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Dr. Rhonda Schafer-McLean

Rhonda Schafer-McLean, MD, PhD, has been practicing in Bismarck since 2009. She specializes in Women’s Health Care including:

  • Obstetrics/Pregnancy

  • Gynecology

  • Surgery

  • Annual exams

  • In-office procedures including pap smears, endometrial biopsies, cervical polyp removal and IUD placement

Dr. Schafer continues her work at UND Center for Family Medicine while simultaneously offering services at Balance Medical and other satellite clinic locations, including Beulah, Hazen, Linton, and Wishek.

She performs all surgical procedures and delivers babies at Sanford Health. All outpatient procedures such as uterine ablation, IUD placement, coloscopy, loop excision, and  hysteroscopy are performed by Dr. Rhonda at UND Center for Family Medicine.


Undergraduate School:

Brandeis University, Boston, MA


Medical School:

University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences

OB/Gyn Residency:

University of Colorado School of Medicine

UND Center for Family Medicine

Dr. Rhonda loves being able to assist young doctors through formal and clinical teaching, as well as actively sharing best practices with the cooperation of her patients at UND Center for Family Medicine.


  • OB/GYN Outstanding Resident Teacher Award from the University of Colorado School of Medicine

  • AOA Teaching Excellence Award from the UND

  • Friend of Family Medicine award from the ND Academy of Family Practice 

Get to know

Dr. Rhonda

Dr. Rhonda loves hosting parties, watching movies or playing board games with her family. She regularly visits her hometown and the family farm. During the sunny summer days, you will find her on her unique pontoon on the Missouri River.

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