Dr. Ben Shwachman MD Anesthesiologist

Dr. Ben Shwachman is an anesthesiologist in Covina, California. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Citrus Valley Medical Center-Queen of the Valley Campus and La Palma Intercommunity Hospital. He received his medical degree from University of Illinois College of Medicine and has been in practice for 46 years. He is one of 7 doctors at Citrus Valley Medical Center-Queen of the Valley Campus and one of 3 at La Palma Intercommunity Hospital who specialize in Anesthesiology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Anesthesiologist: Pain Medicine

Education & Medical Training

Los Angeles County General Unit 1
Residency, Anesthesiology, 1966 - 1967

University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago
Residency, Anesthesiology, 1965 - 1966

John L Doyne Hospital (Milwaukee WI)
Internship, Transitional Year, 1964 - 1965

University of Illinois College of Medicine
Class of 1964

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Anesthesiology
Certified in Anesthesiology

American Board of Anesthesiology
Certified in Pain Medicine

CA State Medical License
Active through 2013

Awards, Honors & Recognition

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

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS California CaliforniaCare HMO
  • BCBS California PowerSelect HMO
  • BCBS California PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • Blue Shield CA Local Access Plus HMO
  • Blue Shield California HMO
  • Blue Shield California PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • Cofinity PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Health Net California Large Group PPO
  • Health Net HMO - Employer Group
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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