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Jamie Schaeffer, MD

Dr. Schaeffer chose to become a family physician because of her love for working with people of all ages who have a variety of health conditions. She cares for babies after they are discharged from the hospital, people who are nearing the end of their lives, and everyone in between. She particularly enjoys caring for multi-generational families and providing hospice care.

She grew up in Montana, in a variety of towns of different sizes.  Knowing she wanted to eventually go to medical school, Dr. Schaeffer spent a year after college volunteering at a hospice for people with AIDS in Houston, Texas. She then returned north to attend medical school at the University of North Dakota. She completed a residency at the Family Medicine Residency program at Rapid City Regional Hospital – now Monument Rapid City.

She has an adult daughter and a son in elementary school. She and her family enjoy living in Rapid City because of the kind people, natural scenery and geographic location. When she is not working, she enjoys spending time with her family, reading, camping, and meeting friends for coffee.

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Dr. Schaffer is the best, so professional and so great at what she does. I feel very fortunate to have her for my medical care! Thank you Dr. Schaffer .
Dr. Schaeffer always takes wonderful care of our whole family. She truly cares and always listens to any of our concerns.
Dr. Schaeffer is a great dr. She listens and cares. The whole staff is wonderful!
Very comprehensive in all aspects of my care.
Dr Schaffer is great and very concerned about my health.
Dr shaeffer always takes the time to make sure everything is covered from making sure I’m feeling good to making sure all my meds have refills. She had a student with her today and he was an amazing listener and knew about my condition and medications. I really appreciate them all. Her nurse is top notch as well, very compassionate and kind.
As always everyone was extremely friendly and listened to what I had to say
Dr. Schaeffer is very professional, extremely thorough & provides exceptional care. RC Medical Center (& Rapid City) is fortunate to have her & her excellent support staff.
Dr Shaeffer is a wonderful primary care “Senior” DR She is so caring. She has kept me healthy for 15 yrs. And I have been thru several serious health issues. today was a great send off to AZ with a great health report. I would recommend her to any “Senior” who is looking for a primary care Dr.
Dr Schaeffer and her staff are so caring and kind. You couldn’t find better people. Dr Schaeffer truly cares about her patients.
Thank you! Great thorough visit.
Thank you Dr. Schaffer for your thorough checkup and kindness. Mom ( Mary Novotny) was real tired when we got home but is doing ok. I will keep you informed of any changes. Have a great day!
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