About

About

In 2015, Dr. Benjamin Schwartz was named the Regional Director of Obstetrics & Gynecology for the Northwell Health Eastern Region as well as the Chairman of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Northwell Health s Southside Hospital.

In those roles, Dr. Schwartz oversees the inpatient and outpatient care for women in the Eastern Region and is Northwell s lead clinician for the development of our educational post-graduate programs including a new Residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology as well as a new Fellowship for Advanced Female Pelvic Surgery.

A specialist in Gynecologic Oncology and Minimally Invasive and Robotic Surgery, Dr. Schwartz is a Diplomate of the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology and a Fellow in the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and the American College of Surgeons.

After graduating from Dartmouth College, Dr. Schwartz obtained his medical degree from the George Washington University School of Medicine. He then completed his residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at The Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York City and served as Administrative Chief Resident. During his residency, Dr. Schwartz completed a Galloway Fellowship in Gynecologic Oncology at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York City, NY. He then completed subspecialty training in a three year fellowship in Gynecologic Oncology at The Cleveland Clinic Foundation in Cleveland, Ohio.

Credentials

Credentials

  • Board certifications

    • Obstetrics and Gynecology - American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology

    • Gynecology/Oncology - American Board of OB/Gynecological Oncology

  • Administrative titles

    • Chairman of Obstetrics and Gynecology - Gynecology, Southside Hospital

  • Academic titles

    • Associate Professor, Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell

  • Chief resident

    • Albert Einstein College of Medicine - Yeshiva Univ

  • Medical school

    • George Washington University School of Medicine

  • Residencies

    • Albert Einstein College of Medicine - Yeshiva Univ

  • Fellowships

    • Cleveland Clinic Education Foundation

    • Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

  • Affiliations

    • Huntington Hospital

    • Lenox Hill Hospital

    • Long Island Jewish Medical Center

    • Peconic Bay Medical Center

    • Plainview Hospital

    • Southside Hospital

    • Northwell Health Cancer Institute

Locations & insurance

Locations & insurance

440 East Main StreetBay Shore, NY 11706

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06/15/2019
"excellent doctor highest recommendation I can give"
06/15/2019
"dr Schwartz is the best. been seeing him for 10 years. saved my life. I have recommended him to many other women."
06/13/2019
"Doctor was extremely professional."
06/13/2019
"felt comfortable with the process of the exam and eased my concerns"
06/13/2019
"I have been with Dr Schwartz for 7 years and have trust he will give his all to help me through this"
05/30/2019
"Dr Schwartz is one of the best I trust him"
04/30/2019
"I hope I never have to refer a friend to an oncologist- but I will recommend Dr. Schwartz because he cares and is an excellent surgeon & Dr."
04/24/2019
"Dr. Schwartz us very professional, knowledgeable and reassuring."
04/17/2019
"Dr. Schwartz is the best!!!"
04/15/2019
"i was blown away by dr. schwartz' care. even though he had to run out for an emergency, i never felt rushed. i've never had a better consult appointment."
04/13/2019
"dr Schwartz always treats me with care and never rushes you out - he always takes the time to listen and answer all of my questions no matter how trivial"
04/09/2019
"always explain step by step instructions"
04/02/2019
"7. WONDERFUL."
03/23/2019
"Dr Swartz was thorough and gave me the information I needed and gave me the opportunity to call with any additional questions. he seemed to be very sincere."
03/21/2019
"Number one doctor in my book Dr. Ben Schwartz. Dr. Schwartz was an excellent surgeon and I was very confident that he would help me. He did a remarkable job. Would recommend him 100%."
03/21/2019
"Dr. Ben is someone I would and have recommended."
03/19/2019
"Always thorough and will come up with the best solution."
03/16/2019
"Highly recommend with confidence."
03/06/2019
"The dr. is as skilled in communication with his patient as he is a surgeon."
03/04/2019
"Dr. Schwartz was very reassuring! He took his time explaining my condition and answered all of my & my husband's questions. I have complete confidence in him and his ability to treat me!!"
02/16/2019
"Dr. Schwartz ix an expert in his field. He deals in high risk c cases and we are truly blessed to have someone like him."
02/12/2019
"very helpful in answering my questions."
01/28/2019
"Excellent!"
12/30/2018
"A very nice kind doctor who comes into the office and says good morning or good afternoon and shakes your hand. I never had a doctor do that before-I thought it was very thoughtful!!!"
12/29/2018
"Dr Schwartz is the most kindest, soft spoken, caring physician I have er met!"
11/19/2018
"You only see dr. for about 5 minutes total after a long wait time."
11/12/2018
"I've been going to Dr Schwartz for 7 years. So pleasant and caring. I know I am getting the best care."
11/06/2018
"Didn't discuss medications. Dr Schwartz is professional, friendly, has wonderful bedside manner, communicates clearly and is caring. He makes you feel valuable and important as a patient. And he is an excellent doctor!!!"
11/01/2018
"As I stated in the previous question Dr. Schwartz is amazing! #10. Absolutely! "
10/23/2018
"Dr. Schwartz is a great doctor w/ bed side manner very compassionate and amazing listener."
09/26/2018
"Dr. Schwartz is great & so is his staff."
09/15/2018
"Dr. Schwartz is the best! He saved my life! I wouldn't go to another dr. ever again!"
08/27/2018
"Dr. Benjamin Schwartz is a true professional and has shown his concern at all times."
08/27/2018
"I love Dr Schwartz, he saved my life"
07/23/2018
"Dr. Schwartz was friendly & outgoing from my first visit explaining what needed to be done & why, and taking the time to answer my questions & address my concerns. After surgeries, he was clear in letting me know I had a serious problem, but also clear what the plan was moving forward for further treatment. His honesty, kindness & support have made dealing with my diagnosis easier & helped me have a positive outlook on the future. He's been direct & compassionate & allowed me to trust him to help manage my care - which isn't easy for me to do."
06/26/2018
"Dr. Schwartz took his time with me and I have the utmost confidence in him. I feel lucky to have him as my doctor. Thanks!"
06/22/2018
"Dr. Schwartz is amazing!"
06/22/2018
"Excellent physician."
06/22/2018
"I would recommend Dr. Schwartz to all, he is very understanding and a great doctor."
06/20/2018
"Dr. Benjamin Schwartz is always professional and caring."
06/14/2018
"Ben Schwartz is world-class!"
05/22/2018
"Any question asked was answered with detailed easy to understand responses."
05/15/2018
"Dr. B. Schwartz is amazing and answers all questions to put your mind at ease."
05/07/2018
"Dr. Schwartz is a great doctor and very genuine person. I have complete confidence in him and love his staff too."
03/27/2018
"Dr. Schwartz is a very good qualified surgeon but has no bedside manners - Very curt and does not spend a lot of time with patient."
03/12/2018
"Dr. Schwartz Is Amazing. I'm very comfortable with him and he's the first Dr to actually seem to care enough to want to help me. So grateful to have found him."
02/20/2018
"It was my lucky day, when I met Dr. Schwartz. He is a very thorough, good surgeon. Makes me feel positive about my recovery from cancer."
02/18/2018
"Dr. Schwartz made me feel so comfortable. He cared for me as if I was family."
02/13/2018
"Excellent in explanations about my concerns. I have every confidence in this provider!!"
02/05/2018
"Dr Ben schwartz saved my life"
01/23/2018
"Would absolutely recommend Dr. Schwartz and his staff. Took great care of me."
12/21/2017
"He didn't rush. He said all there was to say. I was very satisfied."
12/02/2017
"I'm very lucky I can see this doctor. he explained all that was going on and what he was doing and why"
11/29/2017
"I have told several friends, one has made a appt. to be seen. "
11/16/2017
"I would recommend Doctor Schwarts to my family and friends . he is the best."
11/11/2017
"I cannot recommend Dr Scwartz highly enough. He is hand's down, the one you want in your corner when things are going wrong."
10/18/2017
"Feel very confident with Dr Schwartz and his staff"
10/16/2017
"I would highly recommend this provider and his staff."
10/11/2017
"Dr. Schwartz is one of the best doctor's."
10/09/2017
"Dr. Schwartz was wonderful - it was my first time meeting him and he informed me truthfully about my condition"
10/02/2017
"Dr. Schwartz is very friendly, courteous & thorough."
09/27/2017
"Dr. Schwartz saved my life."
09/25/2017
"Extremely happy with Dr. Schwartz. I have complete confidence in him."
09/17/2017
"Dr. Ben Schwartz is the exception. he is excellent in what he does. he will benefit Northwell for sure."
09/17/2017
"I would recommend him to everyone that needed a Doctor with knowledge and warmth as Dr. Benjamin Schwartz."
09/09/2017
"I truly feel Dr Schwartz is a great surgeon/gynecologist/oncologist."
09/05/2017
"Honest & explained everything. Puts me at ease."
08/26/2017
"I have recommended Dr. Schwartz to others."
08/08/2017
"While I believe Dr. Schwartz is an excellent surgeon, his visit with me was a maximum of 5 minutes including an internal. I left the office trying to decide between the fact that surgery he performed saved my life and the fact that he couldn't even spend a few extra minutes with me and any concerns/questions. I may switch to new associate for some caring."
08/07/2017
"like I said before, I have been to several doctors lately and this was the only one that I can say wow about all aspects of this visit including making the appointment"
07/18/2017
"He is very good at what he does. He is very straight forward about it."
06/21/2017
"Excellent service and I have trust with Dr. Schwartz that I am in good hands."
05/04/2017
"I would recommend Doctor Schwarts to everyone I know who would need this kind of Doctor."
04/28/2017
"Dr. Schwartz came highly recommended."
04/25/2017
"Very satisfied."
04/25/2017
"Excellent doctor - I completely trust him -"
03/13/2017
"Definitely a good experience!"
02/21/2017
"Would recommend to anyone -"
02/03/2017
"good experience"
01/27/2017
"Overall under the circumstance of the nature of my visit(s) this has been met with urgency & I feel I am being treated very well & with care, professionally."
01/20/2017
"Felt very comfortable with Dr. Schwartz & his explanations & recommendations."
12/19/2016
"Most of the appt was spent with the technician. The Dr. came in when needed and did what was necessary. I have no complaints."
12/16/2016
"I forget the name of the provide. But all staff was wonderful."
10/26/2016
"Dr. Schwartz took the time to answer my questions as well as my families questions. Spent more time with me and my family than most doctors spend with patients nowadays."
10/11/2016
"I would DEFINITELY recommend Dr. Benjamin Schwartz to others."
10/11/2016
"Arrogant and have very bad bedside manners"
09/28/2016
"Very good."
09/27/2016
"He was very nice, and comforting. and to the point!"
09/06/2016
"I only hear that Dr. Schawtz is one of the best and that is the reason I am holding on but really he needs to be more patient and listen to his patient or new patient. Thank you."
09/02/2016
"Coming in I was very nervous and scared; after leaving I was confident with Dr. Schwartz and comfortable with his plan for surgery. I was given multiple direct contact #'s in case of emergency and I appreciate that."
08/27/2016
"Dr. Benjamin Schwartz told me straight... how serious my problem was and his plan of action. I trusted him completely because I believed what he told me. Thank God!"
08/24/2016
"It is hard to say, but I did not feel very comfortable but I see that he knew his stuff."
07/16/2016
"his experience, referral and credentials are the reasons why I will be using him for my surgery"
07/12/2016
"Dr. Schwartz cares deeply about the well being of his patients. He has a tough job and he handles it with grace and compassion. I would highly recommend his work and his practice."

In the news

In the news

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