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Katherine Schafer DO, FAAP

Katie Schafer, DO, is one of the proud owners of Bloom Pediatrics. Native to the Detroit area, she considers it a privilege to live and work in Birmingham. Dr. Schafer completed her undergraduate studies at the University of Michigan and attended medical school at Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine. You’ll learn her allegiance when you see her for a visit! She completed her pediatric residency training at the Children’s Hospital of Michigan in Detroit and was board certified by the American Board of Pediatrics in 2010. Dr. Schafer lives in Birmingham with her husband, Scott, and her two young sons, Oliver and Elliot. She takes great pleasure in raising her family among the families she cares for at the office. In her free time, she enjoys being active within the American Academy of Pediatrics and is active on city boards within the City of Birmingham. She has been known to find any reason to blow up a balloon and throw a party! Her bucket list keeps growing and includes spending days on Lake Michigan, completing a triathlon and making it back to Africa! She very much enjoys her work as a pediatrician and looks forward to watching her patients and their families grow and thrive.