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Joshua Schwimmer, MD, FACP, FASN


Nephrology, Hypertension, and General Internal Medicine

110 East 59th Street Between Park and Lexington

(212) 583-2930 / Appointment Information

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Joshua Schwimmer, MD, FACP, FASN


Nephrology, Hypertension, and General Internal Medicine

110 East 59th Street Between Park and Lexington

(212) 583-2930 / Appointment Information

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.

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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.

Academic Background


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Academic Background


An award-winning physician-teacher, Dr. Schwimmer trained with Dr. Gerald Appel at New York-Presbyterian Hospital and the Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons, Strong Memorial Hospital, and the University of Rochester Medical Center. Prior to being recruited by Lenox Hill Hospital, Northwell Health, and the Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine, he has also held appointments on the faculty of the Mount Sinai Medical Center, the Columbia University Medical Center, and the New York University School of Medicine. Dr. Schwimmer has published more than 25 scientific papers, abstracts, and book chapters. His scientific publications are cited in the medical literature and in textbooks, and his research has been presented at national and international conferences. In addition, his work has been featured in publications such as The New York Times and he has been interviewed about medicine and technology by organizations including Google and Medscape. Dr. Schwimmer is a fellow of the American College of Physicians and the American Society of Nephrology.

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Reviews


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Reviews


“Dr. Schwimmer is a dedicated, compassionate and highly trained physician. He has provided invaluable care for myself and my family, and I recommend his services highly.”

 Elie Wiesel, Laureate of the Nobel Peace Prize