Dr. Karl D. Schwarze MD Nephrologist

Dr. Karl Schwarze is a nephrologist in Akron, Ohio and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Akron General Medical Center and Medina Hospital. He received his medical degree from Wayne State University School of Medicine and has been in practice for 33 years. Dr. Schwarze accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 15 doctors at Akron General Medical Center and one of 6 at Medina Hospital who specialize in Nephrology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Nephrologist: General Nephrology

Education & Medical Training

Wayne State University School of Medicine
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1981–1985

Baylor College of Medicine
Fellowship, Nephrology, 1985–1988

Wayne State University School of Medicine
Class of 1981

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 30 years in Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 24 years in Nephrology

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 23 years in Critical Care Medicine

OH State Medical License
Active through 2014

TX State Medical License
Active through 2014

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
2011

Fellow (FACP), American College of Physicians
1996

Publications & Presentations

Increasing AV fistula creation: the Akron experience.
Spuhler, C.L., Schwarze, K.D., Sands, J.J.

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Anthem Blue Access PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
  • Anthem Blue Preferred HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • Cofinity PPO
  • Harvard Pilgrim HMO
  • HealthAmerica HealthAssurance PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio SuperMed Plus
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio SuperMed POS
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS

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