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Cameron Schaeffer, MD

Dr. Schaeffer is an urologist in the Lexington area.
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Conditions treated

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Dr. Schaeffer saw more birth defects patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Schaeffer saw more congenital disorders patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Schaeffer saw more phimosis patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Schaeffer saw more inguinal hernia patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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228 doctors
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228 doctors
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Dr. Schaeffer saw more spina bifida patients than 85% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Schaeffer saw more hernia patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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724 doctors
Dr. Schaeffer saw more urinary urge incontinence patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Schaeffer saw more urinary tract infection (UTI) patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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766 doctors
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766 doctors
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383 doctors
Dr. Schaeffer saw more hydrocele patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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793 doctors
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794 doctors
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396 doctors
Dr. Schaeffer saw more fecal incontinence patients than 75% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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8.2k doctors
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8.2k doctors
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Dr. Schaeffer saw more urinary incontinence patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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3.1k doctors
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3.1k doctors
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1.5k doctors
Dr. Schaeffer saw more kidney infection patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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704 doctors
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704 doctors
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Dr. Schaeffer saw more urethral stricture patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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2.6k doctors
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Dr. Schaeffer saw more urinary retention patients than 85% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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427 doctors
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Dr. Schaeffer saw more varicocele patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Schaeffer saw more epididymitis patients than 75% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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6.6k doctors
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6.6k doctors
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3.3k doctors
Dr. Schaeffer saw more kidney stones patients than 85% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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2.0k doctors
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Dr. Schaeffer saw urinary urgency patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.

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Laparoscopic hernia surgery rate

Dr. Schaeffer’s laparoscopic hernia surgery rate is lower than the rate we predicted for his mix of cases and patients.
Dr. Schaeffer 5%
Predicted for his patients 9%

As a patient, you may prefer a doctor who has a higher rate of laparoscopic hernia surgery to reduce scarring and pain compared to traditional open surgery.

Decision factor

Compared to predicted rates calculated for each doctor’s unique mix of cases and patients

  • Lower than our predicted rate
  • Higher than our predicted rate
  • Similar to our predicted rate

Laparoscopic surgery involves smaller incisions, less scarring, and sometimes less pain than traditional open surgery.

To help you understand how Dr. Schaeffer’s rate of laparoscopic hernia surgery compares to a typical doctor who performs hernia surgeries:

  1. We first measure how many of Dr. Schaeffer’s hernia surgeries were performed laparoscopically.
  2. We then analyze the typical practices of all other doctors in the United States who perform hernia surgeries, using a data-driven model to predict the rate of laparoscopic hernia surgeries for patients like Dr. Schaeffer’s.

By comparing these two numbers, you can see whether Dr. Schaeffer’s rate of laparoscopic hernia surgery is lower than, similar to, or higher than predicted.

This prediction adjusts based on the types of patients the doctor sees, so a doctor who treats sicker patients may have a different predicted rate than a doctor who treats healthier patients.

Outpatient hernia surgery rate

Dr. Schaeffer’s outpatient hernia surgery rate is similar to the rate we predicted for his mix of cases and patients.
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outpatient hernia surgery rate

As a patient, you may prefer a doctor who has a higher rate of outpatient hernia surgery to improve your odds of having an uncomplicated recovery after surgery.

Decision factor

Compared to predicted rates calculated for each doctor’s unique mix of cases and patients

  • Lower than our predicted rate
  • Higher than our predicted rate
  • Similar to our predicted rate

Hospitalizations are costly and associated with a higher risk of infections, so avoiding unnecessary hospital stays can save money and improve your odds of having an uncomplicated recovery after surgery. Hernia surgeries are commonly performed in an outpatient setting, avoiding hospitalizations altogether.

To help you understand how Dr. Schaeffer’s rate of outpatient hernia surgery compares to a typical doctor who performs hernia surgeries:

  1. We first measure how many of Dr. Schaeffer’s hernia surgeries were performed in an outpatient setting.
  2. We then analyze the typical practices of all other doctors in the United States who perform hernia surgeries, using a data-driven model to predict the rate of outpatient hernia surgery for patients like Dr. Schaeffer’s.

By comparing these two numbers, you can see whether Dr. Schaeffer’s rate of outpatient hernia surgery is lower than, similar to, or higher than predicted.

This prediction adjusts based on the types of patients the doctor sees, so a doctor who treats sicker patients may have a different predicted rate than a doctor who treats healthier patients.

Locations

Dr. Schaeffer sees patients and can be reached at the following locations.

Baptist Health Lexington Breast Imaging Services
1760 Nicholasville Rd
Lexington, KY 40503
638 miles away
  • Spanish
1169 Eastern Pkwy
Louisville, KY 40217
694 miles away

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Credentials
  • University of Virginia School of Medicine, Charlottesville
    MEDICAL EDUCATION, 1989

Specializations

    1. Allopathic & Osteopathic Physicians
    2. Urology
    1. Allopathic & Osteopathic Physicians
    2. Urology
    3. Pediatric Urology
    1. Allopathic & Osteopathic Physicians
    2. Plastic Surgery

Insurance accepted

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  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield
  • Baptist Health Plan
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Mississippi
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Montana
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Mexico
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Dakota
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Oklahoma
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Rhode Island
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Wyoming
  • Blue Cross of Idaho
  • Blue Shield of California
  • BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina
  • BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee
  • CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina
  • HealthSmart
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana
  • Independence Blue Cross AmeriHealth
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • Meritain Health
  • Premera Blue Cross
  • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • TRICARE
  • United Healthcare
  • Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield