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Total Comments: 92
He and his staff are wonderful.
I have the utmost respect for Dr. Schaffer and always trust his judgements, diagnosis, and treatment. Have been seeing him for my medical needs for decades. I have seen the other doctors there at Glenshaw Medical and have great trust in them as well.
Dr.Schaffer is the best!
very helpful and courteous!
From the time of my call to the office I was seen in only 15 minutes.
Great, he truly listens to what I have to say.
Dr. Ted Shaffer and his nurse Carol have a great caring manner.
Provider was very caring and attentive.
Was a good experience information on my health and my insurance
Always a good experience to see Dr. Ted Schaffer. He has been my doctor for many, many years. He is very professional, kind, considerate and is a really good doctor! Would have no other as my PCP!
Dr Schaffer is an excellent physician! I would recommend him to anyone. As a physician myself, he is a great role model.
I've been seeing Dr. Schaffer at Renaissance for over 30 years. I'm totally satisfied with the care I receive from any of the staff.
Dr. Ted Schaffer is the best PCP ever! His nurse, Carol, is also excellent.
Dr. Schaffer always listens to what I have to say or ask and is very thorough with his responses. I appreciate his honesty when I ask a question regarding my health. When I do something positive, he comments. Also, when I do something less than good, we talk about that as well. I value his insight and candid responses.
The Care is always good with Dr. Schafer!
I believe that the whole office did a great job even when the lights went out during my visit
I am thankful that I am able to continue to see this provider for continued care.
they were good.
Dr. Schaffer is a man I respect and trust. He's been my physician for years.
love Dr Schaefer and his nurse Carol. give me excellent care.
I have had a great experience with my provider
Dr. Ted Schaffer is an excellent provider!!
Very caring and knows patients well
dr, ted schaffers is the best, he always takes his time with me.
I ALWAYS HAD GOOD EXPERIENCES OVER MANY YEARS
I have absolute confidence in Dr Schaffer and Carol.
I have been with this provider approximately 30-40 years. They know me verry well. many questions on this survey are irrelevant need more choices
Continues to meet and exceed expectations !
I always have a good experience and receive excellent care from this provider.
I am very pleased with every aspect of the care I receive at Renaissance Family Practice. From the front office staff to nursing to the actual Physician visit. I believe that I have seen every Dr. at one point and time or another. All were excellent. They run a very tight ship
great medical staff (Carol) and doctor Schafer are wonderful
Enthusiastic about my recent weight loss and blood pressure. Very positive and encouraging.
Very good and thorough discussion of health issue which was the subject of my visit and the reasons why a prescription was recommended to address the health issue.
I felt care was thorough and efficient and friendly.
Dr. Schaffer and his nurse are wonderful and caring. They are sensitive and speak honestly and compassionately with the family
I have always received the best care from Dr. Ted Schaffer
I like Dr. Schaffer and he has been my Dr. for 35+ years. He has always given me excellent care! His Nurse Carol is also very efficient! They work well as a team.
Not a negative comment anywhere. I am always treated with respect and am able to discuss my concerns openly with Dr. Shaffer and his nurse/assistant.
Dr Schaffer and his assistant Carol...I've been seeing them for at least 30 yrs. They are the best......
Dr schaffer is great I've had him as my PCP for years ,no one can say anything anything bad about him !!
Always a good experience
Always received excellent care
Dr Ted Shaffer has been my primary doctor in Civilian service since I moved back to Pittsburgh in 1979. The information he has provided and the pointers he gave have done much to enable me to be a person in the best possible conditions based on what I have experienced through life. I hope he is able to continue his services provided through the Glenshaw Medical service as long as possible.
I get excellant care
DR. SCHAFFER HAS BEEN MY PRIMARY CARE FOR MANY MANY YEARS AND IO TRUST HIM AND HIS STAFF VERY MUCH. THEIR CARE IS OUTSTANDING.
I am very satisfied.
After my surgery and I returned home the office called to see how I was doing and to check up on me.
always the best care and concern from Dr.Schaeffer
I've been a patient of Dr. Schaffer's for years. I have confidence in his knowledge and capabilities. He and Carol are easy to talk to and always thorough during my visits. The entire office staff at Glenshaw Medical are friendly and helpful (especially Lynn at the front desk). And just FYI, I don't really like the new sign in kiosks and the device that reads my fingerprint.
Dr. Schafer and Carol are great!
my experience related to my care was very good
ALWAYS HAD GOOD EXPERIENCES
Dr. Schaffer is an extaordinary physician, and I very much appreciate the care he takes of my family.
no problems great care!
Excellent as always!
My care from my PCP is excellent!
Nurse Carol and Dr. Shaffer were able to squeeze me in with very short notice. Good team!
always very good
Dr Schaffer expressed sincere satisfaction when telling me of good test results.
Very good, understood everything
My doctor is very thorough and attentive to my problems. I am very happy to have him as my physician.
Great experience. He commented on how well I was doing with my weight and excerise.
Excellent care & concern.
dr. Schaffer is my PCP and has been for about 40 years. He has always been excellent in providing my care, being interested in whatever I have to say. I ask him any concerns through MYUPMC internet! He always answers me asap! I sa him the other day for pre-ops for Dr. Mauro who will be doing a shoulder replacement for me in September! Dr. Schaffer has always referred me to excellent specialists. I lov my UPMC doctors!
Been seeing Dr Schaffer for years love him and his nurse Carol she wasnt there this time but the nurse that was with me before the doctor was excellant
Great group of care providers .I have been with for at least 20 some years.
No problems ---as always a very good experience.
Dr. Schaffer is an excellent PCP for me. I have been a patient of his for many years, and he does know me and my issues.
Everyone on staff and the provider have always taken care of all my health concerns and what is the best path for me to live a healthy life.
Dr. Schaffer has been my Family Physcian for over 25 years. My satisfaction with our relations is both professionally and socially. He is a great doctor with a heart for his patients and the profession.
everything is OK
Excellent, professional care. Demonstrates empathy and kindness.
Teddy and Carol are the best!
it was a good visit
Dr. Schaffer is wonderful.
always happy with this pep
Dr. Schaffer spent a good amount of time with me and addressed all my concerns.
We have absolute confidence in Dr. Shaeffer and his nurse Carol. They listen and give balanced responses to concerns.
Dr. Schaffer always great.
Dr. Ted Schaffer is the best!
professional, compassionate, insightful, exceptional listening skills
Dr Schaffer & his staff are the best. That's why I go to him.
Ted Schaffer is the best.
I have been a patient of Dr. Schaffer for the past 25 years. He has been most interested in my well being and health progress. I am very happy with his service and his staff are all very good.
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