Dr. Barbara E Swartz MD Neurologist

Dr. Barbara Swartz is a neurologist in Reno, Nevada and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Children's Hospital of Orange County and Desert Regional Medical Center. She received her medical degree from David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA and has been in practice for 35 years. Dr. Swartz accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. She is one of 18 doctors at Children's Hospital of Orange County and one of 6 at Desert Regional Medical Center who specialize in Neurology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Neurologist: Epilepsy, Hospital/Neurohospitalist, Neurophysiology

Hospital Affiliation

Desert Regional Medical Center

Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian
High performing in Neurology & Neurosurgery

Children's Hospital of Orange County

Education & Medical Training

UCLA Medical Center
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1980–1981

Columbia University School Public Health
Residency, Neurology, 1981–1984

David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
Class of 1979


Other Training, Chemistry, 1968–1972


Other Training, Pharmacology, 1973–1979

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
Certified in Neurology

PA State Medical License
Active through 2012

CA State Medical License
Active through 2013

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
2012

Honors at Entrance, Chapman College

Full Tuition Honorary Scholarship (Four Years), Chapman College

Outstanding Freshman Chemistry Award, Chapman College

Honorary student member of A.C.S., Chapman College

Outstanding Senior Chemistry Award, A.C.S., Chapman College

American Institute of Chemists Student Award

Grey Key (Kappa Phi Delta), Chapman College

Stern Scholarship, UCLA School of Medicine

Eldridge Scholarship, UCLA School of Medicine

Auxiliary Scholarship, UCLA Medical Center

Ruth G. White Scholarship, (Private Organization)

NIMH Training Grant (Post Doctoral), UCLA Dept. of Pharmacology

Diplomat, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurolgy

Diplomat, American Board of Clinical Neurophysiology

Diplomat of the National Board of Medical Examiners

Fellow, American Neurological Association

Fellow, American Academy of Neurology

Publications & Presentations

Women’s Issues in Epilepsy (Invited Speaker)
2006 1 1

Improvement Strategies for Increasing Access to Specialty Care for Children/Youth with Epilepsy
2006 1 1

The Treatment of epilepsy in Women-special Considerations
2004 1 1

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Texas BlueChoice
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Health Net California Large Group PPO
  • Health Net HMO - Employer Group
  • Highmark BCBS ClassicBlue
  • Highmark BCBS PPOBlue
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Pacificare HMO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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