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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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 9/17/2017, 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)
- GI Dynamics, Inc.
- AMAG Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
- Ethicon Endo-Surgery, Inc.
- Novo Nordisk, A/S
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:
- Surgical Excellence, LLC
- Physician Reviews of Surgery (PRS), 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.
135 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||4.9|
|Knows Medical History||4.8|
|Time Spent with Patient||4.6|
|Patient Rating of Doctor||4.8|
7 Patient Comments
Reviewed on Nov 8, 2017
gave me a packet of info
Reviewed on Oct 17, 2017
No... real information about my program was given to me.
Reviewed on Jun 7, 2017
My surgeon Dr. Shauer, the fellow and residents that took care of me, and understood my concerns.
Reviewed on Jun 7, 2017
Always an excellent Dr and Staff.
Reviewed on Jan 20, 2017
Dr. Schauer is so nice pleasant he helped me in every way possible. I love him he is my my blessing.
Reviewed on Jan 7, 2017
He can work on me any time he is the best.
Reviewed on Jan 4, 2017
This provider addresses any concerns I might have and takes the time for me to ask questions and express concerns
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