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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (2)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Robert Schaefer is Excellent. Dr. Schaefer has been reviewed by 19 patients who have provided 2 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.3
Promptness 4.3
Courteous Staff 4.3
Accurate Diagnosis 4.8
Bedside Manner 4.6
Spends Time with Me 4.2
Follows Up After Visit 4.2

Specialties & Research

Dr. Robert Schaefer, MD is board certified in Orthopaedic Surgery.

  • He has special expertise in 8 areas:
  • Arthroscopic Surgery (Arthroscopy)
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Hip Osteoarthritis
  • Hip Surgery (Hip Replacement Arthroplasty)
  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Knee Surgery (Knee Replacement Arthroplasty)
  • Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)
  • Sports Medicine

Education & Awards

Dr. Schaefer graduated from Wright State University, Dayton.


Dr. Schaefer has 17 hospital affiliations:

  • Battle Creek Health System 
  • Borgess Medical Center 

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Additional Information
Dr. Robert Scott Schaefer MD is a male Orthopaedic Surgeon, has 25 years of experience and practices in Orthopaedic Surgery.
Where does Dr. Robert S. Schaefer practice?
Dr. Robert Schaefer has 5 office locations.
Dr. Robert Schaefer practices Orthopaedic Surgery near Portage, MI.
Additional practice locations include: Hillsdale, MI and Dowagiac, MI.
See Portage Orthopedic Surgeons.