Dr. Jacob Schwarz, MD

Dr. Jacob Schwarz, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 46
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Dr. Jacob Schwarz, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Nashville, TN and has been practicing for 14 years. He graduated from Johns Hopkins University School Of Medicine in 1999 and specializes in neurosurgery.

3601 The Vanderbilt Clinic

Nashville, TN 37232

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • AARP
  • 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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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Tennessee
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Schwarz's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Schwarz performs Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Schwarz performs this procedure more than 93% of his peers

Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Schwarz treats Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement) more than 89% of his peers

Dr. Schwarz treats this condition more than 89% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Brachial Neuritis
  • Neuritis
  • Neuritis With Brachial Predilection
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Peripheral Neuritis
  • Polyneuritis
  • Radiculitis
  • Ulnar Neuritis
  • Vestibular Neuritis
Spine Fracture Treatment
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Schwarz performs Spine Fracture Treatment more than 89% of his peers

Dr. Schwarz performs this procedure more than 89% of his peers

Dr. Schwarz's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Surgery
  • Brain Tumor
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • CyberKnife®, Cranial (Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Cranial) incl. Gamma Knife and LINAC Photon Beam
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Degenerative Spine Disorders
  • Disc Replacement
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Kyphoplasty
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurostimulation
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Paracentesis
  • 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 Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spine Surgery
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subdural Hematoma
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Surgical Procedures
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
  • Vertebral Column Tumors
  • X Stop® Interspinous Process Decompression System

About Me

Care Philosophy

I am committed to caring for my patients with compassion and clinical excellence. My mission is to provide patients with superior care and minimum hassle so that they can return to an excellent quality of life.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

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

Awards

Dr. Schwarz's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Schwarz

3.8

Based on 31 reviews

5 Stars
67.74193548387096%
(21)
4 Stars
0%
(0)
3 Stars
3.225806451612903%
(1)
2 Stars
0%
(0)
1 Star
29.032258064516128%
(9)

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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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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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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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Best neurosurgeon around. Spends time with you explaining your procedure.
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Dr Schwartz is the best doctor
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Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
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Great West Healthcare-Cigna POS
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
Golden Rule
Humana
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