Gary Schwartz, MD is a thoracic surgeon with expertise in thoracic oncology, minimally invasive thoracic surgery, airway surgery, lung transplantation and extracorporeal membrane oxygenation. He attended medical school at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine and completed his residency in general surgery at St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital, both in New York City. He then completed a fellowship in cardiothoracic surgery at The Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland. Dr. Schwartz completed a year of research focusing on thoracic oncology and endoscopic airway interventions. He has contributed to several peerreviewed publications and earned multiple clinical awards including Chief Resident of the Year and the Charles McBurney Award. He is married with three children and enjoys traveling, cooking, and yoga.