Andrew P Schwartz, MD
- ASSISTANT CLINICAL PROFESSOR | Ophthalmology
Dr. Andrew Schwartz received his bachelor of science degree cum laude from Tufts University and went on to spend a year working on treatment efficacy research at McLean Hospital of Harvard Medical School. Dr Schwartz received his medical degree from Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine, graduating at the top of his class and was an Alban Scholars Grant recipient. After his medical internship at the University of Illinois' Masonic Hospital, he then went on to complete his residency in Ophthalmology at The Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York, his last year serving as chief resident.
Dr. Schwartz is a member of the prestigious Alpha Omega Alpha honor medical society and an active fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology. He is a member of the New York State Medical Society, New York County Medical Society and the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery. Dr. Schwartz is a diplomat of the American Board of Ophthalmology and is fully board certified. In addition he is a clinical instructor at The Mount Sinai School of Medicine and Elmhurst General Hospital where he is involved in teaching medical students and residents in medical and surgical ophthalmology. He has also travelled internationally instructing other ophthalmologists in cataract and Refractive Surgery.
Dr. Schwartz has a strong interest in research and has published several peer reviewed articles and book chapters in the field of ophthalmology and refractive surgery. His research on intrastromal corneal rings received the Investigator's Award at the Contact Lens and Eyecare Symposium and was selected as an "emerging trend and hot topic" at the annual symposium of the Association for Research in Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences (ARVO) in 2005.
MD, Loyola University of Chicago
Internship, Transitional Internship, Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center
Residency, Ophthalmology, Mount Sinai Hospital