Meet your doctor

Michael Jonathan Schwartz, MD

Specialty

  • Urology

Professional titles

  • Assistant Professor, Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine

Gender

  • Male

Languages

  • English

Years in practice

  • 12 years

Affiliations


Professional biography

  • Michael J. Schwartz, MD is a board-certified specialist in robotic, laparoscopic and minimally invasive surgery focused on treatment of urologic cancers. His expertise in nerve-sparing robotic prostatectomy and laparoscopic kidney-sparing surgery for renal cancers has led him to his current role as Director of Robotic and Laparoscopic Surgery for the Smith Institute for Urology. He also serves an educational role as Associate Residency Program Director for Urology at North Shore-LIJ.
    Dr. Schwartz's practice encompasses urologic oncology including the surgical treatment of prostate, kidney, bladder, adrenal and testicular cancers. He has expertise in benign urologic disease including the treatment of kidney stones and laparoscopic reconstructive surgery of the kidney, ureters and bladder. He also has a leading role as the urologic surgeon for laparoscopic kidney donor surgeries for the renal transplantation program at North Shore University Hospital.
    Minimizing treatment impact on each patient's quality of life is one of Dr. Schwartz's highest priorities. Dr. Schwartz focuses on a patient-centered approach in urologic care with the goal of helping each patient find treatment that fits them best.
    His research interests include urologic malignancy, and he has published numerous peer reviewed articles on kidney, bladder, prostate, and testis cancer. His work is published in leading journals including Cancer, Journal of Urology, European Urology, Annals of Surgery, British Journal of Urology International, Urology, Advances in Urology, Journal of Oncology and Journal of Biological Chemistry. Dr. Schwartz has also authored several textbook chapters, including Laparoscopic Surgery of the Kidney which appears in Campbell's Urology, the leading urology textbook worldwide.
    Awards and recognition:
    Outstanding Laparoscopic Resident Award from the Society of Laparoscopic Surgeons
    First Prize and Second Prizes in the Ferdinand C. Valentine Essay Contest
    Honored recipient of the International Volunteers in Urology Traveling Resident Scholarship
    Fellowship in advanced laparoscopic and endoscopic surgery under the mentorship of Dr. Louis Kavoussi at North Shore and Long Island Jewish Hospital.
    Urology "Teacher of the Year" Award"

Practice Locations

Hospital affiliations

  • Lenox Hill Hospital
  • Long Island Jewish Medical Center
  • North Shore University Hospital

Professional titles & education information

  • Academic Titles
    • Assistant Professor, Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine
  • Board certifications
    • Urology - American Board of Urology
  • Medical school
    • Brown University School of Medicine
  • Residencies
    • New York Presbyterian Hospital
    • New York Presbyterian Hospital
  • Fellowships
    • Long Island Jewish Medical Center

Insurance providers/plans accepted

  • AARP
    • GHI Medicare
    • HMO
    • Medicare Managed
    • PPO/EPO/Indemnity
  • Aetna
    • Child Health Plus
    • Family Health Plus
    • HMO
    • Medicaid Managed
    • Medicare Managed
    • PPO/EPO/Indemnity
    • Workers Comp
  • CIGNA
    • Child Health Plus
    • Family Health Plus
    • HMO
    • Medicaid Managed
    • Medicare Managed
    • POS
    • PPO/EPO/Indemnity
    • Workers Comp
  • EmblemHealth / Connecticare / GHI / HIP / PerfectHealth / Vytra
    • Champus
    • Child Health Plus
    • Family Health Plus
    • GHI Medicare
    • HMO
    • Medicaid Managed
    • Medicare Managed
    • PPO/EPO/Indemnity
    • Workers Comp
  • Empire BCBS
    • Champus
    • Child Health Plus
    • Empire Medicare
    • Family Health Plus
    • HMO
    • Medicaid Managed
    • Medicare Managed
    • POS
    • PPO/EPO/Indemnity
    • Workers Comp
  • Fidelis Care
    • Champus
    • Child Health Plus
    • Family Health Plus
    • HMO
    • Medicaid Managed
    • Medicare Managed
    • PPO/EPO/Indemnity
    • Workers Comp
  • Healthfirst / MHI
    • Champus
    • Child Health Plus
    • Family Health Plus
    • HMO
    • Medicaid Managed
    • Medicare Managed
    • PPO/EPO/Indemnity
    • Workers Comp
  • Humana Health
    • PPO/EPO/Indemnity
  • Magna Care
    • Child Health Plus
    • Family Health Plus
    • HMO
    • Medicaid Managed
    • Medicare Managed
    • PPO/EPO/Indemnity
    • Workers Comp
  • Medicaid
    • Any Plan
  • Medicare
    • Any Plan
  • Medicare-Railroad
    • Any Plan
  • MultiPlan / PHCS
    • Child Health Plus
    • Family Health Plus
    • GHI Medicare
    • HMO
    • Medicaid Managed
    • Medicare Managed
    • PPO/EPO/Indemnity
    • Workers Comp
  • Oxford
    • Child Health Plus
    • Family Health Plus
    • HMO
    • Liberty
    • Medicaid Managed
    • Medicare Managed
    • PPO/EPO/Indemnity
    • Workers Comp
  • Tricare
    • Extra
    • HMO
    • Medicaid Managed
    • Medicare Managed
    • PPO/EPO/Indemnity
    • Prime
    • Standard
  • United HealthCare
    • Child Health Plus
    • Family Health Plus
    • HMO
    • Medicaid Managed
    • Medicare Managed
    • POS
    • PPO/EPO/Indemnity
    • Workers Comp
  • Wellcare of NY
    • All Plans