Dr. Schwartz joined Associated Eye Care in 1995. Born and raised in Boston, MA, he received his medical degree from Boston University in 1991, then completed his ophthalmology residency at the University of Minnesota in 1995. Dr. Schwartz is a comprehensive ophthalmologist with special interest in ocular surface problems, such as dry eye. He devotes most of his surgery time to cataract surgery and refractive procedures such as LASIK and PRK. Dr. Schwartz is an adjunct associate professor of ophthalmology at the University of Minnesota, where he has received awards for his skills as a teacher. He has also authored two books,The Eye Exam and Around the Eye in 365 Days. He has served on the Board of Trustees of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and as president of the Minnesota Academy of Ophthalmology.
In his spare time, Dr. Schwartz enjoys snowboarding, playing ice hockey and gourmet cooking. He and his wife have one son.