Dr. Frank Kuwamura III, MD

Dr. Frank Kuwamura III, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 57
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Dr. Frank Kuwamura III, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in San Antonio, TX. He graduated from Boston University School of Medicine and specializes in orthopedic surgery, orthopedic spine reconstructive surgery, and more.

525 Oak Centre Dr Ste 100

San Antonio, TX 78258

Contact Information

(210) 504-3650

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Ambetter
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • EBS-RMSCO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
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Top Care Areas

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

Chronic Neck Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
very high
more than 99% of peers
Low Back Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Kuwamura III'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.

3  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Orthopedic Spine Surgery
  • Orthopedic Spine Reconstructive Surgery

1  Board Certifications

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

78  Conditions Treated

  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Lupus
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
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25  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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

  • Boston University School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Kuwamura III has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kuwamura III's Reviews

4.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kuwamura III to family and friends
31 total reviews (11 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (31)

  • 5
    (28)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Kuwamura III's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Patient Comments (11)

Dr. Kuwamura is a fabulous surgeon with great bedside demeanor. He explained my surgery completely, letting me know exactly what to expect before, during, and after surgery. The follow up visits and any concerns after surgery were handled with dignity and respect, not only by Dr. Kuwamura but also...more
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Horrible! Office staff is rude, inconsiderate, lacks empathy and compassion! If you are suffering and in need of relief don't go here. It will take several months of repeated appointments and more expensive than usual MRI's and physical therapy and repeated calls to get the treatment you need. ...more
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The Office Staff at Dr. Kuwamura's office are the most inconsiderate, uncompassionate, unprofessional people I have ever dealt with in the medical realm! They scheduled me for surgery and 6 days later told me they took if off the books. After an 8 minute phone call to reschedule surgery, I still...more
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I will absolutely recommend Dr. Kuwamura and his staff. They are sensitive to your needs, provide treatment options and each's pros and cons, follows through his promises and your care.. I had a neck (cervical) and back fusions (L4/L5-S1) and the greatest of care through recovery and thereafter...more
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Dr. Kuwamura did neck surgery in 2000 for disc problems. He fixed on and we are monitoring two for detestation. He is one of the best Doctor's I have. He is thorough, explains thing in a way and will answer any questions with his great bedside manner. I would and do recommend him for neck problems....more
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