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The overall average patient rating of Dr. Joel Schaefer is Excellent.
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Specialties & Research
Dr. Joel Schaefer, FACS, MD is board certified in Surgery.
- He has special expertise in 8 areas:
- Breast Diseases
- Critical Care
- Digestive System Abnormalities
- Endocrine Disorders
- Inflammatory Bowel Diseases (IBD)
- Liver Diseases
- Minimally Invasive Surgical Procedures
Education & Awards
Dr. Schaefer graduated from University of New Mexico , Albuquerque.
Dr. Schaefer has 2 hospital affiliations:
- St Marys Hospital And Medical Center
- Community Hospital
Accepted Insurance Plans
Dr. Schaefer accepts these health insurances in at least one office:
- United Healthcare - 20 plans
- Rocky Mountain Health Plans - 7 plans
- Cigna - 6 plans
- Colorado Medicaid - 1 plan
- Aetna - 3 plans
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- Where does Dr. Joel W. Schaefer practice?
Dr. Joel Schaefer practices Surgery near Grand Junction, CO.
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