous Insufficiency
Vertigo
Viral Infection
Wellness Examination
Wheezing

About Me

Biography

Dr. Ted Schaffer, MD is a geriatric medicine specialist in Pittsburgh, PA and has been practicing for 39 years. He graduated from Va Commonwealth Univ Sch Of Med in 1979 and specializes in geriatric medicine.

Specialties

  • Geriatric Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Family Practice
  • Geriatric Medicine
  • Sports Medicine

Education

  • 1982
    Upmc-St Margaret
    Internship Hospital
    1982
  • 1979
    Va Commonwealth Univ Sch Of Med
    Medical School
    1979

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Insurance accepted

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Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Select
Amerihealth
Personal Choice PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Coventry Health Care
Coventry Health America PPO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
PHCS Network PPO
UPMC
UPMC PPO

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UPMC St. Margaret

Pittsburgh, PA

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