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I meet with Dr. Swartz in Sacramento. I was there for less then 30 minutes and he told me all about his health how at the age of 80 he is such great shape, he doesn't understand why everyone else is't. He then told both myself and my husband( he was there as my witness) that I was a in very bad shape. He then wrote a report and stated that I can return to work with only a 35 lb. limit. In his report he states that I have all the documented problems but they went away 6 weeks after being off work. I saw Dr. Swartz 20 months after being off work. How can he see the injury on date of the 30 minute visit but states in his report that it when away??? This Dr. is for worker comp. only and is NOT to be trusted. I rate him less then one. if I could I would rate him -10.
this so called doctor will close your case if he can even when he knows your sick!!!
Just had a worker's comp eval with this guy. BEWARE!!!! Your well being is not in his interest. He's a hired gun for insurance companies!!! I had to wait over an hour to see him, then he made me wait another 10 minutes with him in the exam room while he verbally abused and berated one of his staff over the phone for not understanding what he wanted. I could tell something was off about him and his practice the moment I walked in the door. he was very blasÃ© about the whole examination; giving me the "are you kidding me" look at times when asking about different outcomes of the examination. Overall, I felt the whole experience was rushed, sloppy and extremely superficial. Please reevaluate your decision to see this doctor of your own cognizance.; if you're seeing him because of an insurance claim like myself..... BEWARE!!!!! Google confirmed my suspicions once I was done with the exam.
this Dr. was used as IME Dr. and lies through his teeth, I would not recommend this Dr. to anyone, he is just in it for the money not for the well being of the patient.
horrible visit waited for over 2 hours to be rushed out in 5. Did not listen to my problems did 3 test to see if i had a torn ligament , when that wasnt the diagnosis to begin with.
NO GOOD STAY AWAY FROM HIM.
He is not a real doctor. They're called Insurance Defense Providers (IDP). He is an insurance hack. In this case for Geico. He's mentally deranged and should NOT be practicing medicine. Do NOT go anywhere near him. You do have legal ground to refuse an IME if you're willing to go all the way to court. Get an experienced lawyer. The days of trusting your own insurance company are over. Zero stars should be an option. That's my score for him ZERO.
My is partial ACL tear, and here is what he wrote on my report. "This aggravation is temporary, and would cease at the time of my examination". So how many Doctors can say that? It is not if he is a " DOCTOR", it is how much is He getting payed by OWCP? I do not give him any stars because he lied through the whole exam, and it was with OWCP. Had to give stars to submit!!!!,!! We all need to ask what is he getting form OWCP $$$$$$.?.?????
Aubrey Scwartz works for the DOL as a doctor to get people off of compensation. His diagnosis of my condition was a flat out lie. I was diagnosed with a herneated disc in my neck. I have a rotator cuff tear in my shoulder that was diagnosed by another doctor. Why didn't Schwartz not see that? I had to wait to see him for 3 1/2 hours, I was in his office for 4 hrs. This so called Dr.goes contrary to diagnosis by all other reputable MD's. I consider this person to be a fraud and should not be a doctor at all. I give this doctor a rating of 0, not a 1
He is a horrible "Dr", if you can even call him that. Rude,impatient & downright mean! All he wants is his kick-back $ from Dept Of Labor & cares nothing about the patient. Makes bad situations even worse! He is way too old to still be in practice,he needs to be put out to pasture! Dept Of Labor must kiss this guys rump big time just so he will get injured people off their payroll! Complete jerk!!!!!!!
THIS SO CALL DR. CAN'T BE TRUSTED HE DON'T CARE ABOUT YOU. OR THE WAY YOU FEEL. I TRUSTED HIM AND HE RUIND MY LIFE. HE HIS TERRIBLE PERSON HE LIES IN HIS REPORTS HE WORKS FOR WORK COMP AND THEY PAY HIM TO SAY WHAT THEY WANT HIM TO SAY. HE DON'T GIVE CRAP ABOUT YOU. BE AWARE OF HIM. AND GOD HELP HIM IN THE LONG RUN.
She is the st doctor I have ever seen and is used by the Office of Workers Compensation Program federal. She will out right lies, she violates her Hippocratic Oath and I wonder how many people will die because of her bad faith in her second opinions for the fed's. During the evaluation she taped the session, yet, when she asks you to state how you are filing she turns off the audio tape. My evaluation was April 12, 2007, my doctors was asked for a second surgery to correct a bone spur in my neck which was growing into the 2001 surgery which was causing me a great deal of pain whenever I moved my neck, both arms had pain, I could not set for a long time, my neck was swollen. He state in his report that I was complete curd and did not need surgery. There was know way my doctors information was even considered by Dr. Swartz. I was there to see if I need to have surgery,well it is a good thing I have my own Insurance, I had to pay for this with my Blue Cross/Blue shield, and fright with my workers comp people I win but the out of pocket cost financially did harm to my credit and the Fed's refuse to pay even after winning my case with the hearing board. She has lose a very high profile suite and should not be aloud to do any evaluation at all. My question is How many death has she caused?
Office staff didn't know number of Blue Shield. Didn't call back, even though promised to do so twice. Finally told me he wouldnt be avaliable for a month. HORRIBLE.
He is the worst doctor I have ever seen and mean. He does not care about your injury and is just a hired gun for the DOL and is harming people who have work injuries. He should have his license revolked. He will pay at judgement day.
Saw Aubrey Swartz in a physical therapy clinic in Reno, NV for a work injury evaluation. He was over 45 minutes late getting there, did a rapid-fire evaluation while running an audio tape.Took a witness to observe after reading that he lies.During the testing he rushed through, caused unnecessary pain to the injured site, used testing methods that were unconventional, and performed incomplete tests.In particular, there is one test that is performed 3 times in succession, he only performed it once, on both hands. In his final report (which was provided a week late) he shows that he did perform the testing properly, and supplied numbers that were not only false in the case of the one that he did do, but 2 numbers that did not exist. This has resulted in my claim being significantly reduced without legitimacy.I will be taking legal action against this doctor for falsifying his report.
Dr. Swartz was chosen to perform an IME of my back injury by worker compensation.It appears his home office is in Oakland, CA. He flies to exam locations in the southwestern states to perform these exams. Mine was done in a downtown Los Angeles high rise that rents office space by the hour, day, week, or month. He arrived 45 minutes late for my appointment, walking in pulling his travel luggage. He proceeded to rush through my exam, because he had other appointments stacked up behind me. He uses a rapid-fire interview technique to ask questions, interrupts the patient while he is answering, does not allow the patient complete his answer before asking another question, and attempts to put words in the mouth of the patient. It's all designed to throw the patient off balance, confuse him, and cause the patient to make contradictory statements.BE AWARE OF THIS TECHNIQUE. The "office" setup at my exam allowed very little privacy, and I could hear Dr. Swartz interviewing the patient who followed me. He had her completely tied up in knots in less then five minutes.Seems to have been a waste of time for me, and a waste of money for worker comp.
Dr. Aubrey Swartz is a biased doctor. He is not for the patient. Research him and the lady who won millions due to Dr. Swartz in San Francisco court. He is primarily used for second opinions, by gov't to kick one off disability.
He's susposed to be available for 2nd opinions but he's a rubber stamp for insruance company. He is very unprofessional. while going over my medical history he accepted a personal call. I ignored that. His assistant then came in the room during the physical exam. Their scale is an old type of scale you might have in your bathroom. They measured my height with a pencil mark on the wall. During the physical exam he took a personal call on his cell phone. They were discussing moving something via the Bart (Oakland transit system). Could remember that I was left handed when reviewing my case. Was very rude and confrontainable. I am in pain most of the time and seemed very upset when I informed him that i had taken a pain pill prior to exam. Seemed unconcerned when during his exam I cried due o the pain of movement. What an evile vile man.
This individual is basically a rubber stamp for the insurance company.I was asked by GEICO (as required in my policy with them)to go for an "independent" evaluation by Dr. Swartz after injuries sustained in a high impact auto accident. Really, I don't know how this man can look himself in the mirror, let alone live with himself. After my experience with Dr. Swartz, I feel strongly that he should have his medical license removed. Despicable.
He is the worse kind of a human being there is. Bought and paid for lying piece of crud doctor there is. Insurance companies and owcp use him as their smoking gun. Insurance and owcp system is crooked and corrupt and will go to the extend of using Dr.swartz over and over knowing that he will lie for them and say that any patient that goes to him for a second opinion and referee decision is fine,alright, can work.
The worst doctor in the world, he is so corrupt and evil and lies on his reports for the company that pays him. Keep away from this little old man.
he will examine you and when you tell him it hurts, he goes " awwh that dont hurt"!! this guy is a joke! he is bad bad bad bad bad news. he works out of the downtown los angeles area, oakland and other locations! he does malpractice for IME;s
I was went to this guy for a second opinion from my comp insurance he seen me for like 15 min, then a week later the report comes back that I was faking it! This guy has a bad rep for being bias. Look up his name on yahoo, one court already found him guil
I was went to this guy for a second opinion from my comp insurance he seen me for like 15 min, then a week later the report comes back that I was faking it! This guy has a bad rep for being bias. Look up his name on yahoo, one court already found him guilty of being bias
I am an injured Federal Worker and had to report to Swartz for a second opinion. I saw Swartz for less than 20 minuets. I had broken my neck at C5 and C6 and my neck was damaged from C3 thru C8 and T1. My neck required surgery in which C5 and C6 was rem
I am an injured Federal Worker and had to report to Swartz for a second opinion. I saw Swartz for less than 20 minuets. I had broken my neck at C5 and C6 and my neck was damaged from C3 thru C8 and T1. My neck required surgery in which C5 and C6 was removed and was fused with part of my hip that gives me problems when I sit for long time. Dr. Swartz told workers compensation that I had mid problems with the use of my arms and hands but did not give a rating a week later I tells OWCP that he did not think that my neck took this long to heal. Dr Swartz took back his first report from mid to say that I had recovered fully, I did not need meds for my arthritic nor did I have any pain. He had some balls.