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 Associates 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 both the Chief of Orthopaedics and the Chairman of the Department of Surgery at Virtua Memorial Hospital of Burlington County.
In November 2009, he was listed among New Jersey’s top doctors, as recommended by his peers in New Jersey Monthly Magazine. In Feb 2010, he was selected as one of the NURSES CHOICE of Top Doctors based on a poll of NJ nurses, also in New Jersey Monthly Magazine. Dr. Schwartz was recognized as one of New Jersey’s “Most Recommended Physicians” 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 Docs list for 2011-2013 and 2018 for Sports Medicine. Dr. Schwartz has been recognized as a Vitals 2012-2018 Patients’ Choice doctor based on patients’ continued satisfaction and appreciation, a 2013 and 2016 Top Doc by the International Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons, and a 2015-2017 Top Doc by Inside Jersey Magazine. In 2016, 2017 and 2018, Dr. Schwartz was selected as a Top Doctor by NJ Top Docs, Castle Connolly, and South Jersey Magazine. In addition he received the Vitals Compassionate Doctor Award from 2013-2018. Philadelphia Magazine also recognized Dr. Schwartz as a “Top Doc” in both 2018 and 2019. Dr. Schwartz’s interests not only include sports medicine and arthroscopic surgery, but general orthopaedics as well.
Mark Schwartz, MD talks Sports Medicine with Virtua Health in this short video.
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