Dr. Jacob Schwarz, MD

Dr. Jacob Schwarz, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 45
Dr. Jacob Schwarz, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Nashville, TN and has been practicing for 13 years. He graduated from Johns Hopkins University School Of Medicine in 1999 and specializes in neurosurgery.

3601 The Vanderbilt Clinic

Nashville, TN 37232

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  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Golden Rule
  • Humana
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
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1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

59  Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Tumor
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Degenerative Spine Disorders
  • Ear Disorders
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Pinched Nerve in Back
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subdural Hematoma
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Torticollis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors
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24  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Tennessee.

0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • Washington University, St Louis
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1995
  • Johns Hopkins University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1999
  • John Hopkins University Of Med
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2000
  • John Hopkins University Of Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2005
  • John Hopkins University Of Med
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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What People Say About Dr. Jacob Schwarz, MD
Saw Dr Schwarz. In pain for 3+ weeks. He wanted to "wait and see", I wanted relief from pain and avoid further nerve damage in arm/hand. He reluctantly agreed to an MRI; nurse told me they would call to schedule. Two weeks later, I had to call to schedule. Had the MRI. A week later, no call from...Read More
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Franklin, TN – Sep 09, 2017
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He listens. That is amazing since I find most doctors don't take the time to listen to what you have to say. He cares. Genuinely cares. He also explains the good aspects of surgery outcomes and the negative ones as well. I trust his opinion.
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Knoxville, TN – Apr 15, 2017
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After suffering with severe pain for approximately 3 years, I was talking with one of my former home health patient, who had just had surgery performed by Dr Schwarz and she was doing beautifully! I decided that day, because I would ask for a referral for him to evaluate my situation. Long story,...Read More
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Phyllis in Sparta, TN – Mar 31, 2017
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Best neurosurgeon around. Spends time with you explaining your procedure.
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Leila in Jackson, TN – Dec 24, 2016
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Dr Schwartz is the best doctor
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Margaret Boswell in Dresden Tennessee – Dec 01, 2016
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