Southside, Huntington and Plainview Hospitals Welcome Dr. Benjamin Schwartz

Michael Nimaroff
Dr. Michael Nimaroff

BAY SHORE, NY – To expand their existing robust obstetrical and gynecological services, Southside, Huntington and Plainview hospitals are pleased to announce the addition of Benjamin Schwartz, MD, to their senior leadership teams.

Dr. Schwartz completed his medical degree at George Washington University. He completed his residency in obstetrics and gynecology at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine and a fellowship in gynecologic oncology at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation. Dr. Schwartz is certified by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology in obstetrics and gynecology and holds subspecialty certification in gynecologic oncology.

"Dr. Schwartz has served as a leader in Suffolk County in the field of Gynecologic Oncology and Minimally Invasive Surgery,” said Michael Nimaroff, MD, executive director of obstetrics and gynecology for the North Shore-LIJ Health System. “We are pleased to welcome Dr. Schwartz to the North Shore-LIJ Health System. We look forward to his continued leadership and strategic vision for women’s oncology services and expert care for the patients that he serves.”

Dr. Schwartz has practice locations in Brightwaters and Port Jefferson and is bilingual in English and Spanish. To reach Dr. Schwartz’s Brightwaters and Port Jefferson offices, call 631-375-0055.

About North Shore-LIJ Health System -- North Shore-LIJ is changing its name to Northwell Health in January 2016.
One of the nation's largest health systems, the health system delivers world-class clinical care throughout the New York metropolitan area, pioneering research at The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, a visionary approach to medical education highlighted by the Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine, and healthcare coverage to individuals, families and businesses through the CareConnect Insurance Co. Inc. The health system cares for people at every stage of life at 21 hospitals and about 450 outpatient physician practices throughout the region. The health system’s owned hospitals and long-term care facilities house more than 6,600 beds, employ more than 15,000 nurses and have affiliations with nearly 13,600 physicians. With a workforce of more than 61,000, the health system is the largest private employer in New York State.  For more information, go to

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