Michael F. Schafer

Michael F. Schafer

Orthopedic Surgeon at Northwestern Medicine

Meet Michael F. Schafer

Dr. Michael Schafer is a board certified, fellowship-trained orthopaedic surgeon in Chicago, Illinois. He is a professor in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine Department. Dr. Schafer specializes in the treatment of disorders and diseases of the spine and sports injuries. He is the program director and professor of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at Northwestern University. In addition to caring for two of Chicago’s top professional sports teams, Dr Schafer has received numerous accolades and awards. He was the recipient of the William W. Tipton, Jr., MD Leadership Award in 2008 which was given by the Orthopaedic Research and Education Foundation (OREF) for outstanding leadership in orthopaedic surgery.

Dr. Schafer is a part of the team that makes up the Northwestern Medicine.

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Chicago, IL

How Michael F. Schafer Can Help You

Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgeon

Conditions

  • Athletic Knee Problems
  • Elbow Disorders
  • Shoulder Problems
  • Sports Injuries

Treatments

  • Sports Medicine

Accolades for Michael F. Schafer

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

Office Information for Michael F. Schafer

Northwestern Center for Comprehensive Orthopaedic and Spine Care
259 E. Erie
13th Floor
Chicago, IL 60611
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Northwestern Center for Comprehensive Orthopaedic and Spine Care
259 E. Erie
13th Floor
Chicago, IL 60611

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