Dr. Frederic Schwartz, MD

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Specializes in Neurosurgery • Male • Age 70

5530 Wisconsin Ave Ste 1147
Chevy Chase, MD 20815
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Dr. Schwartz:

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Dr. Schwartz's Experience

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Dr. Schwartz's Specialties

Procedures Dr. Schwartz Performs

  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Spinal Cord Repair
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Conditions Dr. Schwartz Treats

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
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Hospital Quality

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Holy Cross Hospital
1500 Forest Glen Road
Silver Spring, MD 20910
The George Washington University Hospital
900 23rd Street North West
Washington, DC 20037

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Patient Satisfaction

Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Schwartz

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
The George Washington Medical Faculty Associates
Neurosurgery
5530 Wisconsin Ave Ste 1147
Chevy Chase, MD 20815
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    Dr. Schwartz's Experience

    Specialties

    • Neurosurgery

    Board Certifications

    • Neurosurgery
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    • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
    • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Spinal Cord Repair
    • Herniated Disc Surgery
    • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
    • Spinal Fusion
    • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
    • Stereotaxis
    2
    • Acoustic Neuroma
    • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
    • Brain Aneurysm
    • Brain Cancer
    • Cerebral Vascular Disease
    • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
    • Cervical Spine Fracture
    • Chiari's Deformity
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Epilepsy
    • Hydrocephalus
    • Intervertebral Disc Herniation
    • Low Back Pain
    • Meningiomas
    • Myelopathy
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Scoliosis
    • Spina Bifida
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Deformities
    • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
    • Spondylolisthesis
    • Stroke
    3

    Background Check for Dr. Schwartz

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for Maryland.
    • 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

    5

    Education & Training

    Medical School

    The George Washington University School Of Medicine & Health Sciences
    Graduated in 1969

    Internship Hospital

    Wash Hosp-Med Ctr

    Residency Hospital

    The George Washington University School Of Medicine & Health Sciences
    6

    Languages Spoken by Dr. Schwartz & Staff

    • English
  2. Healthgrades

    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

    Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% 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. Schwartz's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at the 4 hospitals where Dr. Schwartz has admitting privileges:

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    • Holy Cross Hospital

    • Sibley Memorial Hospital

    • Suburban Hospital

    • The George Washington University Hospital

  3. Healthgrades

    8 Facts About Patient Satisfaction Surveys

    Patient satisfaction surveys provide a standardized way of reporting about healthcare experiences. But there can be more than meets the eye when reviewing scores. Here's what you should know

    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Schwartz

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Schwartz to family and friends

    18 responses
    above
    national average

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    Dr. Schwartz's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    16 responses
    above
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    18 responses
    above
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    18 responses
    same as
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes 18 responses
    same as
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Schwartz
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    18 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    18 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    18 responses
    above
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    18 responses
    above
    national average

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    • Yes.

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    Office Locations

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    The George Washington Medical Faculty Associates
    Neurosurgery
    5530 Wisconsin Ave Ste 1147
    Chevy Chase, MD 20815
    (301) 652-6621 (Office)
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