FAQS

Get the answers to the most frequently asked questions asked by our patients. To request an appointment or if you have a question that is not answered here,
please call theoffice: 925-943-6203.

What are the office hours?

Monday through Friday: 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
The phone is answered 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday; 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday.
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How do I make an appointment?

Please call the office at 925-943-6203.

When scheduling for a child under 18, please note that minors must be accompanied by an adult. For follow-up visits, if Dr. Schwartz tells you to come back within a few weeks, it is recommended that you make an appointment before you leave the office, so we can ensure your appointment is within the suggested time period.
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What information will the appointment scheduler need when I call?

  • Your full name
  • Date of Birth
  • Primary Doctor
  • Insurance Carrier
  • Telephone Number
  • Description of your symptoms
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How long will my appointment last?

As a new patient, your first appointment may last up to an hour.

Please arrive 15 minutes prior to your scheduled appointment time to complete the new patient forms our office will need to have on file.
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Do you accept assignment for Medicare?

Yes, Dr. Schwartz is a participating provider in the Medicare program.
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How do I get a refill on my medication?

Contact your local pharmacy and have them submit a refill request to our office. Refills are approved during regular business hours Monday through Friday. Please allow at least a 24 hour turnaround time. Refills requested on Friday afternoons may not be filled until Monday.
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What insurance do you accept?

Dr. Schwartz is affiliated with the following Independent Physician Associations (IPAs):
  • John Muir / Mt. Diablo Health Network
Dr. Schwartz is also a preferred provider for most major insurance carriers. As a courtesy, we bill secondary insurance carriers for our patients.
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Where is surgery performed?

Some minor procedures are performed in the office.
Surgery is also performed at the following locations:
  • John Muir Hospital Outpatient Center - Aspen Surgery Center
  • John Muir Medical Center – Walnut Creek and Concord Campuses
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Dr. Paul S. Schwartz

Tel: 925-943-6203
    email
Office Hours:
Mon | Tues | Thurs | Fri:
8:00am - 12:00am
2:00pm - 5:00pm

Wed:
8:00am - 12:00am
3:00pm - 5:00pm

Office Location | map
112 La Casa Via, Suite 130
Walnut Creek, CA 94598

FORMS

Please download, print and fill out the new patient forms for your first appointment.

Paul S. Schwartz, DPM

Dr. Schwartz has been practicing Podiatry in Walnut Creek for over 30 years. Dr. Schwartz is past Chief of Podiatry at John Muir Hospital and is Board Certified in Foot and Ankle Surgery. He is published in the Journal of the American Podiatric Medical Association.
  • Diplomate, American Board of Foot Surgeons
  • Fellow, American College of Podiatric Surgery

APMA, American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons, American Board of Podiatric Surgery