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Frank Kakuzo Kuwamura, MD

Orthopedic Surgery and Orthopedic Surgery Of Spine
4.3
72
San Antonio, TX 78251 (6 other locations)
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Patients’ Perspective

  • Trusted diagnosis
  • Good bedside manner
  • Takes time to answer questions

About Frank Kakuzo Kuwamura MD

Frank Kakuzo Kuwamura, MD is a health care provider primarily located in San Antonio, TX. He has 33 years of experience. His specialties include Orthopedic Surgery and Orthopedic Surgery Of Spine. He speaks English.

Frank Kuwamura has received the following awards:

Locations

Dr. Frank Kakuzo Kuwamura has 7 locations

South Texas Spinal Clinic 11212 State Hwy 151 # 320 # 1 San Antonio, TX 78251
ACCEPTING NEW PATIENTS
Innovative Spine 525 Oak Ctr Dr Ste 100 San Antonio, TX 78258
ACCEPTING NEW PATIENTS
Frank Kakuzo Kuwamura Iii Md 525 Oak Centre Dr San Antonio, TX 78258
Plaza Anesthesia Group Pllc 16607 Blanco Rd Ste 303 San Antonio, TX 78232
The San Antonio Orthopaedic Group 400 Concord Plaza Dr Ste 300 San Antonio, TX 78216
ACCEPTING NEW PATIENTS
Md Spine Care And Orthopaedics 10010 Rogers Xing Ste 230 San Antonio, TX 78251
Md Spine Care And Orthopaedics 525 Oak Centre Dr Ste 140 San Antonio, TX 78258
ACCEPTING NEW PATIENTS

Specialties

Dr. Frank Kakuzo Kuwamura has the following 2 specialties

Specialty Expertise

Dr. Frank Kakuzo Kuwamura has the following 7 areas of expertise

  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Hip Osteoarthritis
  • Head and Neck Disorder
  • Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)
  • Spinal Fractures
  • Back Injuries

Awards

5 Awards

  • Patients' Choice Award (2020, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2012, 2010, 2009, 2008)

    Patients' Choice Award Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2020, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2010)

    Compassionate Doctor Recognition Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.

  • Compassionate Doctor Award - 5 Year Honoree (2020, 2018, 2017, 2016)

    Compassionate Doctor Award - 5 Year Honoree Vitals Compassionate Doctor Award - 5 Year Honoree recognizes doctors with the highest scores in bedside manner for five consecutive years. This honor is granted to a few distinct doctors in the United States based on experiences shared by patients.

  • On-Time Doctor Award (2020, 2018)

    On-Time Doctor Award Vitals On-Time + Promptness Award recognizes doctors with consistent high ratings for timeliness of appointments. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and promptness scores.

  • Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award (2020)

    Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award The Patients' Choice Award - 5 Year Honoree is a recognition granted only to those doctors whose ratings have reflected excellence in care for five years in a row. Only 1% of all doctors in the United States are bestowed this honor by their patients.

Education

33 Years Experience

Boston University School Of Medicine

Graduated in 1989

Dr. Frank Kakuzo Kuwamura Accepts the Following Insurance

  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS TX Blue Advantage HMO
  • BCBS TX BlueChoice
  • Blue Essentials HMO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA LocalPlus
  • CIGNA Open Access Plus
  • CIGNA PPO
  • Humana Choice POS
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Humana HMO
  • Humana HMO Premier
  • Humana HMO Premier MRF
  • Humana National HMO
  • Humana National POS
  • Humana Preferred PPO
  • Humana San Antonio HMOx
  • MEDICA CHOICE WITH UNITEDHEALTHC
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Oscar - San Antonio MRF
  • PHCS PPO
  • UHC Choice Plus POS
  • UHC Navigate HMO
  • UHC NAVIGATE PLUS POS
  • UHC Navigate POS
  • UHC Options PPO

More about Dr. Frank Kakuzo Kuwamura

Dr. Kuwamura III, graduated Boston University where he received his Ph.D. in Microbiology. He completed his internship and orthopaedic residency at the National Naval Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland. Dr. Kuwamura is currently a commander in the U.S. Naval Reserves. He trained for his interest in the spine by completing a comprehensive spinal reconstruction fellowship at the Florida Neck and Back Institute. Dr. Kuwamura is certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, and is a member of The North America Spine Society.

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