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Dr. Richard Schwab, MD

Medical Oncology
3.8 (13)
Accepting new patients
23 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview

Dr. Richard Schwab, MD is a Medical Oncology Specialist in San Diego, CA. They specialize in Medical Oncology, has 23 years of experience. They graduated from ALBERT EINSTEIN COLLEGE OF MEDICINE OF YESHIVA UNIVERSITY and is affiliated with UCSD Medical Center - Hillcrest.

Dr. Schwab works at Uc San Diego in San Diego, CA with other offices in La Jolla, CA. They frequently treat conditions like Breast Cancer and Secondary Malignancies along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accepts Aetna, Anthem and Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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    Uc San Diego
    200 W Arbor Dr, San Diego, CA 92103 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (858) 822-6100
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    3855 Health Sciences Dr Ste 1102, La Jolla, CA 92093 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (858) 822-6100

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  • UCSD Medical Center - Hillcrest

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    3.8
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    Nov 23, 2022
    I worked with Dr schwab for many years and as constantly encouraged by his love for the work, focus and detailed care. I will forever be grateful to have had him as my doctor.
    — Nov 23, 2022
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    About Dr. Richard Schwab, MD

    Specialties
    • Medical Oncology
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    Years of Experience
    • 23 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1710900345
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    Education & Certifications

    Medical Education
    • ALBERT EINSTEIN COLLEGE OF MEDICINE OF YESHIVA UNIVERSITY
    Medical Education

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Dr. Richard Schwab, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Schwab is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. Schwab has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Schwab has seen patients for Breast Cancer and Secondary Malignancies, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Schwab on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    13 patients have reviewed Dr. Schwab. The overall rating for this provider is 3.8. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Schwab.

    Whether a person prefers to schedule an appointment online or over the phone with Dr. Schwab, there are benefits to both methods. A person calling to schedule an with Dr. Schwab appointment can ask questions about the practice, provider availability, conditions treated, procedures performed, and if their insurance carrier is accepted. While online scheduling is quicker, easier, allows one to view a wide range of appointment times, and may provide the ability to sync with a personal calendar.

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