Frank J. Schwab

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Frank J. Schwab, M.D.

Clinical Professor;
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery (Orthopaedic Surgery)

Clinical Addresses

CENTER FOR MUSCULOSKELETAL CARE
333 E. 38TH STREET
NEW YORK, NY 10016
Hours: Mon. 9 - 5; Tue. 9 - 5; Wed. 9 - 5; Thu. 9 - 5; Fri. 9 - 5
Handicap Access: yes
Phone: 646-501-7200


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Medical Specialties

Orthopaedic Surgery

Medical Expertise

Scoliosis, Microsurgery, Endoscopic Spinal Surgery, Spinal Surgery, Spinal Stenosis, Spondylolisthesis, Kyphosis

Languages

French, German

Insurance

Empire BCBS PPO, Group Health Insurance (GHI), Horizon - BCBS, Medicare, Worker's Compensation

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Board Certification

2010 — Ab Orthopaedic Surgery - Orthopaedic Surgery

Education

1986-1990 — Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons, Medical Education
1990-1991 — D'Paris Lariboisiere St. Louis (Spine Surgery), Clinical Fellowships
1991-1992 — Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center, Internship
1992-1996 — Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center, Residency Training
1996-1997 — Maimonides Medical Center (Spine Surgery), Clinical Fellowships

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Research Summary

CURRENT RESEARCH PROJECTS
Endoscopic Spinal Surgery techniques in scoliosis correction.

Development of an Animal Model for the Degenerative Spine. Partially funded by a grant from Sofamor-Danek.

Prospective study of pelvic rotation as a compensatory mechanism in spinal deformity. Partially funded by a grant from the AO foundation Adult Scoliosis: clinico-radiographic investigation. Establishment of a classification system and basis for treatment guidelines. Grant support by MMC, Research and Development Foundation.

Research Interests

Scoliosis, spinal deformity.

Research Keywords

pediatric spine surgery, adult spine surgery, scoliosis, kyphosis, spondylolisthesis, spinal stenosis, revision surgery.