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Obstetrician & Gynecologist (OB/GYN)
24 years of experience
Accepting new patients
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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (7)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Joseph Schaffer is Good. Dr. Schaffer has been reviewed by 13 patients who have provided 7 comments. The rating is 3.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 3.8
Promptness 3.3
Courteous Staff 4.2
Accurate Diagnosis 4.1
Bedside Manner 4.4
Spends Time with Me 4.3
Follows Up After Visit 3.8

Specialties & Research

Dr. Joseph Schaffer, MD is board certified in Obstetrics & Gynecology.

  • He has special expertise in 12 areas:
  • Fecal Incontinence
  • Gynecologic Surgical Procedures
  • Gynecology
  • Hot Flashes
  • Hysterectomy (Uterus)
  • Interstitial Cystitis
  • Menopause
  • Pelvic Pain
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Urinary Retention
  • Uterine Prolapse

Education & Awards

Dr. Schaffer graduated from University of Cincinnati. He has 6 awards.

One of America's Leading Experts on:
Uterine Prolapse
CREOG National Faculty Award for Excellence in Resident Education
CREOG National Faculty Award for Excellence in Resident Education (1999)
Faculty Teaching Award (1996)
Outstanding Faculty Award (1999)
Castle Connolly's Top Doctors™ (2013)


Dr. Schaffer has 7 hospital affiliations:

  • UT Southwestern University Hospital - St. Paul 
  • UT Southwestern University Hospital - Zale Lipshy 


  • Spanish
  • Italian

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Additional Information
Dr. Joseph Ira Schaffer MD is a male Obstetrician & Gynecologist, has 24 years of experience and practices in Obstetrics & Gynecology.
Where does Dr. Joseph I. Schaffer practice?
Dr. Joseph Schaffer has 1 office location.
Dr. Joseph Schaffer practices Obstetrics & Gynecology near Dallas, TX.
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