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Dr. John J Schaffer MD is a male Sports Medicine, has 28 years of experience and practices in Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine.
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Dr. John Schaffer has 8 office locations.
Atlantic Orthopaedic Specialists
230 Clearfield Ave
Ste 124
Northwest Virginia Beach, Virginia Beach, VA 23462

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Locations and availability (8)
License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

  • Currently 2.5 of 4 stars
Patient comments (7)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. John Schaffer, Orthopaedic Surgeon is Good. Dr. Schaffer has been reviewed by 12 patients who have provided 7 comments. The rating is 2.5 out of 4 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 2.9
  • Currently 2.9090909090909 of 4 stars
Promptness 2.6
  • Currently 2.6 of 4 stars
Courteous Staff 2.5
  • Currently 2.5454545454545 of 4 stars
Accurate Diagnosis 2.4
  • Currently 2.4166666666667 of 4 stars
Bedside Manner 2.3
  • Currently 2.3333333333333 of 4 stars
Spends Time with Me 2.1
  • Currently 2.0833333333333 of 4 stars
Follows Up After Visit 2.4
  • Currently 2.4166666666667 of 4 stars

Specialties & Research

Dr. John Schaffer, MD is board certified in Orthopaedic Surgery.

  • He has special expertise in 4 areas:
  • Hip Osteoarthritis
  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)
  • Sports Medicine

Education & Awards

Dr. Schaffer graduated from Saint Louis University. He has 6 awards.

Magna Cum Laude
Presidential Honor Society
Best Resident Paper
Best Resident Paper
Presidential Honor Society
Magna Cum Laude


Dr. Schaffer has 9 hospital affiliations:

  • Sentara Leigh Hospital 
  • Sentara Norfolk Genl Hosp 

Accepted Insurance Plans

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

  • Aetna - 2 plans

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Additional Information
Where does Dr. John J. Schaffer practice?
Dr. John Schaffer practices Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine near Virginia Beach, VA.
Additional practice locations include: Norfolk, VA and Chesapeake, VA.
See Virginia Beach Surgeons and Virginia Beach Family Physicians.