Dr. Thomas L. Schwartz, MD

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Dr. Thomas L. Schwartz, MD

Ophthalmology | Male

Eye Care Associates Of Sarasota 1219 East Ave # 105, Sarasota, FL 34239 Get Directions
(941) 957-4216

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Dr. Schwartz specializes in Ophthalmology and practices in Sarasota, FL. He practices at 1 location.

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      3.8 based on 19 responses
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      • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
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      • How well provider listens and answers questions
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      • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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      Dr. Schwartz's Office & Staff
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      • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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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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      Specialties

      • Ophthalmology
      • Cornea & External Diseases

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      • Ophthalmology

      Conditions Treated

      • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
      • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
      • Anterior Scleritis
      • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
      • Astigmatism
      • Autoimmune Diseases
      • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
      • Bell's Palsy
      • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
      • Benign Tumor
      • Blepharitis
      • Blind Hypertensive Eye
      • Blind Hypotensive Eye
      • Brain Disorders
      • Cancer
      • Cataract
      • Chalazion
      • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
      • Contusion of the Eyeball
      • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
      • Corneal Diseases
      • Corneal Dystrophy
      • Corneal Erosion
      • Corneal Ulcer
      • Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
      • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
      • Diabetic Retinopathy
      • Drusen
      • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
      • Dry Eyes
      • Eye Cancer
      • Eye Infections
      • Eyelid Disorders
      • Eyelid Spasm
      • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
      • Glaucoma
      • Graves' Disease
      • Herpetic Keratitis
      • Hyphema
      • Hypopyon
      • Hypotony of Eye
      • Iridocyclitis
      • Keratitis
      • Keratoconus
      • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
      • Ocular Hypertension
      • Orbital Cellulitis
      • Paralytic Strabismus
      • Pinguecula
      • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
      • Pterygium
      • Reiter's Syndrome (Reactive Arthritis)
      • Retina Diseases
      • Sarcoidosis
      • Senile Cataracts
      • Sjögren's Syndrome
      • Strabismus
      • Tear Duct Disorders
      • Temporal Arteritis
      • Thyroid Disease
      • Trichiasis
      • Ulcer
      • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
      • Vascular Disease
      • Visual Field Defects
      • Vitreous Hemorrhage
      • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

      Procedures Performed

      • Cataract Removal Surgery
      • Cornea Surgery
      • Cornea Transplant
      • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
      • Eye Surgery
      • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
      • Keratoprosthesis (KPro)
      • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
      • Orbit Evisceration
      • 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

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        Sanctions

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        Board Actions

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      Education

      • Medical School
        University Of Texas Medical Branch At Galveston

        Graduated in 1985

      • Internship Hospital
        Va/Good Samaritan Hosps

        Completed in 1986

      • Residency Hospital
        University Tex Med Br

        Completed in 1989

      • Fellowship Hospital
        Baylor College Of Med

        Completed in 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
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      Languages Spoken

      • English
      • Spanish
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      • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
      • Specializes in Ophthalmology
      • Board certified in Ophthalmology
      • No malpractice claims found
      • No sanctions found
      • No board actions found
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      Dr. Schwartz's Office & Staff

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      How well provider listens and answers questions
      Spends appropriate amount of time with patients