Dr. Karl Winston Swann MD Neurosurgeon

Dr. Karl Swann is a neurosurgeon in San Antonio, Texas and is affiliated with Methodist Hospital. He received his medical degree from University of Michigan Medical School and has been in practice for 27 years. He is one of 11 doctors at Methodist Hospital who specialize in Neurological Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Neurosurgeon: General Neurosurgery

Hospital Affiliation

Methodist Hospital

Education & Medical Training

Massachusetts General Hospital
Residency, General Surgery, 1979 - 1980

Massachusetts General Hospital
Residency, Neurological Surgery, 1980 - 1986

University of Michigan Medical School
Class of 1979

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Neurological Surgery
Certified in Neurological Surgery

TX State Medical License
Active through 2014

Awards, Honors & Recognition

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

Publications & Presentations

PLC? causes Ca(2+) oscillations in mouse eggs by targeting intracellular and not plasma membrane PI(4,5)P(2).
Yu, Y., Nomikos, M., Theodoridou, M., Nounesis, G., Lai, F. A., Swann, K.

Starting a new life: sperm PLC-zeta mobilizes the Ca2+ signal that induces egg activation and embryo development: an essential phospholipase C with implications for male infertility.
Nomikos, M., Swann, K., Lai, F. A.

Rhythmic actomyosin-driven contractions induced by sperm entry predict mammalian embryo viability.
Ajduk, A., Ilozue, T., Windsor, S., Yu, Y., Seres, K. B., Bomphrey, R. J., Tom, B. D., Swann, K., Thomas, A., Graham, C., Zernicka-Goetz, M.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS California CaliforniaCare HMO
  • BCBS California PPO
  • BCBS Illinois Blue Advantage HMO
  • BCBS Illinois BlueChoice Select
  • BCBS Illinois HMO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • BCBS Texas BlueChoice
  • Blue Shield California HMO
  • Blue Shield California PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • Cofinity PPO
  • Coventry Health Care PPO Platinum
  • Coventry Missouri - HMO/POS
  • Empire BCBS HMO
  • Empire BCBS PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • GHI PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Health Net HMO - Employer Group
  • HealthLink PPO
  • HIP of New York - Select PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • MagnaCare PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO - Kaiser
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Oxford Health Freedom
  • Oxford Health Liberty
  • Pacificare HMO
  • Sagamore Health Plus
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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