Theodore H. Schwartz, MD, FACS
Dr. Schwartz received his undergraduate and medical degrees from Harvard University where he graduated Magna Cum Laude. After completing his residency and chief residency in Neurosurgery at The Neurological Institute of New York at Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center, Dr. Schwartz completed advanced fellowship training at Yale-New Haven Medical Center in the surgical treatment of brain tumors and epilepsy. Dr. Schwartz specializes in image-guided minimally invasive surgical techniques such as stereotaxis, endoscopy and intraoperative MRI, and has received numerous awards and fellowships including the prestigious van Wagenen Fellowship, awarded by the American Association of Neurological Surgeons and the von Humboldt Fellowship, awarded by the German Government. Dr. Schwartz is an Associate Professor of Neurological Surgery at Weill Cornell Medical Center, New York Presbyterian Hospital, and the Director of Brain Tumor, Epilepsy and Minimally Invasive Skull Base and Pituitary Surgery. He is also the director of a research laboratory investigating novel techniques for imaging and treating epilepsy, which is funded by several private organizations as well as the National Institutes of Health.