Dr. Schwarz studied medicine at the University of Rochester, where he completed medical school, residency and cardiology fellowship. During his training years, he developed an interest in studying ways of improving the quality and efficiency of treating cardiovascular disease. Dr. Schwarz then joined the faculty at the University of Rochester Medical Center, where he is now Professor of Medicine. Dr. Schwarz also holds a position as a Research Professor in Electrical and Biomedical Engineering at the Rochester Institute of Technology.
Dr. Schwarz is the director of the Echocardiography Laboratory. He performs routine imaging and advanced imaging studies on patients with complex cardiac disease. He specializes in imaging of patients with mechanical assist devices. He is board certified in Internal Medicine and Cardiovascular Disease.