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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (1)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Joel Schaefer is Good. Dr. Schaefer has been reviewed by 2 patients who have provided 1 comments. The rating is 3.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 5.0
Promptness 5.0
Courteous Staff 5.0
Accurate Diagnosis 5.0
Bedside Manner 5.0
Spends Time with Me 5.0
Follows Up After Visit 5.0

Specialties & Research

Dr. Joel Schaefer, BA, FACS, MD is board certified in Surgery.

  • He has special expertise in 8 areas:
  • Breast Diseases
  • Critical Care
  • Digestive System Abnormalities
  • Endocrine Disorders
  • Hernia
  • 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 


  • Spanish
  • English

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Additional Information
Dr. Joel W Schaefer BA, FACS, and MD is a male Surgeon, has 15 years of experience and practices in Surgery.
Where does Dr. Joel W. Schaefer practice?
Dr. Joel Schaefer has 1 office location.
Dr. Joel Schaefer practices Surgery near Grand Junction, CO.
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