Dr. David Schwartz, MD

Dr. David Schwartz, MD

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Orthopedic Surgery | Male | 56 years old

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Dr. Schwartz graduated cum laude from Indiana University in 1983. He attended medica lschool at Loyola University in Chicago, Illinois...Read more

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Dr. Schwartz's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Schwartz to family and friends
3.8
based on 36 total surveys (7 with reviews)
Dr. Schwartz's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Reviews (7)
Fishers, IN |
Happy with surgical outcome, but it took too long for my surgery to be scheduled/ decided. We attempted non surgical plans first, but it took too long inbeteeen the revaluations which led to 4 more long months of suffering. This led to prolonged weakness and recovery time. I would have rated him higher in the communication area had he spoke to me in the office at my post-op appointment. He did not, he just had his NP talk to me. His NP is great though and I am sure she gave him a report.
in Indianapolis, IN |
I would like to add to my previous review posted on Feb. 28th. -- My husband and I are ballroom dancers. I have not participated in dancing for three years because of severe radicular pain. Now I know I will pick up my passion. Dr. Schwartz has given me my life back!
in Indianapolis, IN |
Dr. David Schwartz has always been very personable, informative, accommodating and kind at our office visits with him. I am so pleased and happy that Dr. Schwartz and his team did my L5 S1 decompression and fusion! The day after surgery, I was pain free! Now it is 6 weeks out and I am doing wonderfully with no pain!!! Thank you Dr. Schwartz!!
in Kokomo, IN |
Very informative, compassionate, patient, and, most of all, a GREAT SURGEON!!! Fixed my back pain and was very personable and kind.
Thank you for the review, Janet!
in Indianapolis, IN |
I offer this review up with heartfelt honesty. I had severe / constant back pain for nearly five months before being referred to Dr. Schwartz. I was promptly scheduled for surgery and was communicated to at the highest level all through the process and after.....Some 6 weeks later I am pain free and walking correctly and am now able to do things that I have not been able to do for some time. THANKS to Dr. Schwartz and his TEAM!
in Greenwood, IN |
Had a c 5-6 fusion done in 1998 and have NEVER had any pain from it since then. Got the results of my MRI on a Friday and was operated on the next Monday. It was a life changing surgery and I would recommend Dr. Schwartz to anyone with spine problems.
in Frankfort, IN |
He is very kind and easy to talk to. We are fairly new to the diagnosis of Scoliosis. He listens and answers my questions. The wait time is an hour every time. I don't like having to wait an hour, for a 5-10 minute visit. We live an hour away.
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Dr. Schwartz says...

Dr. Schwartz graduated cum laude from Indiana University in 1983. He attended medica lschool at Loyola University in Chicago, Illinois and graduated in 1988. Dr. Schwartz completed an internship in general surgery at Loyola University in 1989 and a residency in orthopedic surgery at Northwestern University in Chicago, Illinois in 1994. In 1995, he completed a spine fellowship at the Leatherman Spine Center, Kosair Children's Hospital and the University of Louisville in Louisville, Kentucky.

Dr. Schwartz won the North America Spine Society's award for Outstanding Research in1994. He is the inventor of the Antares, Legacy Dual Rod, Leverage Cervical Laminoplasty,Archon Cervical Plate and Anterior TLIF Implant. These systems are used for the treatment of spinal fractures, scoliosis, tumors and cervical myelopathy.

Dr. Schwartz has authored articles published in many professional journals and has givenpresentations at national and international conferences. He is an assistant clinical professorat the Indiana University Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Director of the OrthoIndySpine Fellowship.

Dr. Schwartz's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
  •  Board certified in Orthopedic Surgery
  •  Malpractice claims in Indiana not available
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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Board Certifications

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  • Orthopedic Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cervical Herniated Disc
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hip Sprain
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Kyphosis
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Lupus
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Pain
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondolthesis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)

Education

  • Medical School
    Loyal University

    Graduated in 1988

  • Internship Hospital
    Loyola University

    Completed in 1989

  • Residency Hospital
    Northwestern Center Feinberg School of Medicine

    Completed in 1994

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Kosair Childrens Hospital
    Leatherman Spine Center
    University of Louisville
  • Undergraduate School
    Indiana University / School of Medicine

    Graduated in 1983

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

Procedures Performed

  • Arthroscopic Spine Surgery
  • Cervical Disc Replacement
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Point Injection