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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (8)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Andrea Schaffner is Good. Dr. Schaffner has been reviewed by 17 patients who have provided 8 comments. The rating is 3.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 3.7
Promptness 3.7
Courteous Staff 3.6
Accurate Diagnosis 3.4
Bedside Manner 3.3
Spends Time with Me 3.4
Follows Up After Visit 3.3

Specialties & Research

Dr. Andrea Schaffner, MD is board certified in Internal Medicine and Geriatric Medicine.

  • She has special expertise in 3 areas:
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Weight Loss
  • Women's Health

Education & Awards

Dr. Schaffner graduated from Columbia University, New York. She has 2 awards.

Bridges to Excellence Recognition
Bridges to Excellence Medical Home Recognition (2013 - 2016)
Level III
NCQA Physician Practice Connections - Patient Centered Medical Home (2013 - 2016)


Dr. Schaffner has 9 hospital affiliations:

  • Middlesex Hospital 
  • Madison House Care And Rehabilitation Center, Madison CT 


  • French
  • English

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Additional Information
Dr. Andrea Schaffner MD is a female Internist, has 33 years of experience and practices in Internal Medicine and Geriatric Medicine.
Where does Dr. Andrea Schaffner practice?
Dr. Andrea Schaffner has 4 office locations.
Dr. Andrea Schaffner practices Internal Medicine and Geriatric Medicine near Essex, CT.
Additional practice locations include: Chester, CT.
See Essex Internists and Essex Geriatric Doctors.