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Schaffer, James William, MD

Affiliated with Novant Health
4.88 out of 5 | 124 reviews
Family Medicine
Novant Health South Park Family Physicians
(704) 384-0588
Ratings
4.88
Likelihood of your recommending this care provider to others
4.93
Your confidence in this care provider
4.97
Friendliness/courtesy of the care provider
4.93
Explanations the care provider gave you about your problem or condition
4.91
Concern the care provider showed for your questions or worries
4.87
Care provider's efforts to include you in decisions about your treatment
4.96
Degree to which care provider talked with you using words you could understand
4.88
Amount of time the care provider spent with you
4.87
Information the care provider gave you about medications (if any)
4.89
Instructions the care provider gave you about follow-up care (if any)
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Comments
Patient Comments 21 reviews
November 18, 2020
I have been a patient of Dr. James Shaffer for several years. Reason being is that I am satisfied with his service.
-Patient in CHARLOTTE, NC

November 13, 2020
Dr. Schaffer is an outstanding doctor. he cares about my well being. He always answers and questions I have. I'm so fortuneste to have him for my doctor. he focuses on my concerns at all times. I know when I need to send a message or come into the office. He cares about my well being.
-Patient in LANCASTER, SC

October 29, 2020
*Dr. Schaffer was excellent - very good communication; demonstrated interest in me and concern.
-Patient in CHARLOTTE, NC

October 21, 2020
he is the best doctor ever!
-Patient in CHARLOTTE, NC

September 29, 2020
Very positive relationship with *Dr. Schaffer.
-Patient in FORT MILL, SC



Appointments
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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


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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