Lawrence H. Schwartz, MD

Diagnostic Radiology (Board Certified, Primary Specialty)
One of America's Top Doctors
Rated one of New York Magazine's Best Doctors

Biography

Dr. Lawrence Schwartz is the James Picker Professor and Chairman for the Department of Radiology at Columbia University Medical Center. He also is the Chief of the Radiology Service and Attending Physician at New York-Presbyterian Hospital. Dr. Schwartz earned his medical degree at Boston University School of Medicine, completed an internship at Winthrop University Hospital, a residency at the New York Hospital - Cornell University Medical College and a fellowship specializing in Cross Sectional Imaging (MRI/US/CT) at Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School. He is a diplomate of the American Board of Radiology and a member of the American Roentgen Ray Society, Radiological Society of North America, International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine, New York Roentgen Ray Society, Society for Computer Applications in Radiology and a Fellow at the International Cancer Imaging Society.

Area of Expertise

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Aetna [EPO, HMO, Medicare, NY Signature, POS, PPO, Signature Administrators, Student Health]

Affinity [Access (Exchange), Essential Plan, Medicaid Managed Care, Medicare Managed Care]

Amida Care

Cigna [EPO, Great West, HMO, POS, PPO]

Emblem/HIP [ConnectiCare, EPO, Essential Plan, HMO, Medicaid Managed Care, Medicare Managed Care, POS, PPO, Select Care (Exchange), Vytra]

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield [Blue Priority, EPO, HMO, Medicare (Mediblue), NYP Employee Plan, Pathway (Exchange), POS, PPO]

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HealthPlus [Child/Family Health Plus, Essential Plan, Medicaid Managed Care]

Fidelis Care [Child/Family Health Plus, Medicaid Managed Care, Medicare Managed Care]

GHI [PPO]

Healthfirst [Child/Family Health Plus, Medicaid Managed Care, Medicare Managed Care]

Local 1199

MagnaCare

Medicaid [Surgical Scheduling & Pre-certification]

Medicare [Medicare]

Multiplan

Oxford Health Plans [Freedom, Liberty, Medicare Managed Care]

POMCO

UnitedHealthcare [Columbia University Employee Plan, Compass (Exchange), EPO, HMO, Medicaid (Community Plan), Medicare Managed Care, POS, PPO, The Empire Plan (NYSHIP)]

VNSNY CHOICE [SelectHealth]

Education

Boston University School of Medicine

Internship: Winthrop University Hospital

Residency: New York Hospital - Cornell Medical Center

Fellowship: Brigham and Women's Hospital

Locations

Presbyterian Hospital Building (PH)

622 West 168th Street
New York, NY 10032

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James Picker Professor of Radiology