Benjamin Michael
Schwartz, MD

Gynecologic Oncology, Obstetrics and Gynecology

(631) 376-0055

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About your doctor:

Member of Northwell Health Physician Partners
Languages spoken:
English, Spanish


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.


Board certifications:

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

Administrative titles

  • Chairman of Obstetrics and Gynecology - Gynecology, Southside Hospital

Academic titles

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

Medical school

  • George Washington University School of Medicine


  • Albert Einstein College of Medicine - Yeshiva Univ


  • Cleveland Clinic Education Foundation
  • Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center


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Locations & insurance

Island Gynecologic Oncology

  • 404 Potter Boulevard
    Brightwaters, NY 11718

    Fax: (631) 376-0099

Island Gynecologic Oncology

  • 118 North Country Road
    Port Jefferson, NY 11777

    Fax: (631) 376-0099

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Patient comments are gathered from the Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Comments are displayed in their entirety and are anonymous for patient privacy.

"I would recommend Dr. Schwartz to all, he is very understanding and a great doctor."

"Dr. Schwartz is amazing!"

"Excellent physician."

"Dr. Benjamin Schwartz is always professional and caring."

"Ben Schwartz is world-class!"

"Any question asked was answered with detailed easy to understand responses."

"Dr. B. Schwartz is amazing and answers all questions to put your mind at ease."

"Dr. Schwartz is a great doctor and very genuine person. I have complete confidence in him and love his staff too."

"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."

"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."

"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."

"Dr. Schwartz made me feel so comfortable. He cared for me as if I was family."

"Excellent in explanations about my concerns. I have every confidence in this provider!!"

"Dr Ben schwartz saved my life"

"Would absolutely recommend Dr. Schwartz and his staff. Took great care of me."

"He didn't rush. He said all there was to say. I was very satisfied."

"I'm very lucky I can see this doctor. he explained all that was going on and what he was doing and why"

"I have told several friends, one has made a appt. to be seen."

"I would recommend Doctor Schwarts to my family and friends . he is the best."

"I cannot recommend Dr Scwartz highly enough. He is hand's down, the one you want in your corner when things are going wrong."

"Feel very confident with Dr Schwartz and his staff"

"I would highly recommend this provider and his staff."

"Dr. Schwartz is one of the best doctor's."

"Dr. Schwartz was wonderful - it was my first time meeting him and he informed me truthfully about my condition"

"Dr. Schwartz is very friendly, courteous & thorough."

"Dr. Schwartz saved my life."

"Extremely happy with Dr. Schwartz. I have complete confidence in him."

"Dr. Ben Schwartz is the exception. he is excellent in what he does. he will benefit Northwell for sure."

"I would recommend him to everyone that needed a Doctor with knowledge and warmth as Dr. Benjamin Schwartz."

"I truly feel Dr Schwartz is a great surgeon/gynecologist/oncologist."

"Honest & explained everything. Puts me at ease."

"I have recommended Dr. Schwartz to others."

"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."

"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"

"He is very good at what he does. He is very straight forward about it."

"Excellent service and I have trust with Dr. Schwartz that I am in good hands."

"I would recommend Doctor Schwarts to everyone I know who would need this kind of Doctor."

"Dr. Schwartz came highly recommended."

"Very satisfied."

"Excellent doctor - I completely trust him -"

"Definitely a good experience!"

"Would recommend to anyone -"

"good experience"

"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."

"Felt very comfortable with Dr. Schwartz & his explanations & recommendations."

"Most of the appt was spent with the technician. The Dr. came in when needed and did what was necessary. I have no complaints."

"I forget the name of the provide. But all staff was wonderful."

"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."

"I would DEFINITELY recommend Dr. Benjamin Schwartz to others."

"Arrogant and have very bad bedside manners"

"Very good."

"He was very nice, and comforting. and to the point!"

"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."

"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."

"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!"

"It is hard to say, but I did not feel very comfortable but I see that he knew his stuff."

"his experience, referral and credentials are the reasons why I will be using him for my surgery"

"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."