Currently a thoracic surgeon at the University of New Mexico Cancer Center, Dr. Jess Schwartz completed the courses of the New York University School of Medicine. His residency was completed at the same University, with fellowships finished at the Vanderbilt University and the Harvard Medical School Brigham and Womenâ€™s Hospital. With two board certifications in surgery and thoracic surgery, Dr. Schwartz specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of a very specific type of cancer, mesothelioma, which usually presents with tumors in the thoracic area. His wide spanning career has earned him several honors, also having published several works on the subject, peer reviewed, and published in respected medical journals.
New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY - 1993
New York University School of Medicine
New York University Medical Center, New York, NY (2000-2002)
Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN - 2003 Brigham and Womenâ€™s Hospital/Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA - 2004
American Board of Surgery
American Board of Thoracic Surgery - Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery
Successful video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS) management of a penetrating injury to the thoracic cavity from a Drag Stabilized(R) bean bag.
Carey S, Hill Stephen, W Lu Jess, Schwartz Thomas, R HowdieshellSee more >>
A simplified technique of full-thickness transabdominal laparoscopic repair of Morgagni hernia.
Rajeev Pathak Misra, DO, Jess D. Schwartz, MDcorrespondenceSee more >>
Activation of progelatinase A (MMP-2) by neutrophil elastase, cathepsin G, and proteinase-3: a role for inflammatory cells in tumor invasion and angiogenesis.
Shamamian P1, Schwartz JD, Pocock BJ, Monea S, Whiting D, Marcus SG, Mignatti P.See more >>
Neutrophil-derived serine proteinases enhance membrane type-1 matrix metalloproteinase-dependent tumor cell invasion.
Shamamian P1, Pocock BJ, Schwartz JD, Monea S, Chuang N, Whiting D, Marcus SG, Galloway AC, Mignatti P.See more >>
American Association for Cancer Research
American College of Surgeons
Association for Academic Surgery
Society of University Surgeons