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Michael Bruce Schwartz, MD

Philosophy of Care

Care partnering to treat the patient condition as best we can.


Patient Satisfaction Rating

4.6
Based on 158 reviews

  • General

    SPECIALTIES

    • Cardiology
    • Years in Practice: 43


    BOARD CERTIFICATIONS

    • Clinical Lipidology (Cholesterol)
    • Nuclear Cardiology


    PATIENTS SEEN
    Accepts both children and adults


    LANGUAGES

    • English


    MEDICAL INTERESTS
    Nuclear cardiology, Lipidology (Cholesterol) and Hypertension


  • Education

    EDUCATION
    School Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
    Graduation Date 01/1973
    Degree M.D.

    INTERNSHIPS
    School Vanderbilt University Medical Center

    RESIDENCY
    School Vanderbilt University Medical Center
    Title Assistant Resident in Internal Medicine

    FELLOWSHIPS
    School Vanderbilt University Hospital
    Specialty Cardiology

  • Memberships

    • American Medical Association
    • American College of Cardiology
  • Research & Clinical Trials

    RESEARCH

    • Principal Investigator for Registry for patients w
    • Principal Investigator for ROche dal-outcomes 2: d


  • Patient Ratings & Comments

    Patient Satisfaction Rating
    4.6
    Based on 158 reviews

    Rating Categories

    The Patient Satisfaction Rating score is an average of all responses to care provider related questions on our independent rating system, the Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey.


    Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5, with 5 being the best score. Learn more about our patient satisfaction survey.

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    Ease of scheduling appointments

    4.5
    158 ratings

    Provider showed concern

    4.6
    150 ratings

    Friendliness/courtesy of Care Provider

    4.7
    153 ratings

    Care Provider spoke using clear language

    4.7
    151 ratings

    Provider explained things clearly

    4.6
    150 ratings

    Time Care Provider spent with patient

    4.5
    151 ratings

    Provider included you in decisions

    4.6
    148 ratings

    Patients' confidence in Care Provider

    4.5
    151 ratings

    Likelihood of recommending this provider

    4.5
    148 ratings

    Wait time at clinic

    4.5
    155 ratings


    Comments (15)

    Comments are collected in our Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Surveys. Patients are de-identified to protect confidentiality and patient privacy. Learn more about our patient satisfaction survey.


    5.0
    Jun 25, 2019
    Dr Schwartz has been my Cardiologist for over 29 years. I cannot say enough great things about him as my doctor.  
    2.9
    Jun 15, 2019
    Appointment/time with provider seemed rushed.  
    5.0
    Apr 08, 2019
    Very good did not rush he was very good when I ask a question.  
    5.0
    Mar 19, 2019
    *Dr. Schwartz has given me excellent care in watching and controlling my condition.  
    5.0
    Jan 23, 2019
    the doctor help me understand what I need to do to keep myself healthy and words I can understand  
    3.1
    Jan 08, 2019
    Given that I do not want to be on a statin, the provider offered no other alternatives and did not accept my decision. My mom lived to the age of 87 with multiple heart problems and See more  
    5.0
    Dec 19, 2018
    *Dr. Schwartz is always with me. No better dr. in the world. #9. 19 years of service.  
    5.0
    Dec 18, 2018
    Iutmost confidence in provider, covered concerns beyond the realm of practice  
    5.0
    Dec 05, 2018
    *Dr. M. Schwartz been taking care of me for a very long time. Very happy with him as my heart doctor.  
    4.8
    Nov 27, 2018
    *Dr. Schwartz is excellent at explaining conditions & treatments, & I trust his judgment.  
    4.8
    Sep 10, 2018
    If it is a new health problem patient don't necessary know what the illness is about, therefore are not sure how to ask questions. Dr. Schwartz took initiative to provide general information for atrial fib, See more  
    3.4
    Sep 07, 2018
    Not clear as to role of provider in my care. Not clear as to future care directions.  
    5.0
    Sep 04, 2018
    I thought this doctor was very thoughtful. He asked questions, listened to my answers. He did a very good job explaining things. He was patient yet kept things moving appropriately. He treated me and my See more  
    5.0
    Aug 13, 2018
    very satisfied with Dr. Schwartz.  
    3.5
    Aug 07, 2018
    Stated I had a 12.2% of getting a heart attack in the next 10 years and suggested that I start a prescription of Lipitor. This to me absolutely unprofessional for him to suggest this based on the See more  
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