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Dr. Paul Schwetschenau, MD

Neurosurgery ·  Male · Age 76

Dr. Schwetschenau

Dr. Paul Schwetschenau, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Cincinnati, OH and has been practicing for 46 years. He graduated from Saint Louis University School of Medicine in 1967 and specializes in neurosurgery.


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(513) 791-6400

Dr. Schwetschenau accepts the following insurance:

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Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Cigna
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Dr. Schwetschenau's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Intervertebral Disc Disease
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Schwetschenau treats Intervertebral Disc Disease more than 70% of his peers

Dr. Schwetschenau treats this condition more than 70% of his peers

Brain Disorders
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Schwetschenau treats Brain Disorders more than 69% of his peers

Dr. Schwetschenau treats this condition more than 69% of his peers

Spine Disorders
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Schwetschenau treats Spine Disorders more than 67% of his peers

Dr. Schwetschenau treats this condition more than 67% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Degenerative Spine Diseases
  • Ossification of the Posterior Longitudinal Ligament of the Spine
  • Pediatric Spinal Tumor
  • Progressive Spinal Muscular Atrophy
  • Progressive Spinobulbar Muscular Atrophy
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Dysostosis, Anhalt Type
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Ryukyuan Type
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Scapuloperoneal
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type I
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type II
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type III
  • Spinal Tuberculosis

Dr. Schwetschenau's conditions and procedures:

  • Ablation
  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Surgery
  • Brain Tumor
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Carotid Ultrasound
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Neurological Surgery
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Deep Brain Stimulation
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epidural Hematoma
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Diseases
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Pain Disorder
  • Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
  • Pituitary Surgery
  • Pituitary Tumor
  • Pulmonary Arteriovenous Malformation
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Shunts
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord and Brain Disorders
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstruction
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Stereotactic Neurosurgery
  • Stereotactic Surgery
  • Stereotaxis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Vascular Disease

About Me

Biography

Dr. Paul Schwetschenau, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Cincinnati, OH and has been practicing for 46 years. He graduated from Saint Louis University School of Medicine in 1967 and specializes in neurosurgery.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

1973
Washington University
Fellowship Hospital
1972
Wash University Hospital
Residency Hospital
1968
Saint Louis University / School of Medicine
Residency Hospital
1968
Saint Louis University / School of Medicine
Internship Hospital
1967
Saint Louis University School of Medicine
Medical School
1973
1972
1968
1968
1967

Awards

Dr. Schwetschenau's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Schwetschenau

3.4

Based on 14 reviews

5 Stars
50%
(7)
4 Stars
7.142857142857143%
(1)
3 Stars
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2 Stars
0%
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1 Star
35.714285714285715%
(5)

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What People Say About Dr. Paul Schwetschenau, MD
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He had scheduled my surgery wanted his son to be in operating room,got one more set of xrays and than said what do u want I'm just not seeing it,he sent me for a second opinion which agreed with surgery and his report said I could havespinal cord damage if I had the surgery,if u chickened out,ok,but dont make me think I didnt hear what u said if it was too much for u or if it was going to damage me further,dont make me feel stupid,not very trustworthy... my dog would not go to him...
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Dr.Schwetschenau is one of the best doctors I've seen he has helped me very much.His staff is outstanding Kim and Rosa are great and the whole staff is very professional. I was so happy i got referred to him . My migraine i had for 18 months straight is gone. Thank You Dr.Schwetschenau
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