Jeffrey Schwartz, MD, FACS
Loyola University Medical Center

Jeffrey Schwartz, MD, FACS, is an Associate Professor in the Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery at Loyola University Medical Center in Maywood, Ill. He also serves as Surgical Director of Heart Transplant and Mechanical Assist Devices and Surgical Director of Lung Transplant.

Dr. Schwartz completed his general surgery residency at University of Illinois Medical Center in Chicago and his cardiothoracic surgery residency at the University of Southern California School of Medicine in Los Angeles. He holds board certifications in general surgery and thoracic surgery and is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons and the American College of Chest Physicians. He earned his medical degree from Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta.

Dr. Schwartz specializes in heart transplant, lung transplant, aortic valve surgery, mechanical circulatory support, heart surgery, familial aortic disease, aortic aneurysms, adult cardiac surgery, mechanical cardiac assist and Marfan syndrome.

He holds memberships in the American Medical Association, Illinois State Medical Society and Society of Thoracic Surgeons. A noted researcher, Dr. Schwartz has published on left ventricular assist devices, aortic aneurysms and off-pump coronary artery bypass grafting.