Dr. Swami Nathan, MD

Dr. Swami Nathan, MD

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Neurosurgery | Male | 68 years old

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Dr. Nathan specializes in Neurosurgery and practices in Frederick, MD. He practices at 1 location.

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Dr. Nathan's Reviews

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based on 26 total surveys (7 with reviews)
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in Baltimore, MD |
I like Nathan Swami. He saved my moms life. Helped other family members.Hes not mean . Just misunderstood. I just want to know why im worse. Waiting to go back . Everyone was great. So we will see.
in Poolesville, MD |
I owe him a massive amount of gratitude he saved my life by performing an emergency crainiatomy for an upper dura hematoma if I am pronouncing that right. I now am alive as a result of his skill as a doctor and by the grace of Almighty God. Thank you Doctor Nathan you are a true hero, on 9-10-02 you saved my life.
in Fredrick, MD |
Dr. Nathan was guided to save my life. He is a testament to what God can do. It is God who poured into him as he performed my brain surgery and restored my life. I survived an arteriovenous malformation and I am alive today. Thank you God for allowing Dr. Nathan to do Your will.
in Riverdale, MD |
Didn't recommend unnecessary surgery, manages chronic condition well, ease in scheduling appointments and dealing with staff, never a long wait. Only issue is they don't call with reminders and I can be forgetful, need to set an alert to treatment ntmy appointment.
in Frederick |
He is rud and give me any medication I want when I pay him money under table . I got affection to bad medication of him and I'm in rehabs now . Dishonest and never listen to you what are talking about . He care about his portion of money more then any thing else . Then he recommended a surgery just to make money not because I really need it . Every time I go to him never let me to talk about the pain I have in my back . Just give medication and good bye for next visit .
in Frederick , MD |
He did not listen to his patients and no caring at all ,very very rude doctor .
in Frederick |
Most of the office staff was pleasant. The doctor was very rude. Would not recommend. After I had surgery he was rude to me when he walked into my room and saw me crying. Told me to stop that it wasn't going to help. When I tried to explain how much pain I was in he did not address it. When I called his office post surgery, lady on phone was rude when I said who I was. Told them I was still in so much pain and he told me to take advil and call in three days if not better. Dr did not seem to care
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  •  Specializes in Neurosurgery
  •  Board certified in Neurosurgery
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  •  No board actions found

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  • Neurosurgery

Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Stroke
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors

Education

  • Medical School
    Madurai Medical College, Tamil Nadu Dr Mgr Medical University

    Graduated in 1973

  • Internship Hospital
    Wash Hospital Center

    Completed in 1976

  • Residency Hospital
    George Washington University Med Center

    Completed in 1981

    Wash Hospital Center

    Completed in 1977

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Tamil

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Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Procedures Performed

  • Brain Surgery
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Deep Brain Stimulation
  • Disc Replacement
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurostimulation
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Spinal or Cranial
  • Stereotactic Surgery