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Dr. Cynthia Schaeffer, MD

Gastroenterology
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Overview of Dr. Cynthia Schaeffer, MD

Dr. Cynthia Schaeffer, MD is a Gastroenterology Specialist in San Diego, CA. They graduated from Saint Louis University School of Medicine and is affiliated with Paradise Valley Hospital, Scripps Mercy Hospital San Diego and Sharp Chula Vista Medical Center.

Dr. Schaeffer works at Mercy Physicians Medical Group,Scripps Physicians Medical Group in San Diego, CA. They frequently treat conditions like Gastritis along with other conditions at varying frequencies. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Schaeffer's Office Locations

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    Mercy Physicians Medical Group,Scripps Physicians Medical Group
    292 Euclid Ave Ste 115, San Diego, CA 92114 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (619) 266-3332

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  • Paradise Valley Hospital
  • Scripps Mercy Hospital San Diego
  • Sharp Chula Vista Medical Center

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    About Dr. Cynthia Schaeffer, MD

    Specialties
    • Gastroenterology
    Specialties
    Languages Spoken
    • English, Amharic
    Languages Spoken
    NPI Number
    • 1740352293
    NPI Number
    A National Provider Identifier (NPI) is a unique 10-digit identifier issued by the government to healthcare providers.

    Education & Certifications

    Medical Education
    • Saint Louis University School of Medicine
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    Frequently Asked Questions

    Dr. Schaeffer has an average wait time of 16 – 30 minutes at their office(s).

    Dr. Schaeffer has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Schaeffer works at Mercy Physicians Medical Group,Scripps Physicians Medical Group in San Diego, CA. View the full address on Dr. Schaeffer’s profile.

    Dr. Schaeffer has seen patients for Gastritis, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Schaeffer on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    8 patients have reviewed Dr. Schaeffer. The overall rating for this provider is 3.8. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Schaeffer.

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