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Surgical Specialist, Orthopaedic Surgeon
13 years of experience
Accepting new patients
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License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (0)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. David Schafer is Excellent. Dr. Schafer has been reviewed by 17 patients who have provided 0 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.8
Promptness 4.7
Courteous Staff 4.8
Accurate Diagnosis 4.9
Bedside Manner 4.7
Spends Time with Me 4.6
Follows Up After Visit 4.4

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. He has 2 awards.

Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2015)
On-Time Doctor Award (2015)


Dr. Schafer has 9 hospital affiliations:

  • St Alexius Medical Center 
  • Northwestern Lake Forest Hospital 


  • Spanish

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Additional Information
Dr. David Schafer MD is a male Orthopaedic Surgeon, has 13 years of experience and practices in Orthopaedic Surgery.
Where does Dr. David Schafer practice?
Dr. David Schafer has 2 office locations.
Dr. David Schafer practices Orthopaedic Surgery near Vernon Hills, IL.
Additional practice locations include: Chicago, IL.
See Vernon Hills Surgeons.