David Schafer, MD, Orthopaedic Surgery, Vernon Hills, IL, Northwestern Medicine Lake Forest Hospital


Orthopaedic Surgery Vernon Hills, IL

Orthopedic Sports Medicine


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  • Dr. David Schafer, MD is a board certified orthopedic surgeon in Vernon Hills, Illinois. He is currently licensed to practice medicine in Illinois and California. He is affiliated with Advocate Condell Medical Center, Northwestern Medicine Lake Forest Hospital, and Northwest Community Healthcare.

Education & Training

  • Kerlan - Jobe Orthopedic ClinicFellowship, Sports Medicine, 2004 - 2005
  • McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern UniversityResidency, Orthopedic Surgery, 1999 - 2004
  • McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern UniversityInternship, Transitional Year, 1999 - 2000
  • Northwestern University Feinberg School of MedicineClass of 1999

Certifications & Licensure

  • CA State Medical License
    CA State Medical License 2004 - Present
  • IL State Medical License
    IL State Medical License 1999 - 2023
  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery Orthopaedic Surgery

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • CMS Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification Allscripts Professional EHR, Allscripts, 2011

Publications & Presentations


Press Mentions

  • I Got Butt Surgery for Instagram Likes
    I Got Butt Surgery for Instagram LikesDecember 24th, 2018

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