Dr. Michael F. Schafer, MD

Dr. Michael F. Schafer, MD

Orthopedic Surgeon at Northwestern Medicine Spine Center

Meet Dr. Michael F. Schafer, MD

Dr. Schafer is a board-certified and fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon with Northwestern Medicine Spine Center.

He specializes in the treatment of spinal disorders and sports injuries.

Dr. Schafer at a Glance

  • Dr. Schafer was given an award for outstanding leadership in orthopedic surgery by the Orthopaedic Research and Education Foundation in 2008.
  • He served as an orthopedic consultant to the Chicago Cubs for over 30 years.

Discuss options for expert spine care with Dr. Schafer.

Dr. Schafer is a member of Northwestern Medicine Spine Center

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Chicago, IL

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How Dr. Michael F. Schafer, MD Can Help You

Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgeon

Conditions

  • Brain Tumors
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Elbow Pain
  • Herniated Disc / Bulging Disc
  • Knee Pain
  • Scoliosis and Deformity
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Spinal Disorders
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spinal Tumors
  • Sports Injuries

Treatments

  • Disc Surgery / Replacement
  • Reconstructive / Revision Spine Surgery
  • Spinal Stenosis Treatment
  • Spine Surgery
  • Sports Medicine

Accolades for Dr. Michael F. Schafer, MD

Professional Distinctions

  • Fellowship, Spine Surgery - National Foundation Traveling Fellowship, Australia
  • Fellowship - North American Traveling Fellowship
  • Board of Directors of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • William W. Tipton, Jr., MD 2008 Leadership Award

Professional Affiliations

  • Chicago Medical Society
  • American Medical Association
  • Scoliosis Research Society
  • Illinois Medical Society
  • American Orthopaedic Association
  • American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine
  • Ruth Jackson Orthopaedic Society

Board Certifications

  • Board Certified, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

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