Dr. Schaeffer is Board Certified in Family Medicine and he holds a Certificate of Additional Qualifications in Sports Medicine. His special interest is Sports Medicine. Dr. Schaeffer sees patients of all ages in our Elyria office.

Ohio Medical Group’s sports medicine specialist Dr. Matthew Schaeffer discusses two ways to prevent an injury during a game: prehabilitation and dynamic workouts. He recommends incorporating range of motion exercises during workouts focusing on your shoulders, lower back and hip.

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Practicing Locations:

Medical Education:

  • Doctor of Medicine: Ohio State University, Athens, OH


  • Family Medicine: Marshall University, Huntington, WV


  • Sports Medicine: Marshall University, Huntington, WV


  • UH Elyria Medical Center, Elyria, OH

Board Certification:

  • Family Medicine

Certificate of Additional Qualifications:

  • Sports Medicine

Primary Specialty:

  • Family Medicine

Secondary Specialty:

  • Sports Medicine