Dr. Walter Schaefer, MD

Dr. Walter Schaefer, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  |  
Male  |  
Age 75
(1)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Walter Schaefer, MD is an ear, nose, and throat doctor who practices in Salisbury, MD. He is 75 years old and has been practicing for 49 years.

560 Riverside Dr Ste B102

Salisbury, MD 21801

Contact Information

(410) 546-4200

Insurance Accepted

  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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Top Care Areas

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Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
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more than 24% of peers
Earwax Buildup
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more than 21% of peers
Peritonsillar Abscess
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more than 16% of peers

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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

  • Abscess
  • Acute Tonsillitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Nose
  • Cancer
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Chronic Tonsillitis
  • Deafness
  • Deviated Septum
  • Dysphagia
  • Ear Disorders
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Enlarged Turbinates
  • Facial Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Headache
  • Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
  • Laryngeal Cancer
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Loss of Smell and-or Taste
  • Nosebleed
  • Oral Cancer
  • Otitis Media
  • Outer Ear Infection
  • Peritonsillar Abscess
  • Pharyngitis
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
  • Sinusitis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Sore Throat
  • Throat Cancer (Oropharyngeal)
  • Tongue Cancer
  • Tonsillitis
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia

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Procedures

  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Paracentesis
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Maryland.

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

  • Univ Of MD Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1968
  • Naval Hosp
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1969
  • MD Hosp
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1976
  • University Of Maryland Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1977
  • University Of Maryland Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1978

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Schaefer has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Schaefer's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Schaefer to family and friends
1.0
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Dr. Schaefer's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
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  • Explains condition(s) well
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  • Answers Questions
    POOR
  • Time well spent
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Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    GOOD
  • Office environment
    FAIR
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
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Dr. Schaefer accepts 2 insurance carriers
  • Coventry Health Care
    Southern Health PPO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Schaefer has admitting privileges

Peninsula Regional Medical Center
100 E Carroll St
Salisbury, MD 21801
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