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Frederic T Schwartz, M.D.

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Expertise: Brain Tumors, Spinal Disorders


Frederic Schwartz, MD
Appointment Phone: 301-652-6621

5530 Wisconsin Avenue
Suite 1147
Chevy Chase, MD 20815 map
Phone: 301-652-6621
Fax: 301-654-0382


Dr. Frederic T. Schwartz is a neurosurgeon at Sibley Memorial Hospital and a clinical professor at the George Washington University School of Medicine. He also serves as a consultant to the attending physicians’ office for the United States Capitol. He is board certified in neurological surgery and has performed thousands of neurosurgical procedures since the beginning of his career. Dr. Schwartz practices as a GWUMFA out of Chevy Chase Neurosurgery in Chevy Chase, MD. He is affiliated with Sibley Memorial Hospital, Suburban Hospital and Holy Cross Hospital. 

Dr. Schwartz earned his medical degree from George Washington University School of Medicine. He completed residencies in general surgery and neurosurgery at Washington Hospital Center. Early in Dr. Schwartz’s career, he was commissioned as a Major in the U.S. Army Medical Corps and later served as the chief of neurosurgery at the Dwight David Eisenhower Army Medical Center, for which he earned an Army Commendation Medal. 

Dr. Schwartz has served on the George Washington University Hospital Medical School Admissions Committee and the Adult and Infant Care Ethics Committee since their inception. He has served as the chief of neurosurgery at Shady Grove Adventist Hospital, chairman of neurosurgery at the Medical Society of D.C. and Holy Cross Hospital, president of the Jacobi Society and chairman of the Medicolegal Committee for the Medical Society of D.C. Dr. Schwartz has served on the board of directors for Metropolitan Health Care, Lt. Joseph R. Kennedy Institute, Physicians Health Plan of Maryland, Mid Atlantic Medical Services and Medical Society Services of the Medical Society of D.C. He is also a fellow of the American College of Surgeons and the American Association of Neurological Surgeons, as well as a member of the Washington Academy of Neurosurgery, the Medical Society of D.C., Montgomery County Medical Society, Maryland Neurosurgical Society, the Jacobi Society and the Congress of Neurological Surgeons. Dr. Schwartz has been named a Top Doctor by Washingtonian Magazine, Consumers’ Checkbook Magazine and Castle Connolly. Dr. Schwartz was also named one of The Best Doctors in America for neurosurgery and spine surgery, as well as one of America’s Top Surgeons by the Consumer’s Research Council of America. 

Dr. Schwartz has published articles in peer-reviewed scholarly journals, focusing on his clinical interests of brain tumors and spinal disorders. He has also completed numerous presentation on various spinal topics. more

Departments / Divisions

  • Surgery at Sibley Memorial Hospital



  • MD, George Washington University School of Medicine (1969)


  • Medstar Washington Hospital Center / General Surgery (1971)
  • Washington Hospital Center / Neurosurgery (1975)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Neurological Surgery / Neurological Surgery (1979)
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