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Frank J. Schwab, M.D.Clinical Professor;
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery (Ortho-Spine Surgery Div)
Clinical AddressesCENTER 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
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Additional Clinical Addresses
Medical SpecialtiesOrthopaedic Surgery
Medical ExpertiseScoliosis, Microsurgery, Endoscopic Spinal Surgery, Spinal Surgery, Spinal Stenosis, Spondylolisthesis, Kyphosis
InsuranceGroup Health Insurance (GHI), Medicare, Worker's Compensation
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Board Certification2010 — Ab Orthopaedic Surgery - Orthopaedic Surgery
Education1986-1990 — 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
Research SummaryCURRENT 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.