Dr. Daniel Schwarz, MD

Dr. Daniel Schwarz, MD

Addiction Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 55
Dr. Daniel Schwarz, MD is an addiction medicine specialist in Southfield, MI and has been practicing for 25 years. He graduated from University Of Illinois At Chicago / College Of Medicine in 1988 and specializes in addiction medicine, pain management, and more.Read his story

18444 W 10 Mile Rd Ste 102

Southfield, MI 48075

Contact Information

(248) 798-0368

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Dr. Schwarz's Experience

Dr. Schwarz's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Addiction Medicine
  • Board certified in Pain Medicine
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Dr. Schwarz's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Schwarz "Dr. Schwarz obtained his M.D. from the University of Illinois at Chicago, and then completed his Surgery Residency at the University of Toledo, Board Certified in 1994. He was a Level-1 Trauma Surgeon/Clinical Instructor of Surgery at the University of Toledo, while publishing research at the University of Michigan in Plastic Surgery. After a sabbatical, he returned to the University of Michigan, was awarded several grants and research awards, while mentoring students and physicians in the Craniofacial Research Laboratory. Recognizing increased narcotic abuse in surgical and pain management patients, he pursued his interests in Addiction Medicine, completing a fellowship at St. John's Brighton Hospital, becoming Board Certified in 2010. While at Brighton, he initiated the first prospective study correlating addiction after gastric bypass surgery, published in 2010. He is a CLIA Certified, high-complexity urine toxicology laboratory director for several large pain clinics and a reference laboratory. He practices pain management and addiction/behavioral medicine utilizing clinical pharmacogenetics to improve patient care."


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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Schwarz "1. I focus on establishing the correct diagnoses, rather than our all too common band-aid plan. 2. I follow our oath, " First do no harm". 3. All patients are screened with basic questionnaire forms; is there any depression or anxiety associated with the pain? 4. Then basic assessments for ADLs; activities of Daily Living. We are human, we make mistakes. Patients are not discharged for not rigidly following a plan, but we work together to improve. How can we help each other?"

3  Specialties

  • Addiction Medicine
  • Behavioral Medicine
  • Pain Management

1  Board Certifications

  • Pain Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Physician Specialties*

24  Conditions Treated

7  Procedures

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • Indiana University / School Of Medicine
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1984
  • University Of Illinois At Chicago / College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1988
  • University Of Toledo Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1989
  • University Of Toledo Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1993
  • Brighton Med Ctr
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2009
  • University Of Michigan Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1996
  • Medical Review Officer Certified
    Other Education | Completed 2007

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Schwarz has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Dr. Schwarz's Reviews

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15 total reviews (5 have comments)

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Dr. Schwarz's Performance

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  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

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  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

Had complicated pain, thought needed Suboxone. Told me options. Took couple hrs and lots of questionnaires Real thorough. found not just hip, but back problem. Sent me to expert, and rotated my pain meds (famous cancer surgeon). Skeptical, but looked it up. 6 months later, I'm on 1/2 dose...more
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Horrible horrible doctor!!!!!! Do Not waste your time or money on him!!!!! He abandons his patients. He almost killed me. I now owe the hospital thousands of dollars because I took this mans advice. He doesn't take insurance. Only cash. Once I paid, he cut ties with me. The hospital I was admitted...more
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We encourage feedback. Some refuse to accept all medical advice, have abused all resources, or are refused other treatment and come to us as a last resort. We don't force treatment, but provide the best evidence-based clinical solutions, consulting colleagues when indicated. Our intakes often take 2 hrs, due to the complex psychosocial nature of the underlying disease. Some are not ready to accept their disorder. We sincerely hope the author (can't admit/deny if patient) finds peace of mind.

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Amazing doctor...he really is their for the patient,not the money....he takes the time to understand and correct the issues at hand,, EXCELLENT DOCTOR!!! N. RIDER THANK YOU DR ....
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I cannot acknowledge or deny the existence of a patient. I can only say that I am grateful to Drs Chaudhuri, Dietrich, Allison, Hageman, Merrick, both Starks, Wright, Knotts, Sternfeld, Kovalik, and Sferra from Toledo and Buchman, Chung, Kuzon and Wilkins from U Mich for teaching me the importance of taking care of the ENTIRE patient. A surgeon MUST be a physician first, and treat every aspect of our patient. Our patients come first. We took an oath: It is my pleasure.

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This is what going to the doctor should be like. Although he doesn't take insurance, I had no problem taking sending the receipt with codes and getting reimbursed. Although I had to wait 35 minutes, and everytime fill out forms, he spends ~1hr, asks questions other Drs don't, and explains. This...more
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Knew more about my long-term pain after hip surgery, what I needed than board certified anesthesia pain specialist. Dr Schwarz knew more about pain, genetics, receptors, how to examine me, separate hip from back pain, and was able to explain it like I was a 4th grader. He has sheets that explain...more
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