With over 15 years of clinical experience in nephrology and general medicine, Dr. Schwimmer receives outstanding reviews from patients of all ages. Dr. Schwimmer is part of the medical staff of Lenox Hill Hospital and the North Shore-LIJ Medical Group. In practice with Dr. Mark Gardenswartz for over a decade, Dr. Schwimmer sees patients at his East 59th Street office and hospitalized patients at Lenox Hill Hospital. As a “doctor’s doctor”, Dr. Schwimmer is trusted to provide care to many physicians and their families. In addition, Dr. Schwimmer is a health technology consultant and medical expert witness and is a medical advisor to several technology companies. As a strong believer in using technology to improve health care, he offers all his patients electronic prescribing via the iPhone and free, secure communication by email.
An award-winning physician-teacher, Dr. Schwimmer trained with Dr. Gerald Appel at New York-Presbyterian Hospital and the Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons, Strong Memorial Hospital, and the University of Rochester Medical Center. He has held appointments to the faculty of Lenox Hill Hospital, the Mount Sinai Medical Center, the Columbia University Medical Center, and the NYU School of Medicine, and he has published more than 25 scientific papers, abstracts, and book chapters. For his work, Dr. Schwimmer has been named a fellow of the American College of Physicians and the American Society of Nephrology.
“Dr. Schwimmer is a dedicated, compassionate and highly trained physician. He has provided invaluable care for myself and my family, and I recommend his services highly.”