Treatment & Services
- Bariatric Surgery
- Clinical Trials
- Colon Surgery
- Gastrointestinal Surgery
- Laparoscopic Antireflux Surgery
- Laparoscopic Bypass Surgery
- Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy
Specialty in Diseases & Conditions
- Eosinophilic Gastroenteritis
- Gallbladder Disease
- Gastroesophageal Reflux (GERD)
- Hiatal Hernia
- Inguinal Hernia
- Metabolic Syndrome
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Education & Professional Highlights
Education & Fellowships
Fellowship - Duke University Medical Center
Durham, NC USA
Residency - University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
San Antonio, TX USA
Internship - University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
San Antonio, TX USA
Medical School - Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, TX USA
Undergraduate - Texas A & M University
College Station, TX USA
Bariatric Surgery, colon surgery, gastrointestinal surgery, Laparoscopic Surgery, weight loss surgery, Weight Management
Awards & Honors
- Cleveland Clinic Sones Innovator Award 2015
Research & Publications
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Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists may collaborate with the pharmaceutical or medical device industries to help develop medical breakthroughs or provide medical expertise or education. Cleveland Clinic strives to make scientific advances that will benefit patient care and support outside relationships that promise public benefit. In order for the discoveries of Cleveland Clinic physicians' and scientists' laboratories and investigations to benefit the public, these discoveries must be commercialized in partnership with industry. As experts in their fields, Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists are often sought after by industry to consult, provide expertise and education.
To assure professional and commercial integrity in such matters, Cleveland Clinic maintains a program that reviews these collaborations and, when appropriate, puts measures in place to minimize bias that may result from ties to industry. Cleveland Clinic publicly discloses the names of companies when (i) its physicians/scientists receive $5,000 or more per year (or, in rare cases, equity or stock options) for speaking and consulting, (ii) its physicians/scientists serve as a fiduciary, (iii) its physicians/scientists receive or have the right to receive royalties or (iv) its physicians/ scientists hold any equity interest for the physician's/scientist's role as inventor, discoverer, developer, founder or consultant.* In publicly disclosing this information, Cleveland Clinic tries to provide information as accurately as possible about its physicians' and scientists' connections with industry.
As of 12/21/2018, Dr. Schauer has reported the financial relationships with the companies listed below. In general, patients should feel free to contact their doctor about any of the relationships and how the relationships are overseen by Cleveland Clinic. To learn more about Cleveland Clinic's policies on collaborations with industry and innovation management, go to our Integrity in Innovation page.
Consulting and/or Speaking. Dr. Schauer receives fees of $5,000 or more per year as a paid consultant, speaker or member of an advisory committee for the following companies:
- Minimally Invasive Surgery Symposium (MISS)
- Ethicon Endo-Surgery, Inc.
- GI Dynamics, Inc.
Fiduciary Role. Dr. Schauer serves in a fiduciary capacity, such as an elected officer, director or chief medical officer, for the following companies or other entities:
- Physician Reviews of Surgery (PRS), LLC
- Surgical Excellence, LLC
Public Health Service-Reportable Financial Conflicts of Interest. Cleveland Clinic scientists and physicians engage in basic, translational and clinical research activities, working to solve health problems, enhance patient care and improve quality of life for patients. Interactions with industry are essential to bringing the researchers' discoveries to the public, but can present the potential for conflicts of interest related to their research activities. Click here to view a listing of instances where Cleveland Clinic has identified a Public Health Service (PHS)-Reportable Financial Conflict of Interest and has put measures in place to ensure that, to the extent possible, the design, conduct and reporting of the research is free from bias.
* Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists subscribe to the guidance presented in the PhRMA Code on Interactions with Healthcare Professionals and the AdvaMed Code of Ethics on Interactions with Health Care Professionals. As such, gifts of substantial value are generally prohibited.
126 Patient Satisfaction Reviews
The Patient Satisfaction Rating is an average of all responses to the care provider related questions shown below from our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Patients that are treated in outpatient or hospital environments may receive different surveys, and the volume of responses will vary by question.
Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.
The comments are submitted by patients and reflect their views and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cleveland Clinic.
|Courtesy, Respect & Concern||4.8|
|Knows Medical History||4.7|
|Time Spent with Patient||4.7|
|Patient Rating of Doctor||4.7|
13 Patient Comments
Reviewed on Dec 11, 2018
I loved *Dr. Schaier and all of the fellows. Everyone was wonderful!
Reviewed on Oct 31, 2018
could not have been any better. very pleased with provider and all.barriatric department
Reviewed on Sep 18, 2018
after being taken back for my appointment, I waited over 2 hours to see the doctor.
Reviewed on Sep 11, 2018
Dr Schauer is the best surgeon I know. He has been taking care of me for 12 years. No one in the state of Michigan would touch me because of the difficulty of the surgery.
Reviewed on Aug 15, 2018
I had to wait for an hour and a half for the doctor once I was in the exam room. I think they forgot about me.
Reviewed on Aug 15, 2018
the doctor was nice and helpful, he apologized for making me wait so long but i think 1 1/2 hours is a long time to wait
Reviewed on Jul 3, 2018
Dr Achauer is the best Dr I've ever had! Tracy is amazing and Beth Ann I. is awesome and more than helpful and caring! So glad to be a patient of Dr Schauers!
Reviewed on Jul 3, 2018
So blessed and thankful for Dr Schauer and Cleveland Clinic!!
Reviewed on Jun 19, 2018
Dr. Schauer is very compassionate. I developed a slight complication after surgery. he and his staff developed a new medication plan that is working more effectively.
Reviewed on Jun 16, 2018
Dr. S_____ is one of the most kind sincere and caring surgeon very comforting & great at explaining everything.
Reviewed on May 23, 2018
Dr. Schauer and his clinical staff exceeded my expectations. I have never experienced healthcare with such expertise and compassion. I cannot speak highly enough of my experience.
Reviewed on Apr 17, 2018
after a year I only got to talk with Dr Schauer for 5 minutes. it was somewhat disappointing sine I live 10 hours away.
Reviewed on Apr 3, 2018
I love Dr Schauer and his staff! Always very compassionate and helpful!
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