Robert S. Schaefer, MD
Robert S. Schaefer, MD

General Orthopedics

Board Certified in Orthopedic Surgery

Blue Ridge Region


Dr. Robert S. Schaefer is an accomplished orthopedic surgeon and part of the EmergeOrtho—Blue Ridge Region General Orthopedics team.

As an orthopedic specialist, Dr. Schaefer and his team treat a broad variety of orthopedic conditions, including acute and chronic injuries, arthritic conditions, injuries of the shoulder and elbow, torn tendons, fractures and other traumas, shoulder and elbow injuries, strains and sprains, and sports injuries. He is dedicated to providing his patients with successful and positive hospital and recovery experiences and getting them back to living their lives as quickly as possible.

Education and Expertise

With an undergraduate degree from Miami University in Oxford, OH, Dr. Schaefer received a Master of Science degree in Physiology from Wright State University in Dayton, OH. He then graduated from Wright State University School of Medicine in Dayton, OH, with a Doctor of Medicine degree. Following this, he completed a transitional residency at Mount Carmel Medical Center, Columbus, OH, and his orthopaedic surgery residency at the University of Missouri-Kansas City’s Truman Medical Center, Kansas City, MO. Dr. Shaefer also completed a sports medicine fellowship with the Cincinnati Sportsmedicine and Orthopaedic Center in Cincinnati, OH.

Dr. Schaefer is board-certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery and the National Board of Medical Examiners. He joins the EmergeOrtho—Blue Ridge Region General Orthopedics team after practicing orthopedics in Michigan, Ohio, and Illinois.


As an orthopedic physician, Dr. Schaefer’s specialties include the treatment of orthopedic conditions and injuries of the:

Dr. Schaefer also performs joint replacements and practices Sports Medicine.


  • Medical School: Wright State School of Medicine
    • Master of Science Degree, Physiology: Wright State University
  • Transitional Residency: Mount Carmel Medical Center
  • Orthopaedic Surgery Residency: University of Missouri-Kansas City
  • Sports Medicine Fellowship: Cincinnati Sports Medicine and Orthopaedic Center


  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery (ABOS)
  • National Board of Medical Examiners (NBME)

Professional Memberships

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • American Society of Hip & Knee Surgeons
  • Arthroscopy Association of North America
  • American Medical Association
  • National Education Orthopedic Society

Are you suffering from pain or problems due to a musculoskeletal injury, disorder, or condition? Schedule your appointment with orthopedic surgeon Dr. Schaefer at EmergeOrtho—Blue Ridge Region now.

They treat you with respect take the time to understand what your needs are and work toward that gold of fixing the problem. Very professional in everything they do I love going there for treatment can't say that about many healthcare systems. I recommend EmergeOrtho to everyone I see.

Ronnie W


EmergeOrtho is full of wonderful doctors! They make sure they go over every little thing and explain stuff so that you understand. I have 4 different doctors here and have been pleased with them all.

Michelle M


A New Level Of Orthopedic Care Has Emerged

As our patient, you will benefit from a full range of orthopedic services, specialties and technologies, including physical and hand therapy, advanced imaging services, and urgent care walk-in services providing immediate diagnosis and treatment for urgent orthopedic conditions.