Dr. Craig Schwartz, MD

Dr. Craig Schwartz, MD

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 55
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Dr. Craig Schwartz, MD is a physical medicine & rehabilitation specialist in Clearwater, FL and has been practicing for 25 years. He graduated from Emory University in 1989 and specializes in physical medicine & rehabilitation.

430 Morton Plant St Ste 301

Clearwater, FL 33756

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Schwartz performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Neck Muscle Strain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
more than 98% of peers

Dr. Schwartz'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

  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
    Accredited by: American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation*

52  Conditions Treated

  • Arthritis
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chest Wall Pain Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Musculoskeletal Disorders
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoporosis
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Trigger Finger
  • Upper Back Pain

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

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

  • Haverford College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1985
  • Emory University
    Medical School | Graduated 1989
  • Georgia Baptist Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1990
  • Emory University, Physicial Medicine and Rehabilitation
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1993

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Schwartz has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Schwartz's Reviews

2.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Schwartz to family and friends
23 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (23)

  • 5
    (6)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
    (13)

Dr. Schwartz's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    FAIR
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

My overall impression of Dr Schwartz was that I was wasting his time being there, as if my condition wasn't critical enough for him to review. He was quite abrupt, dismissive of my reports, skimming over disc damage and labeling it all arthritis. After the P/T evaluation I heard nothing for weeks....more
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Very thorough exam. Great "bedside" manner. Takes time to go over all issues. Excellent.
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I saw him 3 times for back pain and hip bursitis. On all 3 appointments, he was a full 1 hour late. On the 2nd and 3rd visits, I had to repeat my entire condition as he did not remember, nor did he consult his notes from the previous visit. There was no physical examination - just did xrays,...more
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I have no idea what this MD actually does----I have low back pain even after a laminectomy and spinal fusion--he hit my knee and ankles with a hammer to check reflexes and sent on my way. I am seeing a pain management specialist for a medial branch block as a pre-cursor to radio frequency ablation.
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