Dr. Frank J. Schwab, MD

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Specializes in Orthopedic Spine Surgery • Male • Age 51

523 E 72nd St Fl 2
New York, NY 10021
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Dr. Schwab's Experience

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Dr. Schwab's Specialties

Procedures Dr. Schwab Performs

  • Anterior Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery With Fusion
  • Anterior Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery With Plating and Fusion
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Hospital Quality

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Hospital for Special Surgery
535 E 70th St
New York, NY 10021

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Patient Satisfaction

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Appointments & Offices

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Dr. Schwab's Appointment Availabilty

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Appointment Availability

Saturdays
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New York, NY 10021
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    Dr. Schwab's Experience

    Specialties

    • Orthopedic Spine Surgery
    • Orthopedic Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • Orthopedic Surgery
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    • Anterior Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery With Fusion
    • Anterior Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery With Plating and Fusion
    • Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery
    • Cervical Spine Surgery
    • Complex Spinal Deformity Correction
    • Complex Spinal Reconstruction
    • Complex Spine Surgery
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
    • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
    • Herniated Disc Surgery
    • Joint Drainage
    • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
    • Laminectomy
    • Lower Spine Surgery
    • Lumbar Herniated Disc Surgery
    • Lumbar Spine Surgery
    • Microdiscectomy
    • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
    • Neuroplasty
    • Spinal Discectomy
    • Spinal Fusion
    • Spinal Nerve Block
    • Spinal Reconstruction
    • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
    • Spine Surgery
    • Steroid Injection
    • Trigger Point Injection
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    • Achilles Tendinitis
    • Adhesive Capsulitis
    • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
    • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
    • Ataxia
    • Autoimmune Diseases
    • Back Pain
    • Bone Cancer
    • Bone Disorders
    • Bursitis
    • Cancer
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
    • Chronic Neck Pain
    • Chronic Pelvic Pain
    • Coccygeal Pain
    • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
    • De Quervain's Disease
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
    • Foot Conditions
    • Fracture
    • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
    • Gait Abnormality
    • Gout
    • Hand Conditions
    • Hand Fracture
    • Intervertebral Disc Disease
    • Intervertebral Disc Herniation
    • Knee Disorders
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    • Knee Fracture
    • Knee Sprain
    • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
    • Low Back Pain
    • Lumbar Spine Fracture
    • Marfan Syndrome
    • Myelopathy
    • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
    • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
    • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
    • Osteoarthritis of Knee
    • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Osteopenia
    • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
    • Pathological Spine Fracture
    • Pelvic Fracture
    • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
    • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
    • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
    • Pseudoarthrosis
    • Pyogenic Arthritis
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Rheumatoid Arthritis
    • Rotator Cuff Tear
    • Sacrum Disorders
    • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Scoliosis
    • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
    • Spina Bifida
    • Spinal Cord Injury
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Deformities
    • Spine Disorders
    • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
    • Spondylitis
    • Spondylolisthesis
    • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
    • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE)
    • Thoracic Spine Fracture
    • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
    • Vertebral Column Tumors
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    Background Check for Dr. Schwab

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for New York.

    0 Sanctions

    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Columbia University College Of Physicians And Surgeons
    Graduated in 1990

    Residency Hospital

    Ny and Presby Hp Columbia Campus
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Schwab & Staff

    • English
    • Croatian
    • French
    • German
    • Hungarian
    • Polish
    • Romanian
    • Serbian
    • Spanish
  2. Healthgrades

    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

    Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 87.4% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

    Dr. Schwab's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    Patient Satisfaction

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    Likelihood to Recommend

    3.9
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    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Schwab to family and friends

    3.9 out of 5

    13 responses

    Dr. Schwab's Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    4.2 out of 5

    13 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    4.4 out of 5

    13 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    4.2 out of 5

    13 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    10 – 15 minutes

    12 responses

    Experience with Dr. Schwab

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    4 out of 5

    13 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    4.2 out of 5

    13 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    4 out of 5

    13 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    3.9 out of 5

    13 responses

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    Appointments & Offices

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    Dr. Schwab's Appointment Availabilty

    Accepting new patients?

    Yes

    Appointment Availability

    Saturdays

    Office Locations

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    Frank J Schwab MD
    523 E 72nd St Fl 2
    New York, NY 10021
    (212) 774-2834 (Office)
    (212) 774-2642 (Fax)
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