Dr. Richard Schwartz
Dr. Schwartz has been practicing medicine for 43 years and is the founding physician of Advanced Pediatrics. He lives in Vienna, Virginia with his wife, daughter and two grandchildren. He received his B.S. in zoology and then studied and trained in pediatric medicine at Georgetown University and Children's National Medical Center in Washington DC. He is board certified in pediatric medicine and a fellow in the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP). In his free time, he enjoys staying abreast of the medical literature, spending time at his lakehouse with his grandchildren and also travelling internationally -- he has been to over 78 countries! He has more than 400 medical articles to his credit. He has been named to the Washingtonian's List of Top Doctors at least 8 times including as recently as 2015. His clinical emphasis is on pediatric care from the newborn to adolescence with special focus on ear, nose and throat pathology and mental health issues.
Dr. Schwartz is currently on part-time medical leave due to a recent cancer diagnosis. We are happy to report that he is responding well to therapy and is eager to continue to provide medical care to others. He is currently seeing patients on a week by week basis, so please call to schedule a check-up, sick or consult appointment with him. We so appreciate the thoughts, prayers and anectdotes shared; please continue to reach out to him and his family at firstname.lastname@example.org.