Dr. Steven D Schwaitzberg MD Surgeon

Dr. Steven Schwaitzberg is a surgeon in Cambridge, Massachusetts and is affiliated with Cambridge Health Alliance. He received his medical degree from Baylor College of Medicine and has been in practice for 34 years. Dr. Schwaitzberg accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 7 doctors at Cambridge Health Alliance who specialize in Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Surgeon: General Surgery, Endocrine

Clinical Interests: Hernia, Minimally invasive surgery, minimally invasive surgery G.I. surgery solid organ resection endocrine surgery complex hernia repair

Hospital Affiliation

Cambridge Health Alliance

Education & Medical Training

Baylor College of Medicine
Residency, General Surgery, 1981 - 1986

Baylor College of Medicine
Class of 1980

The Johns Hopkins University
Other Training, Biology, 1977

Baylor College of Medicine
Other Training, Infectious Disease, 1980 - 1981

Pediatric Trauma Institute
Fellowship, Pediatric Trauma, 1986 - 1987

Baylor Affliated Hospital
Other Training, General Surgery, 1981 - 1982

Baylor Affliated Hospital
Other Training, General Surgery, 1983 - 1986

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified 21 years in Pediatrics

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified 8 years in Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics

AZ State Medical License
Active through 2014

Awards, Honors & Recognition

2010 Health Policy Scholar, American College of Surgeons

Who’s Who, 2008

Oliver Smith Award for Excellence, Compassion, and Service, 1999-2006, New England Medical Center

Third Year Surgical Student Recognition Award, 1995-2005, Tufts University School of Medicine

Citation for Teaching Excellence, 1995, 1999-2000, 2002-2005, Tufts University School of Medicine

21st Century Laureate Achievement Award, Computerworld/National Smithsonian Honors

Boston area’s Top Physicians, Boston’s Consumer Checkbook Magazine

Honorable Mention, Honorable Mention

Teaching Award, 1992, 1999, Chief of Residents in Surgery, New England Medical Center

Chief Surgical Resident Teaching Award, 1992, 1999, Tufts University School of Medicine

Second Place, Massachusetts Technology Council

Outstanding Emergency Physician Recognition Award, Emergency Nurse Association of Texas

B.A. General Honors Phi Beta Kappa, The Johns Hopkins University

Publications & Presentations

Novel antiadhesion barrier does not prevent anastomotic healing in a rabbit model.
Medina, M., Paddock, H. N., Connolly, R. J., Schwaitzberg, S. D.

Impedance cardiography in the measurement of cardiac output: studies in rabbits.
Pappas, C. G., Wang, X., Connolly, R. J., Schwaitzberg, S. D.

In-line microwave blood warming of in-date human packed red blood cells.
Pappas, C. G., Paddock, H., Goyette, P., Grabowy, R., Connolly, R. J., Schwaitzberg, S. D.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Great West PPO
  • Horizon BCBS Direct Access
  • Horizon BCBS HMO
  • Horizon BCBS POS
  • Horizon BCBS PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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