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Dr. John Schafer, MD - Carmichael, CA - Neurology
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Dr. John Schafer, MD


(916) 536-3670

Mercy Medical Group

6555 Coyle Ave Carmichael , CA 95608

Get to Know Dr. John Schafer, MD

Accepting Patients



47 Years

Care Philosophy

To provide excellent care to all patients by treating each unique care.  


Dr. John Schafer, MD's Experience


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In My Own Words

John Schafer, MD has had an interest in multiple sclerosis since he started practice in neurology in Sacramento in 1978. He founded the Mercy MS Center in 2009 and the MS Achievement Center in 2013. He is currently director of the MS Center and Medical Director of the MS Achievement Center. He is an MS Certified neurologist and practices with Mercy Medical Group in Sacramento. He has serves on the chapter board of directors of the Northern California Chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society and numerous committees of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society and is currently on the National Executive Committee of NMSS. He is also on the faculty, board of directors and the program committee of Can Do MS. He is the organizer of the bimonthly public lecture series on topics of interest to those with MS, co-promoted by the National MS Society. He is also founder of the monthly MS MRI conference within Dignity Health Neurological Institute. He gives presentations for the National MS Society in Northern California and is on the Speakers Bureau for several pharmaceutical companies. He has a longstanding interest in patient communications and has served on committees of The American Academy of Neurology with focus on health literacy and patient understanding. He has also become recognized for work in Shared Medical Visits, an emerging tool for improving patient involvement in their neurological care. 

Dr. John Schafer, MD's Locations

Accepting New Patients


Mercy Medical Group

6555 Coyle Ave, Carmichael, CA 95608

(916) 536-3670 Fax: (916) 536-2480

Affiliated Hospitals

Mercy San Juan Medical Center

6501 Coyle Ave, Carmichael, CA 95608

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