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David Schafer, M.D.
David Schafer, M.D.
Orthopedic Surgery
Offices in Vernon Hills and Buffalo Grove and Lake Villa
Advocate Condell Medical Center
 
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Gender: Male 
Age: 41 
Years in Practice: 10 
Medical Specialty: Orthopedic Surgery  
Board Certification: Yes 
Medical School: Northwestern University 
Internship: Northwestern McGraw Medical Center 
Residency: Northwestern McGraw Medical Center 
Fellowship: Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedic Clinic, Sports Medicine 
Philosophy of Care: Patient satisfaction and education are extremely important to my practice. When a patient understands their diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation, they may actively improve outcome. 
Secondary Languages: None 
Website: www.aportho.com 
 
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555 Corporate Woods Pkwy, Vernon Hills,  847.634.9400 
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Medical Group
Adult and Pediatric Orthopedics, SC

Location information
555 Corporate Woods Pkwy
Vernon Hills, IL 60061
847.634.9400

Medical Specialty
Orthopedic Surgery

Clinical Interests
arthroscopic surgery
general orthopaedics
general orthopedic surgery
minimally invasive surgery
shoulder arthroplasty
shoulder problems
shoulder surgery/injury
sports medicine
x-ray facilities
Insurance Plans Accepted
Prior to scheduling an appointment with any doctor you select, confirm with the doctor's office staff that the insurance plan you are enrolled in is still accepted by the physician.

Aetna Managed Choice POS
Aetna Open Choice PPO
Aetna US Healthcare EPO
Aetna US Healthcare HMO
Aetna US Healthcare POS
Aetna US Healthcare PPO
Blue Cross / Blue Shield PPO
CIGNA Healthplan of ILL EPO
CIGNA Healthplan of ILL HMO
CIGNA Healthplan of ILL POS
CIGNA Healthplan of ILL PPO
CIGNA Open Access HMO
CIGNA Open Access POS
Galaxy PPO
Great West Healthcare PPO
Great-West Healthcare HMO/Open Access
Great-West Healthcare POS
Health Payors Organization PPO
Medicare Assignment Part B
Multiplan, Inc. PPO
National Provider Network PPO
PPO Next (Beech Street)
Preferred Network Access PPO
Preferred Plan Inc PPO
Private Healthcare Systems PPO
Railroad Medicare (Part B)
TRICARE (formerly Champus)
United Healthcare Basics PPO
United Healthcare Choice HMO
United Healthcare Choice Plus POS
United Healthcare Options PPO
United Healthcare Select EPO
United Healthcare Select HMO
United Healthcare Select Plus POS
 
125 E Lake Cook Rd, Buffalo Grove,  847.541.5050 
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Medical Group
Adult and Pediatric Orthopedics, SC

Location information
125 E Lake Cook Rd
Buffalo Grove, IL 60089
847.541.5050

Medical Specialty
Orthopedic Surgery

Clinical Interests
arthroscopic surgery
general orthopaedics
general orthopedic surgery
minimally invasive surgery
shoulder arthroplasty
shoulder problems
shoulder surgery/injury
sports medicine
x-ray facilities
Insurance Plans Accepted
Prior to scheduling an appointment with any doctor you select, confirm with the doctor's office staff that the insurance plan you are enrolled in is still accepted by the physician.

Aetna Managed Choice POS
Aetna Open Choice PPO
Aetna US Healthcare EPO
Aetna US Healthcare HMO
Aetna US Healthcare POS
Aetna US Healthcare PPO
Blue Cross / Blue Shield PPO
CIGNA Healthplan of ILL EPO
CIGNA Healthplan of ILL HMO
CIGNA Healthplan of ILL POS
CIGNA Healthplan of ILL PPO
CIGNA Open Access HMO
CIGNA Open Access POS
Galaxy PPO
Great West Healthcare PPO
Great-West Healthcare HMO/Open Access
Great-West Healthcare POS
Health Payors Organization PPO
Medicare Assignment Part B
Multiplan, Inc. PPO
National Provider Network PPO
PPO Next (Beech Street)
Preferred Network Access PPO
Preferred Plan Inc PPO
Private Healthcare Systems PPO
Railroad Medicare (Part B)
TRICARE (formerly Champus)
United Healthcare Basics PPO
United Healthcare Choice HMO
United Healthcare Choice Plus POS
United Healthcare Options PPO
United Healthcare Select EPO
United Healthcare Select HMO
United Healthcare Select Plus POS
 
50 S Milwaukee Ave, Lake Villa,  224.372.7880 
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Medical Group
Adult and Pediatric Orthopedics, SC

Location information
50 S Milwaukee Ave
Suite 200
Lake Villa, IL 60046
224.372.7880

Medical Specialty
Orthopedic Surgery

Clinical Interests
arthroscopic surgery
general orthopaedics
general orthopedic surgery
minimally invasive surgery
shoulder arthroplasty
shoulder problems
shoulder surgery/injury
sports medicine
x-ray facilities
Insurance Plans Accepted
Prior to scheduling an appointment with any doctor you select, confirm with the doctor's office staff that the insurance plan you are enrolled in is still accepted by the physician.

Aetna Managed Choice POS
Aetna Open Choice PPO
Aetna US Healthcare EPO
Aetna US Healthcare HMO
Aetna US Healthcare POS
Aetna US Healthcare PPO
Blue Cross / Blue Shield PPO
CIGNA Healthplan of ILL EPO
CIGNA Healthplan of ILL HMO
CIGNA Healthplan of ILL POS
CIGNA Healthplan of ILL PPO
CIGNA Open Access HMO
CIGNA Open Access POS
Galaxy PPO
Great West Healthcare PPO
Great-West Healthcare HMO/Open Access
Great-West Healthcare POS
Health Payors Organization PPO
Medicare Assignment Part B
Multiplan, Inc. PPO
National Provider Network PPO
PPO Next (Beech Street)
Preferred Network Access PPO
Preferred Plan Inc PPO
Private Healthcare Systems PPO
Railroad Medicare (Part B)
TRICARE (formerly Champus)
United Healthcare Basics PPO
United Healthcare Choice HMO
United Healthcare Choice Plus POS
United Healthcare Options PPO
United Healthcare Select EPO
United Healthcare Select HMO
United Healthcare Select Plus POS
 
 



Information listed under the "clinical interests" and "special procedures" columns was supplied by the physicians. It is provided to you for informational purposes only, and neither Advocate Health Care nor the Advocate facility has independently verified the information. If you wish to confirm the information contained herein, or if you have any other questions about a particular physician, please contact the physician’s office.

Unless otherwise stated, physicians are independent practitioners who are not employees or agents of Advocate Health Care or the Advocate facility where the care is being provided. Neither Advocate Health Care nor the Advocate facility shall be liable for the medical care provided or decisions made by these independent physicians.

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