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Specialties & Research
Dr. David Schafer, MD is board certified in Orthopaedic Surgery.
- He has special expertise in 5 areas:
- Arthroscopic Surgery (Arthroscopy)
- Hip Osteoarthritis
- Knee Osteoarthritis
- Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)
- Sports Medicine
Education & Awards
Dr. Schafer graduated from Northwestern University, Chicago.
Dr. Schafer has 9 hospital affiliations:
- St Alexius Medical Center
- Northwestern Lake Forest Hospital
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- Additional Information
- Dr. David Schafer MD is a male Orthopaedic Surgeon, has 12 years of experience and practices in Orthopaedic Surgery.
- Where does Dr. David Schafer practice?
- Dr. David Schafer has 8 office locations.
Dr. David Schafer practices Orthopaedic Surgery near Vernon Hills, IL.
Additional practice locations include: Bartlett, IL and Buffalo Grove, IL.
See Vernon Hills Orthopedic Surgeons.