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Orthopedic Surgeon

Dr J Theodore Schwartz Jr



  • Dublin


“I enjoy the challenge of correcting upper extremity problems, whether through surgical or nonsurgical methods.”


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About Dr Schwarz

Dr. Schwartz attended the University of Maryland School of Medicine in Baltimore, MD, where he graduated with honors as a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society. He completed his residency in orthopedic surgery at the University of Maryland Medical Center.

Dr. Schwartz received the Henry L. Meyerding Award from the American Fracture Association in 1989 and later completed the Harvard Hand and Upper Extremity Fellowship in Boston, MA. Additionally, he received a Certificate of Added Qualification for Hand Surgery.

Dr. Schwartz specializes in reconstructive surgery and disorders of the hand, elbow, and shoulder. He also has special expertise in surgery of the upper extremity.

University of Maryland, B.S.
College Park, Maryland General/Honors Program

Medical School, M.D.
University of Maryland School of Medicine Baltimore, Maryland

Internship – General Surgery
University of Maryland Hospital
Baltimore, Maryland

Residency – Orthopaedic Surgery
University of Maryland Hospital
Baltimore, Maryland

Harvard Hand Surgery Fellow
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Children’s Hospital Medical Center
Boston, Massachusetts

Alpha Omega Alpha
Medical Honor Society, 1984

Hans R. Wilhelmsen Prize for Academic  Achievement
Department of Surgery
University of Maryland School of Medicine, May 25, 1984

Outstanding Young Men of America
Inducted 1986

Washington D. C. Orthopaedic Society Award  of Resident Research Presentation
“Intraoperative Femoral Factures During Total Hip Arthroplasty”, March 13, 1989

Henry W. Meyerding, M.D. Award
First Place, American Fracture Association National Competition for Essays on Trauma For “Acute Compartment Syndrome of the Thigh”, April 25, 1989

Endoscopic Carpal Tunnel Release:  A Cadaveric Study
J. Theodore Schwartz, M.D., Barry P. Simmons, M.D.
Arthroscopy: The Journal of Arthroscopic and Related Surgery. 9(2):209-312, 1993.

Compression of the Ulnar Nerve at the Elbow  in Association with Synovial Cysts
J. Theodore Schwartz, Jr., M.D., Cato T. Laurencin, M.D., Ph.D., Mark Koris, M.D.
Orthopaedic Review, January 1994: 62-5.

Posterior Interosseous Nerve: An Anatomic  Study of Potential Nerve Grafts
Peter M. Waters, M.D., J. Theodore Schwartz, M.D.
The Journal of Hand Surgery, 18A:743-5, 1993

A Cadaveric Study of the Single-Portal  Endoscopic Carpal Tunnel Release
Amy VanHeest, M.D., Peter Waters, M.D.,, Barry Simmons, M.D., J. Theodore Schwartz, Jr., M.D.
The Journal of Hand Surgery

Interosseous Hibernoma: A Rare Tumor  of the Bone
John T. Schwartz, Jr., M.D., Michael A. Ellis, M.D., Michael A. Pelczar, M.D.
Work in Progress

The TransdeltoidtrapeziaI (Superior)  Approach to the Shoulder
Dror Paley, M.D., John T. Schwartz, Jr., M.D.
Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery
Work in Progress

Evaluation of Surface Contact in Porous Coated Acetabular Components
John T. Schwartz, Jr., M.D., Charles A. Engh, M.D., Mark Forte, Ph.D., Marcos Arias, B.S.
Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research
Work in Progress

Septic Arthritis of the Wrist Complicating  Chronic Renal Failure
John T. Schwartz, Jr., M.D., Ted T. Peters, M.D., Barry Simmons, M.D.
Journal of Hand Surgery
Work in Progress

Ligamentous Injuries Associated with  Fractures of the Distal Radius.  A Cadaveric Study.
J. Theodore Schwartz, M.D., Peter M. Waters, M.D., Mark Koris, M.D., Bryan Snyder, M.D., Wilson Hayes, M.D., Ph.D.
Work in Progress

Evaluation of Initial Surface Apposition in  Porous Coated Acetabular Components
J. Theodore Schwartz, Jr. M.D., S.K. Grandia, M.D., C.A. Engh, M.D., Y. Kukita, M.D., M.R. Forte, M.D.
Orthopaedic Transactions 15(2) 448-9, 1991

Presentations: The Radiology of Injuries to the Ulnar  Collateral Ligaments of the Metacarpal  Phalangeal Joint of the Thumb. A Radiologic  Anatomic Study.
Matthew Freeman, M.D., John T. Schwartz, B.S. and W. Hugh Baugher, M.D.
Presented at the 67th Meeting of the Radiologic Society of North America Chicago, Illinois, November 18, 1981

Assisting the Doctor:

Golden State Ortho Doctor showing caring hands

Golden State Ortho Doctors are assisted by our clinical support teams which include Medical Assistants, X-Ray Technicians and more.

Reviews Mean So Much!

Reviews mean so much to both the doctor providing care as well as to prospective patients. We appreciate your reviews!

Dr. Schwartz is personable and professional. His staff is competent and courteous.
- Hugo P

Ive been a patient for 20+ years and 4 surgeries. He is the best. His team is also very good and gives plenty of pre and post op information or choices for care.

- Review

Office runs like a clock! Dr and staff all helpful, caring and professional. I feel like I am getting top notch care.
- Johanna A