Henry Ford surgeon, Theresa Schwartz, MD

Theresa L Schwartz, MD

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Specialties: Surgery

Board Certification and Education

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Surgery - Surgery

Education

  • Saint Louis University - School of Medicine, MO, 2005

Residencies & Internships

  • St. Louis University School of Medicine, General Surgery, MO, 2010

Fellowships

  • University of Michigan, Surgical Oncology, MI, 2011

About Me

Member of the Henry Ford Cancer Institute

Biographical Statement

Theresa Schwartz, M.D., is a breast cancer surgeon at the Henry Ford Cancer Institute, specializing in benign and malignant breast diseases. She earned her medical degree and completed her general surgery residency at Saint Louis University School of Medicine. She received her Master of Science in Health Outcomes Research from Saint Louis University, and her Master of Science in Biological Sciences from Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville. She completed her fellowship training in breast oncology at the University of Michigan. 

Dr. Schwartz has authored more than two dozen articles in peer-reviewed medical journals and publications and serves on the editorial review board for several notable publications, including Journal of the American College of Surgeons and Annals of Surgical Oncology.

Care Philosophy

"I want to empower my patients and partner with them on their breast cancer journey. Breast cancer can be a very scary diagnosis. It's my job to help my patients sort through the information they read online and hear second-hand so that they can take some control back."

Research Interests

Her research interests include quality of life and palliative care for breast cancer patients, along with studying how obesity influences immune responses to breast cancer. 

Dr. Schwarz has authored more than two dozen articles in peer-reviewed medical journals and publications, and serves on the editorial review board for several notable publications, including Journal of the American College of Surgeons and Annals of Surgical Oncology.

Awards & Honors

  • "Top Doctor" Award, Saint Louis Business Journal (2015-2020)
  • Outstanding Clinical Educator Award in Surgery, Saint Louis University School of Medicine (2019)
  • 40 Under 40, Saint Louis Business Journal (2018)
  • Outstanding Physician Award in Clinical Care, Saint Louis University School of Medicine (2017)
  • Humanism in Medicine Award, Arnold P. Gold Foundation (2016)

Languages

English

Gender

Female
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Theresa Schwartz, MD - Breast Surgical Oncology, Henry Ford Health System

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Locations

Henry Ford West Bloomfield Hospital
6777 W Maple Rd
West Bloomfield, MI 48322

Hospital Privileges

  • Henry Ford Hospital
  • Henry Ford Macomb Hospital - Clinton Township
  • Henry Ford West Bloomfield Hospital
  • Henry Ford Wyandotte Hospital

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