About Dr. Ellen B Schaeffer

Dr. Ellen B Schaeffer, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Syracuse, NY. She has 36 years of experience. Her specialties include Allergy and Immunology. Dr. Schaeffer has received 2 awards. She speaks English.

Rating Overview

7 Ratings with 3 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Ellen B Schaeffer is Great. Dr. Ellen B Schaeffer has been rated by 7 patients. From those 7 patients 3 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Ellen B Schaeffer is 4.1 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address


5229 Witz Dr
Syracuse, NY 13212
(315) 701-9500

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Dr. Ellen B Schaeffer has the following 1 specialty

  • Allergy and Immunology

    An allergy & immunology specialist is a physician who is specially trained in matters pertaining to chronic and acute allergies, as well as deficiencies of the immune system. The doctor will determine whether an allergy, which attacks our immune system, is present. They'll also determine the cause, whether it be environmental triggers like trees and pollen, food-borne like peanuts and dairy, the venom of insects like bees, or a medication like penicillin.
    In addition to determining the allergen causing an immunological response in a patient, the specialist will treat the symptoms caused by the reaction.

  • Specialty Expertise

    Dr. Ellen B Schaeffer has the following 14 expertise

  • Itching
  • Watery Eyes
  • Allergies
  • Nasal Allergy (Rhinitis)
  • Food Allergy (Hypersensitivity)
  • Hay Fever
  • Immunotherapy
  • Nasal Allergies
  • Latex Allergy (Latex Hypersensitivity)
  • Rash
  • Desensitization
  • Sinusitis
  • Food Allergies
  • Asthma


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Actually treats your pain!

Finally a doctor who doesn't just recommend another useless surgery! After only two injections my pain is significantly better.

Wait time
15 minutes
Easy Appointment
Friendly Staff
Accurate Diagnosis
Bedside Manner
Spends Time with Me
Appropriate Follow-up
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Two Stars

She wants to prescribe the latest medications regardless of cost to patients. She feels 2 daily tablets, 2 daily inhalers, 4 prn medications prescribed by her in addition to the adhd medication prescribed by pediatrician were not too many meds for a six year old. The pediatrician agreed with the parent and sent patient to a peds pulmonologist with med reductions with therapeutic success.

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15.0 minutes
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If only all doctors were like her!

Dr. Schaeffer is the best doctor I have seen in the Syracuse area, across all specialties. She is knowledgeable, competent, a good listener, and a kind person. She makes reasonable and effective treatment decisions. What a combo! If all doctors were like her, the state of medical in our country care would be superb.

Wait time
5.0 minutes
Easy Appointment
Friendly Staff
Accurate Diagnosis
Bedside Manner
Spends Time with Me
Appropriate Follow-up
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  • Awards

    2 Awards

  • On-Time Doctor Award

    On-Time Doctor Award (2015)

    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.

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition

    Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2015)

    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.

  • Education

    36 Years Experience

  • Universidad De Monterrey (Udem)

    Graduated in 1982

  • Georgetown University Medical Center


  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Ellen B Schaeffer accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna Elect Choice EPO
    • Aetna HMO
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna NYC Community Plan
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • Capital District Physicians Health Plan
    • CDPHP New York State of Health - Small Business
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
  • Empire BCBS
    • Empire Blue Priority EPO
    • Empire PPO
    • Empire Prism EPO Blue Priority
  • Excellus BCBS
    • Excellus BluePPO
  • MVP Health Plan
    • MVP HMO
    • MVP Premier Plus HMO Small Groups
  • Multiplan
    • Multiplan PPO
    • PHCS PPO
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS

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