Dr. Herbert S Schwartz MD Orthopedic Surgeon

Dr. Herbert Schwartz is an orthopedic surgeon in Nashville, Tennessee. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Tennessee Valley Healthcare System and Vanderbilt Hospital and Clinics. He received his medical degree from University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine and has been in practice for 26 years. Dr. Schwartz accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 13 doctors at Tennessee Valley Healthcare System and one of 45 at Vanderbilt Hospital and Clinics who specialize in Orthopedic Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Orthopedic Surgeon: General Orthopedic Surgery, Musculoskeletal Oncology/Cancer

Hospital Affiliation

Tennessee Valley Healthcare System

Vanderbilt Hospital and Clinics
Ranked #43 in Orthopedics

Education & Medical Training

University of Chicago
Residency, General Surgery, 1981 - 1982

University of Chicago
Residency, Orthopedic Surgery, 1982 - 1986

Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education
Residency, Orthopaedic Oncology, 1986 - 1987

University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine
Class of 1981

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Certified in Orthopaedic Surgery

TN State Medical License
Active through 2013

Publications & Presentations

Incidence of symptomatic venous thromboembolism in oncologic patients undergoing lower-extremity endoprosthetic arthroplasty.
Ramo, B.A., Griffin, A.M., Gill, C.S., McDonald, D.J., Wunder, J.S., Ferguson, P., Bell, R.S., Phillips, S.E., Schwartz, H.S., Holt, G.E. 2011 5 4

Bisphosphonates Inhibit Osteosarcoma-Mediated Osteolysis Via Attenuation of Tumor Expression of MCP-1 and RANKL.
Ohba, T.,Cole, H. A.,Cates, J. M.,Slosky, D. A.,Haro, H.,Ando, T.,Schwartz, H. S.,Schoenecker, J. G.

Does postoperative infection after soft tissue sarcoma resection affect oncologic outcomes?
Behnke, N. K.,Alamanda, V. K.,Song, Y.,Archer, K. R.,Halpern, J. L.,Schwartz, H. S.,Holt, G. E.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois BlueChoice Select
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • BCBS Tennessee Network 5
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Coventry Carelink Health Plans PPO
  • Empire BCBS HMO
  • Empire BCBS PPO
  • First Choice
  • Great West PPO
  • Health Net Oregon PPO
  • Horizon BCBS Direct Access
  • Horizon BCBS HMO
  • Horizon BCBS POS
  • Horizon BCBS PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Humana/ChoiceCare+ Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Providence Health System Personal Option
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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