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Alan Richard Schwartz, MD

Professor of Medicine

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Appointment Phone

410-550-5864

Primary Location

Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center

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Call 410-464-6641 (8a.m. to 6p.m., EST, Mon-Fri)

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Titles

  • Professor of Medicine

Expertise

Critical Care Medicine, Pulmonary Disease and Critical Care Medicine, Pulmonary Medicine, Sleep Medicine

Research Interests

Obesity and neural control in sleep-disordered breathing; Nocturnal hypoxemia in COPD; Obesity and sleep apnea pathogenesis

Languages

  • English
  • Spanish
  • German
  • French
  • Hebrew
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  • Education +

    Training

    • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine ( Baltimore MD ) (1981)

    Fellowships

    • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine/Pulmonary Medicine ( Baltimore MD ) (1987)

    Certifications

    • Sleep Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine (2007)
    • Pulmonary Disease, American Board of Internal Medicine (1986)
    • Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine (1984)
  • Research & Publications +

    Selected Publications View all on PubMed

    1. Brigham EP, Patil SP, Jacobson LP, Margolick JB, Godfrey R, Johnson J, Johnson-Hill LM, Reynolds S, Schwartz AR, Smith PL, Brown TT. Association between systemic inflammation and obstructive sleep apnea in men with or at risk for HIV infection. Antivir Ther. 2014 Feb 12. doi: 10.3851/IMP2745. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 24518040 
    2. Schwartz AR, Smith PL, Oliven A. Electrical stimulation of the hypoglossal nerve: a potential therapy. J Appl Physiol (1985). 2014 Feb;116(3):337-44. doi: 10.1152/japplphysiol.00423.2013. Epub 2013 Jun 27. PMID: 23813525 [PubMed - in process]
    3. Kezirian EJ, Goding GS Jr, Malhotra A, O'Donoghue FJ, Zammit G, Wheatley JR, Catcheside PG, Smith PL, Schwartz AR, Walsh JH, Maddison KJ, Claman DM, Huntley T, Park SY, Campbell MC, Palme CE, Iber C, Eastwood PR, Hillman DR, Barnes M. Hypoglossal nerve stimulation improves obstructive sleep apnea: 12-month outcomes. J Sleep Res. 2014 Feb;23(1):77-83. doi: 10.1111/jsr.12079. Epub 2013 Sep 4. PMID: 24033656 [PubMed - in process]
    4. Esquinas AM, Papadakos PJ, Schwartz AR. Sleep patterns during long-term mechanical ventilation in tracheostomized patients in the ICU: do they matter? Crit Care Med. 2014 Jan;42(1):e82-3. doi: 10.1097/CCM.0b013e3182a84ccd. No abstract available. PMID: 24346550
    5. Hillman DR, Walsh JH, Maddison KJ, Platt PR, Schwartz AR, Eastwood PR. The effect of diaphragm contraction on upper airway collapsibility. J Appl Physiol (1985). 2013 Aug 1;115(3):337-45. doi: 10.1152/japplphysiol.01199.2012. Epub 2013 May 2. PMID: 23640590 
    6. Drager LF, Yao Q, Hernandez KL, Shin MK, Bevans-Fonti S, Gay J, Sussan TE, Jun JC, Myers AC, Olivecrona G, Schwartz AR, Halberg N, Scherer PE, Semenza GL, Powell DR, Polotsky VY. Chronic intermittent hypoxia induces atherosclerosis via activation of adipose angiopoietin-like 4. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2013 Jul 15;188(2):240-8. doi: 10.1164/rccm.201209-1688OC. PMID: 23328524 
    7. Wei T, Erlacher MA, Grossman P, Leitner EB, McGinley BM, Patil SP, Smith PL, Schneider H, Schwartz AR, Kirkness JP. Approach for streamlining measurement of complex physiological phenotypes of upper airway collapsibility. Comput Biol Med. 2013 Jun;43(5):600-6. doi: 10.1016/j.compbiomed.2012.12.006. Epub 2013 Mar 18. PMID: 23517555 
    8. Schwartz AR, Smith PL. Rebuttal from Alan R. Schwartz and Philip L. Smith. J Physiol. 2013 May 1;591(Pt 9):2235. doi: 10.1113/jphysiol.2013.252528. No abstract available. PMID: 23740881 
    9. Schwartz AR, Smith PL. CrossTalk proposal: the human upper airway does behave like a Starling resistor during sleep. J Physiol. 2013 May 1;591(Pt 9):2229-32. doi: 10.1113/jphysiol.2012.250654. No abstract available. PMID: 23740879 
    10. Dotan Y, Pillar G, Tov N, Oliven R, Steinfeld U, Gaitini L, Odeh M, Schwartz AR, Oliven A. Dissociation of electromyogram and mechanical response in sleep apnoea during propofol anaesthesia. Eur Respir J. 2013 Jan;41(1):74-84. doi: 10.1183/09031936.00159611. Epub 2012 May 3. PMID: 22556023 
    11. Rodríguez AM, Conde B, Schwartz AR. Monitoring noninvasive ventilation of home bilevel ventilators: are bench studies more necessary and familiar? Chest. 2012 Dec;142(6):1692-3; author reply 1693-4. doi: 10.1378/chest.12-1664. No abstract available. PMID: 23208356
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    Locations

    Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center
    5501 Hopkins Bayview Circle
    Asthma and Allergy Center
    Baltimore, MD 21224
    Appointment Phone: 410-550-5864
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    The Johns Hopkins Hospital
    600 N. Wolfe Street
    Hospital Main Entrance - Sheikh Zayed Tower
    Baltimore, MD 21287
    Appointment Phone: 410-955-3467
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    Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center
    601 N. Caroline Street
    Baltimore, MD 21287
    Appointment Phone: 410-955-3467
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    Department/Division

    • Medicine - Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine

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