Dr. Joseph Schwab, MD

Dr. Joseph Schwab, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
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Age 41
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Dr. Joseph Schwab, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Milwaukee, WI and has been practicing for 6 years. He graduated from Medical College Of Wisconsin in 2006 and specializes in orthopedic surgery and orthopedic hip surgery.

9200 W Wisconsin Ave

Milwaukee, WI 53226

Contact Information

(414) 805-7426

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Enterprise Group
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
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Top Care Areas

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

Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
very high
more than 97% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Hip
very high
more than 97% of peers
Fracture
very high
more than 91% of peers

Dr. Schwab'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.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Schwab "My goal is to provide patients of all ages and activity levels with the best hip function possible. Whether you are interested in getting back to high-level sporting activities, or are having trouble with activities of daily living, my goal is to work with you to achieve your highest possible level of activity. As our understanding of hip disease improves, I will strive to translate that understanding to practical treatments for my patients."

2  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Hip Surgery

1  Board Certifications

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

41  Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Arthritis
  • Hip Dysplasia
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Impingement
  • Hip Pain
  • Hip Sprain
  • Joint Pain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Limb Pain
  • Myelopathy
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteopenia
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
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23  Procedures

  • Anterior Approach Total Hip Replacement
  • Arm Surgery
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Labrum Repair
  • Hip Reconstruction Surgery
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Replacement Revision
  • Hip Surgery
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Osteotomy
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Steroid Injection

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Wisconsin.

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

  • Northwestern Center Feinberg School Of Medicine
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1999
  • Medical College Of Wisconsin
    Medical School | Graduated 2006
  • Medical College Of Wisconsin Affiliated Hospitals
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2007
  • Medical College Of Wisconsin Affiliated Hospitals
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2011
  • Inselspital Bern
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2012

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Schwab has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Schwab's Reviews

4.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Schwab to family and friends
19 total reviews (10 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (19)

  • 5
    (18)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
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  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Schwab'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

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (10)

I had an anterior hip replacement by Dr. Schwab on December 11, after having a disappointing hip replacement by another surgeon the prior year. Dr. Schwab and his PA have been extremely patient with my many questions. The surgery went surprisingly well. After two weeks, I was able to return to...more
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Excellent knowledge, skills, attitude and communication style. I feel fortunate to have chosen Dr. Schwab for my bilateral hip replacement. Everything went just as planned. Excellent outcome. Thank you Dr. Schwab!
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He let me take my time reaching the point of accepting surgery, helped me understand why I needed it and what to do about it, and when the time was ripe did a superb job. I would never have believed it would be so pain free or that I could recover so fast.
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Dr. Joseph Schwab has an excellent bed side manner. Absolute confidence in his abilities and goes out of his way to explain not only the positive, but the possible negatives that could occur during a procedure. Very through and exudes a very relaxed and confident environment for his patients. ...more
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Dr Schwab and his staff are top notch great communication truly caring I waited a long time to have hip surgery I would not have had any one else do it but Dr Joseph Schwab and his team
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