Dr. Kenneth Schwartz, MD

Dr. Kenneth Schwartz, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 50
(17)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Kenneth Schwartz, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Chevy Chase, MD. He is 50 years old and has been practicing for 19 years.

5454 Wisconsin Ave Ste 950

Chevy Chase, MD 20815

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Glaucoma
very high
more than 99% of peers
Glaucoma Surgery
high
more than 85% of peers
Senile Cataracts
normal
more than 72% of peers

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
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Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
25

Conditions Treated

  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Cataract
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Glaucoma
  • Hyphema
  • Keratitis
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
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Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Eye Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Maryland.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • University Of Maryland School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1998

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Schwartz has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Schwartz's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Schwartz to family and friends
4.4
based on 17 total reviews (2 with comments)
Dr. Schwartz's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (2)
Mc Lean, VA |
Good skills, maybe, but TERRIBLY ARROGANT, and obnoxious personality. He claimed he told me I had glaucoma. I would have remembered that if it were true that he said that, duh. I think he was so busy with other things that he just didn't take time to tell me I had glaucoma. Result: by the time I had surgery, with another surgeon in another practise, my vision was very damaged. If he hadn't had so many assistants running the tests, maybe he would have been in the exam room long enough to tell me.
in Washington, DC |
Dr. Schwartz is highly skilled and professional, with a warm and reassuring manner. He inspires confidence, and takes the time to listen and to explain tests and results.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Schwartz accepts 6 insurance carriers
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    KeyCare PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Choice Advantage
    Blue Preferred PPO
    CareFirst Maryland POS
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Schwartz has admitting privileges

Holy Cross Hospital
1500 Forest Glen Rd
Silver Spring, MD 20910
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