With over 15 years of clinical experience in nephrology and general medicine, Dr. Schwimmer receives outstanding reviews from patients of all ages. As a “doctor’s doctor”, Dr. Schwimmer often provides medical care to fellow physicians and their families. In practice with Dr. Mark Gardenswartz, Dr. Schwimmer sees outpatients at his 59th Street office and hospitalized patients at Lenox Hill Hospital and the Mount Sinai Medical Center. In addition, Dr. Schwimmer is well-known as a health technology consultant and medical expert witness and is on the advisory board of several tech 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.
Dr. Schwimmer grew up in Brooklyn and lives in NYC with his wife, daughter, and French bulldog.
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 been appointed to the faculty of Lenox Hill Hospital, the Mount Sinai 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.