Dr. Gerald N Schaffer

  • MEDICARE CERTIFIED
  • 47+ YEARS EXP

Overview

Dr. Gerald N Schaffer, MD, is a Gastroenterology specialist in Truckee, California. He attended and graduated from University Of Maryland School Of Medicine in 1971, having over 47 years of diverse experience, especially in Gastroenterology. He is affiliated with many hospitals including Incline Village Health Center, Tahoe Forest Hospital. Dr. Gerald N Schaffer also cooperates with other doctors and physicians in medical groups including Tahoe Forest Hospital District. Dr. Gerald N Schaffer accepts Medicare-approved amount as payment in full. Call (530) 587-7461 to request Dr. Gerald N Schaffer the information (Medicare information, advice, payment, ...) or simply to book an appointment.

Address: 10051 Lake Ave
Truckee, California 96161-4870

Phone 1: (530) 587-7461


Doctor Profile

Basics

Full Name Gerald N Schaffer
Gender Male
PECOS ID 2769435965
Sole Proprietor No - He does not own an unincorporated business by himself.
Accepts Medicare Assignment He does accept the payment amount Medicare approves and not to bill you for more than the Medicare deductible and coinsurance.

Medical Specialties

  • Gastroenterology (primary specialty)

Experience

  • 47+ years of diverse experience

Credentials

  • Medical Doctor (MD)
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    Medical Doctor
    Doctor of Medicine (MD or DM), or in Latin: Medicinae Doctor, meaning "Teacher of Medicine", is a terminal degree for physicians and surgeons. In countries that follow the tradition of the United States, it is a first professional graduate degree awarded upon graduation from medical school.

Education and Training

  • Dr. Gerald N Schaffer attended and graduated from University Of Maryland School Of Medicine in 1971.

NPPES Info

  • NPI #: 1780797027
  • NPI Enumeration Date: Thursday, August 17, 2006
  • NPPES Last Update: Wednesday, July 31, 2013

Quality Reporting

  • eRx - He does not participate in the Medicare Electronic Prescribing (eRx) Incentive Program.
  • PQRS - He does report Quality Measures (PQRS). The Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS) is a Medicare program encouraging health care professionals and group practices to report information on their quality of care. Quality measures can show how well a health care professional provides care to people with Medicare.
  • EHR - He does use electronic health records (EHR). The Electronic Health Records (EHR) Incentive Program encourages health care professionals to use certified EHR technology in ways that may improve health care. Electronic health records are important because they may improve a health care professional's ability to make well-informed treatment decisions.
  • MHI - He does not commit to heart health through the Million Hearts initiative. Million Hearts is a national initiative that encourages health care professionals to report and perform well on activities related to heart health in an effort to prevent heart attacks and strokes.
  • MOC - He does not participate in the Medicare Maintenance of Certification Program. A "Maintenance of Certification Program" encourages board certified physicians to continue learning and self-evaluating throughout their medical career.

Language Spoken by Dr. Gerald N Schaffer

  • English


Medical Licenses

Dr. Gerald N Schaffer has been primarily specialized in Gastroenterology for over 47 years of experience.
  • Internal Medicine / Gastroenterology
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    Gastroenterology
    An internist who specializes in diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the digestive organs including the stomach, bowels, liver and gallbladder. This specialist treats conditions such as abdominal pain, ulcers, diarrhea, cancer and jaundice and performs complex diagnostic and therapeutic procedures using endoscopes to visualize internal organs.


Affiliated Hospitals



Medical Group Practice

  • Tahoe Forest Hospital District


Practice Locations

10051 Lake Ave
Truckee, California 96161-4870
Phone: (530) 587-7461
Office Hours:
  • Monday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Tuesday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Wednesday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Thursday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Friday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Saturday: Closed
  • Sunday: Closed


10956 Donner Pass Rd
Truckee, California 96161-4862
Phone: (530) 582-3277
Phone 2: (530) 582-8300
Office Hours:
  • Monday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Tuesday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Wednesday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Thursday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Friday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Saturday: Closed
  • Sunday: Closed


This doctor profile was updated by using the public dataset from Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) which is publicized on Friday, November 17, 2017, and correspondent NPI information on the public NPPES record dated Wednesday, July 31, 2013. If you found out that something incorrect and want to change it, please follow this Update Data guide.

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