One of the nation's most distinguished Rheumatologists, Dr. Swartz joined Dr. Drew in 2015 to form The Arthritis Center at Michiana Spine. Dr. Swartz received his Bachelor's degree from Kalamazoo College. He then graduated from Yale University School of Medicine.
While attending Yale, Dr. Swartz was working in the treatment of children with immunodeficiency disorders when he became interested in how the immune system is involved in the cause of autoimmune diseases. This interest fueled his professional career.
First, Dr. Swartz completed his Residency at Yale-New Haven Hospital. He then studied further as a Fellow in Allergy and Clinical Immunology at Yale before joining Johns Hopkins School of Medicine as a Fellow in Rheumatology.
Dr. Swartz then shared this passion, first as an Instructor and Assistant Professor at University of Chicago and later as an Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine at Michigan State University. Dr. Swartz has wriNen many articles and abstracts which have been published.
In 1993, Dr. Swartz moved to Kalamazoo where he endeavors daily to help his patients reduce the impact of autoimmune diseases and return to the active life they desire. A husband and father of two daughters, Dr. Swartz enjoys tennis and stone collecting in his spare time.
Dr. Swartz is accepting new patients by referral in our Kalamazoo office. Appointments can be made by calling our central scheduling department at 574-252-4150.