Myron E Schwartz, MD Email Myron Schwartz
- PROFESSOR | Surgery, Surgical Oncology
- Surgical Oncology
- Liver Surgery
- Liver Transplantation
- Farsi (Persian)
- Hospital Affiliation
- The Mount Sinai Hospital
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Myron Schwartz, MD
The Henry Kaufmann Professor of Surgery
Director of Liver Surgery
Recanati/Miller Transplantation Institute
The Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York
Dr. Schwartz graduated from Jefferson Medical College AOA in 1976. After a year of rotating internship he joined the National Health Service Corps for three years as a general practitioner in rural Virginia. Dr. Schwartz came to Mount Sinai in 1981, completed residencies in general and vascular surgery, and joined the faculty in 1987. He worked with Charles Miller, MD to establish the Mount Sinai Liver Transplant Program in 1988, and since then has devoted his career to hepatobiliary surgery and transplantation.
Over the years he has served as Director of Pediatric and Adult Liver Transplantation, and more recently has focused on liver cancer. Dr. Schwartz is currently the Clinical Director of the Mount Sinai Liver Cancer Program. Together with Research Director Josep Llovet MD, Dr Schwartz has led the collaborative effort that has put Mount Sinai at the forefront world-wide in liver cancer clinical care and clinical/translational research.
Dr Schwartz has been funded by the NIH through a K24 Career Development Award entitled, “Systematic Integration of Patient-Oriented Research into the Clinical Pathway for Hepatocellular Carcinoma”. He has published over 300 papers in peer-reviewed journals, as well as 21 book chapters. Dr. Schwartz is an international authority on hepatic resection and transplantation for liver cancer, a subject about which he lectures frequently both in the U.S. and around the world.
In the News:
American Board of Surgery
MD, Jefferson Medical College
Mercy Catholic Medical Center
Mount Sinai Hospital
Fellowship, Vascular Surgery
Mount Sinai Hospital
English, Spanish, Hebrew, Farsi (Persian)
Physician of the Year Award
Transplant Recipients International Organization
Arthur Aufses, Sr., Prize in Surgery
Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society
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- Liver Cancer
- Liver Donor Liver Transplantation
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Scientific Advisory Board:
- Merck & Co., Inc.
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