Schaffer, James William, MD

Affiliated with Novant Health
4.85 out of 5 | 67 reviews
Family Medicine
Novant Health South Park Family Physicians
(704) 384-0588
Ratings
4.85
Likelihood of your recommending this care provider to others
4.87
Your confidence in this care provider
4.90
Friendliness/courtesy of the care provider
4.83
Explanations the care provider gave you about your problem or condition
4.83
Concern the care provider showed for your questions or worries
4.87
Care provider's efforts to include you in decisions about your treatment
4.90
Degree to which care provider talked with you using words you could understand
4.86
Amount of time the care provider spent with you
4.86
Information the care provider gave you about medications (if any)
4.83
Instructions the care provider gave you about follow-up care (if any)
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Comments
Patient Comments 10 reviews
June 28, 2018
Dr. Schaffer is fantastic and very caring.
-Patient in CHARLOTTE, NC

June 27, 2018
A really great doctor with a great sense of humanity & respect - Has always been on point.
-Patient in CHARLOTTE, NC

June 26, 2018
care provider is a good record keeper about it
-Patient in CHARLOTTE, NC

June 11, 2018
Dr. Schaffer is a great doctor. I can't stress enough how good he is at his job and explaining concepts in ways I can understand.
-Patient in CHARLOTTE, NC

June 01, 2018
Dr. Jim Schaffer is extremely professional, competent, friendly and efficient!
-Patient in CHARLOTTE, NC



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


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Education
Medical School:
Duke University 1994

Internship:
Naval Hospital Bremerton 1995

Residency:
Naval Hospital - Jacksonville 2000

Board Certifications:
Family Medicine


Learn More
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