Dr. John Schwartz Jr, MD

Dr. John Schwartz Jr, MD

Orthopedic Hand Surgery  ·  
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Age 60
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Dr. John Schwartz Jr, MD is an orthopedic hand surgery specialist in San Ramon, CA and has been practicing for 28 years. He graduated from University Of Maryland School Of Medicine in 1984 and specializes in orthopedic hand surgery and orthopedic surgery.Read his story

5801 Norris Canyon Rd Ste 210

San Ramon, CA 94583

Contact Information

(800) 943-8099

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • CorVel
  • Coventry Health Care
  • HealthSmart - Interplan Health Group
  • Hill Physicians Medical Group
  • MultiPlan
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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

Limb Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
very high
more than 98% of peers
Shoulder Disorders
very high
more than 97% of peers

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Dr. Schwartz Jr's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Schwartz Jr "Dr. Schwartz attended the University of Maryland School of Medicine in Baltimore, MD, where he graduated with honors as a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society. He completed his residency in orthopedic surgery at the University of Maryland Medical Center. Dr. Schwartz received the Henry L. Meyerding Award from the American Fracture Association in 1989 and later completed the Harvard Hand and Upper Extremity Fellowship in Boston, MA. Additionally, he received a Certificate of Added Qualification for Hand Surgery. Dr. Schwartz specializes in reconstructive surgery and disorders of the hand, elbow, and shoulder. He also has special expertise in surgery of the upper extremity."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Schwartz Jr "Webster Orthopedics is committed to excellence in treating all of your orthopedic problems. Since 1939, patients in the East Bay have placed their trust in our care - specialized care in the spine, shoulder and elbow, hand and wrist, hip and knee, and foot and ankle. Our expertise lies in sports medicine, joint replacement surgery, scoliosis, and fracture care. With compassion and expert care, our physicians and staff are dedicated to helping our patients return to an active, healthy lifestyle."

2  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • Hand Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

86  Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hand Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osgood Schlatter Disease
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Fracture
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41  Procedures

  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Wrist Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Carpal Tunnel Release Surgery, Endoscopic
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Dupuytren's Contracture Injection
  • Elbow Arthroscopy
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Elbow Replacement
  • Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Hand, Elbow, and Shoulder Microvascular Surgery
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Surgery
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Neuroplasty
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Platelet-Rich Plasma Injection (PRP)
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Revision of Shoulder or Elbow Replacement
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Replacement
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Wrist Fusion
  • Wrist Replacement
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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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

  • University of Maryland
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1980
  • University Of Maryland School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1984
  • University of Maryland Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1985
  • University of Maryland Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1989
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital and Children's Hospital Boston
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1990

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Schwartz Jr has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Schwartz Jr's Reviews

4.9
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Schwartz Jr to family and friends
36 total reviews (26 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (36)

  • 5
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  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Schwartz Jr's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (26)

Dr. Schwartz cannot be compared, he is the greatest surgeon ever. I have had many surgeries and every one of my surgeries have been great without any complications. Dr. Schwartz is an awesome person, he cares about us as his patients, he listens, and he always, and I mean always, wants the best for...more
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Very professional doctor!
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Dr Schwartz is an excellent surgeon. He and his staff are very attentive to patient care.
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Dr. Schwartz has done surgeries on my left and right hands and has done an excellent job with each surgery. I have had a great experience with his care team both pre and post surgery.
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I have been impressed with his, his PA and his staffs thoroughness starting with my initial visit and thereafter. They are professional, friendly and polite. Great interaction using modern technology and available any time with questions. Highly recommended.
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