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Heidi M. Schaefer MD

Associate Professor of Medicine, and Medical Director of Adult Solid Organ Transplant
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    4.9
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  • 433 ratings
  • 46 comments

Areas of Expertise

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    Kidney Transplantation
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    Kidney and Pancreas Transplant
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    Nephrology

Conditions and Treatments

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    Kidney and Pancreas Transplant
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    Kidney Transplantation
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    Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy (CRRT)
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    Hemodialysis
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    Kidney Biopsy
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    Peritoneal Dialysis
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    Plasmapheresis

Locations

1500 21st Avenue South, Suite 3400
Nashville, TN 37212
1301 Medical Center Drive, Suite 2501
Nashville, TN 37232

Languages

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    English

Education

  • Doctor of Medicine - University of Cincinnati, 1998
  • Internship - University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, 1999
  • Residency - University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, 2001
  • Fellowship - University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, 2003

Board Certifications

  • Nephrology - American Board of Internal Medicine, 2003

Patient Comments

Patient Comments are gathered from the Press Ganey Patient Experience Survey and displayed in full. Patients are not identified in order to respect patient privacy.
Very good
October 6, 2022
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Dr. Heidi Schaefer is thorough, compassionate, and professional. I've never had a problem with her. I had no worries.
September 27, 2022
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We have recommended several people to Vanderbilt that were transplant patients !
September 20, 2022
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I'm well pleased with the service I have received at Vanderbilt for the last 10 years.
September 16, 2022
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I will recommend the care of my provider and Vanderbilt Hospital to others.
September 15, 2022
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Perfect
September 10, 2022
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Dr Schaefer is the best doctor I've ever had-and I have a chronic illness and see numerous physicians.
September 4, 2022
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She is a great physician & asset to Vanderbilt. Very caring for her patients. Driving 2 1/2 hours every 6 mos. just to have her care. Very convinced she is the reason I am doing so well.
August 26, 2022
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Dr. Schaefer was excellent, very thorough, easily understood. Very interactive, reminisced about common areas we had lived
August 13, 2022
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