Ronald G. Schwartz, M.D., M.S.

Ronald G. Schwartz, M.D., M.S.

Contact Information

University of Rochester Medical Center
School of Medicine and Dentistry
601 Elmwood Ave, Box 679-N
Rochester, NY 14642

Office: (585) 275-0026
Lab: (585) 275-6169
Fax: (585) 461-3782


Mustian KM; Adams MJ; Schwartz RG; Lipshultz SE; Constine LS.. "Cardiotoxic Effects of Radiation Therapy in Hodgkin's Lymphoma and Breast Cancer Survivors and the Potential Mitigating Effects of Exercise. Medical Radiology, 2008, 103-115.". Medical Radiology. : Medical Radiology, 2008.
Kudes M, Schwartz RG.. "Noninvasive Monitoring of Medical Therapy. Gerald M. Pohost, MD, Academic Editor, Section: Nuclear Cardiology, Section Editor: Vasken Dilsizian, MD". Current Cardiology Reports 2006; 8: 139-146.. : Current Cardiology Reports, 2006.
Schwartz RG. "The Metabolic Syndrome: A Quick Primer.". Lipid Letter 2003; 2(3):4-5.. : Lipid Letter, 2003.
Schwartz RG; Zaret BL.. ""Diagnosis and Treatment of Drug Induced Myocardial Disease"". Cancer Treatment and the Heart. : John Hopkins University Press, 1993.

Journal Articles

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Bansal S, Wackers FJTh, Inzucchi SE, et al. "Five-Year Outcomes in High-Risk Participants in the Detection of Ischemia in Asymptomatic Diabetics (DIAD) Study: A Post-Hoc Analysis." Diabetes Care. 2011; 34: 204-209. Link
Adams MJ, Dozier A, Shore RE, Lipshultz SE, Schwartz RG, Constine LS, Pearson TA , Stovall M, Winters P, Fisher SG. "Breast Cancer Risk 55+ Years after Irradiation for an Enlarged Thymus and Its Implications for Early Childhood Medical Irradiation Today." Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev.. 2010; 19(1): 48-58. Link
Adams MJ, Shore RE, Dozier A, Lipshultz SE, Schwartz RG, Constine LS, Pearson TA, Stovall M, Thevenent-Morrison K, Fisher SG. "Thyroid Cancer Risk 40+ Years after Irradiation for an Enlarged Thymus: An Update of the Hempelmann Cohort." Rad Research. 2010; 174: 753–762. Link
Wexler O, Yoder SR, Elder JL, Mackin ML, Chen L, Mixon L, Schwartz RG. "Effect of gender on cardiovascular risk stratification with ECG gated SPECT left ventricular volume indices and ejection fraction." Journal of Nuclear Cardiology. 2009; 16: 28-37. Link
Young LH, Wackers FJTh, Chyun DA et al. "Cardiac outcomes after screening for asymptomatic coronary artery disease in patients with type 2 diabetes: The DIAD Study: A randomized controlled trial." JAMA. 2009; 301: 1547-1555. Link
Shaw LJ, Berman DS, Maron DJ, Mancini GBJ, Hayes SW, Hartigan PM, Weintraub WS, O'Rourke RA, Dada M, Spertus JA, Chaitman BR, Friedman J, Slomka P, Heller GV, Germano G, Gosselin G, Berger P, Kostuk WJ, Schwartz RG, Knudtson M, Veledar E, Bates ER, McCallister B, Teo KK, Boden WE for the COURAGE Investigators. "Optimal medical therapy with or without percutaneous intervention to reduce ischemic burden: Results from the Clinical Outcomes Utilizing Aggressive Drug Evaluation (COURAGE) trial nuclear substudy." Circulation. 2008; 117: 1283-1291. Link
Shaw LJ, Heller GV, Casperson P, Miranda-Peats R, Slomka P, Friedman J, Hayes SW, Schwartz RG, Weintraub WS, Maron DJ, Dada M, King S, Teo K, Hartigan P, Boden WE, O'Rourke RA, Berman DS for the COURAGE investigators. "Gated myocardial perfusion single photon emission computed tomography in the clinical outcomes utilizing revascularization and aggressive drug evaluation (COURAGE) trial, Veterans Administration Cooperative study no. 424." J Nuclear Cardiology. 2006; 13: 685-698. Link
Schwartz RG, Greenland P, Berman DS, Shaw LJ, Wilson PWF. "Panel 4: Evidenced Based Strategies for Optimizing Management of Cardiovascular Risk and Therapy. In Cerquiera M, Udelson J, Conference Proceedings: Seventh Nuclear Cardiology Invitational Conference. (Symposium Panel directed by Schwartz RG, July 2004, Park City, Utah.)". J Nuclear Cardiology. 2005; 12: 480-509. Link
Wackers FJTh, Young LH, Inzucchi SE, Chyun DA, Davey JA, Barrett EJ, Taillefer R, Wittlin SD, Heller GV, Filipchuk N, Engel S, Ratner R, Iskandrian AE, et al. "Detection of Silent Myocardial Ischemia in Asymptomatic Diabetic". Diabetes Care. 2004; 27: 1954–1961. Link
Schwartz RG; Pearson TA; Kalaria VG; Mackin ML; Williford DJ; Awasthi A; Shah A; Rains A; Guido JJ. "Prospective Serial Evaluation of Myocardial Perfusion and Lipids During the First Six Months of Pravastatin Therapy: Coronary Artery Disease Regression Single Photon Emission Computed Tomography Monitoring Trial". Journal of the American College of Cardiology. 2003; 42(4): 600-610. Link
22. Zaret BL, Beller GA, Cerqueira MD, Mahmarian JJ, Borer JS, Botvinick EH, Gibbons R, Maddahi J, Miller DD, Pieri P, Schwartz RG. "Panel VII: Monitoring aggressive therapy for CAD. In Wintergreen Panel Review and Recommendations." Journal of Nuclear Cardiology. 1999; 6: 93-155. Link
Constine LS, Schwartz RG, Savage DE, King V, Muhs A. "Cardiac function, perfusion and morbidity in irradiated long-term survivors of Hodgkin's disease". Int J. Radiation Onc. 1997; 39: 897-906. Link
Bodenheimer MM, Wackers FJTh, Schwartz RG, Brown M. et al. "Prognostic significance of a fixed thallium defect one to six months after onset of acute myocardial infarction or unstable angina. Multicenter Myocardial Ischemia Research Group." American Journal of Cardiology.. 1994; 74(12): 1196-2000. Link
Shammas NW, Murphy GW, Eichelberger J, Klee D, Schwartz RG, Bachman W. "Infective endocarditis due to Fusobacterium Nucleatum: Case report and review of the literature." Clin Card. 1993; 16: 72-75. Link
Chess M, Schwartz RG, Greenspan BS, Cunningham M. "The persistent thallium-201 defect: Can arteriographic or other clinical variables predict late redistribution?". American Journal of Noninvasive Cardiology. 1993; 7: 14-18. Link
Steinherz LJ, Graham T, Hurwitz R, Sandor G, Schwartz RG, Shaffer E, Sondheimer H, Williams R. "Guidelines for cardiac monitoring of children during and after anthracycline therapy: Report of the Cardiology Committee of the Children's Cancer Study Group." Pediatrics. 1992; 89: 942-949. Link
Nair KS, Schwartz RG, Welle SL. "Leucine as a regulator of whole body and skeletal muscle protein metabolism in humans." American Journal of Physiology. 1992; 263: E928-934. Link
Welle S, Schwartz RG, Statt M. "Reduced metabolic rate during beta adrenergic blockade in humans." Metabolism. 1991; 40(6): 619-22. Link
Barrett EJ; Schwartz RG; Young LH; Jacob R; Zaret BL.. "Effect of chronic diabetes on myocardial fuel metabolism and insulin sensitivity." Diabetes. 1988; 37: 943-948. Link
Schwartz RG; McKenzie WB; Alexander J; Sager P; D'Souza A; Manatunga A; Schwartz PE; Surkin LA; Setaro J; Wackers FJ Th; Zaret BL. "Congestive heart failure and left ventricular dysfunction complicating doxorubicin therapy: A seven year experience using serial radionuclide angiocardiography." American J. Med.. 1987; 82: 1109-1118. Link
Wiener R; Lockhart J; Schwartz RG. "Dilated cardiomyopathy and cocaine abuse: Report of two cases." 1986; 81: 699-701. Link
Barrett EJ; Schwartz RG; Francis CK; Zaret BL. "Regulation by insulin of myocardial glucose and fatty acid metabolism in the conscious dog." Journal of Clinical Investigation. 1985; 75: 1204-1211. Link
Zaret BL; Schwartz PE; Berger HJ; Schwartz RG. "Evaluation of doxorubicin cardiotoxicity with radionuclide angiography at rest." Cancer Treatment Symposia. 1985; 3: 61-66. Link
Schwartz RG; Horne T; Blondheim SH. "Composition of subcutaneous fat and levels of serum lipids in young adult Americans and Israelis." Israel J. Med. Sci. 1979; 15: 778-785. Link
Schwartz RG; Nanda NC; Gramiak R. "Calcification and fibrosis of mitral valves: In vitro ultrasonic studies and clinical correlations." Ultrasound in Medicine. 1978; 4: 55-6. Link