RONALD O. SCHWAB - News, Weather and Sports for Lincoln, NE;


Dr. Ronald Schwab was born and raised in Lincoln, Nebraska.  He has been in active in the medical practice of Orthopedic Surgery since 1979.  Dr. Schwab has enjoyed the opportunities of taking care of families and individuals with their orthopedic needs.  His practice interests and expertise include: reconstructive surgery, both nonoperative and operative treatment of arthritic joint conditions; arthroscopic procedures; and athletic injuries.  Dr. Schwab has recently completed special training in the new treatments for minimally invasive hip and knee replacements.

HOME TOWN: Lincoln, Nebraska


Undergraduate:   University of Nebraska, Lincoln

1970 - 1972

Medical School:   University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha

1972 - 1975


Residency:   Univ. of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, 1975 - 1979

ADVANCED TRAINING: Board Certified, American Board of Orthopedic Surgery, 1980

Instructor Trauma Course - American College of Surgeons, 1982

Fellow American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, 1983

Zimmer Institute for MIS Training, 2003

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES AND AFFILIATIONS:   Volunteer Faculty - Union College Physicians Assistant Program

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS: American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons

American Medical Association

Lancaster County Medical Society, former board member

Nebraska Medical Association

Mid Central States Orthopedic Association

Nebraska Orthopedic Society, former secretary


OTHER: Member Messiah Lutheran Church - LCMS

University of Nebraska Medical Center Alumni Association

Outdoor interests include running, golfing, gardening, downhill skiing, and surfing

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