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Heidi M. Schaefer MD

Associate Professor of Medicine, and Medical Director of Adult Solid Organ Transplant
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  • 428 ratings
  • 50 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

Location

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

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I have already recommended Dr Schaefer to others.
March 3, 2022
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No problems this visit. Discussed medication management and refills needed. Discussed labs. Dr Schaeffer always listens to me and involves me in planning my care.
March 2, 2022
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Absolute best". *Dr. Schaefer provides the best care. Pleasant visits each time.
Februray 14, 2022
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Dr. Schaefer is the very best. I always feel like I am her only patient. Her care is second no one.
January 28, 2022
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I absolutely love my doctor, and gave full confidence in her plan of treatment. Being from out of state, I don't think I could have been anymore pleased.
January 15, 2022
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Dr Schaefer is an excellent Doctor who listens and takes all factors into consideration.
December 20, 2021
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Very good advise, answers to my questions.
December 18, 2021
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Dr Schaefer is a consummate professional. Absolutely the best.
December 17, 2021
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I always recommend Vanderbilt
December 15, 2021
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