Dr. Daniel Schwartz, MD

Dr. Daniel Schwartz, MD

Orthopedic Shoulder & Elbow Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 38
Dr. Daniel Schwartz, MD is an orthopedic shoulder & elbow surgery specialist in Seattle, WA and has been practicing for 6 years. He graduated from Rush Med Coll Of Rush Univ in 2006 and specializes in orthopedic shoulder & elbow surgery, sports medicine, and more.Read his story

10330 Meridian Ave N Ste 300

Seattle, WA 98133

Contact Information

(206) 368-6100

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Choice Health
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • LifeWise
  • Medicaid
  • Premera Blue Cross
  • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • 6 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Elbow Bursitis
very high
more than 96% of peers
Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
very high
more than 96% of peers
Elbow Injuries
very high
more than 92% 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.

Dr. Schwartz's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Schwartz "Education After completing his undergraduate studies at Northwestern University, Dr. Daniel Grant Schwartz stayed in the Chicago area and went to Rush Medical College where he graduated with his M.D. Alpha Omega Alpha – a national honor society for the top medical students. He then returned to Northwestern University and completed his residency in Orthopaedic Surgery, and is completely board certified (a diplomate of the ABOS – American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery). Dr Schwartz's dedication to patient care and passion to perfecting his surgical skills led him to complete not one but two years of fellowship in shoulder and elbow surgery. Unquestionable Shoulder Expertise He spent one year in Annecy and Nice, France working with the world renowned surgeons Laurent Lafosse and Pascal Boileau learning advanced arthroscopic techniques. Following the year abroad, Dr. Schwartz returned to the United States and completed an ASES (American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons) accredited fellowship in Tampa, Florida with Drs. Mark Frankle and Mark Mighell. Dr. Schwartz has numerous book chapter publications, as well as several Pubmed referenced journal articles regarding shoulder surgery as well as a handful of articles published in the French Orthopaedic literature. Dr. Schwartz has been named an "Emerging Leader" in Orthopaedic Surgery by the American Orthopaedic Association since 2013, and has recently been appointed to the Social Media Advisory Board of the premier journal in orthopaedic surgery: JBJS (Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery). Seattle Based Practice Currently, he works at The Polyclinic in downtown Seattle after spending 5 years working with The Sports Medicine Clinic associated with Northwest Hospital Medical Center - UW Medicine.. When not at work, Dr. Schwartz enjoys hiking, skiing, traveling, and spending time withhis family. Dr. Schwartz has numerous book chapter publications, as well as several Pubmed referenced journal articles regarding shoulder surgery."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Schwartz "Living with shoulder or elbow pain can make normal everyday activities an agonizing experience. Here at the office of Dr. Daniel Schwartz, Shoulder and Elbow Surgeon, we treat an array of ailments and injuries. Our primary goal? To help our patients relieve and manage their pain and ultimately regain mobility. We strive to award our patients with the best possible care.Whether it's arthritis, a broken bone, sprained ligament, work-related pain, neck problems or a season-ending sports injury, we can diagnose, treat and rehabilitate injuries to bones, muscles, tendons, nerves and ligaments. We also work with people of all ages to prevent injuries from occurring or reoccurring."

3  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Shoulder & Elbow Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Sports Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

31  Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Biceps Tendinitis
  • Broken Arm
  • Broken Shoulder Blade
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Golfer's Elbow (Medial Epicondylitis)
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Injuries
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Ruptured Tendon
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Injuries
  • Shoulder Muscle Strain
  • Shoulder Separation
  • Shoulder Sprain
  • Shoulder Tendinitis
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Tennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylitis)

48  Procedures

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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Washington.

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.


  • Northwestern University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2002
  • Rush Med Coll Of Rush Univ
    Medical School | Graduated 2006
  • Northwestern Center Feinberg School Of Medicine
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2007
  • Northwestern Center Feinberg School Of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2011
  • Alps Surgery Institute
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2012
  • Florida Orthopaedic Institute
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2013
  • University Of Nice / U.F.R. Of Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2011

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Schwartz has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Schwartz's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Schwartz to family and friends
1 review (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (1)

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Dr. Schwartz's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes
Dr. Schwartz Says:

I always welcome feedback, and am not naive or arrogant in that I am always trying to improve the care I give to my patients; and I always put myself in their shoes and try to give them the absolute best care. 


Patient Comments (1)

Dr. Schwartz is a gifted surgeon with a kind soul. He truly cares for his patients with a great sense of humor along with clear explanations of procedures. My husband and I were even showed pictures of what was going on during my surgery. Post-Op he is even more impressive with true concerns...more
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