Jeffrey S. Schwartz, MD, is the first full-time board-certified, fellowship-trained glaucoma specialist in Pinellas County.
He has been with The Eye Institute since 1988. His practice is limited to diagnosis, treatment, laser therapy and surgery of patients with glaucoma and other related diseases. Dr. Schwartz completed his residency at The University of South Florida and his glaucoma fellowship at the prestigious Jules Stein Eye Institute at UCLA.
He is active in medical research and has made major contributions to the treatment and management of glaucoma. Dr. Schwartz is certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology, He serves as the medical consultant to pharmaceutical companies in the search for more effective glaucoma medications.
Dr. Schwartz is on the Board of Directors and is the Medical Consultant for the Lighthouse of Pinellas and has served as the Medical Director for a number of health care plans.
Joined the Practice: 1988
Place of Birth: New York, NY
Undergraduate: University of South Florida
Medical School: American University of the Caribbean, Plymouth, Montserrat, West Indies
Internship: East Tennessee State University – College of Internal Medicine, Johnson City
Residency: the University of South Florida, College of Medicine, Tampa
Fellowship: Jules Stein Eye Institute, College of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles
Board Certification: American Board of Ophthalmology
Academic Appointment: Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Ophthalmology, University of South Florida, Tampa