Dr. Peter Schwarz, MD

Dr. Peter Schwarz, MD

Gastroenterology  |  
Male  |  
Age 56
(17)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Peter Schwarz, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Houston, TX and has been practicing for 26 years. He graduated from University Of Illinois College Of Medicine Chicago in 1987 and specializes in gastroenterology and internal medicine.

6560 Fannin St Ste 1008

Houston, TX 77030

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Diarrhea
very high
more than 99% of peers
Abdominal Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Specialties

  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine
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Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

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Procedures

  • Anoscopy
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Bile Duct Surgery
  • Biliary Drainage
  • Biological Therapy
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer Screening
  • Conscious Sedation
  • Duodenoscopy
  • Endoscopic Common Bile Duct Stone Removal
  • Endoscopic Mucosal Resection
  • Endoscopic Pseudocyst Drainage
  • Endoscopic Ultrasound
  • Endoscopy
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Enteroscopy
  • ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
  • Esophagogastroscopy
  • Esophagoscopy
  • Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastroparesis Therapy
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Manometry
  • Percutaneous Edoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG)
  • Polypectomy
  • Small Bowel Enteroscopy
  • Therapeutic Endoscopy
  • Ultrasound, Transrectal
  • Venous Sclerotherapy

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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 Il, Urbana-Champaign
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1982
  • University Of Illinois College Of Medicine Chicago
    Medical School | Graduated 1987
  • Luth Genl Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1988
  • Luth Genl Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1990
  • University Texas
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1992

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Schwarz has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Schwarz's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Schwarz to family and friends
3.4
based on 17 total reviews (2 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (17)

  • 5
    (9)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
    (5)

Dr. Schwarz's Performance

Trustworthiness
GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
GOOD
Time well spent
GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

He takes time to answer all questions.
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He performed standard tests and interpreted them. He performed a standard examination. He drew standard conclusions. My main problem with him is that he referred me to Methodist Hospital for a gall bladder scan which in turn charged me three times what other centers are charging. They billed me...more
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