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Dr. Stephen Schaffer, MD

Audiology*
4.9 (99)
Map Pin Small Anchorage, AK
Accepting new patients
26 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. Stephen Schaffer, MD

Dr. Stephen Schaffer, MD is an Audiology in Anchorage, AK. They specialize in Audiology, has 26 years of experience, and is board certified in Otolaryngology. They graduated from University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix and is affiliated with Alaska Regional Hospital and Providence Alaska Medical Center. Dr. Schaffer, completed a residency at Tulane University School of Med. Patients rated Dr. Schaffer an average 4.9 star rating.

Dr. Schaffer works at ACENT Alaska Center for Ear Nose and Throat in Anchorage, AK. 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. Schaffer's Office Locations

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    ACENT Alaska Center for Ear Nose and Throat
    3841 Piper St, Anchorage, AK 99508 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (907) 279-8800
    Monday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Tuesday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Wednesday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Thursday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Friday
    08:00 - 16:00

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  • Alaska Regional Hospital
  • Providence Alaska Medical Center

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    • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
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    4.9
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    About Dr. Stephen Schaffer, MD

    Specialties*
    • Audiology

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    Years of Experience
    • 26 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English, German
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    NPI Number
    • 1720051089
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    Education & Certifications

    Residency
    • Tulane University School of Med
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    Medical Education
    • University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix
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    Undergraduate School
    • OKLAHOMA BAPTIST UNIVERSITY
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    Board Certifications
    • Otolaryngology and Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
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    Dr. Stephen Schaffer, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Schaffer is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

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

    Dr. Schaffer works at ACENT Alaska Center for Ear Nose and Throat in Anchorage, AK. View the full address on Dr. Schaffer’s profile.

    99 patients have reviewed Dr. Schaffer. The overall rating for this provider is 4.9. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Schaffer.

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