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Dr. Christopher Schwarz, MD

Gastroenterology ·  Male · Age 58

Dr. Schwarz

Dr. Christopher Schwarz, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Raleigh, NC and has been practicing for 29 years. He graduated from Wayne State University School Of Medicine in 1990 and specializes in gastroenterology and internal medicine.


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(919) 783-4888

Dr. Schwarz accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina
Blue Options PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Commercial Insurance Company
MedCost
MedCost PPO
Medicaid
Tricare
Standard
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO
United Healthcare

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for North Carolina
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Schwarz's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Gastrointestinal Diseases
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Schwarz treats Gastrointestinal Diseases more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Schwarz treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Duodenal Ulcer
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Schwarz treats Duodenal Ulcer more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Schwarz treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Ulcerative Colitis
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Schwarz treats Ulcerative Colitis more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Schwarz treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Microscopic Ulcerative Colitis
  • Ulcerative Proctosigmoiditis

Dr. Schwarz's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • All Types of Food Poisoning
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Blood Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Cirrhosis
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Duodenitis
  • Dysentery
  • Dysphagia
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Enteritis
  • ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
  • Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Diverticulum
  • Esophageal Ulcer
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Food Poisoning
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
  • Gastroparesis
  • Giardiasis
  • Heartburn
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hepatopulmonary Syndrome
  • Hepatorenal Syndrome
  • Hernia
  • Ileus
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Ischemia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Lactose Intolerance
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Malnutrition
  • Manometry
  • Megacolon
  • Mesenteric Lymphadenitis
  • Nausea
  • Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Non-Neonatal Jaundice
  • Pancreatitis
  • Paracentesis
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Pouchitis
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Salmonella Food Poisoning
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomal Ulcer
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Viral Enteritis
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Vomiting Disorders

About Me

Biography

"Dr. Christopher Schwarz is a Michigan native. He graduated from Wayne State University School of Medicine in Detroit with a medical degree, and completed graduate studies in Protein Biochemistry also earning a PhD. He completed his Internal Medicine...

Specialties

  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine

Education

Virginia Commonwealth University / Medical College Of Virginia School Of Medicine
Fellowship Hospital
Rush Presby-St Luke's Med Ctr
Residency Hospital
1990
Wayne State University School Of Medicine
Medical School
1990

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

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Dr. Schwarz's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Schwarz

3.7

Based on 9 reviews

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1 Star
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Does not listen to patients' feedback, requests, or problems. (after all, we are "just patients") I believe he downgrades women's report of pain. Does not follow through in a timely manner.
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I can’t compliment this medical group and Dr. Scwarz highly enough. I met with a PA for a few visits to try to determine what was wrong with me but she recommended a colonoscopy since my symptoms were not being relieved by what was being prescribed. Dr schwarz performed my colonoscopy and...Read More
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Simply exceptional service today for a procedure I was not excited about. I will be much less stressed next time.
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Great Doctor and staff... great facility and makes you feel special. thank you all! a.f.a.m wf 262 wade
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Dr Schwarz is a wonderful and caring doctor. He makes you feel so at ease when you go see him and when you have to have a procedure. He has a great bed side manner and he is a doctor that spends a lot of time with you and works hard to find out what is going on. He has been my doctor for several...Read More
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