Dr. Michael Schafer MD Orthopedic Surgeon

Dr. Michael Schafer is an orthopedic surgeon in Chicago, Illinois. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago and Central DuPage Hospital. He received his medical degree from University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine and has been in practice for 43 years. He is one of 31 doctors at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago and one of 56 at Central DuPage Hospital who specialize in Orthopedic Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Orthopedic Surgeon: General Orthopedic Surgery

Hospital Affiliation

Central DuPage Hospital
Ranked #22 in Orthopedics

Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago

Northwest Community Hospital
High performing in Orthopedics

Northwestern Memorial Hospital
Ranked #7 in Orthopedics

Northwestern Medical Center

Education & Medical Training

Wesley Pavilion
Residency, Orthopedic Surgery, 1970 - 1970

Evanston Hospital
Residency, Orthopedic Surgery, 1969 - 1970

Wesley Pavilion
Internship, Transitional Year, 1967 - 1968

University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine
Class of 1967

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Certified in Orthopaedic Surgery

AZ State Medical License
Active through 2014

IA State Medical License
Active through 2014

IL State Medical License
Active through 2014

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
2011

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • Coventry Health Care PPO Platinum
  • First Health PPO
  • GHI PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • HealthLink PPO
  • HIP of New York - Select PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • MagnaCare PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • MVP Healthcare PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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