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 13 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
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
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 Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Nerve Sheath Tumors
Neuroplasty
Neurostimulation
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 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
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
    2005
  • 2000
    John Hopkins University Of Med
    Internship Hospital
    2000
  • 1999
    Johns Hopkins University School Of Medicine
    Medical School
    1999
  • 1995
    Washington University, St Louis
    Undergraduate School
    1995

Awards

Dr. Schwarz's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Schwarz

3.9

Based on 30 reviews

5 Stars
70%
(21)
4 Stars
0%
(0)
3 Stars
3.3333333333333335%
(1)
2 Stars
0%
(0)
1 Star
26.666666666666668%
(8)

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  • Explains condition(s) well
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  • Time well spent
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  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
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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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AARP
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Beech Street (Multiplan)
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna HMO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna POS
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
Golden Rule
Humana
Choice Care
Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
Mutual of Omaha
Private HealthCare Systems
Tricare
Prime
Standard
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus
Options PPO
United Healthcare