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Schaffer, James William, MD

Affiliated with Novant Health
4.88 out of 5 | 133 reviews
Family Medicine
Novant Health South Park Family Physicians
(704) 384-0588
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Patient Comments 21 reviews
September 29, 2020
Very positive relationship with *Dr. Schaffer.
-Patient in FORT MILL, SC

September 02, 2020
Since I first went to *Dr. Schaffer having moved to Charlotte in 2008, I have relocated about 10 miles away into South Carolina. I continue to go to him because of my ratings in this section. I am sure there are capable physicians closer and more convenient, but he, and his practice, have my confidence.
-Patient in FORT MILL, SC

July 23, 2020
You hoped in your cover letter that I would be delighted with my patient experience. I am far BEYOND delighted with the guidance care and concern I receive from *Dr. Schaffer. I can't stress enough how fortunate I feel to be one of his patients.
-Patient in CHARLOTTE, NC

July 05, 2020
Dr Schaffer was extremely thorough and attentive. The addition of a scribe is a tremendous help and he was very generous with his time and explanations.
-Patient in CHARLOTTE, NC

June 27, 2020
The discussions that I held with the care provider were very in depth and thorough, and everything went very smoothly!
-Patient in CHARLOTTE, 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