Dr. Hartzell V Schaff MD is a male Cardiothoracic Surgeon, has 37 years of experience and practices in Thoracic Surgery and Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery.
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Dr. Hartzell Schaff has 2 office locations.
300 8th Ave NW
Suite 662
Austin, MN 55912

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License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
(11)
Patient comments (6)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Hartzell Schaff is Excellent. Dr. Schaff has been reviewed by 11 patients who have provided 6 comments. The rating is 4 out of 4 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 3.7
  • Currently 3.6666666666667 of 4 stars
Promptness 3.9
  • Currently 3.875 of 4 stars
Courteous Staff 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
Accurate Diagnosis 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
Bedside Manner 3.6
  • Currently 3.5555555555556 of 4 stars
Spends Time with Me 3.3
  • Currently 3.3333333333333 of 4 stars
Follows Up After Visit 3.2
  • Currently 3.2222222222222 of 4 stars

Specialties & Research

Dr. Hartzell Schaff, MD is board certified in Thoracic Surgery (Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery).

  • He has special expertise in 41 areas:
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Coarctation
  • Aortic Diseases
  • Aortic Valve Insufficiency
  • Aortic Valve Stenosis
  • Bacterial Endocarditis
  • Blood Clot (Thromboembolism)
  • Blood Vessel Prosthesis Implantation
  • Cardiac Surgical Procedures
  • Cardiopulmonary Bypass (CPB)
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Coronary Artery Angioplasty & Stent
  • Coronary Artery Bypass (Heart Bypass)
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Disease
  • Dissecting Aneurysm
  • Endocarditis
  • False Aneurysm
  • Heart Cancer
  • Heart Diseases
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Education & Awards

Dr. Schaff graduated from University of Oklahoma , Oklahoma City. He has 14 awards.

Awards  
One of America's Leading Experts on:
Aortic Valve Insufficiency
Atrial Heart Septal Defects
Cardiac Surgical Procedures
Cardiopulmonary Bypass
Cardiovascular Surgical Procedures
Coronary Artery Bypass
Heart Neoplasms
Heart Valve Diseases
Heart Valve Prosthesis Implantation
Mitral Valve Insufficiency
Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® (2002 - 2008, 2010 - 2014)
Patients' Choice Award (2009, 2011 - 2013)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2011 - 2012)
Top 10 Doctor - State (2014)
Minnesota
Thoracic Surgeon

Affiliations

Dr. Schaff has 5 hospital affiliations:

  • St Marys Hospital - Rochester 
  • Rochester Methodist Hospital 

Accepted Insurance Plans

Dr. Schaff accepts these health insurances in at least one office:

  • Aetna - 2 plans
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota - 1 plan
  • Great-West Healthcare - 2 plans
  • ODS Health Plans - 1 plan
  • Humana - 1 plan
  • Cigna - 3 plans
  • Iowa Medicaid - 1 plan


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Additional Information
Where does Dr. Hartzell V. Schaff practice?
Dr. Hartzell Schaff practices Thoracic Surgery and Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery near Austin, MN.
Additional practice locations include: Rochester, MN.
See Austin Cardiothoracic Surgeons.