Dr. Frank Johann Schwab MD
Orthopedist303 2nd Avenue Suite 19 New York NY, 10003
Dr. Frank Schwab is an orthopaedic surgeon practicing in New York, NY. Dr. Schwab specializes in the diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of injuries, diseases and disorders of the bodys musculoskeletal system. As an orthopaedic surgeon, Dr. Schwab tends to bones, ligaments, muscles, joints, nerves and tendons. Orthopaedic surgeons can specialize in certain areas like the hand, spine, hip, foot and ankle, shoulder and elbow or the knee.
Education and Training
Columbia Univ Coll of Physicians And Surgeons, New York Ny 1990
Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons 1990
Orthopaedic SurgeryAmerican Board of Orthopaedic SurgeryABOS
Expert PublicationsData provided by the National Library of Medicine
- Patient evaluation and clinical assessment of adult spinal deformity.
- Assessment of symptomatic rod fracture after posterior instrumented fusion for adult spinal deformity.
- Outcome assessment in neuromuscular spinal deformity.
- A standardized nomenclature for cervical spine soft-tissue release and osteotomy for deformity correction: clinical article.
- Complications and intercenter variability of three-column resection osteotomies for spinal deformity surgery: a retrospective review of 423 patients.
- Clinical improvement through nonoperative treatment of adult spinal deformity: who is likely to benefit?
- T1 pelvic angle (TPA) effectively evaluates sagittal deformity and assesses radiographical surgical outcomes longitudinally.
- Recruitment of compensatory mechanisms in sagittal spinal malalignment is age and regional deformity dependent: a full-standing axis analysis of key radiographical parameters.
- Analysis of an unexplored group of sagittal deformity patients: low pelvic tilt despite positive sagittal malalignment.
- Impact of obesity on complications, infection, and patient-reported outcomes in adult spinal deformity surgery.
- The benefit of nonoperative treatment for adult spinal deformity: identifying predictors for reaching a minimal clinically important difference.
- Sagittal alignment of the spine: What do you need to know?
- Role of pelvic translation and lower-extremity compensation to maintain gravity line position in spinal deformity.
- Geographic and Ethnic Variations in Radiographic Disability Thresholds: Analysis of North American and Japanese Operative Adult Spinal Deformity Populations.
- Natural Head Posture in the Setting of Sagittal Spinal Deformity: Validation of Chin-Brow Vertical Angle, Slope of Line of Sight, and McGregor's Slope With Health-Related Quality of Life.
- Neck Pain
- Back Pain
- Pinched Nerve
- Herniated Disc
- Spinal Stenosis
- Abnormal Gait
- D'Paris Lariboisiere St. Louis 1991
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