Dr. Schwartz joined Associated Eye Care in 1995. Born and raised in Boston, he received his medical degree from Boston University in 1991, and completed his ophthalmology residency at the University of Minnesota in 1995. He received his Master in Healthcare Administration (MHA) from the University of Minnesota in 2017. Dr. Schwartz is a comprehensive ophthalmologist with a special interest in problems of the ocular surface. He devotes most of his surgery time to cataract surgery and refractive surgical procedures such as LASIK and PRK. Dr. Schwartz is an adjunct associate professor of ophthalmology at the University of Minnesota, where he has received awards for his skills as a teacher. He has also authored two books, The Eye Exam and Around the Eye in 365 Days. He has served on the Board of Trustees of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and as president of the Minnesota Academy of Ophthalmology.
In his spare time, Dr. Schwartz enjoys snowboarding and gourmet cooking with his wife and son.
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