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About Dr. Leslie Schaffer
Dr. Leslie Schaffer, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Chicago, IL. He has 42 years of experience. His specialties include Neurological Surgery. Dr. Schaffer is affiliated with Advocate Christ Medical Center and Mercy Hospital & Medical Center. Dr. Schaffer has received 2 awards. He speaks English.
Dr. Leslie Schaffer has the following 1 specialty
- Neurological Surgery
A neurological surgeon is a physician who surgically treats disorders of the nervous system, which is comprised of the brain, spinal cord and nerves.
In addition to treating trauma of the head and spine, these doctors also treat disorders like epilepsy, aneurysms, hydrocephalus, Parkinson's disease, multiple sclerosis, stroke, spinal disc herniation, and spinal disease.
Neurological surgeons can perform surgical procedures on the brain, such as stereotactic surgery, microsurgery, endoscopic surgery, stereotactic radiosurgery, and endovascular image guided methods.
Dr. Leslie Schaffer has the following 12 expertise
- Neurosurgical Procedures
- Cerebrovascular Disorders
- Spinal Disorders
- Brain Surgery
- Brain Tumor
Dr. Leslie Schaffer has 1 board certified 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
Dr. Leslie 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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Do not take my post op issues serious enough. I have never had brain surgery before so, I would not really have knowledge about my condition. Questions were never answered clear enough And when I did complain about issues his go to answer would be well come on in on Wednesday and see me. My issue started on a Friday you wanted me to wait until next week! What makes it worse is that I would like to change surgeons but, no other doctor will touch you!
He didn't even read my mri...then proceeded to say I should try physical therapy for a back injury caused from a cAR accident 13 years ago...lol I have horrible insurance so he wanted me at therapy for 6 weeks 3 times a week...well. My insurance only approved 2 visits ...ha...ok..what now...I definitely need surgery and he's stringing me along for what? ? Next......
Very full of himself! Did not like his bedside manner or his cockiness at office visit. Had to wait a week for him to read MRI report to us!
Patients' Choice Award (2014, 2015, 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 (2014)
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.
Dr. Schaffer is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).
42 Years Experience
University Of Illinois College Of Medicine
Graduated in 1976
Cook County Hospital
Dr. Leslie Schaffer accepts the following insurance providers.
- Aetna Choice POS II
- Aetna HMO
- Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
- Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
- CIGNA HMO
- CIGNA LocalPlus
- CIGNA Open Access Plus
- CIGNA PPO
- Multiplan PPO
- PHCS PPO
- PriorityHealth Priority PPO
- UHC Choice Plus POS
- UHC Navigate HMO
- UHC Navigate POS
- UHC Options PPO
Locations & DirectionsNeuro Surgical Professionals, 25 E Washington St Ste 1122, Chicago, IL
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