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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (6)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. John Schafer is Excellent. Dr. Schafer has been reviewed by 11 patients who have provided 6 comments. The rating is 5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.4
Promptness 4.6
Courteous Staff 4.9
Accurate Diagnosis 4.9
Bedside Manner 4.9
Spends Time with Me 5.0
Follows Up After Visit 4.8

Specialties & Research

Dr. John Schafer, MD is board certified in Internal Medicine and Neurology.

  • He has special expertise in 4 areas:
  • Alzheimer Disease
  • Epilepsy
  • Migraine Disorders
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)

Education & Awards

Dr. Schafer graduated from University of Chicago. He has 3 awards.

Patients' Choice Award (2012 - 2014)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2012 - 2014)
On-Time Doctor Award (2014)


Dr. Schafer has 10 hospital affiliations:

  • Mercy General Hospital 
  • Mercy San Juan Medical Center 


  • English
  • Spanish

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Additional Information
Dr. John Arthur Schafer MD is a male Internist, has 40 years of experience and practices in Internal Medicine and Neurology.
Where does Dr. John A. Schafer practice?
Dr. John Schafer has 6 office locations.
Dr. John Schafer practices Internal Medicine and Neurology near Carmichael, CA.
Additional practice locations include: Sacramento, CA and Elk Grove, CA.
See Carmichael Internists and Carmichael Neurologists.