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 also often cares for physician colleagues and their families. 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, Dr. Schwimmer sees outpatients at his 59th Street office and hospitalized patients at Lenox Hill Hospital. 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.
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.
“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.”