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Dr. Howard Schwartz is a cardiologist treating patients in New York City and the surrounding communities. He applies an approach that embraces the developing discipline of integrative cardiology, introducing mindfulness and interdisciplinary techniques into his practice. Dr. Schwartz holds certification from the American Board of Internal Medicine and is a member of professional organizations including the American Heart Association, the American College of Cardiology and the Institute for Functional Medicine.
For his undergraduate degree, Dr. Schwartz attended the City University of New York, Flushing. He pursued his medical degree at the Ross University School of Medicine. Dr. Schwartz continued his medical education at St. Barnabas Hospital, where he completed an internship program and received his residency training in internal medicine. He has also completed fellowship programs in cardiology and echocardiography.
Patients visiting Dr. Schwartz can receive a full range of cardiology services. He provides cardiovascular screening visits and general consultations. Treatment is available for issues including high blood pressure, high cholesterol, coronary heart disease, congestive heart failure, aortic disease, vascular disease, and family history of heart problems.
His approach focuses on caring for the whole patient. He provides guidance and support for patients to adopt and sustain health promoting lifestyle behaviors that are the foundation for achieving optimal Cardiovascular Health. Through understanding and applying the principles of Cardiovascular, Nutritional, Functional, and Mind-Body Medicine, scientifically valid options are offered that include, but go beyond an emphasis on prescr …