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 Sports Medicine Clinic, which serves Seattle, Washington and has offices in North Gate and Ballard. The Sports Medicine Clinic is associated with Northwest Hospital and UW Medicine, and he performs the bulk of his surgeries at Northwest Hospital. 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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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.
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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.