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Kenneth S. Schwartz


5454 Wisconsin Ave., #950
Chevy Chase, MD 20815



Hospital Affiliations

  • MedStar Georgetown University Hospital
  • Medstar Washington Hospital Center

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Dr. Kenneth Schwartz is a highly skilled and experienced glaucoma and cataract surgeon, with specialized training in glaucoma laser surgery, surgical trabeculectomy, and glaucoma drainage implant surgery as well as general cataract surgery, cataract surgery with multifocal implants and the surgical correction of astigmatism. His practice primarily focuses on surgical consultation for patients with glaucoma or cataract. He is regularly consulted by colleagues locally and nationally for second opinions regarding diagnosis and surgical management of complex cases. Dr. Schwartz regularly lectures and teaches glaucoma diagnostic and surgical techniques to the ophthalmology residents at the Washington Hospital Center and Georgetown University ocular surgery programs. His practice encompasses all of general ophthalmology and is complemented by his involvement with surgical missions to developing countries such as Peru and Ghana.

Education Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, Miami, FL- (#1 in U.S News and World Report)-Fellowship in Glaucoma Washington Hospital Center, Washington, D.C. – Ophthalmology Residency, Chief Resident Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, D.C. – Internship in Internal Medicine University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD – M.D. University of Michigan, Ann Arbor – Cum Laude, Honors Program

Academic Appointments and Affiliations Georgetown University Medical Center, Clinical Assistant Professor Washington Hospital Center, Glaucoma Review Board, Senior Attending Surgeon American Academy of Ophthalmology, Active Member American Board of Ophthalmology, Fellow American Glaucoma Society, Active Member D.C Metropolitan Ophthalmic Society, Member