Eric W. Schaefer, MD

Eric W. Schaefer, MD

4.9 
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Primary Specialty

Internal Medicine

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Education

Medical Education:
MD, University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences - 2003
Residency:
NYU Grossman School of Medicine - 2006

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine - Internal Medicine (Certified)

Faculty Profile

Assistant Professor, Feinberg School of Medicine

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Practice Groups and Affiliations

Medical Group:
Northwestern Medical Group
Physician Category:
Northwestern Medicine Physician Network
On Medical Staff At:
Northwestern Memorial Hospital

Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

4.9
4.9 

171 Ratings

Reviews from Patients

100 Most Recent Reviews

Reviews from Patients

100 Most Recent Reviews

November 16, 2020

5.0

Dr. Schaefer listens and I think he is a very good doctor.

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November 13, 2020

4.0

Again, I was well impressed with his response. But I still have not enough history about his diagnostics, therefore I reserve the higher rating until I know better.

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November 13, 2020

4.0

Response from the office to my message was reasonably timely and Dr. Schaefer call was attentive and he gave me enough time to feel that he evaluated the situation with care.

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November 12, 2020

5.0

Competent Health Care... Good Physician

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November 11, 2020

5.0

Dr. Schaefer is the most caring and compassionate physician I have ever had.

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November 11, 2020

5.0

Incredibly caring and brilliant staff and physicians

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November 09, 2020

4.0

Attentive and responsive to concerns.

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November 09, 2020

4.0

Overall good interaction and vaccine/blood work followup.

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November 09, 2020

5.0

Nice initial interaction but really I don't have much info at this point.

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November 09, 2020

5.0

Staff are generally friendly and interested in good service. Only problem is that I did not get any sort of reminder about my appt today. Last communication was over one month ago.

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November 09, 2020

5.0

I think he is a good doctor, he listens, he seems sensible.

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November 09, 2020

5.0

skilled doctor

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November 05, 2020

5.0

He listened to what I had to say and addressed my concerns.

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November 05, 2020

5.0

They are very thorough.

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November 03, 2020

5.0

I would be very comfortable recommending Dr. Eric Schaefer to any of my friends family or relatives is very capable I have never been disappointed with this service thank you

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November 03, 2020

5.0

Dr. Schaefer if prompt in his responses and goes out of his way to help you.

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October 30, 2020

5.0

I thought Dr. Schaefer was extremely thorough, punctual and very knowledgeable about me.

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October 30, 2020

5.0

I thought Dr. Schaefer was extremely thorough, punctual and very knowledgeable about me.

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October 30, 2020

5.0

He is an excellent physician who cares about his patients

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October 30, 2020

5.0

Dr Schaefer is a pleasure to visit with. He is responsive to any questions and provides excellent explanations.

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October 28, 2020

5.0

His very kind an forward.

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October 28, 2020

5.0

Great care service.

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October 23, 2020

4.0

Goof md

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October 23, 2020

4.0

Good mds

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October 19, 2020

5.0

He has something many of other doctors need. Bedside manner!!!!

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October 19, 2020

5.0

The doctor was very attentive. I am planning to use him again.

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October 16, 2020

5.0

He was helpful.

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October 16, 2020

5.0

Although I was not soeaking with my primary physician, he tried to help me with my health concern.

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October 15, 2020

5.0

I have been seeing Dr. Schaefer for over two years now and I have always been very satisfied with his care. I believe him to be very knowledgeable. I think he listens to my concerns most carefully and responds well to all my needs. I would not hesitate to recommend him.

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October 15, 2020

5.0

My experiences at NM Internal Medicine have all been very positive. I feel that my health issues are taken care of very well.

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October 14, 2020

5.0

Great doctor

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October 14, 2020

5.0

Fast service

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October 12, 2020

5.0

Personable and comprehensive review

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October 12, 2020

5.0

Scheduling accuracyTimely consultation and examNurse called me back per question request

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October 12, 2020

5.0

been working with him for years. he gets me in and provides great medical advice

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October 10, 2020

4.0

When you feel that there is compassion and understanding with your PCP then you don't mind being open and honest.

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October 09, 2020

5.0

Dr Schaefer is knowledgeable with good bedside manner

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October 09, 2020

5.0

I like my doctor and have trust in Northwestern

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October 08, 2020

5.0

Very thorough and attentive.

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October 08, 2020

5.0

Very satisfied with service.

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October 08, 2020

5.0

He is amazing with my 97 year old parents. Analytical, responsive, caring. Very professional.

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October 08, 2020

5.0

Competent, well organized, caring

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October 07, 2020

5.0

He's not only knowledgeable but also attentive; he's willing to listen and provide thoughtful feedback.

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October 07, 2020

5.0

I've almost always had a good experience. Staff have always been courteous if not outright kind.

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October 06, 2020

5.0

Dr Schaefer is an excellent physician and a pleasant, caring person.

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October 06, 2020

5.0

As usual, the appointment was pleasant and efficient.

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October 06, 2020

5.0

Dr.Schaefer was my mom doctor and I am very happy how he took care of her.

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October 06, 2020

5.0

My mom was a former patient for a long period of years.

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October 04, 2020

5.0

Good doctor

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October 04, 2020

5.0

Great doctor Explains every issue and seems genuinely concerned

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October 02, 2020

5.0

Very competent, personal, analytical, always available

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October 02, 2020

5.0

Great doctors and careDr Schaefer in particular

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October 01, 2020

5.0

My Doctor is avery caring and excellent he is the best.

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October 01, 2020

5.0

Because I always get treated good.

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September 30, 2020

5.0

As I indicated previously Dr. Shafer has been my doctor for several years I'm very pleased with him I had a very bad experience having had gone to Evanston Hospital emergency purposes the difference is incredible I'm so happy with Dr. Shafer and North Western Memorial you guys are doing a great job thank you very much

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September 30, 2020

5.0

Dr. Shafer is the very Best very detailed very complete and accurate very pleased with them thank you

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September 30, 2020

5.0

A caring well educated doctor responds quickly to my chart Questions

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September 30, 2020

5.0

Well educated doctors

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September 19, 2020

5.0

He is smart and helpful, explains every issue fully and clearly. He communicates both wisdom and care.

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September 19, 2020

5.0

Responsive, thoughtful, concerned, clear.

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September 15, 2020

5.0

Caring, organized, on time

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September 15, 2020

5.0

Great doctors, staff, and facilities

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September 15, 2020

5.0

I like my doctor

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September 15, 2020

5.0

I like my doctor.

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September 13, 2020

5.0

Dr. Schaefer was very thorough during the annual check up. Give suggestions on what should be investigated before jump into the conclusions.

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September 12, 2020

5.0

sensitive and responsive

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September 12, 2020

5.0

easy

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September 11, 2020

5.0

He is wonderful thoughtful an concern?üíï

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September 11, 2020

5.0

Because it was clean Mr Schaefer was wonderful ?üíï?üíï

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September 10, 2020

5.0

Great Doctor very attive stait forward and caring.

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September 10, 2020

5.0

Everyone was pleasant and caring.

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September 10, 2020

5.0

Through.

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September 10, 2020

5.0

Competent and effecient

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September 09, 2020

5.0

Dr Schaefer was very attentive and caring. He answered all my questions and truly cared. Would highly recommend him.

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September 09, 2020

5.0

Office was very friendly and accommodating. Great experience.

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September 06, 2020

5.0

great patient approach, asks good questions

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September 06, 2020

5.0

Friendly, efficient, competent

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September 06, 2020

5.0

Dr. Schaefer is a thoughtful physician who pays attention to all aspect of my health and well-being.

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September 06, 2020

5.0

Everything I need to stay alive and healthy is available here, right in the center of the city, and in satellite locations.

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September 06, 2020

5.0

He listens and the patient never feelsrushed.

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September 06, 2020

5.0

I've gone to Northwestern for manyyears. I've had many wonderfuldoctors and I wouldn't think of goinganywhere else.

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September 04, 2020

5.0

A wonderful, knowledgeable and caring man. He always makes you feel like you are his only patient.

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September 04, 2020

5.0

I have had wonderful care and wonderful doctors and nurses

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September 03, 2020

5.0

He cares

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September 03, 2020

5.0

He cares about his clients.

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September 02, 2020

5.0

Dr. Schaefer is very thorough

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September 01, 2020

5.0

The doctors are thorough and the dig until they find a solution to your problem. That are also very friendly and courteous.

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August 31, 2020

5.0

Eric W. Schaefer, MD is a true professional. The best bedside manner I have ever received at NWM hospital. I enjoy visiting and getting pointers on how to be a better diabetes patient! Thank you Dr. Eric. The very best.

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August 31, 2020

5.0

I love the care that I've been getting from my Doctor

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August 31, 2020

5.0

Professional, courteous, patient, excellent communication skills, attentive listener, notes relevant evidence, patient centered.

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August 31, 2020

5.0

Dr. Schaefer provides competent, caring, and prompt medical care. I am very pleased with his service.

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August 29, 2020

5.0

Dr Schaefer is excellent:.Very attentive, kind, and knowledgable

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August 27, 2020

5.0

I'm a fairly new patient of Eric Schaffer. My old primary care md left the health plan. Schaffer is very attentive, listens well and follows up when necessary. Looking forward to a great relationship.

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August 26, 2020

5.0

Dr.Shaefer is very knowledgeable with warm care attitude. I like my family doctor. Thanks.

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August 22, 2020

5.0

He is an excellent doctor.

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August 21, 2020

5.0

Very responsive and good

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August 18, 2020

5.0

Took time with me and gave me sound advice.

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August 07, 2020

5.0

Because he is easy to communicate with, very smart and very caring. I think he is a perfect doctor in my estimation and I recommend him highly!!

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August 05, 2020

5.0

He's a great doctor, plus he is personable and understanding..A good bedside manner means alot to me.

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August 04, 2020

5.0

Very understanding helpful and responsive.

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