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Dr. Steven Schaeffer

Foot & Ankle Specialist & Surgeon

Dr. Steven W. Schaeffer, FACFAS

Dr. Steven Schaeffer is a podiatric surgeon who primarily focuses on lower extremity sports medicine and is skilled in both elective and reconstructive surgery of the foot and ankle. Utilizing the latest aesthetic techniques Dr. Schaeffer specializes in bunion and hammertoe procedures, revisional surgery, as well as foot and ankle reconstructive surgery. 

  • Board Certified
  • English
  • 1-804-273-1717
  • Kilmarnock, Mechanicsville, West PointAFAC Locations


Podiatric Medicine
Foot & Ankle Surgery
Foot and Ankle Arthroscopy
Wound Care

Surgical Specialities

Foot, Rearfoot, and Ankle Surgery


Virginia Podiatric Medical Association

American Podiatric Medical Association

Doctor Schedule

Monday08:30 - 05:00
Tuesday09:30 - 06:00
Wednesday08:30 - 05:00
Thursday8:30 - 5:00
Friday08:30 - 05:00


Dr. Steven Schaeffer, FACFAS joined Achilles Foot and Ankle Center in 2022. Dr. Schaeffer comes to us from his hometown of Hershey, PA. Prior to attending college, Dr. Schaeffer served a mission for his church in the country of New Zealand.

Following this, he then earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Biology at Brigham Young University in Provo, UT in 2008. Upon graduation, he attended podiatry school at the Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine in Cleveland, Ohio. It was during these years that his love for the profession grew. Dr. Schaeffer continued his clinical and surgical education and training and recently completed a forefoot and reconstructive rearfoot/ankle surgical residency program through the Heritage Valley Beaver Podiatric Residency Program.


Brigham Young University

Provo, Utah

  • Dr. Steven Schaeffer, DPM, FACFAS received a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology at Brigham Young University in Provo, UT. 

Kent State University College of Podiatric Medicine 

Cleveland, Ohio 

  • Dr. Schaeffer, DPM, FACFAS began podiatric training at the Kent State University School of Podiatric Medicine (KSUSPM) in Cleveland, Ohio.
  • Degree study consisted of two years of didactic courses and two years of clinical training. 

Heritage Valley Beaver Podiatric Residency

Beaver, PA

  • Dr. Schaeffer, DPM, FACFAS, received surgical training in Forefoot and Rearfoot/Ankle Reconstruction.
  • Multidisciplinary team of Podiatry, Plastic Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Interventional Radiology, Occupational and Physical Therapy.
  • Performed complicated reconstructive limb salvage procedures on diabetic patients as a means to prevent lower extremity amputations.   
  • He is a member of:
  • The American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons 
  • The Virginia Podiatric Medical Association 
  • The American Podiatric Medical Assocation 


Research interests

Comprehensive Diabetic Amputation Prevention, Diabetic Wound Care, Elective and Non-Elective Surgery of the Foot and Ankle, Sports Medicine and Biomechanical Treatments 

Awards and honours

Dr. Schaeffer, DPM, FACFAS is a board certified by both the American Board of Podiatric Medicine and the American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgeons. 

Conditions treated

Foot and Ankle Arthroscopy100%
Ankle Joint Replacements100%
Ankle Joint Fusion100%
Ultrasound Guided Injections100%
Wound Care of the Foot, Ankle and Leg100%
Ankle Pain and Injury of Tendons100%
Diabetic Shoes, Nail Care, and Callus Care100%
Ingrown Nails100%
Foot Pain and Injuries including Tendons100%
Hammertoes and all toe deformities100%
Bunions and all foot deformities100%
Heel Pain including Achilles Tendon and Plantar Fasciitis100%
Thick, Painful Fungal Toenails100%

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