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Izaak Schafer, MOT, OTR/L, CHT

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Izaak Schafer, MOT, OTR/L, CHT, graduated from the University of North Dakota in 2007 with a degree in Physical Education and Exercise Science before completing his Master of Occupational Therapy in 2013. Izaak has over 10 years of experience as an Occupational Therapist and has worked in outpatient orthopedics since 2016 and has been a Certified Hand Therapist since 2018. He enjoys treating all upper extremity orthopedic injuries through a holistic rehabilitation approach, that focuses on getting patients back to their meaningful everyday activities.

Outside of work Izaak has served in the Minnesota Army National Guard since 2004 and enjoys spending time with his family on their hobby farm, staying active, coaching his kid’s sports, and volunteering in his community through his local VFW and athletic boosters’ association.


Master of Occupational Therapy, University of North Dakota (2013)
Bachelor of Science in Physical Education and Exercise Science, University of North Dakota (2007)

Professional Certifications

National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT)
Minnesota Licensed and Nationally Registered Occupational Therapy Practitioner (OTR/L)
Certified Hand Therapist (CHT), Hand Therapy Certification Commission
Physical Agent Modality Certification
American Heart Association Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers (CPR)

Professional Affiliations

American Society of Hand Therapists (ASHT)