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Dr. Edward Schaeffer, MD

Urology*
4.0 (30)
Map Pin Small Chicago, IL
Accepting new patients
23 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. Edward Schaeffer, MD

Dr. Edward Schaeffer, MD is an Urology Specialist in Chicago, IL. They specialize in Urology, has 23 years of experience, and is board certified in Urology. They graduated from University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine and is affiliated with Northwestern Memorial Hospital. Dr. Schaeffer, completed a residency at Johns Hopkins Hospital. Patients rated Dr. Schaeffer an average 4.0 star rating.

Dr. Schaeffer works at Northwestern Medical Group in Chicago, IL with other offices in Lake Forest, IL. They frequently treat conditions like Prostate Cancer along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Schaeffer's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Galter Pavilion
    675 N Saint Clair St Ste 20-150, Chicago, IL 60611 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (312) 695-8146
  2. 2
    Lake Forest Medical Associates
    800 N Westmoreland Rd Ste 100, Lake Forest, IL 60045 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (847) 535-7657

Hospital Affiliations
Admitting Hospitals

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  • Northwestern Memorial Hospital

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Prostate Cancer
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Prostate Cancer
Prostate Removal
Prostatectomy with Robotic Assist
Prostate Biopsy
Elevated PSA (Prostate Specific Antigen)
Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
Urinary Retention
Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
Prostate Cancer Screening Exam (DRE)
Uroflowmetry
Balanitis
Balanoposthitis
Bladder Cancer
Bladder Diseases
Bladder Diverticulum
Bladder Infection
Bladder Stones
Cancer
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Chronic Bacterial Prostatitis
Chronic Interstitial Cystitis
Chronic Kidney Disease Stage I
Chronic Kidney Disease Stage II
Chronic Kidney Disease Stage III
Chronic Kidney Disease Stage IV
Chronic Kidney Disease Stage V
Chronic Prostatitis
End-Stage Renal Disease
Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
Erectile Dysfunction
Genitourinary Cancers
Hydrocele
Hypogonadism
Incontinence
Infertility
Interstitial Cystitis
Kidney Disease
Kidney Stones
Male Sexual Arousal Disorders
Pelvic Abscess
Prostate Diseases
Pyonephrosis
Sexual Arousal Disorder
Sexual Disorders
Sexual Dysfunction
Testicular Atrophy
Testicular Hypofunction
Urge Incontinence
Urinary Hesitancy
Urinary Tract Cancer
Bacteriuria Screening
Bladder Function Test
Bladder Scan
Bladder Surgery
Chemotherapy
Chlamydia Infection Screening
Dipstick Urinalysis
Gonorrhea Screening
Hernia Repair
Herpes Simplex Screening
HIV Screening
Kidney Stone Removal
Kidney Stone Removal, Closed
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Laser Surgery
Lithotripsy for Kidney Stones
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Minimally Invasive Surgery
Partial Nephrectomy with Robotic Assist
Prostate Cancer Screening
Renal Transplant
Resection of Bladder Neck
Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
STD Screening
Surgery, Robotic Assisted
Syphilis Screening
Trichomoniasis Screening
TURP (Transurethral Resection of Prostate) or Laser Destruction of Prostate
Urethral Reconstruction
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    • Beech Street (Multiplan)
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    Based on 30 ratings
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    About Dr. Edward Schaeffer, MD

    Specialties*
    • Urology

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    Specialties*
    Years of Experience
    • 23 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English, Dutch
    Languages Spoken
    NPI Number
    • 1821134883
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    Education & Certifications

    Residency
    • Johns Hopkins Hospital
    Residency
    Internship
    • Johns Hopkins Hospital
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Urology
    Board Certifications
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    Dr. Edward Schaeffer, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Schaeffer is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

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

    Dr. Schaeffer has seen patients for Prostate Cancer, 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.

    30 patients have reviewed Dr. Schaeffer. The overall rating for this provider is 4.0. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Schaeffer.

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