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

Professional Bio

Ronald G. Schwartz MD MS FACC FAHA ABNM FASNC is Professor of Medicine and Imaging Sciences and is attending in Cardiovascular Medicine, Imaging and Disease Prevention. He serves as Director of Nuclear Cardiology at URMC and Clinton Crossings, and of Cardiac PET CT at Science Park. Dr. Schwartz is an active clinical cardiologist with special interests in nutrition, lipid management and exercise.



Dr. Schwartz is a native of Fort Worth, Texas, grew up in White Plains, NY and completed his undergraduate and medical degrees at the University of Rochester. He earned the MS Degree in Human Nutrition from Columbia University, and performed his Masters thesis research on diet and heart disease at Hebrew University in Jerusalem. His residency training in internal medicine was completed at the Hennepin County Medical Center of the University of Minnesota. His cardiology, nuclear cardiology and nuclear medicine training were completed at Yale University.

Research Bio

Ronald G. Schwartz MD MS FACC FAHA ABNM FASNC is Professor of Medicine and Imaging Sciences and is attending in Cardiovascular Medicine, Imaging and Disease Prevention. He serves as Director of Nuclear Cardiology at URMC and Clinton Crossings, and of Cardiac PET CT at Science Park. Dr. Schwartz is an active clinical cardiologist with special interests in nutrition, lipid management and exercise. Dr. Schwartz is a native of Fort Worth, Texas, grew up in White Plains, NY and completed his undergraduate and medical degrees at the University of Rochester. He earned the MS Degree in Human Nutrition from Columbia University, and performed his Masters thesis research on diet and heart disease at Hebrew University in Jerusalem.

His residency training in internal medicine was completed at the Hennepin County Medical Center of the University of Minnesota. His cardiology, nuclear cardiology and nuclear medicine training were completed at Yale University.

Recent Journal Articles

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2011
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.
2010
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.
2010
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.
2009
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.
2009
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.

Current Appointments

Professor - Department of Medicine, Cardiology (SMD) - Primary
Professor - Department of Imaging Sciences (SMD)

Specialties

Nuclear Medicine - American Board of Nuclear Medicine
Internal Medicine - American Board of Internal Medicine
Cardiovascular Disease - American Board of Internal Medicine

Education

MD | Medicine | Univ Rochester Sch Med/Dent1978
MS | Nutrition | Columbia Univ Coll P&s1975
BA | Biology | University of Rochester1973

Post-Doctoral Training & Residency

Residency in Nuclear Medicine at Yale New Haven Hospital07/01/1984 - 06/30/1985
Fellowship in Cardiology at Yale New Haven Hospital07/01/1981 - 06/30/1984
Residency in Internal Medicine at Hennepin County Medical Center07/01/1979 - 07/01/1981
Internship in Internal Medicine at Hennepin County Medical Center06/24/1978 - 06/30/1979