Dr. Jim Schwartz MD Gastroenterologist

Dr. Jim Schwartz is a gastroenterologist in Houston, Texas and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Houston Methodist Hospital and Methodist Hospital. He received his medical degree from Baylor College of Medicine and has been in practice for 47 years. Dr. Schwartz accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 70 doctors at Houston Methodist Hospital and one of 14 at Methodist Hospital who specialize in Gastroenterology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Gastroenterologist: General Gastroenterology

Hospital Affiliation

Texas Children's Hospital

Houston Methodist Hospital
Ranked #13 in Gastroenterology & GI Surgery

St. Luke's Medical Center
Ranked #35 in Gastroenterology & GI Surgery

St. Luke's Episcopal Hospital

Methodist Hospital

Education & Medical Training

Louisiana State University
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1967–1968

Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1970–1973

Baylor College of Medicine
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1973–1975

Baylor College of Medicine
Class of 1967

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 41 years in Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 39 years in Gastroenterology

TX State Medical License
Active through 2016

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
2011

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois Blue Advantage HMO
  • BCBS Illinois BlueChoice Select
  • BCBS Illinois HMO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • Cofinity PPO
  • Coventry Health Care PPO Platinum
  • Coventry Missouri - HMO/POS
  • Empire BCBS HMO
  • Empire BCBS PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • HealthLink PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Oxford Health Freedom
  • Oxford Health Liberty
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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