Sergio Schwartzman, MD
Sergio Schwartzman, MD, is the Franchellie M. Cadwell Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine at the Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS), Weill Cornell Medical College and New York-Presbyterian Hospital, in New York City.
He also serves as Director of the HSS Center for Innovative and Biologic Therapy.
Dr. Schwartzman earned his medical degree from Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York City.
completed an internship and residency in internal medicine at Long Island Jewish-Hillside Medical Center
in New Hyde Park, New York, followed by a fellowship in the Department of Rheumatic Diseases
current research interests are focused on defining and treating autoimmune diseases of the eye, including uveitis, vasculitis, scleritis, and autoimmune orbital inflammatory disease.
As Director of the HSS Center for Innovative
and Biologic Therapy, he
is also involved in clinical trials on the role played by new agents in the treatment of patients with autoimmune diseases.
has authored or co-authored more than 50 articles, abstracts, books, and textbook chapters on autoimmune ophthalmic disease, rheumatoid arthritis, systemic lupus erythematosus, and related topics.
scientific papers have appeared in such journals as Annals
of the Rheumatic Diseases
, Seminars in Arthritis and Rheumatism
, Arthritis Research & Therapy, and Arthritis and Rheumatism.
Dr. Schwartzman is a member of the American Board of Internal Medicine, the American Uveitis Society, the American College of Physicians, the American College of Rheumatology, and the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology.
is the recipient of several honors and awards, including the Fellows Award
presented by the Northeast Regional American Rheumatism Association
and the Franchellie
M. Cadwell Chair.