Joshua Schwimmer, MD, FACP, FASN

Joshua Schwimmer, MD, FACP, FASN

Nephrology in New York, NY


 (212) 583-2930

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Office Hours

Monday:
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday:
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday:
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday:
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday:
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday:
Closed
Sunday:
Closed
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About Dr. Schwimmer


Dr. Joshua Schwimmer is a nephrologist and internal medicine doctor — a kidney and blood pressure specialist and general medical doctor for adults — based in the Upper East Side of Manhattan.

With over 15 years of clinical experience in nephrology and general medicine, Dr. Schwimmer has received outstanding reviews from patients of all ages. In 2014, Dr. Schwimmer was recruited to join the full-time medical staff of Lenox Hill Hospital and Northwell Health Physician Partners, and he is an Assistant Professor of Medicine at the Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine. In practice with Dr. Mark Gardenswartz, Dr. Schwimmer sees patients at his East 59th Street office and hospitalized patients at Lenox Hill Hospital. As a “doctor’s doctor”, Dr. Schwimmer is trusted to provide care to many physicians and their families. In addition, Dr. Schwimmer is a health technology consultant, a medical expert witness, and an advisor to tech companies (like Doximity). As a believer in using technology to improve health care, he also offers his patients direct communication by email.

Dr. Schwimmer grew up in Brooklyn and lives in NYC with his wife, daughter, and French bulldog. He also enjoys photography, running, blogging, and coffee.

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Services Offered



Hypertension
General nephrology
Acute renal failure
Chronic kidney disease
Glomerular disease
Focal segmental glomerulosclerosis
Dialysis
Hemodialysis
Urinary tract infections
Diabetes mellitus
Diabetic nephropathy
Nephrology
Renovascular hypertension
Kidney and ureteral stones
Medicolegal expertise
Expert testimony
Chronic Kidney Failure
Inpatient nephrology
Outpatient nephrology

Qualifications and Experience



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Education & Training

New York Presbyterian Hospital - Columbia Campus
Fellowship, Nephrology, 2001 - 2003

University of Rochester
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1998 - 2001

University of Rochester
Class of 1998, MD

Wesleyan University
B.A., Economics & Science in Society, 1990 - 1994

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Certifications

American Board of Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Nephrology

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Medical Licenses

FL State Medical License
2015 - 2021

NY State Medical License
2000 - 2021

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Work Experience

Assistant Professor of Medicine
Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell
NY
2015 - Present


North Shore Lij Medical
New York, NY
2014 - Present

Lecturer, Department of Medicine
Mount Sinai
New York, NY
2011 - 2014

Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine
NYU School of Medicine
New York, NY
2004 - 2015

Clinical Instructor, Department of Medicine
Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons
New York, NY
2003 - 2009

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Hospital Affiliations

Northwell Health
Current Affiliation
New Hyde Park, NY

Doximity
Current Affiliation
San Francisco, CA

Lenox Hill Hospital
Current Affiliation
New York, NY

Mount Sinai Hospital
Former Affiliation
New York, NY

Drs. Joshua Schwimmer & Mark Gardenswartz
Former Affiliation

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Awards

Fellow of the American College of Physicians
2005

Fellow of the American Society of Nephrology
2004

Clinical Fellowship Award
Kidney and Urology Foundation of America, 2002

Clinical Fellowship Award
National Kidney Foundation of New York and New Jersey, 2001

Clinical Fellowship Award
National Kidney Foundation of NY and NJ, 2001

Medicine Fellow of the Year Award for House Staff Teaching
Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, 2001

Human Values in Health Care Award
University of Rochester Medical Center, 1996

Phi Beta Kappa
Wesleyan University, 1994

White Prize
Department of Economics, Wesleyan University, 1994

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Professional Memberships

American Society of Nephrology - ASN
Fellow

American College of Physicians - ACP
Fellow

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Publications



PubMed

A 30-Year-Old Carrier of Gaucher Disease with Multiple Myeloma.
Case Rep Oncol Med
Chadha, J.,Sahai, T.,Schwimmer, J.,Shani, D.
3/25/2019

Underutilization of aspirin in hemodialysis patients for primary and secondary prevention of cardiovascular disease.
Clin Nephrol
Dempster, D. W., Rosenstock, J. L., Schwimmer, J. A., Panagopoulos, G., DeVita, M. V., Michelis, M. F.
2005 Nov
6 citations

Secondary focal segmental glomerulosclerosis in non-obese patients with increased muscle mass.
Clin Nephrol
Schwimmer, J. A., Markowitz, G. S., Valeri, A. M., Imbriano, L. J., Alvis, R., D'Agati, V. D.
2003 Oct
13 citations

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Journal Article

Lithium toxicity: a review of pathophysiology, treatment, and prognosis
Practical Neurology
Altschul E, Grossman C, Dougherty R, Gaikwad R, Nguyen V, Schwimmer J, Merker E, Mandel S
1/1/2016

Neurofibromatosis type 1-associated hypertension secondary to coarctation of the thoracic aorta
Clinical Kidney Journal
Schwimmer JA
2014

Cytomegalovirus-induced collapsing focal segmental glomerulosclerosis
Clinical Kidney Journal
Schwimmer JA
2013

Lecture

"Acute Renal Failure and Renal Replacement Therapies,"
1/1/2013

"Atypical Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome, Diagnosis and Therapy"
1/1/2012

"The Urinalysis,"
1/1/2012

Abstract

Spurious High Anion Gap Acidosis Associated with Monoclonal Gammopathy.
Journal of the American Society of Nephrology, ASN (American Society of Nephrology) Annual Meeting
Selzer D, Eldridge JB, Patel S, Schwimmer JA, Rosenstock, JL
1/1/2016

Acute Interstitial Nephritis Associated with Probiotic Use.
Journal of the American Society of Nephrology, ASN (American Society of Nephrology) Annual Meeting
Win S, Mavani GP, Schwimmer, JA
1/1/2015

An Uncommon Presentation of a Rare Disease: Mesangial Proliferative Glomerulonephritis with Monoclonal IgG Deposits ("Nasr Disease") in a Young Woman.
ASN (American Society of Nephrology) Annual Meeting
Sultana T, Schwimmer JA
1/1/2014

Book Chapter

Therapy in Nephrology and Hypertension: A Companion to Brenner's the Kidney
Schwimmer J, Joseph R, Appel G
1/1/2003

Brady HR, Wilcox CS, eds: Therapy in Nephrology and Hypertension: A Companion to Brenner's the Kidney.
Schwimmer J, Joseph R, Appel G

Other

Nephrologists using social media connect with far-flung colleagues, health care consumers.
Brande V.
1/1/2010

"The Efficient MD" offers practice tips and tools (interview).
Genes N.
1/1/2007

Tech Medicine.
Schwimmer J.
1/1/2007

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