Dr. Gary Schwartz M.D.

Dr. Gary Schwartz
Areas of Care:
  • Hand


  • Medical School - New York Medical College
  • Residency - Long Island Jewish Medical Center
  • Fellowship - Duke University Medical Center

Board Certifications

  • Orthopaedic Surgery with Added Qualifications in Hand Surgery

Professional Memberships

  • Florida Hand Society
  • American Society for Surgery of the Hand


  • Hand Surgery

Professional Statement
Dr. Schwartz is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery and Rehabilitation at the University of Miami School of Medicine and Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine. He has lectured at local, state, and national meetings, and has authored a number of published articles on various topics regarding the hand.

Dr. Schwartz received his medical degree from New York Medical College in 1980. He completed his residency in Orthopaedic Surgery at Long Island Jewish Medical Center in New York in 1985, and his fellowship in hand surgery and microsurgery at Duke University Medical Center in 1986. He has been practicing hand and orthopaedic surgery in South Florida since 1986, and has served as the chief of the division of Orthopaedic Surgery at Memorial Hospital West from 1996- 2000.

Dr. Schwartz is certified and re-certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery with added qualifications in surgery of the hand. He has been a member of the Florida Hand Society since 1990 and has recently served as the president. He has been a member of the American Society for Surgery of the Hand since 1997. Hand surgery is the subspecialty of orthopaedics that deals with the operative and non-operative problems of the hand and upper extremity. This includes: bone and joint injuries, arthritis, nerve, tendon and muscle problems, sports related injuries, joint stiffness, tumors, and congenital problems.

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