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David A. Schafer, MD

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About David

David Schafer, MD has over 15 years of experience in orthopedics. He completed his medical studies at Northwestern University in Chicago, Illinois and orthopedic fellowship at the prestigious Kerlan-Jobe Orthopedic Clinic in Los Angeles, California. 

He has particular interest and expertise in: 

  • Advanced arthroscopic shoulder reconstruction of the rotator cuff and labrum
  • Shoulder and elbow arthroplasty
  • Anterior cruciate ligament and all other ligament injuries to the knee
  • Medical School
  • Doctor of Medicine Northwestern University
    Chicago, IL
  • Residency
  • Orthopedic Surgery Resident Northwestern Memorial Hospital
    Chicago, IL
  • Fellowship
  • Sports Medicine Fellowship Kerlan-Jobe Orthopedic Clinic
    Los Angles, CA
Star Ratings
4.3 out of 5
( 65 Ratings
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  • Apr 12, 2023
    Dr. Schafer was great. Great doctor.
  • Apr 12, 2023
    Dr Schafer and his staff are very nice and helpful to all my needs and care.
  • Apr 3, 2023
    Great service, great doctor, explained everything to me, couldn't be any happier.
  • Mar 28, 2023
    David, Dr. he was upfront about my injury and the basically, what could have her if I was to have another surgery. And if I even want to go down that route, he definitely broke things down to me and made it clear that, you know, let's at least do some type of therapy, which I want it. My goal is definitely to get better and he definitely made me so comfortable case made me some of his injuries and gave me some hope that even though this is not a, you know, a complete stick it in, you know, release some type
  • Mar 27, 2023
    I received a thorough explanation of my problem. Pictures were included in the explanation which was most helpful.
  • Mar 24, 2023
    Knee pain
  • Feb 15, 2023
    I was happy with the doctor and my visits and I would recommend him to whoever needed him. And everything went well and he's very good. Thank you.
  • Jan 18, 2023
    Dr. Need to communicate with the patient all the time and communicate with each other to see what is good for the patient.
  • Dec 7, 2022
    Dr Schafer is a very nice Dr