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Gary Schwartz, MD

Thoracic Surgery, General Surgery
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About
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 peer-reviewed 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 travelling, cooking, and yoga. See Dr. Schwartz's Publications

LanguagesEnglish
Ages SeenInfants and Toddlers (ages 0-2), Children (ages 3-11), Adolescents (ages 12-18), Adults, Geriatrics
Hospital Affiliations
  • Baylor Scott & White All Saints Medical Center - Fort Worth
  • Baylor Scott & White Institute for Rehabilitation - Dallas
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Grapevine
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Waxahachie
  • Baylor Scott & White Heart and Vascular Hospital - Dallas
  • Baylor University Medical Center, part of Baylor Scott & White Health
Insurance Accepted
*Accepted plans and benefits may vary by location.
INSURANCE PLAN
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Aetna - HMO
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Aetna - Open Access Elect Choice
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Aetna - Open Access HMO
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Aetna - Open Access Managed Choice
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Aetna - QPOS
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Aetna - US Access
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Advantage Bronze
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Advantage Gold
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Advantage Silver
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Choice Plus
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Choice PPO
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Essentials
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Federal Select PPO
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Medicare Advantage - EFH Retirees
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Medicare Advantage - Oncor
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Cigna - Great West Open Access PPO-Open Access
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Cigna - Great West POS
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Cigna - Great West PPO
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Cigna - Open Access Plus
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Cigna - PPO
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First Health - First Health PPO
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Healthscope - DART ACO
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Healthscope - DART ACO Flex
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HealthSmart - HealthSmart PPO
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HealthSmart - HealthSmart Preferred Care EPO
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HealthSmart - HealthSmart Preferred Care GEPO
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Humana - ChoiceCare Preferred Network
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Humana - Commercial PPO Plans
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Humana - Medicare Advantage Plans
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Imagine Health - EPN
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Medicaid - Traditional Medicaid
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Medicare - Traditional Medicare
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PHCS Network - Beech Street of Texas PPO
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PHCS Network - Private Health Care System PPO
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Scott & White Health Plan - 2018 SeniorCare (Cost) Network
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Scott & White Health Plan - 2018 Vital Traditions Medicare Advantage Network (HMO)
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred EPO Network
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred HMO - Large Group
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred HMO Network
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred PPO Network
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSWH Employee Network - PPO & HSA
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSWH Employee Network - SEQA & EQA
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Scott & White Health Plan - Cigna PPO Network - Out-of-Area Member Plan
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Scott & White Health Plan - EPO Network-Group
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Scott & White Health Plan - EPO Network-Individual/Family
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Scott & White Health Plan - ERS BSW Preferred HMO Network
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Scott & White Health Plan - HMO Network - Large Group
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Scott & White Health Plan - HMO Network-Group
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Scott & White Health Plan - HMO Network-Individual/Family
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Scott & White Health Plan - McLane Group Network
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Scott & White Health Plan - PHCS/OPTUM - PPO Network - Out-of-Area Member Plan
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Scott & White Health Plan - PPO Network-Group
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Scott & White Health Plan - SeniorCare Advantage HMO
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Scott & White Health Plan - SeniorCare Advantage PPO
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Scott & White Health Plan - Texas Statewide PPO
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Scott & White Health Plan - TRS - Active Care Participants Network
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Superior - Ambetter Balance Care - Silver
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Superior - Ambetter Essential Care - Bronze
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Superior - Ambetter Secure Care - Gold
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UnitedHealth - AARP Medicare Complete
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UnitedHealth - Charter EPO
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UnitedHealth - Charter HMO
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UnitedHealth - Charter POS
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UnitedHealth - Choice +HMO
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UnitedHealth - Choice EPO
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UnitedHealth - Choice HMO
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UnitedHealth - Choice Plus POS
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UnitedHealth - Core Choice Plus POS
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UnitedHealth - Core EPO
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UnitedHealth - Core HMO
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UnitedHealth - Dual Complete Medicare Advantage
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UnitedHealth - Group Medicare Advantage
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UnitedHealth - Medicare Complete
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UnitedHealth - Medicare Gold
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UnitedHealth - Medicare Silver
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UnitedHealth - Navigate EPO
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UnitedHealth - Navigate HMO
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UnitedHealth - Navigate POS
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UnitedHealth - Nexus ACO OA
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UnitedHealth - NexusACO R
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UnitedHealth - PPO
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UnitedHealth - Select EPO
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UnitedHealth - Select HMO
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UnitedHealth - Select Plus POS
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Insurance listings are subject to change without prior notice. Please call the physician's office or health plan to verify coverage information prior to scheduling your visit or procedure. PPO Network Agreements include participating Employers and/or Administrator only. Not all members participating in contracted networks have in network access. Networks include Beech Street, HealthSmart, PHCS and Texas True Choice. In network participation is updated on a monthly basis by the network.
Background
Education
  • Fellowship: Cardiothoracic Surgery, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, Md (2015)
  • Residency: General Surgery, St. Luke's Roosevelt Hospital Center, Ny (2012)
  • Internship: General Surgery, St. Luke's Roosevelt Hospital Center, Ny (2007)
  • Medical School: Albert Einstein College Of Medicine, Bronx, Ny (2006)
Certifications
  • Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery - American Board of Thoracic Surgery
  • General Surgery - American Board of Surgery
Industry Relationships

Baylor Scott & White Health’s vision is to be the most trusted name in giving and receiving safe, quality, compassionate healthcare. As part of that vision, Baylor Scott & White Health is committed to dealing honestly, fairly and with integrity in all matters to provide exemplary patient care, broaden medical knowledge, train the next generation of physicians and support outside relationships that promise public benefit.To that end, Baylor Scott & White Health physicians may collaborate with health care industry partners such as pharmaceutical, biotech, or medical device companies (collectively referred to as Industry) to help develop medical breakthroughs, or provide medical expertise or education.To promote professional and commercial integrity in such matters, physicians who are employed, contracted for administrative duties or performing research with Baylor Scott & White Health seek advanced approval for certain new Industry relationships, and report their Industry relationships and activities to the Office of Corporate Compliance annually for review.

Baylor Scott & White Health publicly discloses reported payments to these physicians and their immediate family members of $5,000 or more from Industry companies with which the physicians interact as part of their professional activities.The information on this website may differ somewhat from information on other publicly available databases due to different reporting periods, definitions, or reporting requirements.Patients may visit CMS’ Open Payments Database for more information, and should feel free to speak with their physician about relationships with Industry.

As of May 13, 2019, Gary Schwartz, MD  has reported no outside relationship with Industry that is applicable to this listing.

Reviews(52)
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Jun 11, 2019
Very personable, knowledgeable and intelligent. Wanted me and my husband to ask any and all questions and concerns. Gave a ll reasonable answers; excellent bedside manner! We were extremely impressed with him.
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Jun 7, 2019
he explained things to me in terms that I could understand
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Jun 3, 2019
Dr Schwartz put me at ease, and made a scary diagnosis a little less anxiety ridden. staff was courteous and respectful. I have not however been hooked up with the Navigator in the office yet.
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May 16, 2019
Dr.Schwartz is always caring and attentive and has always made time for us whenever we have needed him.
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May 16, 2019
He is a good communicator
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May 13, 2019
Dr. Schwartz was professional and thorough in his explanation of possible diagnoses and treatments. Appreciate his openess and concern.
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May 8, 2019
Dr. Schwartz and his staff are very kind and professional. I would recommend Dr. Schwartz to any patient facing important surgical decisions.
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May 6, 2019
very nice people I can't wsit to get well. nice place.
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Apr 19, 2019
best doctor I could. hope for.
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Apr 17, 2019
Dr Schwartz is very caring and great at explaining the procedures done.
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Apr 12, 2019
Dr. Schwartz if excellent in every way. Very caring and extremely skilled. He's the very best.
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Apr 10, 2019
both doctors that took care of me I would definitely recommend. care, concern , explanations and working together are very important. that is more important than the facility itself .
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Apr 8, 2019
Loved Dr. Schwartz. He got right to the point and gave us the options and his recommendations. He's great
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Apr 7, 2019
Dr. Schwartz is not only a wonderful surgeon but also so very compassionate. I am so grateful to be his patient! His assistant Yvette is one of the nicest people I have ever met. The care from surgery through the last two years has been excellent!
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Apr 5, 2019
I was just amazed at how cordial and accommodating Baylor Scott & White was and very polite with an attitude of giving.
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