Dr. Erika Schwartz, DPM

Dr. Erika Schwartz, DPM

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Dr. Erika Schwartz, DPM is a podiatry specialist in Chevy Chase, MD and has been practicing for 16 years. She graduated from Temple University / Pennsylvania College of Podiatric Medicine in 2002 and specializes in podiatry and podiatric foot & ankle surgery.Read her story

5530 Wisconsin Ave Ste 945

Chevy Chase, MD 20815

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Conifer Health Solutions
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
  • Humana
  • 5 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Plantar Fasciitis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Nail Avulsion and Excision
high
more than 83% of peers
Foot Fracture
normal
more than 66% 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.

Dr. Schwartz's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Schwartz "Dr. Schwartz is the Scientific Conference Chair and a past President of the American Association for Women Podiatrists. She is a member of the Residency Clinical Competency and Education Committee for the Podiatric Surgical Residency Training Program at Medstar Washington Hospital Center, where she serves as a resident educator and has received the 'Teacher of the Year' award. Dr. Schwartz was recognized by her peers and colleagues in the 'Washingtonian Magazine' as a top DC Podiatrist. As an American Podiatric Medical Association spokesperson she has been featured throughout multimedia, including the Washington Post, Prevention Magazine, and DC Channel 5 News. Dr. Schwartz is Board Certified by the American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery in foot surgery. She is on the medical staff at Medstar Washington Hospital Center, Sibley Memorial Hospital, Medstar Surgery Center, and Massachusetts Avenue Surgery Center. Dr. Schwartz is originally from Long Island, New York. She and her husband now reside in Montgomery County, Maryland, with their two children."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Schwartz "As a member of Foot and Ankle Specialists of the Mid-Atlantic (FASMA), I am dedicated to providing advanced and comprehensive foot and ankle care to all of my patients in a warm and caring environment. I provide a fill scope of podiatric services, emphasizing open communication and education. My aim is to improve patient comfort and facilitate the highest level of function possible."

2  Specialties

  • Podiatry
  • Podiatric Foot & Ankle Surgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Schwartz does not have any board certifications listed.

10  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Bunion
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Hammer Toe
  • Plantar Fasciitis

1  Procedures

  • Nail Avulsion and Excision

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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

  • Brandeis U
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1996
  • Temple University / Pennsylvania College of Podiatric Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2002
  • Washington Hospital Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Schwartz has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Schwartz has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Schwartz's Reviews

4.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Schwartz to family and friends
26 total reviews (9 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (26)

  • 5
    (20)
  • 4
    (3)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (3)

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 (9)

Dr Schwartz is an incredible doctor. She is quite knowledgeable but explains everything to her patients so intelligibly. She treats our family members with great care, like no other doctor we've seen.
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Probably the best physician I've been treated by in DC region. Knowledgeable, careful, and great at explaining everything.
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Had a great experience. Doctor and staff were great. She was very thorough and caring.
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Dr. Schwartz is a fantastic doctor. She listens well, explains options and procedures in detail and is extremely knowledgeable. Her office staff is great. I trust her with everything from simple to the most complex podiatriatic issues.
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Excellent doctor. Took extra time to explain things to me which is rare today in medicine!
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