Jeffrey Schwartz, MD, FACS

Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery

Quality Medical Director, Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Surgical Director, Heart Transplant and Mechanical Assist Devices

Languages Spoken


Clinical Expertise

  • Adult Cardiac Surgery
  • Aortic Aneurysms
  • Aortic Valve Surgery
  • Familial Aortic Disease
  • Heart Surgery
  • Lung Transplant
  • Marfan's Syndrome
  • Mechanical Cardiac Assist
  • Mechanical Circulatory Support (LVAD)
  • Heart Transplant

About Dr. Schwartz

Tennis, Golf, Family Time, Skiing

Medical Education

Medical School
Emory University School of Medicine
University of Illinois Medical Center - Surgery: General Surgery
University of Southern California School of Medicine - Cardiothoracic Surgery

Board Certification

Surgery - General Cert: AM Board of Surgery
Thoracic Surgery - General Cert: AM Board of Thoracic Surgery


  • Left ventricular assist device-induced coagulation and platelet activation and effect of the current anticoagulant therapy regimen Ashbrook, M.; Walenga, J. M.; Schwartz, J.; Heroux, A.; Jeske, W. P.; Escalante, V.; Bakhos, M., Clinical and applied thrombosis/hemostasis : official journal of the International Academy of Clinical and Applied Thrombosis/Hemostasis
  • Management of thoracic aortic graft infections with the omental flap Shah, S.; Sinno, S.; Vandevender, D.; Schwartz, J., ANNALS OF PLASTIC SURGERY
  • The 2011-2016 Transdisciplinary Research on Energetics and Cancer (TREC) initiative: rationale and design Patterson, R. E.; Colditz, G. A.; Hu, F. B.; Schmitz, K. H.; Ahima, R. S.; Brownson, R. C.; Carson, K. R.; Chavarro, J. E.; Chodosh, L. A.; Gehlert, S.; Gill, J.; Glanz, K.; Haire-Joshu, D.; Herbst, K. L.; Hoehner, C. M.; Hovmand, P. S.; Irwin, M. L.; Jacobs, L. A.; James, A. S.; Jones, L. W.; Kerr, J.; Kibel, A. S.; King, I. B.; Ligibel, J. A.; Meyerhardt, J. A.; Natarajan, L.; Neuhouser, M. L.; Olefsky, J. M.; Proctor, E. K.; Redline, S.; Rock, C. L.; Rosner, B.; Sarwer, D. B.; Schwartz, J. S.; Sears, D. D.; Sesso, H. D.; Stampfer, M. J.; Subramanian, S. V.; Taveras, E. M.; Tchou, J.; Thompson, B.; Troxel, A. B.; Wessling-Resnick, M.; Wolin, K. Y.; Thornquist, M. D., Cancer causes & control : CCC
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  • The Development of Ascending Aortic Aneurysms After Elective Aortic Valve Replacement With St Jude Mechanical Valve Prosthesis in the Bicuspid Patient: A Pilot Study Cohoon, K. P.; Foley, J.; Dieter, R. S.; Bakhos, M.; Schwartz, J., Angiology
  • What to do when your brain turns blue? Considerations during aortic arch surgery Kwak, J.; Grocott, H. P.; Rice, D. C.; Fitzgerald, D. C.; Schwartz, J. P.; Janelle, G. M., Seminars in cardiothoracic and vascular anesthesia
  • Hsp27 inhibits sublethal Src-mediated renal epithelial cell injury., Havasi, A.; Wang, Z.; Gall, J. M.; Spaderna, M.; Suri, V.; Canlas, E.; Martin, J. L.; Schwartz, J. H.; Borkan, S. C., American Journal of Physiology - Renal Physiology
  • Hsp27 inhibits Bax activation and apoptosis via a phosphatidylinositol 3-kinase-dependent mechanism. Havasi, A.; Li, Z.; Wang, Z.; Martin, J. L.; Botla, V.; Ruchalski, K.; Schwartz, J. H.; Borkan, S. C., Journal of Biological Chemistry
  • Impact of pre-existing conditions age and the length of cardiopulmonary bypass on postoperative outcome after repair of the ascending aorta and aortic arch for aortic aneurysms and dissections., Schwartz, J. P.; Bakhos, M.; Patel, A.; Botkin, S.; Neragi-Miandoab, S., Interactive Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery
  • Inflammatory and hemostatic activation in patients undergoing off-pump coronary artery bypass grafting. Untch, B. R.; Jeske, W. P.; Schwartz, J.; Botkin, S.; Prechel, M.; Walenga, J. M.; Bakhos, M., Clinical & Applied Thrombosis/Hemostasis
  • Pseudoaneurysm of ascending aorta after biventricular assist device support. Shuhaiber, J.; Nemeh, H.; Schwartz, J., Journal of Heart & Lung Transplantation
  • Repair of aortic arch and the impact of cross-clamping time New York Heart Association stage, circulatory arrest time, and age on operative outcome, Schwartz, J. P.; Bakhos, M.; Patel, A.; Botkin, S.; Neragi-Miandoab, S., Interactive Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery
  • Comparison of survival in primary and repeat heart transplantation from 1987 through 2004 in the United States. Shuhaiber, J. H.; Kim, J. B.; Hur, K.; Gibbons, R. D.; Nemeh, H. W.; Schwartz, J. P.; Bakhos, M., Annals of Thoracic Surgery
  • Open repair of a new aneurysm of the thoracoabdominal aorta after endovascular stent placement. Neragi-Miandoab, S.; Tuchak, J.; Bakhos, M.; Schwartz, J. P., Journal of Thoracic & Cardiovascular Surgery
  • BlackAorta: a rare finding at aortic valve replacement. Goodfellow, R. J.; Schwartz, J.; Leya, F., Journal of Invasive Cardiology
  • An unusual case of recurrent Loffler endomyocarditis of the aortic valve. Gudmundsson, G. S.; Ohr, J.; Leya, F.; Jacobs, W. R.; Godwin, J. E.; Schwartz, J., Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine