Dr. Karl Swann

Karl Swann

Dr. Karl Swann specializes in minimally invasive neurological and orthopaedic surgery by combining regenerative medicine with innovative technology. Dr. Swann completed both his surgical internship and neurosurgical residency training at Harvard Medical School and received specialized training certifications in Gamma Knife and CyberKnife. He has been appointed to several medical boards, including the Texas Medical Board, as well as academic and staff appointments. Dr. Swann was the recipient of the C. Gardner Child III Award at the University of Michigan Medical School.

Education and Experience:

Medical School:
University of Michigan
Degree: Doctor of Medicine, 1979

Internship:
General Surgery
Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts General Hospital, July 1979-June 1980

Residency:
Neurosurgery
Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts General Hospital, July 1980-January 1986

Organizations:
Texas Medical Board
Massachusetts General Hospital Neurosurgical Alumni Association, President
American Association of Neurological Surgeons
Congress of Neurological Surgeons
American Medical Association
Massachusetts Medical Society
Southern Medical Society
AANS/CNS Section on Spine & Peripheral Nerves
North American Spine Society
Southern Neurosurgical Society
American Association of Spine Physicians
Texas Association of Neurological Surgeons
American Academy of Spine Physicians
AANS/CNS Section on Neurotrauma and Critical Care
Bexar County Medical Society
Texas Medical Association
Walter E. Dandy Neurosurgical Society
American College of Surgeons

Research:
National Research Service Award
United States Public Health Service
July 1983 – June 1984 

Recognition/Awards:
Gardner Child III Award, Department of Surgery, University of Michigan Medical School, 1979
Upjohn Award of Medical Student, Graduating with best academic record

Specialty Training:
Leksell Gamma Knife, November 1998
CyberKnife, January 2005
Leksell Gamma Knife Perfexion, August 2010

Undergraduate Education:
Bachelor of Arts, University of Michigan, 1976