Dr. Theodore Schwartz, MD

Dr. Theodore Schwartz, MD

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Neurosurgery  ·  
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53 y/o
(68)

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Dr. Theodore Schwartz, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 20 years. He specializes in neurosurgery, otolaryngology-head and neck surgery, and more.Read his story

Weill Cornell Medicine Brain and Spine Center

525 E 68th St # 651

New York, NY 10065
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Insurance Accepted

  • Medicaid
  • Worker's Compensation

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for New York
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Schwartz's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Schwartz performs Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Schwartz performs this procedure more than 98% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Complex Skull Base Surgery
  • Craniectomy
  • Craniotomy
  • Craniotomy for Aneurysm
  • Craniotomy for Brain Tumor
  • Skull Base Surgery
Brain Surgery
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Schwartz performs Brain Surgery more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Schwartz performs this procedure more than 96% of his peers

Brain Cancer
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Schwartz treats Brain Cancer more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Schwartz treats this condition more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Schwartz's conditions and procedures:

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Acromegaly and Gigantism
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Aneurysm
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Surgery
  • Brain Tumor Surgery
  • Broken Nose
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Cough
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Endoscopic Endonasal Surgery
  • ENT Surgery
  • Epidural Hematoma
  • Epidural Lysis of Adhesions (LOA)
  • Epilepsy
  • Excision of Facial Bone
  • Facial Fracture
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Headache
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Laser Ablation
  • Laser Surgery
  • Loss of Smell and-or Taste
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Malignant Bone Cancer of the Skull, Face, and Jaw
  • Meningiomas
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Neurosurgical Procedures
  • Otitis Media
  • Perforated Eardrum
  • Pituitary Gland Cancer
  • Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
  • Pituitary Surgery
  • Pituitary Tumor
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Rasmussen's Syndrome
  • Rathke's Cleft Cyst
  • Skull Base Surgery
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma of Head, Face, and Neck
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thrombosis
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • TMJ
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
  • Vertebral Column Tumors

About Me

We are committed to delivering the best care and an exceptional patient experience. We are devoted to providing services that are patient-centered and compassionate, and care for you as a person. 

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Neurological Skull Base Surgery
  • Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

Yale New Haven Med Center
Fellowship Hospital
1999
Columbia Presby Med Center
Residency Hospital
1994
Columbia Presby Med Center
Internship Hospital
1993
Harvard Medical School
Medical School
1987
Harvard Medical School
Undergraduate School
1999
1994
1993
1987

Languages

  • French
  • English

Awards

Dr. Schwartz's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Schwartz

4.7

Based on 68 reviews

5 Stars
91.17647058823529%
(62)
4 Stars
1.4705882352941178%
(1)
3 Stars
0%
(0)
2 Stars
1.4705882352941178%
(1)
1 Star
5.882352941176471%
(4)

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Was referred to Dr. Schwartz by my neurologist due to an encephalocele that was spotted in a cat scan. Schwartz walks in, doesn't introduce himself, doesn't ask my name or my mother's. He just offers a "dead fish" handshake. Tells me he didn't find anything on my MRI. When told him that due to the...Read More
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Brilliant , compassionate, and easy to understand . He helped calm me down when discussing the surgery I need . He is an extraordinary doctor .
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Dr Schwartz performed urgent brain surgery. I chose to keep my treatment team at NY Presbyterian. Dr Knisely and Magee have commented on their treatment being augmented by the excellent surgery Dr Schwartz performed. Following surgery, he also was very considerate of my family and their concerns
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very good doctor, very good person, very professional, willing to help and answer questions
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Amazing skill, staff and ability to explain and answer all questions and concerns. This is the one you want inside your head. M. Williams, 2/19
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