Matthew Schaefer, D.O.

Matthew Schaefer, D.O.

Education:
Nephrology Fellowship – University of Missouri Columbia
Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine, Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine, Kirksville, Missouri
Bachelor of Science in Chemistry, Truman State University, Kirksville, Missouri
Board Certified in Internal Medicine and Nephrology Practice
Practice Areas: Nephrology, Vascular Access


Certifications:

  • American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography – Registered Physician Vascular Interpreter (RPVI), 11/2013
  • American Society of Diagnostic and Interventional Nephrology, 4/2008
  • American board of Internal Medicine – general nephrology, 11/2007
  • American board of Internal Medicine – general internal medicine, 8/2005
  • National Board of Osteopathic Medical Examiners, 12/2002

Licensure:

  • Active Texas physician’s license
  • Inactive California physician’s license
  • Inactive Missouri physician’s license

Professional Memberships:

  • Texas Medical Association
  • American Society of Diagnostic and Interventional Nephrology
  • Renal Physicians Association
  • American Society of Nephrology

Post-Doctoral:
3/2013
Advanced Peripheral Vascular Intervention Lab by Craig Walker, MD

2/2011 – 9/2012
Vascular Medicine and Endovascular Intervention Apprenticeship with emphasis on peripheral arterial disease – training by the University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio (Chief of Vascular Surgery and Professor Boulos Toursarkissian MD, and Associate Professor Matthew Sideman MD)

12/2011
Advanced Peripheral Vascular Intervention Lab by David Allie, MD

7/2010
Advanced Peripheral Vascular Intervention Lab by Azher Iqubal, MD

10/2008
Ultrasonography for Nephrologists – Emory University

6/1/2007 – 7/1/2007
Interventional Nephrology Training – Houston, TX
RMS Lifeline

Appointments:
9/2013 – present
Advisor for Semler Scientific, Inc.

1/2010 – 1/2013
Methodist Health System Physician Champion

7/2010 – 1/2011
Executive Board Member
San Antonio Kidney Disease Center

7/2009 – 6/2011
Compliance Committee Chairman
San Antonio Kidney Disease Center

7/1/2007 – 6/2011
Compliance Committee
San Antonio Kidney Disease Center

1/2009 – 12/2009
Baptist Health System
Critical Care Committee; San Antonio, TX

3/2006 – 6/2007
Renal Physician’s Association
Healthcare Reimbursement Committee

7/2005 – 6/2007
House Staff Organization
Executive Committee, UMC

7/2004 – 6/2007
House Staff Organization
Electronic Committee Chair, UMC

7/2004 – 6/2007
Electronic Medical Record Committee
HSO Representative, UMC

7/2004 – 6/2005
Resident Council for Internal Medicine, UMC

Publications:

  • Rajeev Narayan, Terrance Fried, Gerardo Chica, Matthew Schaefer, and Daniel Mullins. Minimally Invasive Fluoroscopic Percutaneous Peritoneal Dialysis Catheter Salvage. Clin Kidney J (2014) 7: 264-268. Doi: 10.1093/ckj/sfu042

Awards and Achievements:

  • 4/2012 RMS Lifeline Center of Excellence in Innovation for 2011
  • 4/2012 RMS Lifeline Center of Excellence in Patient Care for 2011
  • 5/2010 RMS Lifeline Access Center of the Year 2009
  • 5/2008 RMS Lifeline Access Center of the Year 2007
  • 6/2005 Advanced Physical Diagnosis Preceptor of the Year, UMC
  • 2005/2006 Elected Councilor for the House Staff Organization, UMC
  • 7/2004 – 6/2005 Elected Councilor for the Resident Council for Internal Medicine, UMC
  • 11/2003 Resident Scholarship Award to attend the American Society of Nephrology annual meeting
  • 9/2002 Extra Mile Award – Department of Internal Medicine, UMC

Teaching Activities:

  • 5/29/2013 NCVH Faculty member presenting “Intervention in the CLI Patient with Borderline Renal Function” at the 2014 New Cardiovascular Horizons annual scientific meeting
  • 9/28/2013 Presented “Screening for PAD in ESRD” at the 2013 RMS Lifeline Physician Operators Forum
  • 7/23/2013 Presented at WellMed Medical Group Grand Rounds “Improving Patient Care with FloChec”
  • 6/7/2013 NCVH Faculty member presenting “The Role of Interventional Nephrology in PAD” at the 2013 New Cardiovascular Horizons annual scientific meeting
  • 11/1/2012 ASN Faculty member presenting “The Interventional Approach to Peripheral Vascular Disease in patients with ESRD” at the American Society of Nephrology annual scientific meeting.
  • 7/2010 – current Official trainer of Interventional Nephrology for RMS Lifeline
  • 5/2010 Expert panelist “What Would You Do? Difficult Cases in Interventional Nephrology” at the annual RMS Lifeline Physician Operators Forum
  • 2/2009 ASDIN Faculty presenting “Hyperkalemia in the outpatient vascular access center” at the 2009 American Society of Diagnostic and Interventional Nephrology annual scientific meeting.
  • 8/1/2004 – 6/30/2006 Advanced Physical Diagnosis for 2nd year medical students, University of Missouri – Columbia
  • 2/1/2006 Annual lecture for 2nd year medical students – “Basics of Dialysis” at University of Missouri – Columbia
departments: North Central Clinic, Vascular Access Center
positions: Internal Medicine, Nephrology, Vascular Access