Dr. Schwartz's Background
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- Emergency Medicine
- Emergency Medicine, 2011
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Background Check for Dr. Schwartz
Malpractice Claims not available
- Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Colorado.
- Substandard Care, Incompetence or Negligence (9/25/2009)
- Action Taken: Reprimand
- Allegation of Complaint:
Dr. Evan Harold Schwartz; License # 38763
Nature of Complaint:
The physician failed to adequately investigate alternative diagnoses and failed to order neck and brain imaging studies of an emergency department patient who complained of dizziness following a chiropractic adjustment. The physician diagnosed the patient with vertigo, prescribed medication and released the patient to go home. The patient subsequently three days later was taken to the emergency department where film studies of the patient's brain revealed possible dissection of the patient's vertebral artery.
The physician has been issued a Letter of Admonition by Inquiry Panel A of the Colorado Board of Medicine.
- State: Colorado
- No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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