Dr. Karl Swann, MD

Dr. Karl Swann, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 63
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Dr. Karl Swann, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in San Antonio, TX. He graduated from University of Michigan Medical School and specializes in neurosurgery.

4410 Medical Dr

San Antonio, TX 78229

Contact Information

(210) 614-2453

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • Universal American

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Top Care Areas

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

Herniated Disc Surgery
very high
more than 97% of peers
Spinal Fusion
very high
more than 97% of peers
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
very high
more than 96% of peers

Dr. Swann'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.

1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

31  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease

11  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Neuroplasty
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spine Fracture Treatment

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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

  • University of Michigan Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Mass Gen Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Swann has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Swann's Reviews

4.6
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Swann to family and friends
26 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (26)

  • 5
    (22)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Swann's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

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...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....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...more
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