Dr. Richard Schwab, MD

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Dr. Richard Schwab, MD

Hematology | Male

Moores Cancer Center 3855 Health Science Dr., La Jolla, CA 92093 Get Directions
(858) 657-7000

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Dr. Schwab specializes in Hematology and practices in La Jolla, CA. He practices at 1 location.

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Dr. Schwab's Review Details
3.2 based on 9 responses
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  • Trustworthiness
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  • Helpfulness
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  • Staff
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  • Scheduling
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Experience with Dr. Schwab
  • Level of trust in provider's decisions
     (9)
  • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
     (9)
  • How well provider listens and answers questions
     (9)
  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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Dr. Schwab's Office & Staff
  • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
     (9)
  • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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  • Staff friendliness and courteousness
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  • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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in San Diego, CA |
I feel very confident that he knows his area of expertise. I would highly recommend him to a patient undergoing chemo and radiation for breast cancer and the follow up appointments necessary to try to remain cancer free.
in San Diego, CA |
Dr. Scwabb is very informative, patient and overall welcoming. He keeps the atmosphere light but respectful. RN's Jamie and others are exceptionally helpful and the staff is courteous.
in San Diego, CA |
I not recommend him to anyone. He is like Dr. Mengele. I wouldn't let him cure even my dog.
in San Diego, CA |
very bad experience, not recommend him to anybody
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Specialties

  • Hematology
  • Medical Oncology
  • Oncology

Board Certifications

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  • Hematology
  • Medical Oncology

Conditions Treated

  • Acute Leukemia
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anemia
  • Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Cancer
  • Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Eye Cancer
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Hypercoagulable State
  • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
  • Kaposi's Sarcoma
  • Liver Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Myeloma
  • Myeloproliferative Disorders
  • Neutropenia
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Pregnancy-Related Disorders
  • Primary Hypercoagulable State (incl. Factor V Leiden Disease)
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Skin Cancer
  • Thalassemia
  • Thrombocytosis
  • Thrombosis
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis

Procedures Performed

  • Bone Marrow Biopsy

Background Check

  • 0
    Malpractice Claims

    No malpractice history found for California.

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    Sanctions

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  • 0
    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    A Einstein Col Med Yeshiva Univ

    Graduated in 1999

  • Internship Hospital
    Ucsd

    Completed in 2001

  • Residency Hospital
    Ucsd

    Completed in 2003

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Ucsd

    Completed in 2006

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English

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Dr. Schwab's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Hematology
  • Board certified in Hematology and Medical Oncology
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Schwab's Office & Staff

Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
Staff friendliness and courteousness
Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
10 – 15 minutes

Experience with Dr. Schwab

Level of trust in provider's decisions
How well provider explains medical condition(s)
How well provider listens and answers questions
Spends appropriate amount of time with patients