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

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

Contact Information

2400 Clinton Avenue
Building G, First Floor
Rochester, NY 14618

Appointment: (585) 341-7800

  • Accepting New Patients Accepting New Patients
  • Admits to Strong Memorial Hospital Admits to Strong Memorial Hospital
  • Admits to Highland Hospital Admits to Highland Hospital

Professional Bio

Dr. Schwartz 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. He is a Founding Member of the American Society of Nuclear Cardiology and is Past President of the Cardiovascular Council of the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging. His research interests involve optimizing nutritional, lifestyle and medical treatments of coronary heart disease.

Patient Care Bio

Dr. SChwartz is Professor of Medicine and Imaging Sciences and an Attending Cardiologist. He serves as Director of Nuclear Cardiology and Cardiac PET CT at URMC. Dr. Schwartz is an active clinical cardiologist with special interests in nutrition, lipid management and exercise. Dr. Schwartz takes care of patients with cardiovascular diseases who are admitted to Strong Memorial Hospital, and he sees outpatients with cardiovascular disease at the Clinton Crossings Clinic. He is board certified in Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease and Nuclear Medicine.

Current Appointments

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


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


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