Arthur L. Schwartz, M.D. - Glaucoma Specialist Washington DC and Chevy Chase Maryland

Arthur L. Schwartz, M.D.

Dr. Schwartz is a nationally recognized specialist in glaucoma and cataracts. He has pioneered the use of laser technology in the treatment of glaucoma. Colleagues selected him as one of only 69 glaucoma specialists nationwide to be included in the original publication “Best Doctors in America.”

In addition to his well-recognized clinical practice, Dr. Schwartz has given more than 150 lectures and has more than 100 published articles dealing with glaucoma, and has authored 8 book chapters. He directs the Glaucoma Service at the Georgetown-Washington Hospital Center facility. He has served as a principal investigator for the Normal-Tension Glaucoma Study and for two National Institutes of Health sponsored collaborative studies; the Advanced Glaucoma Intervention Study and the Ocular Hypertension Treatment Study.

Dr. Schwartz has particular expertise and enjoys treating patients with coexisting cataracts and glaucoma, as well as patients suspicious for glaucoma.

  • Bascom Palmer Eye Institute Miami, FL
  • National Institutes of Health Special Fellowship in Glaucoma
  • Mount Sinai Medical School New York City, NY, Ophthalmology Residency, Chief Resident
  • Albert Einstein College of Medicine New York City, NY
  • Columbia College New York City, NY, Bachelor of Arts

Dr. Arthur Schwartz is the best. It is nice to have doctors who take genuine interest in their patients. Deloria G.

  • Alpha Omega Alpha
  • Honors Award American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • Prevention of Blindness Society Professional Service Award
  • Washingtonian Magazine Top Doctors
  • “Best Doctors in America”
  • Golden Apple Teaching Award
  • Georgetown University Medical Center Clinical Professor
  • Washington Hospital Center, Glaucoma Review Board Chairman
  • Georgetown-Washington Hospital Center, Glaucoma Service Director
  • American Academy of Ophthalmology Fellow
  • American Glaucoma Society Charter Member
  • American Glaucoma Society Foundation Board Secretary
  • Washington Academy of Ophthalmology President
  • American Board of Ophthalmology

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