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Dr. Michael Schaefer, MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism*
4.6 (9)
Map Pin Small Medford, NY
Accepting new patients
18 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. Michael Schaefer, MD

Dr. Michael Schaefer, MD is an Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism Specialist in Medford, NY. They specialize in Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism, has 18 years of experience, and is board certified in Internal Medicine. They graduated from State University of New York Upstate Medical University Norton College of Medicine and is affiliated with South Shore University Hospital. Dr. Schaefer, completed a residency at Brown University Alpert Medical School. Patients rated Dr. Schaefer an average 4.6 star rating.

Dr. Schaefer works at Northwell Health Physician Partners Diabetes & Endocrinology at Medford in Medford, NY with other offices in Wading River, NY. They frequently treat conditions like Diabetes With Renal Manifestations, Vitamin_Deficiency and Vitamin D Deficiency along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and 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. Schaefer's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Northwell Health Physician Partners Diabetes & Endocrinology at Medford
    1723 N Ocean Ave, Medford, NY 11763 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (631) 758-5858
  2. 2
    Northwell Health Physician Partners Family Medicine at Wading River
    6144 Route 25A Ste 25A, Wading River, NY 11792 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (631) 758-5858

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  • South Shore University Hospital

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ACTH (Cosyntropin) Stimulation Test
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Dynamic Endocrine Function Test
Insulin Pump Therapy
Oral Glucose Tolerance Test
Testosterone Replacement Therapy
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    About Dr. Michael Schaefer, MD

    Specialties*
    • Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism

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    Years of Experience
    • 18 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1265658512
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    Education & Certifications

    Residency
    • Brown University Alpert Medical School
    Residency
    Medical Education
    • State University of New York Upstate Medical University Norton College of Medicine
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Internal Medicine
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    Dr. Michael Schaefer, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Schaefer is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

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

    Dr. Schaefer has seen patients for Diabetes With Renal Manifestations, Vitamin_Deficiency and Vitamin D Deficiency, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Schaefer on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    9 patients have reviewed Dr. Schaefer. The overall rating for this provider is 4.6. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Schaefer.

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