Dr. Lauren Schwartz, MD Gastroenterologist Dr. Lauren Schwartz is a highly rated, leading Ivy league trained New York gastroenterologist with a special interest in general gastroenterology as well as Women’s health, colon cancer screening, inflammatory bowel disease (Crohn’s disease / Ulcerative Colitis), IBS (Irritable Bowel Syndrome) and is also one a select few gastroenterologists certified in clinical nutrition. Dr. Schwartz has also been consistently voted by her peers among the prestigious group of Castle Connolly Regional Top Doctors as well as NY metro area top doctors yearly from 2017-2021. She was also sited among the list of exceptional Women in Medicine in 2019 and 2020. Dr. Schwartz is a renowned NYC gastroenterologist with a strong passion for patient care. BOOK Appointment 5.0 ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ Dr. Schwartz was great! She listened to everything I said and came up with a game plan to get to the bottom of my issues. Educational background Dr. Schwartz is double board certified, highly rated, Ivy league trained NYC gastroenterologist. Dr. Schwartz received her undergraduate degree from Yale University and graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Science in biology. She then obtained her medical degree from Weill-Cornell Medical College and completed her internal medicine residency at the affiliated Weill Cornell/New York Presbyterian Hospital. Driven by an interest in the nutritional aspects of gastrointestinal disease, she completed a clinical nutrition fellowship at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center and is one of a handful of physicians certified in clinical nutrition. Dr. Schwartz then completed her gastroenterology fellowship at the Mount Sinai Hospital in Manhattan. Awards and Honors Dr. Schwartz has received many honors and awards throughout her distinguished career. Dr. Schwartz has been consistently voted by her peers among the prestigious group of Castle Connolly Regional Top Doctors as well as NY metro area top doctors yearly from 2017-2021. She was also sited among the list of exceptional Women in Medicine in 2019 and 2020. She was inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha honor society which is the national medical school honor society. Further she received, the Janet M. Glasgow Memorial Achievement Citation for graduating in the top tier of her medical school class. Memberships & Associations Dr. Schwartz is a member of American Gastroenterological Association (AGA), American College of Gastroenterology (ACG) and the American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE), as well as the American Society of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition. Dr. Schwartz has been extensively published in medical literature and has presented various abstracts and other oral presentations in her field. Passion for Patient Care Dr. Schwartz feels strongly that nutrition plays a key role in general wellness and disease prevention, particularly in digestive diseases. As part of her comprehensive evaluation, Dr. Schwartz incorporates nutritional interventions and lifestyle modification into her treatment plans. She is focused on providing quality, compassionate care that incorporates individual patient preferences and values. Dr. Schwartz is a leading and highly rated Manhattan Gastroenterologist who looks forward to meeting you to improve your digestive health!
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