Dr. Schwarz, MD, PhD, FESC, FACC, FSCAI, is board-certified in internal medicine by the American Board of Internal Medicine and in cardiology/cardiovascular diseases by the American Board of Internal Medicine in Cardiology/Cardiovascular Diseases. His primary clinical interests are end-stage heart failure, cardiac transplantation, interventional cardiology, and sexual function in cardiac disease.
A clinician and scientist, Dr. Schwarz has presented and lectured all over the world. He has written more than 70 articles for peer-reviewed publications and eight book chapters on cardiovascular medicine.
Dr. Schwarz earned his medical degree from Philipps-University in Marburg, Germany, receiving medical doctor titles from Philipps-University Marburg and from the University of Vienna, Austria. He received his doctorate from the University of Technology in Aachen, Germany. He is a professor of medicine at UCLA and Cedars-Sinai Medical Center.
He has published more than 150 scientific articles in international peer-reviewed journals, as well as several book chapters and books in cardiology and sexual medicine.
Specialties: Dr. Schwarz’s specialties are end-stage heart failure, cardiac transplantation, interventional cardiology and sexual function in cardiac disease. He also is a recognized expert is bioethical dilemmas and ‘theologic medicine’ – a concept he introduced in his recent research work.