Dr. Gordon F Schwartz MD Surgeon
Dr. Gordon Schwartz is a surgeon in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Pennsylvania Hospital and Thomas Jefferson University Hospital. He received his medical degree from Harvard Medical School and has been in practice for 54 years. Dr. Schwartz accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 57 doctors at Pennsylvania Hospital and one of 45 at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital who specialize in Surgery. He also speaks multiple languages, including French.
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Specialty & Clinical Interests
Clinical Interests: Breast cancer, DCIS, Neoadjuvant chemotherapy
Other Languages Spoken
Education & Medical Training
New York Presbyterian Hospital, Cornell Campus
Residency, General Surgery, 1960–1961
New York Presbyterian Hospital, Columbia Campus
Residency, General Surgery, 1963–1968
Harvard Medical School
Class of 1960
Certifications & Licensure
American Board of Surgery
Certified 44 years in Surgery
NJ State Medical License
Active through 2013
NY State Medical License
Active through 2013
PA State Medical License
Active through 2014
Awards, Honors & Recognition
Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification,
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
Most Compassionate Doctor,
American College of Surgeons
Publications & Presentations
The retinoblastoma tumor suppressor pathway modulates the invasiveness of ErbB2-positive breast cancer.
Witkiewicz, A. K.,Cox, D. W.,Rivadeneira, D.,Ertel, A. E.,Fortina, P.,Schwartz, G. F.,Knudsen, E. S.
EZH2 and ALDH1 expression in ductal carcinoma in situ: Complex association with recurrence and progression to invasive breast cancer.
Knudsen, E. S.,Dervishaj, O.,Kleer, C. G.,Pajak, T.,Schwartz, G. F.,Witkiewicz, A. K.
Impact of Oncotype DX on Treatment Decisions in ER-Positive, Node-Negative Breast Cancer with Histologic Correlation.
Biroschak, J. R.,Schwartz, G. F.,Palazzo, J. P.,Toll, A. D.,Brill, K. L.,Jaslow, R. J.,Lee, S. Y.
- Aetna Choice POS II
- Aetna HMO
- AmeriHealth Direct POS
- Amerihealth HMO
- AmeriHealth PPO
- CIGNA Open Access
- CIGNA PPO
- First Health PPO
- Great West PPO
- Horizon BCBS Direct Access
- Horizon BCBS POS
- IBC Keystone HMO / POS
- Multiplan PHCS PPO
- QualCare PPO
- United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
- BCBS Blue Card PPO
- CIGNA HMO
- HealthAmerica HealthAssurance PPO
- Horizon BCBS HMO
- Horizon BCBS PPO
- Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
- IBC Personal Choice PPO
- Multiplan PPO
- QualCare HMO
- United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
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The Jefferson Building, 510
1015 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Phone: (215) 627-8487