Dr. William W. Schwab, MD

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Specializes in Sports Medicine • Male • Age 68

1111 Leffingwell Ave NE Suite 100
Grand Rapids, MI 49525
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Hospital Quality

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Spectrum Health - Reed City Hospital
300 North Patterson Road
Reed City, MI 49677

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Accepting new patients?

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Orthopedic Associates of Michigan
Orthopedic Associates of Michigan
1111 Leffingwell Ave NE Suite 100
Grand Rapids, MI 49525
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    Dr. Schwab's Experience

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    Specialties

    • Sports Medicine

    Board Certifications

    • Orthopaedic Sports Medicine, 2007
    • Orthopedic Surgery, 1979
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    • Joint Drainage
    • Knee & Leg Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Knee Arthroscopy
    • Knee Replacement
    • Knee Replacement Revisions
    • Nerve Block, Somatic
    • Non-Spinal Nerve Blocks
    • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
    • Rotator Cuff Surgery
    • Shoulder Arthroscopy
    • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Synovial Biopsy
    • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
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    • Adhesive Capsulitis
    • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
    • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
    • Arm Fracture (incl. Elbow and Shoulder)
    • Chronic Neck Pain
    • Chronic Pelvic Pain
    • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
    • Gait Abnormality
    • Glenoid Labrum Tear
    • Gout
    • Internal Derangement of Knee
    • Knee Dislocation (incl. Meniscal Tear)
    • Knee Fracture
    • Knee Sprain
    • Lateral & Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis & Golf Elbow)
    • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
    • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
    • Low Back Pain
    • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Tear
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip
    • Osteoarthritis of Knee
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Osteopenia
    • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
    • Pseudoarthrosis
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Rheumatoid Arthritis
    • Rotator Cuff Tear
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    • Shoulder Dislocation
    • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spondylitis
    • Systemic Chondromalacia
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    Malpractice Claims not available

    • Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Michigan.
    • 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

    Indiana University School Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1972

    Internship Hospital

    Butterworth Hospital
    Complete in 1973

    Residency Hospital

    Case Western Reserve University
    Complete in 1977
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Schwab & 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. Schwab's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    • Spectrum Health - Reed City Hospital

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    Patient Satisfaction

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    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Schwab to family and friends

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    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    12 responses
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    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    11 responses
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    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    12 responses
    above
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    16 – 30 minutes 11 responses
    longer than
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Schwab
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    12 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    11 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    12 responses
    below
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    11 responses
    below
    national average

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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Schwab accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

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    Office Locations

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    Orthopedic Associates of Michigan
    1111 Leffingwell Ave NE Suite 100
    Grand Rapids, MI 49525
    (616) 459-7101 (Office)
    (616) 459-8425 (Fax)
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