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About Dr. Christopher J Schaffer

Dr. Christopher J Schaffer, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Birmingham, AL. His specialties include Plastic Surgery. Dr. Schaffer has received 8 awards. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

77 Ratings with 53 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Christopher J Schaffer is Excellent. Dr. Christopher J Schaffer has been rated by 77 patients. From those 77 patients 53 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Christopher J Schaffer is 4.8 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Hedden Plastic Surgery Center

140 Village St Ste 100
Birmingham, AL 35242
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Specialties

Dr. Christopher J Schaffer has the following 1 specialty

  • Plastic Surgery

    A plastic surgery specialist is a physician with extensive training in the execution of plastic surgery procedures.
    Plastic surgery is the use of surgical procedures to rebuild or reshape injured or misshapen body parts. Congenital defects, such as a cleft lip or palate, can be corrected by a plastic surgery specialist. Injuries sustained during auto accidents also may require the services of a plastic surgery specialist. These procedures fall under the category of reconstructive plastic surgery.
    The other category of plastic surgery is cosmetic plastic surgery. Plastic surgery specialists often perform procedures like breast augmentation, face lifts, tummy tucks, liposuction, and lip injection as elective surgeries for patients who wish to make aesthetic improvements.

  • Specialty Expertise

    Dr. Christopher J Schaffer has the following 7 expertise

  • Cosmetic Surgery
  • Hair Restoration
  • Skin Cancer
  • Laser Resurfacing
  • Breast Implants (Breast Implantation)
  • Reconstructive Surgery
  • Dermabrasion

Board Certifications

Dr. Christopher J Schaffer is Board Certified in 1 specialty

See the board certifications this doctor has received. Board certifications provide confidence that this doctor meets the nationally recognized standards for education, knowledge and experience.

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Five Stars

My family and I have seen Dr Shaeffer a number of times and have been very happy with our results. He is talented, efficient, thorough, straightforward and nice to deal with.

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Dr. Schaffer Rocks!

Amazing experience. Excellent staff. Concerned physician. He and I was able to brainstorm in order to achieve the results I wanted. I am now 3 months post op and could not be more happy. I love the result and will use him in the future if I chose to upgrade myself again.

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Breast Augmentation amazing results

I am currently over a month post op and totally in love with my breast! After having two children and deciding that we were done having children it was the best decision ever! From the very first visit with Dr. Schaffer I knew he was the one that I wanted to have my argumentation completed by. Due to my husband's work schedule, Dr. Schaffer was able to schedule me on a non-surgical day so that my husband could help with my recovery. The day of surgery, the staff were amazing and made me feel completely at home. I was in recovery the perfect amount of time to where the amazing nurses could make sure that everything was ok and then I could head home. This was extremely helpful as I was not in any pain on my ride home and was able to get in bed for the needed rest. I had zero pain during my recovery which I know is not the normal but I have had several surgeries during my life and can honestly say it was due to the amazing work of Dr. Schaffer. My incisions are so tiny and my breast are exactly what I was asking for. He was extremely honest with what I wanted and what he thought would give me the best outcome and nailed it! On the day of my 1-month post opp visit, Dr. Schaffer even saw me in between surgeries as it was the only day that I could come. I recently went back and had my lips plumped by Dr. Schaffer and the outcome is just as perfect. Dr. Schaffer is simply amazing. He knows what he is doing and listens to your needs and combines his vast years of experience to present the perfect outcome. Trust him and you will be completely happy with your results!!!

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He exceeded my expectations

I am an out of town patient and it was all done in three days. On my pre op appt even though he's a very busy man he still made time to meet with me, not only did he meet with me he took slit of time with me. I am a very nervous person and I think he sensed that and he took his time and waited until the end to ask me to open my robe so he could see what he was working with. He was very gentle and patient with me. He never went against the size I wanted but told me the pros and cons of different sizes. If you are a timid person I promise you he will try to put you at ease.. The anestegiologist name was Patrick I believe and also had a very calming voice and sweet man, I appreciated that. There were no wait times out of the three times I went there so I don't know why I keep seeing that in reviews because that simply was not the case with me. Most importantly my breast look great so far and I'm only a week into the healing process. They looked good from day one. I must say I'm very impressed and very pleased that he was my surgeon!!!

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Breast Reduction

I had breast reduction surgery with Dr. Schaffer, and he was awesome. I couldn't have asked for a better outcome. My recovery has been easy, and my results are better than I ever expected. I highly recommend Dr. Schaffer and Hedden Plastic Surgery. They definitely take care of their patients and want the best results possible for you.

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  • Awards

    8 Awards

  • Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award

    Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award (2015, 2016, 2017, 2018)

    The Patients' Choice Award - 5 Year Honoree is a recognition granted only to those doctors whose ratings have reflected excellence in care for five years in a row. Only 1% of all doctors in the United States are bestowed this honor by their patients.

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition

    Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018)

    Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.

  • Compassionate Doctor Award - 5 Year Honoree

    Compassionate Doctor Award - 5 Year Honoree (2016, 2017, 2018)

    Vitals Compassionate Doctor Award - 5 Year Honoree recognizes doctors with the highest scores in bedside manner for five consecutive years. This honor is granted to a few distinct doctors in the United States based on experiences shared by patients.

  • Patients' Choice Award

    Patients' Choice Award (2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018)

    Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.

  • On-Time Doctor Award

    On-Time Doctor Award (2014, 2018)

    Vitals On-Time + Promptness Award recognizes doctors with consistent high ratings for timeliness of appointments. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and promptness scores.

  • Top 10 Doctor - Metro Area

    Top 10 Doctor - Metro Area (2014)

    Top 10 Doctors are chosen by the millions of patients who visit Vitals each year to find a new doctor and share their experiences by providing ratings and reviews. In order to differentiate highly-regarded doctors from the rest for patients in search of quality care, Vitals awards Top 10 Doctor honors to those physicians within a certain specialty and geographic area who are consistently given top ratings by their patients.

  • Top 10 Doctor - State

    Top 10 Doctor - State (2014)

    Top 10 Doctors are chosen by the millions of patients who visit Vitals each year to find a new doctor and share their experiences by providing ratings and reviews. In order to differentiate highly-regarded doctors from the rest for patients in search of quality care, Vitals awards Top 10 Doctor honors to those physicians within a certain specialty and geographic area who are consistently given top ratings by their patients.

  • Top 10 Doctor - City

    Top 10 Doctor - City (2014)

    Top 10 Doctors are chosen by the millions of patients who visit Vitals each year to find a new doctor and share their experiences by providing ratings and reviews. In order to differentiate highly-regarded doctors from the rest for patients in search of quality care, Vitals awards Top 10 Doctor honors to those physicians within a certain specialty and geographic area who are consistently given top ratings by their patients.

  • Education

  • Temple University Health System

    Residency

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Christopher J Schaffer accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • BCBS Alabama
    • BCBS AL PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA HMO
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
    • CIGNA PPO
  • Multiplan
    • Multiplan PPO
    • PHCS PPO
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Navigate HMO
    • UHC Navigate POS
    • UHC Options PPO

Locations & Directions

Hedden Plastic Surgery Center, 140 Village St Ste 100, Birmingham, AL

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