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Dr. Steven Schafer, MD

Orthopedic Surgery*
4.0 (40)
Map Pin Small Bradenton, FL
Accepting new patients

Offers telehealth

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Overview of Dr. Steven Schafer, MD

Dr. Steven Schafer, MD is an Orthopedic Surgery Specialist in Bradenton, FL. Dr. Schafer, completed a fellowship at American Sports Medicine Institute. Dr. Schafer, completed a residency at University of Missouri. Patients rated Dr. Schafer an average 4.0 star rating.

Dr. Schafer works at Coastal Orthopedics in Bradenton, FL with other offices in Lakewood Ranch, FL. They frequently treat conditions like Joint Pain and Adhesive Capsulitis Shoulder 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.

Dr. Schafer's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Coastal Orthopedics
    8000 Fl64 # E, Bradenton, FL 34212 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions
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    Physicians participating in the referral service program have chosen to participate, are in good standing at our hospitals, have not paid a fee, are credentialed to perform the service you have requested and are accepting new patients in their practice. They do not have a financial interest in another hospital or facility in this area and are not employed by or have an ownership interest in a competitive health care system. To ensure patients have a reasonable number of physician choices, the program includes physicians who may not have privileges at our hospital but have an office location in our hospitals’ primary service area and/or have been granted access to our hospitals’ clinical information systems. Physicians participating in the Endocrine Surgery Center of Excellence referral program have met certain board requirements and clinical thresholds to ensure providers have proficiency in the field of Endocrine Surgery. With respect to community endocrinology only, physicians have committed to see patients within designated timeframes, and/or may be employed by competitors. Physicians offering online appointment scheduling are referred first with others referred on a randomized basis to match your individual needs with consideration for the preferences you have expressed.
    Phone Icon (727) 380-2115
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    Coastal Orthopedics
    8340 Lakewood Ranch Blvd Ste 300, Lakewood Ranch, FL 34202 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions
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    Physicians participating in the referral service program have chosen to participate, are in good standing at our hospitals, have not paid a fee, are credentialed to perform the service you have requested and are accepting new patients in their practice. They do not have a financial interest in another hospital or facility in this area and are not employed by or have an ownership interest in a competitive health care system. To ensure patients have a reasonable number of physician choices, the program includes physicians who may not have privileges at our hospital but have an office location in our hospitals’ primary service area and/or have been granted access to our hospitals’ clinical information systems. Physicians participating in the Endocrine Surgery Center of Excellence referral program have met certain board requirements and clinical thresholds to ensure providers have proficiency in the field of Endocrine Surgery. With respect to community endocrinology only, physicians have committed to see patients within designated timeframes, and/or may be employed by competitors. Physicians offering online appointment scheduling are referred first with others referred on a randomized basis to match your individual needs with consideration for the preferences you have expressed.
    Phone Icon (941) 491-1797
    Monday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Tuesday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Wednesday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Thursday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Friday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Saturday
    Closed
    Sunday
    Closed
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    Coastal Orthopedics - West Bradenton
    6202 17th Ave W, Bradenton, FL 34209 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions
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    Physicians participating in the referral service program have chosen to participate, are in good standing at our hospitals, have not paid a fee, are credentialed to perform the service you have requested and are accepting new patients in their practice. They do not have a financial interest in another hospital or facility in this area and are not employed by or have an ownership interest in a competitive health care system. To ensure patients have a reasonable number of physician choices, the program includes physicians who may not have privileges at our hospital but have an office location in our hospitals’ primary service area and/or have been granted access to our hospitals’ clinical information systems. Physicians participating in the Endocrine Surgery Center of Excellence referral program have met certain board requirements and clinical thresholds to ensure providers have proficiency in the field of Endocrine Surgery. With respect to community endocrinology only, physicians have committed to see patients within designated timeframes, and/or may be employed by competitors. Physicians offering online appointment scheduling are referred first with others referred on a randomized basis to match your individual needs with consideration for the preferences you have expressed.
    Phone Icon (941) 325-0896
    Monday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Tuesday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Wednesday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Thursday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Friday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Saturday
    Closed
    Sunday
    Closed

Experience & Treatment Frequency

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Treatment frequency



Many providers have expertise treating multiple conditions or procedures. FindCare uses a variety of data sources to determine which conditions or procedures a provider treats and their level of experience.
Joint Pain
Adhesive Capsulitis Shoulder
Shoulder Arthroscopy
Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Tear
Knee Arthroscopy
Meniscectomy
Baker’s Cyst
Broken Arm
Bursitis
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Chondromalacia
Femur Fracture
Ganglion Cyst
Hip Fracture
Humerus Fracture
Internal Derangement of Knee
Knee Fracture
Knee Ligament Tears
Knee Osteophyte
Knee Sprain
Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
Limb Pain
Medial Epicondylitis
Meniscus Tear
Miner's Knee
Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Patellar Chondromalacia
Patellar Fracture
Rotator Cuff Tendinosis
Shoulder Fracture
Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
Tenosynovitis
ACL Surgery
Arthrocentesis
Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
Knee Replacement
Meniscus Surgery
Peripheral Nerve Block
Rotator Cuff Surgery
Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Shoulder Fracture Treatment
Somatic Nerve Block
Steroid Injection
Total Knee Arthroplasty with Robotic Assist
Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
AC Joint Injury
Achilles Tendinitis
Ankle Fracture
Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
Ankle Sprains and Strains
Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
Arthritis of the Elbow
Ataxia
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Autoimmune Diseases
Avascular Necrosis
Back Pain
Bone Cancer
Bone Disorders
Bunion
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Bursitis of Hip
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Cervical Radiculopathy
Chondrocalcinosis
Chronic Neck Pain
Chronic Pelvic Pain
Clavicle Fracture
Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
Complications of Joint Prosthesis
De Quervain's Disease
Degenerative Disc Disease
Difficulty With Walking
Elbow Bursitis
Elbow Injuries
Elbow Sprain
Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
Femoral Neck Fracture
Fibular Fracture
Foot Conditions
Foot Fracture
Fracture
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Fracture of Hand and Fingers
Gait Abnormality
Glenoid Labrum Tear
Gout
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Hand Conditions
Hand Fracture
Hip Pointer
Hip Tendinitis
Iliotibial Band Syndrome
Infective Arthritis
Knee Dislocation
Knee Disorders
Knee Tendinitis
Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
Lateral Epicondylitis
Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Radiculopathy
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Lupus
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Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
Osteoarthritis of Ankle
Osteoarthritis of Foot
Osteoarthritis of Hand
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
Osteoarthritis of Hip
Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
Osteoarthritis of Spine
Osteochondritis Dissecans
Osteopenia
Osteosarcoma
Patellar Dislocation
Patellar Tendonitis
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome (PFPS)
Pathological Spine Fracture
Pelvic Fracture
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Pinched Nerve in Back
Plantar Fasciitis
Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
Pseudoarthrosis
Pyogenic Arthritis
Radiculopathy
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Rib Fracture
Runner's Knee
Rupture of Achilles Tendon
Scapular Fracture
Sciatica
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Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Scoliosis
Seropositive Rheumatoid Arthritis
Shoulder Disorders
Shoulder Osteophyte
Sjögren's Syndrome
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spondylitis
Spondylolisthesis
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
Systemic Chondromalacia
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Tibia and Fibula Fractures
Tibia or Fibula Stress Fracture
Tibial Fracture
Trigger Finger
Wrist Fracture
Achilles Tendon Rupture Repair
Biceps Tendon Repair
Excision of Femur or Knee
Excision of Radius or Ulna
Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
Excision of Tibia or Fibula
Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
Hip Replacement
Hip Replacement with Robotic Assist
Patellar Tendon Repair
Quadriceps Tendon Repair
Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
Shoulder Dislocation Surgery
Synovial Biopsy
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    Insurance Accepted

    • AARP
    • Aetna
    • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
    • Anthem
    • Assurant Health
    • AvMed
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
    • Buckeye Community Health Plan
    • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • CHAMPVA
    • Cigna
    • Commercial Insurance Company
    • Coventry Health Care
    • Coventry Health Care of Florida
    • Coventry Health Care of Florida, Inc.
    • Evolutions Healthcare Systems
    • First Health
    • Freedom Health
    • Golden Rule
    • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
    • Health Net
    • HealthSmart
    • Humana
    • Kaiser Permanente
    • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
    • MCM Maxcare
    • Medicaid
    • Medical Mutual of Ohio
    • Medicare
    • Meritain Health
    • Midwest Health Plan
    • MultiPlan
    • NALC Health Benefit Plan
    • Oxford Health Plans
    • Simplifi
    • Tricare
    • UnitedHealthCare
    • Universal American

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    Ratings & Reviews

    4.0
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    Based on 40 ratings
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    (30)
    4 Star
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    1 Star
    (10)
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    About Dr. Steven Schafer, MD

    Specialties*
    • Orthopedic Surgery

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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    Gender
    • Male
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    NPI Number
    • 1659347763
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • American Sports Medicine Institute
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • University of Missouri
    Residency
    Internship
    • University of Missouri
    Internship
    Board Certifications
    • Orthopedic Surgery
    Board Certifications
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    Hospital Affiliations

    • HCA Florida Blake Hospital

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Dr. Steven Schafer, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Schafer is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

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

    Dr. Schafer has seen patients for Joint Pain and Adhesive Capsulitis Shoulder, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Schafer on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    40 patients have reviewed Dr. Schafer. 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. Schafer.

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