Dr. Thomas Schwartz, MD

Dr. Thomas Schwartz, MD

Cornea & External Diseases  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 58
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Dr. Thomas Schwartz, MD is a cornea & external disease specialist in Sarasota, FL and has been practicing for 28 years. He graduated from University Of Texas Medical Branch At Galveston in 1985 and specializes in cornea & external diseases, ophthalmology, and more.

1219 East Ave # 105

Sarasota, FL 34239

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Schwartz performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
very high
more than 99% of peers
Keratitis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Eye Infections
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Schwartz's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

4  Specialties

  • Cornea & External Diseases
  • Cataract Surgery
  • Ocular Oncology
  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

42  Conditions Treated

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19  Procedures

  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Cornea Transplant
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Sclera
  • Eye Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Keratoprosthesis (KPro)
  • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
  • Orbit Evisceration
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Reconstructive Eyelid Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Repair of Eye Laceration
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery
  • YAG Laser Capsulotomy

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

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 Texas Medical Branch At Galveston
    Medical School | Graduated 1985
  • Va/Good Samaritan Hosps
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1986
  • University Tex Med Br
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1989
  • Baylor College Of Med
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1990

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Voted Top Doctor by Castle and Connolly, 2011
  • Voted Top Doctor by Castle and Connolly, 2012
  • Voted one of Americas Top Doctors by Castle Connolly Medical research, 2010
Media & Publications

Dr. Schwartz has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Schwartz's Reviews

4.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Schwartz to family and friends
24 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (24)

  • 5
    (15)
  • 4
    (3)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Schwartz's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Patient Comments (6)

Stellar, look forward to visits. First class, treated with respect and the finest care and advise. God Bless You
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I have seen Dr. Schwartz 4 times over a period of 8 years. (all for routine examinations), I usually wait an over an hr. to be seen by Dr. Schwartz. His staff does a preliminary evaluation, prior to seeing the Dr. Those staff are very good. My major objection is that after I have been evaluated...more
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rarely do you find a dr. who shows exceptional care and follow-up with his patients..in my case i had a situation occur outside of the eye scenario and dr. schwartz was there to help me and assist me with my issues..he is kind, genuine, and very caring...my eyes are much better and my spirits are...more
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He is a rarity in todays Medical Profession! He really cares about treating the eye(s) problems his patients bring to him, not selling lens, etc.
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