About

About

Michael J. Schwartz, MD is a board-certified specialist in robotic, laparoscopic and minimally invasive surgery focused on treatment of urologic cancers. His expertise in nerve-sparing robotic prostatectomy and laparoscopic kidney-sparing surgery for renal cancers has led him to his current role as Director of Robotic and Laparoscopic Surgery for the Smith Institute for Urology. He also serves an educational role as Residency Program Director for Urology.

Dr. Schwartz s practice encompasses urologic oncology including the surgical treatment of prostate, kidney, bladder, adrenal and testicular cancers. He has expertise in benign urologic disease including the treatment of kidney stones and laparoscopic reconstructive surgery of the kidney, ureters and bladder.

Minimizing treatment impact on each patient s quality of life is one of Dr. Schwartz s highest priorities. Dr. Schwartz focuses on a patient-centered approach in urologic care with the goal of helping each patient find treatment that fits them best.

His research interests include urologic malignancy, and he has published numerous peer reviewed articles on kidney, bladder, prostate, and testis cancer. His work is published in leading journals including Cancer, Journal of Urology, European Urology, Annals of Surgery, British Journal of Urology International, Urology, Advances in Urology, Journal of Oncology and Journal of Biological Chemistry. Dr. Schwartz has also authored several textbook chapters, including Laparoscopic Surgery of the Kidney which appears in Campbell s Urology, the leading urology textbook worldwide.

Awards and recognition:

Outstanding Laparoscopic Resident Award from the Society of Laparoscopic Surgeons

First Prize and Second Prizes in the Ferdinand C. Valentine Essay Contest

Honored recipient of the International Volunteers in Urology Traveling Resident Scholarship

Fellowship in advanced laparoscopic and endoscopic surgery under the mentorship of Dr. Louis Kavoussi at North Shore and Long Island Jewish Hospital.

Urology "Teacher of the Year" Award

Credentials

Credentials

  • Board certifications

    • Urology - American Board of Urology

  • Administrative titles

    • Director - Robotic and Laproscopic Surgery of Urology, Long Island Jewish Medical Center

    • Director - Robotic and Laproscopic Surgery of Urology, North Shore University Hospital

  • Academic titles

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

  • Chief resident

    • New York Presbyterian Hospital

  • Medical school

    • Brown University School of Medicine

  • Residencies

    • New York Presbyterian Hospital

    • New York Presbyterian Hospital

  • Fellowships

    • Long Island Jewish Medical Center

  • Affiliations

Locations & insurance

Locations & insurance

450 Lakeville Road, Suite M41Lake Success, NY 11042
Sunrise Highway, 2nd FloorLynbrook, NY 11563

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09/29/2018
"Dr. Schwartz is one of the best doctor I have! I have no doubt to recommend Dr. Schwartz to my relatives or friends!"
09/20/2018
"Dr. M. Schwartz is a caring, patient, concern, and compassionate, doctor. I will recommend him to anyone."
09/10/2018
"I have total confidence in dr. Schwartz. he has been careing.thaughtful to me ."
08/20/2018
"Dr. Schwartz listen carefully and takes time to explain without rush"
07/23/2018
"Dr Schwartz is a very caring and concerned doctor....very bright"
07/16/2018
"best doctor ever"
06/22/2018
"Doctor Schwartz is an excellent doctor. Very caring and explain everything in detail."
06/18/2018
"Dr. Schwartz is amazing"
05/25/2018
"Recommended for my wife."
04/23/2018
"Dr Schwartz has explained my condition to me, provided information, & answered all my questions in a very friendly manner. I never feel rushed during my office visits with him.I"
04/19/2018
"Dr. Schwartz is a TERRIFIC doctor. I HIGHLY recommend him."
03/13/2018
"Dr. Schwartz is very professional, knowledgeable & provided the info I need so I can make life saving decisions. He is number 1!"
03/04/2018
"Care provider is very very good and excellent doctor. "
02/26/2018
"Yes I would recommend other individuals to doctor Schwartz"
01/04/2018
"Best doctor I've ever had."
12/07/2017
"Great MD."
11/27/2017
"good"
11/14/2017
"Non alarmist approach to a situation that requires a watchful eye instead of unnessary and invasive proceedures."
10/03/2017
"Dr. Schwartz was calm reassuring and welcoming a fresh face with confidence. Talk me through the whole ordeal. Recommend for my coworkers. Great doctor."
09/06/2017
"Not only would I see my provider again but would recommend him to anyone."
09/04/2017
"I am very satisfied with my care provider. I have been a patient of his before and was very satisfied. Hence, my reason for choosing to see him again for this particular issue, even if someone else was recommended. He is always very professional, knowledgeable, courteous, caring and respectful. He also has a very good bedside manner. This tends to put a patient more at ease. I would recommend him highly to anyone."
07/24/2017
"Best doctor I've ever interacted with."
05/22/2017
"Dr. Schwartz was absolutely wonderful - made an unpleasant visit easy. He is caring & concerned!"
05/16/2017
"OK knew his stuff."
04/04/2017
"Dr. Schwartz explained issues to me in a language I could understand and took as much time as possible with me never feeling rushed and explained all my questions."
03/28/2017
"Dr. Schwartz was very kind in contacting me on my negative biopsy results on a Sunday. This was very considerate of him. I give him a THUMBS UP."
02/21/2017
"It has been an extremely satisfying visit."
01/11/2017
"Most of my experience was good."
12/30/2016
"Dr. Schwartz was very good about explaining to my mom and I EXACTLY what was going to happen."
11/28/2016
"Dr. Schwartz is excellent - he took wonderful care of me. He's a gifted doctor."
11/02/2016
"My provider is an excellent dr. - thank you."
08/30/2016
"DR. Schwartz is very easy to talk to. He listens to everything you say and answers all your concerns and problems."
08/02/2016
"Good experience."
07/25/2016
"Good experience is how they welcome family members that have to stay over was very good thank you."
06/06/2016
"Highly Recommending."
11/24/2015
"I highly recommended Dr. Schwartz his assistants and technician (for sonogram w/kidneys). Very professional. One of the best facilities & personnel that I have experienced."
11/20/2015
"Good experience."
11/10/2015
"I will recommend this dr. to my friends and family."
09/16/2015
"Excellent experience."
06/12/2015
"Good experience."
06/01/2015
"Best experience I have had with a doctor."
04/03/2015
"No problems."
03/30/2015
"Doctor Schwartz listened to what I had to say & laughed w/me."
01/28/2015
"Very good."
01/26/2015
"Excellent doctor."
01/06/2015
"Very happy with provider."
12/08/2014
"The overall medical care provided by Dr. Schwartz was outstanding."
10/30/2014
"Dr. Schwartz is an _____ competent, compassionate and thorough physician who has provided my dad w/exceptional medical care."
09/05/2014
"I will be returning to have a procedure and feel I will be in excellent care."
02/03/2014
"Dr. Schwartz is an outstanding physician -"

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