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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (10)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Andrea Schaffner is Good. Dr. Schaffner has been reviewed by 20 patients who have provided 10 comments. The rating is 3.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 3.7
Promptness 3.6
Courteous Staff 3.5
Accurate Diagnosis 3.3
Bedside Manner 3.1
Spends Time with Me 3.3
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 34 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.