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.