Dr. Schwartz is a 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. Her peers have consistently voted Dr. Schwartz among the prestigious group of Castle Connolly Regional Top Doctors and NY metro area top doctors yearly from 2017-2021. She was also cited among the list of exceptional Women in Medicine in 2019 and 2020. The Alpha Omega Alpha, the national medical school honor society, has inducted her into its midst. 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 the 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 strongly feels that nutrition plays a crucial role in general wellness and disease prevention, particularly digestive diseases. Dr. Schwartz incorporates nutritional interventions and lifestyle modification into her treatment plans as part of her comprehensive evaluation. She focuses 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!
- NPI: 1033389689
- Specialty: Internal Medicine – Gastroenterology (207RG0100X)
- License: 231394
- Practicing from: 2008
- Accepts Medicare: No
Dr. Lauren Schwartz is licensed to practice medicine in the states: