Schaffer, James William, MD

Affiliated with Novant Health
4.93 out of 5 | 91 reviews
Family Medicine
Novant Health South Park Family Physicians
(704) 384-0588
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Patient Comments 13 reviews
July 01, 2019
I feel very fortunate to have Dr. Schaeffer as my doctor. He is the best.
-Patient in LANCASTER, SC

May 15, 2019
I would always recommend *Dr. MD J Schaffer to others.
-Patient in CHARLOTTE, NC

May 14, 2019
Dr. Schaffer is great!!! So friendly, respectful and extremely thorough in explaining medical concerns and treatment options. Wonderful doctor!
-Patient in STALLINGS, NC

April 27, 2019
Dr. Schaffer speaks very clearly on topics discussed.
-Patient in CHARLOTTE, NC

April 03, 2019
Dr Schaffer is a wonderful, intelligent caring doctor. always listens to what I'm saying. He answers all my questions. I'm so fortunate to have Dr Schaffer as my doctor. I have fill confidence that Dr Schaffer cares about my well bring. He is amazingly he knows about everything. I know he cares if I'm taken care of with all my health issues.
-Patient in LANCASTER, SC

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Practice locations
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