Dr. Ariel Schwam, MD

Dr. Ariel Schwam, MD

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 53
Dr. Ariel Schwam, MD is a physical medicine & rehabilitation specialist in Albany, NY. He specializes in physical medicine & rehabilitation.

4 Palisades Dr Ste 150

Albany, NY 12205

Contact Information

(518) 446-9545

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Bone Disorders
more than 85% of peers
Chronic Pain
more than 83% of peers
Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
more than 68% of peers

Dr. Schwam's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

1  Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

35  Conditions Treated

  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Knee Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Upper Back Pain


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Background Check

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.


Education data for Dr. Schwam is unavailable at this time.

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Schwam has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Schwam's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Schwam to family and friends
11 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (11)

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Dr. Schwam's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Despite taking certain medications that I have been taking for years and perscribed by my two previous primaries he refused to write script for me. This resulted in severe neuropathy pain I didn't need to go through and a lot of sleepiness from not receiving something to keep me going. Very weird...more
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He gave me his full attention and seemed truly interested in my health overall. Gave me all the time I needed.
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