Dr. William Schwab, MD

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Specializes in Sports Medicine • Male • Age 70

1111 Leffingwell Ave NE Ste 100
Grand Rapids, MI 49525
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Dr. Schwab's Experience

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Dr. Schwab's Specialties

  • Sports Medicine

Procedures Dr. Schwab Performs

  • ACL (Anterior Cruciate Ligament) Surgery
  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
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Orthopedic Assocs Grand Rapids
Orthopedic Assocs Grand Rapids
1111 Leffingwell Ave NE Ste 100
Grand Rapids, MI 49525
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    Dr. Schwab's Experience

    Specialties

    • Sports Medicine

    Board Certifications

    • Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
    • Orthopedic Surgery
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    • ACL (Anterior Cruciate Ligament) Surgery
    • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
    • Arm Surgery
    • Excision of Femur or Knee
    • Excision of Tibia or Fibula
    • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Fracture Care
    • Joint Drainage
    • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Knee Arthroscopy
    • Knee Dislocation Treatment
    • Knee Replacement
    • Knee Replacement Revision
    • Knee Surgery
    • Nerve Block, Somatic
    • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
    • Peripheral Nerve Block
    • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
    • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
    • Revision of Shoulder or Elbow Replacement
    • Rotator Cuff Surgery
    • Shoulder Arthroscopy
    • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
    • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
    • Steroid Injection
    • Synovial Biopsy
    • Trigger Point Injection
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    • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
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    • Achilles Tendinitis
    • Adhesive Capsulitis
    • Ankle Fracture
    • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
    • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
    • Arm Fracture (incl. Elbow and Shoulder)
    • Autoimmune Diseases
    • Back Pain
    • Baker’s Cyst
    • Bone Cancer
    • Bone Disorders
    • Bursitis
    • Cancer
    • Chondrocalcinosis
    • Chronic Neck Pain
    • Chronic Pelvic Pain
    • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Elbow Injuries
    • Elbow Sprain
    • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
    • Foot Conditions
    • Fracture
    • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
    • Gait Abnormality
    • Glenoid Labrum Tear
    • Gout
    • Hand Conditions
    • Hand Fracture
    • Internal Derangement of Knee
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    • Intervertebral Disc Disease
    • Knee Dislocation
    • Knee Disorders
    • Knee Fracture
    • Knee Sprain
    • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and 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 Hands
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
    • Osteoarthritis of Knee
    • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Osteopenia
    • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
    • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
    • Plantar Fasciitis
    • Pseudoarthrosis
    • Pyogenic Arthritis
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Rheumatoid Arthritis
    • Rib Fracture
    • Rotator Cuff Tear
    • Runner's Knee
    • Sacrum Disorders
    • Scoliosis
    • Shoulder Dislocation
    • Shoulder Disorders
    • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
    • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Deformities
    • Spine Disorders
    • Spondylitis
    • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
    • Systemic Chondromalacia
    • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE)
    • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
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    • No sanctions history 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
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    Patient Satisfaction

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    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Schwab to family and friends

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    Dr. Schwab's Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    4 out of 5

    7 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    4.4 out of 5

    7 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    4 out of 5

    7 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    10 – 15 minutes

    7 responses

    Experience with Dr. Schwab

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    3.4 out of 5

    7 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    3.6 out of 5

    7 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    3.4 out of 5

    7 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    3.3 out of 5

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    Orthopedic Assocs Grand Rapids
    1111 Leffingwell Ave NE Ste 100
    Grand Rapids, MI 49525
    (616) 459-7101 (Office)
    (616) 942-6879 (Fax)
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