Schaffer, James William, MD

Affiliated with Novant Health
4.87 out of 5 | 86 reviews
Family Medicine
Novant Health South Park Family Physicians
(704) 384-0588
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Patient Comments 13 reviews
February 07, 2019
Very good care and professional, respectful.
-Patient in CHARLOTTE, NC

February 07, 2019
Dr. Schaffer is so very kind and understanding. I cannot tell you how reassuring he is when you have a concern, no matter how crazy it may be. He goes through each symptom or question step by step and educates me on certain things to help me understand. He is so amazing.
-Patient in CHARLOTTE, NC

December 26, 2018
I love Dr Schaefer. he is just so compassionate and caring. great doctor.
-Patient in MATTHEWS, NC

December 08, 2018
I have already recommended SouthPark Family Physicians to my family and friends(Dr Schaffer)He is a very smart and great doctor!65 is a tough age and he is helping me " navigate the waters of aging well"!
-Patient in CHARLOTTE, NC

October 29, 2018
Again I am very happy with the care that I receive from Dr. Schaffer.
-Patient in MINT HILL, NC

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Novant Health South Park Family Physicians
(704) 384-0588

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Medical School:
Duke University

Naval Hospital Bremerton 1995

Naval Hospital - Jacksonville 2000

Board Certifications:
Family Medicine

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Helping people of all ages focus on their health and disease prevention is a priority for James Schaffer, MD. Selected every year between 2012 and 2017 as a Top Family Doctor by Charlotte magazine, Dr. Schaffer frequently turns to an Arabian proverb to set the tone for his work which states that he who has health has hope, and he who has hope has everything.  When he is not working, Dr. Schaffer enjoys sports, travel, wine and reading.

Gender: Male