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Jennifer Suzanne Schwartz, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Expertise: Abdominal Surgery, Anti-reflux Surgery, Gallbladder Surgery, Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD), Gastrointestinal Surgery, General Surgery, Hernia Repair, Hernia Surgery, Hiatal Hernia, Laparoscopic and Minimally Invasive Surgery, Laparoscopic Appendectomy, Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy, Laparoscopic Nissen Fundoplication, Paraesophageal Hernia, Ventral Hernia ...read more
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Johns Hopkins Community Physicians - Howard County
APPOINTMENT PHONE: 410-955-5000
11085 Little Patuxent Parkway The Medical Arts Building, Suite 103 Columbia, MD 21044
Phone: 410-730-1988 | Fax: 410-367-2249
Jennifer Schwartz, M.D., specializes in minimally invasive surgery. Her research interests include robotic surgery and medical student and resident education. She is a member of several professional societies including the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery, the American College of Surgeons and the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons.
- Assistant Professor of Surgery
Departments / Divisions
- MD, SUNY Upstate Medical University (2009)
- The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center / General Surgery (2014)
- The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center / Minimally Invasive Surgery (2015)
- American Board of Surgery / General Surgery (2014)
Research & Publications
Schwartz, JS, Suzo A, Wehr, AM, Foreman, KS , Mikami, DJ, Needleman, BJ, Noria, SF. Pharmacotherapy in conjunction with a diet and exercise program for the treatment of weight recidivism or weight-loss plateau post-bariatric surgery: a retrospective review. Obesity Surgery 2015 Nov 28. PMID: 26615406
Schwartz, JS, Javiland A, Mikami, DJ. Primary Endoscopic Treatments for Morbid Obesity. The Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES) Manual Operating Through the Endoscope. Springer Publishing, New York
Sandler, B.J., Sherwinter, D., Panait, L., Parent, R., Schwartz, J., Renton, D. SAGES Technology and Value Assessment Committee safety and effectiveness analysis on immunofluorescence in the operating room for biliary visualization and perfusion assessment. Surgical Endoscopy (2017). doi:10.1007/s00464-017-5638-2
Jones EL, Meara MP, Schwartz JS, Hazey JW, Perry KA. Gastroesophageal reflux symptoms do not correlate with objective pH testing after peroral endoscopic myotomy. Surgical Endoscospy 2015 Jun 27. PMID: 26123332
Schwartz JS, Strosberg DS, Renton DB. Chronic Groin Pain Following Anterior Hernia Surgery. Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES) Manual of Groin Pain. Springer Publishing, New York
Activities & Honors
- John Halverson Young Investigator Award - Nominee, American Society of Bariatric and Metabolic Surgeons, 2014
- American College of Surgeons, 2018
Initiate member of American College of Surgeons
- Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES)
An active member of the organization as well as serving on the acute care surgery task force and Educational resources committees.
Videos & Media
Lectures and Presentations
Appropriateness of Pre-Injury Warfarin Use in Older Trauma Patients.
Oral Presentation, Ohio Committee on Trauma Resident Paper Competition, Dublin OH (10/27/2012)
Per Oral Endoscopic Myotomy (POEM) Improves Patient Symptoms and Quality of Life.
Oral Presentation, Columbus Surgical Society Annual Meeting, Columbus, OH (03/01/2014)
Totally Laparoscopic Puestow Procedure
Video Podium Presentation, Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons Annual Meeting, Salt Lake City, UT (04/03/2014)
Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons.
Pharmacotherapy for the Treatment of Weight Gain or Weight-Loss Plateau Post-Bariatric Surgery
Podium Presentation, Obesity Week, Boston, MA (11/04/2014)
American Society of Bariatric and Metabolic Surgeons
Per Oral Endoscopic Myotomy (POEM) Improves Patient Symptoms and Quality of Life
Oral podium presentation, Academic Surgical Congress, Las Vegas, NV (02/03/2015)
Near-infrared fluorescent cholangiography does not facilitate the identification of biliary anatomy in acute cholecystitis during laparoscopic cholecystectomy.
Poster presentation, Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons Annual Meeting, Nashville, TN (04/16/2015)
Subjective Gastroesophageal Reflux After Per Oral Esophageal Myotomy Does Not Correlate with Objective pH Studies: Should All Patients be on Proton Pump Inhibitors?
Oral Presentation Plenary Session, Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons Annual Meeting, Nashville, TN (04/16/2015)
LOL: A Novel Technique for the Complicated Incisional Hernia
Oral Presentation, 2015 World Hernia Society, Milan, Italy (04/10/2015)
Laparoscopic Pre-Peritoneal Repair of Subxiphoid Incisional Hernia.
Oral video presentation, Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons Annual Meeting, Boston, MA (03/16/2016)
Robotic Repair of Traumatic Diaphragmatic Rupture
Oral video presentation, Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons Annual Meeting, Houston, TX (03/25/2017)
A Robotic Surgical Curriculum for Chief Resident Exposure and Experience
Oral Presentation, Academic Surgical Congress, Jacksonville, FL (02/01/2018)
Robotic Assisted Removal of Magnetic Esophageal Sphincter with Fundoplication
Oral video presentation, Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons Annual Meeting, Seattle, WA (04/13/2018)
Gender Differences in Operative Case Volume for General Surgical Residents
Poster Presentation, Surgical Education Week, Austin, TX (05/01/2018)
Association of Surgical Education
Assessing training disparities in general surgical residency: is there a difference in operative case volume in minorities?
Poster presentation, Surgical Education Week, Austin, TX (05/03/2018)
Association of Surgical Education