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Dr. Karl Swann, MD

Neurosurgery ·  Male · Age 64

Dr. Swann

Dr. Karl Swann, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in San Antonio, TX. He graduated from University Of Michigan Medical School and specializes in neurosurgery.


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(210) 614-2453

Dr. Swann accepts the following insurance:

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Cigna
Commercial Insurance Company
Coventry Health Care
Humana
Medicaid
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No malpractice claims found for Texas
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. Swann's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Swann performs Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Swann performs this procedure more than 97% of his peers

Spinal Fusion
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Swann performs Spinal Fusion more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Swann performs this procedure more than 97% of his peers

Herniated Disc Surgery
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Swann performs Herniated Disc Surgery more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Swann performs this procedure more than 95% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Anterior Cervical Discectomy With Fusion
  • Anterior Cervical Discectomy With Plating & Fusion
  • Anterior Cervical Microdiscectomy With Fusion
  • Arthroscopic Microdiscectomy
  • Cervical Discectomy
  • Cervical Microdiscectomy
  • Lumbar Discectomy
  • Lumbar Microdiscectomy
  • Microdiscectomy
  • Percutaneous Discectomy
  • Spinal Discectomy

Dr. Swann's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Disc Replacement
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurostimulation
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease

About Me

Biography

Dr. Karl Swann, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in San Antonio, TX. He graduated from University Of Michigan Medical School and specializes in neurosurgery.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

Mass Gen Hospital
Residency Hospital
University Of Michigan Medical School
Medical School

Awards

Dr. Swann's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Swann

4.6

Based on 27 reviews

5 Stars
85.18518518518519%
(23)
4 Stars
3.7037037037037037%
(1)
3 Stars
3.7037037037037037%
(1)
2 Stars
0%
(0)
1 Star
7.407407407407407%
(2)

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Dr. Swann is the best surgeon in town. I had two herniated discs iny cervical spine for a long time and I was plaqued with migraines for years. He did my surgery and for the first time I woke up in the hospital with no pain. He is attentive and his nurse and staff are amazing.
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Dr. Swann has performed 2 operations on me - lumbar fusion in 2003 and cervical fusion in 2013. Both were extremely successful. He is the only doctor I would trust my spine to! My only complaint is the level of difficulty I've been experiencing trying to get an MRI scheduled or an appointment to...Read More
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After recent spinal surgery I have had to communicate many times with the office. They returned my calls promptly and worked diligently to get procedures and medical equipment covered by insurance. Dr Swann, his nurse, Martha and his receptionist, Nancy have been helpful with every step of the way....Read More
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Absolutely recommend him!!!
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Dr. Swann is a great doctor but his staff needs to change their attitude a lot. They lie in regards to never receiving referrals, calls, and receiving voicemails. If he had better staff it would definitely be 5 star review. They're rude, and really don't care. However, Dr Swann is a great doctor...Read More
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