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Dr. Theodore Schafer, MD

Gastroenterology*
2.3 (3)
Map Pin Small Fairhaven, MA
Accepting new patients
31 years of experience

Overview of Dr. Theodore Schafer, MD

Dr. Theodore Schafer, MD is a Gastroenterology Specialist in Fairhaven, MA. They specialize in Gastroenterology, has 31 years of experience. They graduated from Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences F. Edward Hébert School of Medicine and is affiliated with Mount Auburn Hospital and Charlton Memorial Hospital. Dr. Schafer, completed a residency at National Naval Medical Center. Patients rated Dr. Schafer an average 2.3 star rating.

Dr. Schafer works at Southcoast Health Gastroenterology in Fairhaven, MA. 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. Schafer's Office Locations

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    Southcoast Health Gastroenterology
    208 Mill Rd, Fairhaven, MA 02719 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (508) 973-2661

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  • Mount Auburn Hospital
  • Charlton Memorial Hospital

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    About Dr. Theodore Schafer, MD

    Specialties*
    • Gastroenterology

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    Years of Experience
    • 31 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1609851591
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • Naval Medical Center
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • National Naval Medical Center
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    Internship
    • National Naval Medical Center
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences F. Edward Hébert School of Medicine
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    Dr. Theodore 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 works at Southcoast Health Gastroenterology in Fairhaven, MA. View the full address on Dr. Schafer’s profile.

    3 patients have reviewed Dr. Schafer. The overall rating for this provider is 2.3. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Schafer.

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