Mark G. Schwartz, MD

Specialties include: sports medicine, arthroscopic surgery and general orthopedics

Doctor posing with model muscle at desk

Dr. Schwartz is a graduate of Duke University and attended Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York City. Following a residency in Orthopaedic Surgery at Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York City, Dr. Schwartz completed a Fellowship in Sports Medicine at the world renowned Hughston Orthopaedic Clinic and Sports Medicine Hospital in Columbus, Georgia.

He is a member of numerous state and local medical societies including the Philadelphia Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine, The American College of Sports Medicine, and the Arthroscopy Association of North America. He is Board Certified in the practice of Orthopaedic Surgery and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (FAAOS).

Dr. Schwartz is Co-director of Virtua Health’s Sports Medicine Program. In addition, Dr. Schwartz is the immediate past Chief of Orthopaedics and the immediate past Chairman of the Department of Surgery at Virtua Memorial Hospital of Burlington County.

In 2009, 2010, and 2019-2024, he was listed among New Jersey’s top doctors as recommended by his peers in New Jersey Monthly Magazine. In 2010, he was selected as one of the “NURSES CHOICE of Top Doctors” based on a poll of New Jersey nurses. Dr. Schwartz was recognized as one of New Jersey’s “Most Recommended Physicians” in 2011 by National Consumers Survey. He was also recognized by the Consumers Research Council of America in the 2011- 2016 “Guide to America’s Top Orthopaedists” and named to SJ Magazine’s Top Doc list for 2011-2013, 2018, 2020, and 2022 for Sports Medicine. Dr. Schwartz has been recognized as a Vitals 2012-2021 “Patients’ Choice physician” based on patients’ continued satisfaction and appreciation, a 2013, 2016 and 2018 Top Doc by the International Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons, and a 2015-2018 Top Doc by Inside Jersey Magazine.

From 2016-2023, Dr. Schwartz has been selected as a Top Doctor by “NJ Top Docs”, Castle Connolly, and South Jersey Magazine. In addition, he received Vitals Compassionate Doctor Award from 2013-2021. Philadelphia Magazine has repeatedly recognized Dr. Schwartz as a “Top Doc” for 2018-2024. He has had numerous radio appearances on WIP sports and television appearances on NBC Comcast Sports serving as an orthopaedic consultant to discuss various sports injuries that have occurred in the world of professional Philadelphia sports. Dr. Schwartz’s interests not only include sports medicine and arthroscopic surgery, but general orthopaedics as well.


  • American Medical Association
  • Medical Society of New Jersey
  • Burlington County Medical Society
  • New Jersey Orthopaedic Society
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • American Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Philadelphia Orthopaedic Society
  • Philadelphia Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine
  • American College of Sports Medicine
  • The Hughston Society
  • Arthroscopy Association of North America
  • AAOS Expert Witness Program


  • Chief of Orthopaedics – Virtua Memorial Hospital of Burlington County. (1/2014-3/2024)
    • Sports Medicine, Arthroscopic Surgery, General Orthopaedics
  • Co-Medical Director Virtua Sports Medicine
  • Chairman of Department of Surgery – Virtua Memorial Hospital of Burlington County (1/2014-1/2024)
  • Clinical Assistant Professor Department of Surgery at Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Orthopaedic Consultant – NBC Sports Philadelphia – Comcast Philly Sports Talk


Top Doc – New Jersey Monthly Magazine – 2009, 2010, 2019-2024
Top Doc – National Consumers Survey – 2011
Top Doc – Consumer’s Research Council of America – 2011-2016
Top Doc – SJ Magazine  – 2011, 2012, 2013, 2018, 2020, 2022
Top Doc – Vitals Patients’ Choice Award – 2012-2021
Top Doc – International Association of Orthopedic Surgeons – 2013, 2016, 2018
Top Doc – Castle Connolly – 2014-2024
Top Doc – Inside Jersey Magazine – 2015-2018
Top Doc – NJ Top Docs – 2015-2023
Top Doc – South Jersey Magazine – 2016-2023
Top Doc – Vitals Compassionate Doctor Award – 2013-2021
Top Doc – Philadelphia Magazine – 2018-2024 


Updated March 1, 2024

Helpful Links

American Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Orthopaedic Research Society
Orthopaedic Research and Education Foundation
Arthroscopy Association of North America