Dr. Thomas Schwartz, MD

Dr. Thomas Schwartz, MD

Cornea & External Diseases  |  
Male  |  
Age 58
(24)
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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

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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

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Schwartz Our office prides itself on providing our patients with personalized, outstanding care. We understand that all of our patients are individuals, each with their own set of problems, questions and concerns. So we don't use a 'cookie cutter' approach, the services and recommendations we give are based on each individual's medical findings. We will never 'sell' you services that are not right for you, nor recommend any procedure or service which is not in your best interest. We want you to leave our office well informed of your situation and understanding the realistic options you have.
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Specialties

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

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Anterior Scleritis
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Blepharitis
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Color Blindness
  • Contusion of the Eyeball
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Glaucoma - Iridogoniodysgenesia
  • Graves' Disease
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Hyphema
  • Hypopyon
  • Hypotony of Eye
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
  • Night Blindness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Orbital Cellulitis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pterygium
  • Reiter's Syndrome (Reactive Arthritis)
  • Retina Diseases
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Stye
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vision Impairment
  • Vision Loss

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Procedures

  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Contact Lens Exams
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Cornea Transplant
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Sclera
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Procedure
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyeglasses
  • 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
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Soft Contact Lenses
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

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

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Schwartz to family and friends
4.0
based on 24 total reviews (6 with 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

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

in FL
Stellar, look forward to visits. First class, treated with respect and the finest care and advise. God Bless You
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in Venice, FL
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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in Sebring, FL
the best...
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in longboat key florida
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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in Sarasota, FL
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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