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About Dr. George Schwartze
Dr. George Schwartze, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Woodway, TX, with other offices in Waco, TX and Waco, TX . He has 39 years of experience. His specialties include Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine, Internal Medicine and Neurology. Dr. Schwartze is affiliated with Providence Health Center, Providence Medical Center and De Paul Center. He speaks English.
Dr. George Schwartze has the following 3 specialties
- Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine
An osteopath is a physician who is trained in the philosophy of osteopathic medicine. These doctors have a D.O. degree which stands for Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine, as opposed to M.D. for Medical Doctor.
Osteopathic medicine differs from conventional medicine, which is sometimes referred to as allopathic medicine, in that they incorporate a type of manual therapy called Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine (OMM) into their treatment in which they manipulate the spine in order to relieve pain when other methods have not been successful. This is reflective of the philosophical difference between the two types of physicians; osteopaths are trained to treat the body as a whole in the belief that the body is structured with the ability to heal itself while medical doctors treat specific illnesses or symptoms.
Overall, osteopaths and medical doctors in the US are both equally qualified to treat patients and they work in the same settings and provide the same treatments.
- Internal Medicine
An internist is a physician who focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of conditions that affect the adult population—both acute and chronic.
These doctors are often who adults see as their primary physicians because they treat a broad range of illnesses that do not require surgical or specialist interventions. They also work to help a patient maintain optimal health in order to prevent the onset of disease.
In addition to treating the common cold and flu, internists also treat chronic diseases like diabetes and heart disease.
A neurologist is a physician who diagnoses and treats disorders of the nervous system which is comprised of the brain, spinal cord and nerves. These doctors do not perform surgery, but refer patients to neurological surgeons when they determine that surgical intervention is necessary.
Some of the conditions that neurologists diagnose and treat are epilepsy, aneurysms, hydrocephalus, Parkinson's disease, multiple sclerosis, stroke, spinal disc herniation, and spinal disease.
In addition to using diagnostic tests like MRI, CT scans, EEG and EMG, neurologists also employ neurological testing to gauge muscle strength and movement, balance, reflexes, sensation, memory, speech, and other cognitive abilities.
- Alzheimer's Disease
- Migraine Disorders
- Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
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I went to Dr. Schwartze for neurological services for approximately 8 years. He told me a year ago that he was going to move his office, but he never sent me any information about his new location. I have had to find a different doctor to fill my medications, and now I am trying to find him to get my records. This was very unprofessional.
Dr. Schwartze is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).
Providence Medical Center
De Paul Center
Hillcrest Baptist Medical Center
39 Years Experience
Wake Forest University School Of Medicine
Graduated in 1978
Scott & White Memorial Hospital
Dr. George Schwartze accepts the following insurance providers.
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