Eric W. Schaefer, MD

Eric W. Schaefer, MD

4.9 
372 ratings  Read Reviews
Northwestern Medical Group

Primary Specialty

Internal Medicine

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Accepting New Patients

Education

Medical Education:
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 (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 
372 Ratings
  • Friendly & Courteous
    4.9
  • Will Recommend to Others
    4.8
  • Clear Explanations
    4.9
  • Shows Concern
    4.9
  • Includes You In Decisions
    4.9
  • Explains Medications
    4.9
  • Follow-Up Instructions
    4.8
  • Easy to Understand
    4.9
  • Time Spent With Patient
    4.8
  • Confidence in Doctor
    4.8

Reviews from Patients

68 Reviews
November 02, 2019

we are very pleased with our care provider Dr Eric Schaefer

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October 21, 2019

My experience were good

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October 18, 2019

Doctor was well prepared for the visit

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September 30, 2019

Dr. Schaefer is an excellent provider - clear spoken, with genuine concern and knowledge communicated with great facility.

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September 29, 2019

Dr. Schaefer is an amazing provider, and I feel very well cared for by him.

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September 25, 2019

Great Dr.!

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September 17, 2019

Eric Schaefer MD is a great doctor ! All respects

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September 14, 2019

I am very pleased with Dr. Eric Schaffer's care. He is excellent: considerate, attentive, all you can hope from your doctor.

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September 09, 2019

My wife doesn't have a primary care physician, and when I got home from this visit I told her she should use Dr. Eric.

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September 07, 2019

Dr Schaefer really listens and talks with you. he is very caring and kind.

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August 24, 2019

I have enjoyed working with Dr. Schaefer. I feel that I am getting the best health care possible.

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August 13, 2019

Dr. Schaefer always listens well to me, gives thoughtful answers, and shows concern for my well-being. He makes good decisions about my health care.

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August 12, 2019

I have always felt comfortable with Dr. Schaefer's collaborative approach to treatment. He is always familiar with my medical history and conditions and discusses medications, treatments and options with me.

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August 03, 2019

good

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July 14, 2019

Always Great

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July 09, 2019

This was the very first time I had a bad experience with a professional. I do not know if he is normally like this, or if he was having a bad moment, but I was expected better treatment from a doctor, and if he normally is like this, I think he needs to take time to be mindful "listening carefully" to the patient's concern, symptoms and then inquire using why, where, how, when, etc., instead of telling the patient "stop-stop" while he figures out what test to order for the patient's case and types. I know for sure that if I cannot be seen by my regular physician, I will make sure not to schedule with Dr. Schaefer again.

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June 30, 2019

Dr. Schaefer is a kind, caring, knowledgeable physician

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June 28, 2019

5-star.

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June 16, 2019

Good

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June 16, 2019

Good

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May 29, 2019

I am very pleased with *Dr. Schaefer's services.

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May 26, 2019

Dr. Schaefer does a great job being attentive, trying to come up with solutions to problems, and not making patient feel rushed.

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May 25, 2019

great

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May 21, 2019

Dr. Schaefer is so wonderful! He treats my son with such respect and kindness and he listens carefully to all of our concerns.

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March 06, 2019

Dr Schaefer reviewed treatment from other doctors thoroughly and was able to answer all of my questions. he is thorough and friendly.

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March 05, 2019

I have recommended *Dr. Schaefer to others already. He is an excellent doctor.

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March 01, 2019

Care provider spent all the time i need / wanted with him. I never felt rushed.

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February 14, 2019

Dr. Schaefer is professional, engaging, prompt, and a clear/concise communicator.

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February 03, 2019

a good experience.

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January 24, 2019

I think Dr. Schaefer is exceptional. He has always been willing to have a discussion about whatever issue I have and to work with me to discover the cause of something that was uncertain.

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January 24, 2019

very professional and addresses every issue

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January 06, 2019

good

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January 05, 2019

Dr. Schaefer is a fantastic doctor. He is very attentive, polite and knowledgeable. I always feel that I am getting a very good thorough check up and he always puts me in a good mood! Dr. Schaefer chose the right career!!!

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January 04, 2019

My *Dr. Eric Schaefer is the best, I never have to wait, he is friendly, neat compassionate, always listen, never rush, service with a smile. I love *Dr. Eric Schaefer.

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December 15, 2018

Dr. Schaefer is terrific. My wife is a nurse and she has our whole family going to him including herself and she has complex medical issues.

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December 07, 2018

very good

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November 23, 2018

good

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November 12, 2018

very nice doctor !

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October 19, 2018

I have the utmost confidence in Dr. Eric Schaffer.

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October 09, 2018

Dr. Schaefer is an outstanding physician!

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September 25, 2018

Dr. Schaffer is very caring, empathetic and professional.

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September 21, 2018

Dr. Shaefer is very attentive and considerate doctor. He is a good listener and addresses all my concerns in a highly professional way.

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September 16, 2018

Dr. Schaefer is the best! I have my whole family seeing him. I have complex medical conditions and he never shys away from lookyat all kinds of research and alternatives to help me. we will always be loyal to him.

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September 16, 2018

Dr. Schaefer was the best physician I've ever seen. He was open, compassionate, extremely knowledgeable, and thorough.

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August 27, 2018

He's the best physician I have seen in my entire life and I am 57 years old.

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August 25, 2018

Dr. Schaefer always takes the time to listen and provide me with solid health advice. I am greatly satisfied with his care.

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