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Dr. Hal Schaffer, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Albany, NY, with another office in Valatie, NY. He has 31 years of experience. His specialties include Dermatology. Dr. Schaffer is affiliated with Columbia Memorial Hospital, Albany VA Medical Center : Samuel S Stratton and Albany Memorial Hospital. He speaks English.


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Specialties & Expertise

Dr. Hal Schaffer has the following 12 areas of expertise, 1 specialty and 1 board certification.


A dermatologist is a doctor who has extensive training and knowledge of the skin, scalp, hair and nails and treats conditions that affect those areas. These doctors will evaluate any abnormality, blemish or lesion on the skin in order to determine the cause and will determine a course of treatment.
Dermatologists provide patients with full body scans in order to identify any signs that are indicative of an illness that requires treatment, such as skin cancer. These specialists may also provide cosmetic services, such as mole removal, scar diminishing treatments and even botox and face lifts.


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Locations & Directions


113 Holland Ave
Albany, NY 12208

Columbia Dermatology

1301 River St
Valatie, NY 12184

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