Matthew Schaefer, D.O.

Nephrologist located in San Antonio, TX - North Central/Stone Oak & Vascular Access Office

About Dr. Schaefer

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Matthew E. Schaefer, DO, is board-certified in general nephrology, diagnostic and interventional nephrology, and internal medicine, and is a vascular interpreter of diagnostic medical sonography. He practices internal medicine, nephrology, and vascular access out of our North Central Clinic and in the Vascular Access Center. He has medical privileges at several San Antonio hospitals, including Baptist Health System, Nix Health Care System, Methodist Healthcare System, and Christus Santa Rosa Health System.

A native of Columbia, Missouri, Dr. Schaefer remained in his home state throughout his extensive medical education. He obtained his bachelor’s degree in chemistry from Truman State University in Kirksville, Missouri, as well as a doctoral degree in osteopathic medicine from Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine at A.T. Still University. He then attended medical school at the University of Missouri in Columbia, where he completed his residency in internal medicine and his fellowship in nephrology. Dr. Schaefer worked at the Harry S. Truman Memorial Veterans’ Hospital in Columbia, and later joined San Antonio Kidney Disease Physicians Group in 2007.

Dr. Schaefer is a member of the American Society of Diagnostic and Interventional Nephrology, the Renal Physicians Association, the American Society of Nephrology, and the Texas Medical Association. He is also a member of the executive board of the San Antonio Kidney Disease Center. He resides with his wife in San Antonio.

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Book Now - North Central/Stone Oak 


Book Now - Vascular Access 


Matthew E. Schaefer, DO, is board-certified in general nephrology, diagnostic and interventional nephrology, and internal medicine, and is a vascular interpreter of diagnostic medical sonography. He practices internal medicine, nephrology, and vascular access out of our North Central Clinic and in the Vascular Access Center. He has medical privileges at several San Antonio hospitals, including Baptist Health System, Nix Health Care System, Methodist Healthcare System, and Christus Santa Rosa Health System.

A native of Columbia, Missouri, Dr. Schaefer remained in his home state throughout his extensive medical education. He obtained his bachelor’s degree in chemistry from Truman State University in Kirksville, Missouri, as well as a doctoral degree in osteopathic medicine from Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine at A.T. Still University. He then attended medical school at the University of Missouri in Columbia, where he completed his residency in internal medicine and his fellowship in nephrology. Dr. Schaefer worked at the Harry S. Truman Memorial Veterans’ Hospital in Columbia, and later joined San Antonio Kidney Disease Physicians Group in 2007.

Dr. Schaefer is a member of the American Society of Diagnostic and Interventional Nephrology, the Renal Physicians Association, the American Society of Nephrology, and the Texas Medical Association. He is also a member of the executive board of the San Antonio Kidney Disease Center. He resides with his wife in San Antonio.


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Dr. Schaefer is a Winner of The Healthgrades Honor Roll & Castle Connolly Top Doctor Awards