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Madalyn Schaefgen, MD

Family Medicine
Madalyn  Schaefgen , MD


4.8 out of 5
291 Ratings
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  • Education

    University of Delaware
    BA - Bachelor of Arts

    Medical Training
    Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson U
    MD - Doctor of Medicine

  • Training

    Resident 1982
    Family Practice
    Sacred Heart Hospital
    Allentown, PA

    Resident 1983
    Family Practice
    Sacred Heart Hospital
    Allentown, PA

    Resident 1984
    Family Practice
    Sacred Heart Hospital
    Allentown, PA

  • Certifications

    American Board of Family Medicine - Family Medicine

  • Ratings & Comments from Patients

    To ensure our ratings come only from verified patients, we work with Press Ganey, a third-party organization. Press Ganey sends patient satisfaction surveys on LVHN’s behalf following an office visit or procedure. They ask patients about their impression of the health care provider and the doctor’s or advanced practice clinician’s communication skills. Read more about our survey.
    All staff and are helpful and conscientious.
    *Dr. Schaefgen is terrific.
    dr Schaefgen is very thorough and very compassionate .
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    Great experience with the doctor always very professional and kind.
    Experience was good. had a physical appointment and everything went well.
    keep up the good work!
    Very satisfied with the staff, nurses, and my family doctor that I see.
    I have always had a good experience when seeing Dr. Scaefgen and her office staff is excellent,
    never had a bad experience.
    Excellent visit. Caring doctor & great office.
    Dr. Schaefgen was thorough in her approach in assessing my condition by ordering a variety of tests to help ascertain and confirm my diagnosis and prescribing appropriate medication to address my condition. I kept in touch with her office daily for several days to learn of test results and found her staff to be very responsive.
    Excellent provider and my visit was of a high quality experience
    I moved an hour away and I still travel back to that office because I feel she knows me and is sympathetic to my feelings and she listens.
    One if the things I like most about Dr Schaefgen is her very reassuring manner. I am glad to be a patient of hers
    *Dr. Schaefgen has been my physician for many years. She is not only my doctor but a friend.
    I had a good experience by being told to keep exercising and have a healthy diet.
    I consider my primary provider an excellent doctor.
    Dr. Schaefgen is very easy to talk to and I feel at ease when I go to see her. I highly recommend her.
    From the receptionist to the final closing of the bill, I was treated with respect and a compassion for my pain. Dr. Schaefgen spent a lot of time with me going over my injuries and explained the course of action to be taken. Called a specialist for me to make sure they knew of all my problems and symptoms I was having. Dr. has always been a caring ,, compassionate listener and option giver to heal me. The only one I feel I can say most anything to and know I will get an honest response . They whole office is GREAT...
    Always have good service.
    My experience with this health provider and office were routine, as usual. Always make me feel comfortable and try to make me feel at ease.
    Dr. Schaefgen fantastic, as usual - knowledgeable, warm, caring, professional. The front desk staff was efficient, friendly, and helpful. I have recommended this practice to others and will continue to do so.
    Dr Schaefgen is very good at what she does
    My experiences with Madelyn Schaefgen are always excellent.
    Annual check up.
    All my experience with *Dr. Schaefer and her staff have been excellent.
    All good except I was a little uncomfortable discussing personal matters with a scribe in the room.
    My family doctor *Dr. Schaefgen has been my doctor for over 20 years, I've never had any complaints, she is the best around.
    The doctor
    *Dr. Schaefgen is great, always takes the time to listen.
    Dr.Schaefghan us an excellent PC physician, that is why I have followed her practice to 4 different locations in the last 20 years.
    This is a great physician practice. I have been going to the same group for over 50 years and wouldn't keep going if I was not treated respectfully and professionally.
    overall visit was excellent . Staff friendly, timely . Family physician provides excellent care with a caring concern .
    Dr. Schaefgen always shows concern about my problems, both physical and mental. I'm so glad I found her.
    I have referred friends to Dr Schaefgen. She is awesome!!
    Dr. S. knows I check my lab results on the portal so if things are normal, the office does not call.
    She is an excellent thorough physician.
    I always feel comfortable with Dr. Schaefgen.
    Dr. Schaefgen has been such an amazing physician. She has gone above and beyond to help me with helping me to find the right surgeon for my hysterectomy and to always understand my needs.
    My doctor & staff all get along very well. I am treated with respect and excellent care. Thank you.
    *Dr. Schaefgen is really the sweetest person. She really cares about you and your problems.
    Everyone in the office is friendly & courteous.
    excellent doctor and staff!
    I enjoy the staff and doctors at this group and do not have any bad comments
    Dr. Schaefgen and her staff are always pleasant , respectful and on time!
    Excellent care and service all the way around from the doctor, nurse and staff
    Excellent care.
    Dr. Schaefgen is an excellent and thorough doctor - I like her.
    Dr Shaefgen has been my primary care physician for many years. I followed her from practice to practice and have no plans, of ever having anybody else, be my primary doctor! everyone on the staff that the office is wonderful from the front desk, to the nurses, and all of the doctors! the level of care that this practice is outstanding! I have a lot of Health Care issues, and comorbidities, Dr Shaefgen understands everything that I have to deal with and does an excellent job of coordinating with the rest of my doctors!
    Physician was very accommodating as I was in pain and when I called, her schedule was full but she fit me in that very day ,
    I feel fortunate to have Dr. Madalyn Schaefgen as my personal physician. Her staff is friendly and helpful, and her office is convenient for me. If I need to see her, I don't have to wait long for an appointment. SHe also cared for my mother for years before my mother passed, and provided excellent care for her as she aged. I am comfortable sharing anything with her.
    She is an excellent physician - I had a good experience on my last visit.
    I really like Dr. Schaefgen and her office staff.
    nurse and doctor both were very professional and competent
    The overall experience was pleasant, quick and helpful.
    Always had a great experience
    She cares very much.
    Dr was very easy to talk to and understanding
    Dr. Schaefgen is always very thorough and professional. She stays on top of me with blood work, flu shots etc. I have been with her for a very long time.
    I am always treated with kindness and respect from everyone there.
    Best checkup since being with this provider and also best visit
    She did not explain my health problem during the visit, I called the next day for more information & she explained everything very well.
    the Dr & staff were very professional. it was a pleasant office visit
    Dr. Schaefgen is attentive and answers questions I may have.
    Dr. Schaefgen is a thorough and empathetic doctor who always listens to me.
    the doctor really listened and was very personable
    wonderful doctor and staff
    I just felt the doctor and I didn't have a good connection and will be seeking medical services through another PCP.
    Dr. Schaefgen and her team are great. I would recommend her and her staff to everyone.
    *Dr. Schaefgen is wonderful. Always has time for me and is very kind.
    Very good.
    Never have problem. Been a patient for years, staff treats me well.
    I have been a patient of *Dr. Schaefgen's since she started practicing. I've always been very happy with her care & help.
    Really like this office everyone is nice and helpful.
    *Dr. Schaefgen has been my primary care physician for many years. She is not only my doctor but a friend.
    I saw Dr. Shaefgen for my annual check up. Dr Shaefgen is always pleasant, shows genuine concern. She's awesome!
    Dr. Schaefgen knows me and seems to care about helping me to stay well. Everyone in the office is very nice:-)
    Great office staff & nursing staff. I am very happy with *Dr. Schaefgen & the team that supports her.
    My visits with this office and the health care team are always satisfactory or better.
    I just switched to Dr. Schaefgen this year and I am very happy I did. She takes the time needed with me. It is a very pleasant experience for being a doctor's office.
    I have nothing bad to say about the experience.
    I trust Dr. Schaefgen and I don't trust many doctors at all.

Madalyn Schaefgen
Madalyn Schaefgen
  • Philosophy of Care

    I believe in providing quality family medicine to all of my patients. Family medicine works to improve the health of patients, their families and their communities. As a family physician, I care for newborns to the very elderly, and everyone in between. I am concerned about whatever concerns you: the ingrown toenail, the prevention of stroke, caring for your diabetes and hypertension, providing wellness care and immunizations. I enjoy learning about your family. This means that I care for the whole person, not just a part. If I cannot provide the care that a person needs, I work to make sure that the patient is referred to someone who can render that care.

  • Why I Entered Medicine

    Like many physicians, I entered medicine due to a fascination with science and learning how the body works, and a yearning to be able to make people feel better when they are unwell. Time and again, I am still amazed at our fantastic bodies and how they function. I am amazed at how much medicine has changed and yet how much it has remained the same. And it’s that sameness, the humanness and emotional aspect to illness and life and death that makes it all so very rewarding.

  • Community & Charity Involvement

    I am very involved in the organizational aspects of family medicine outside of the office. I have been an officer and president of the Lehigh Valley Chapter of Family Physicians, officer and President of the Pennsylvania Academy of Family Physicians, and I am currently on a committee of Health of the Public and Science for the American Academy of Family Physicians. I am also presently an alternate delegate to our annual Congress of Delegates for the American Academy of Family Physicians. I am working to make family medicine better, and more accessible to all. In my younger years, I was a Cub Scout leader, and I started the first Tiger Cubs in the area. I was a Girl Scout Leader and took the girls camping. I was a helper at many sporting events for my children.

  • Personal Interests

    I enjoy being outdoors: hiking, camping, swimming, and kayaking. I also love to travel. Photographing the places I’ve been is another passion. You may likely see some of my pictures on the office walls.