Education

  • Nephrology Fellowship, Columbia University Medical Center, New York-Presbyterian Hospital.
  • Internal Medicine Residency, Strong Memorial Hospital.
  • M.D., University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry.
  • B.A., Wesleyan University.

Licensure and Board Certification

  • Board Certified in Nephrology.
  • Board Certified in Internal Medicine.
  • New York State Medical License.

Academic, Clinical, and Hospital Appointments

  • Nephrologist and and Internist, Lenox Hill Hospital (2003-Present).
  • Assistant Professor of Medicine, Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine (2015-Present).
  • Nephrologist and Internist, Northwell Health Physician Partners (2014-Present).
  • Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine, New York University School of Medicine (2004-15).
  • Attending Physician, Mount Sinai Medical Center (2011-14).
  • Lecturer, Department of Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine (2011-14).
  • Clinical Instructor of Medicine, Columbia University College of Physical & Surgeons (2003-9). 

Awards & Honors

  • Fellow of the American College of Physicians.
  • Fellow of the American Society of Nephrology.
  • Clinical Fellowship Award, National Kidney Foundation of NY and NJ.
  • Clinical Fellowship Award, Kidney and Urology Foundation of America.
  • Medicine Fellow of the Year Award for House Staff Teaching, Columbia University Medical Center.
  • Human Values in Health Care Award, University of Rochester Medical Center.
  • Phi Beta Kappa, Wesleyan University.

Journal Articles

Invited Reviews

Book Chapters

Online Publications and Interviews

Abstracts

  • Win S, Mavani GP, Schwimmer, JA. Acute Interstitial Nephritis Associated with Probiotic Use. Journal of the American Society of Nephrology (2015) 26:986A. Abstract at the 2015 ASN Annual Meeting.
  • Sultana, T, Schwimmer JA. An Uncommon Presentation of a Rare Disease: Mesangial Proliferative Glomerulonephritis with Monoclonal IgG Deposits (“Nasr Disease”) in a Young Woman. Abstract and poster presentation at the 2014 ASN Annual Meeting.
  • Herlitz L, Markowitz GS, Farris AB, Schwimmer JA, Stokes MB, Kunis C, Colvin CB, D'Agati VD. Development of FSGS following anabolic steroid use in bodybuilders. Journal of the American Society of Nephrology (2009) 20:147A. Abstract and poster presentation at the 2010 ASN Annual Meeting. 
  • Dimov V, Fares WH, Schwimmer J, Randhawa S, Kumar A, Aneja A, Koch JM, Christie R. The blog web site: a new educational tool for cardiology. Journal of the American College of Cardiology (2007), 49:275A. Abstract and poster presentation at the ACC 56th Annual Scientific Session. 
  • Dimov V, Schwimmer J, Randhawa S. Assessment of a blog as a medium for nephrology education. Journal of the American Society of Nephrology (2006) 17:806A. Abstract and poster presentation at the 2006 ASN Annual Meeting. 
  • Dimov V, Randhawa S, Kumar A, Schwimmer J, Badov M, Jaffer A. Blog web site as a new educational and promotional medium in perioperative medicine. Cleveland Clinic Journal of Medicine (2006) 73:S25.
  • Alcarez K, Metzger B, Schwimmer J. Nephrocalcinosis from sodium phosphate bowel preparation for colonoscopy. American Journal of Kidney Diseases (2005) 45:A17. Abstract and poster presentation at the 2005 NKF Clinical Meetings.
  • Preddie DC, Nickolas TL, Schwimmer J, Gardenswartz M, Radhakrishnan J, Appel GB, Markowitz G, D'Agati V, Stokes MB. Use of mycophenolate mofetil in steroid intolerant or refractory acute interstitial nephritis. Journal of the American Society of Nephrology (2004) 15:120A. Abstract and poster presentation at the 2004 ASN Annual Meeting.
  • Schwimmer JA, Radhakrishnan J, Appel GB. Treatment of collapsing glomerulopathy. Journal of the American Society of Nephrology (2003) 14:527A. Abstract and poster presentation at the 2003 ASN Annual Meeting.
  • McCarthy TE, Schwimmer JA, Sharma M, Savin VJ, Appel G. A high level of permeability activity is present in sera of patients with collapsing glomerulopathy. Journal of the American Society of Nephrology (2003) 14:283A. Abstract and poster presentation at the 2003 ASN Annual Meeting.
  • Valeri A, Markowitz GS, Schwimmer JA, Stokes B, Nasr S, Seigle RL, D Agati VD. Clinico-pathologic features of C1q nephropathy: a variant of focal segmental glomerulosclerosis. Journal of the American Society of Nephrology (2003) 14:286A. Abstract and poster presentation at the 2003 ASN Annual Meeting.
  • McCarthy E, Schwimmer J, Sharma M, Savin V, Appel G. Permeability activity is present in sera from patients with collapsing glomerulopathy. Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation (2003) 18:67. Abstract and poster presentation at the 2003 World Congress of Nephrology.
  • Schwimmer J, Nguyen T, Radhakrishnan J, Pollak M, Appel G. Examination of NPHS2 in adults with focal segmental glomerulosclerosis. Journal of the American Society of Nephrology (2002) 13:131A. Abstract and poster presentation at the 2002 ASN Annual Meeting.
  • Schwimmer JA, Nadasdy T, Kaplan KL, Zand M. De novo thrombotic microangiopathy (TMA) in renal transplant recipients: a comparison of hemolytic uremic syndrome with TMA localized to the allograft. Journal of the American Society of Nephrology (2000) 11:725A. Abstract and poster presentation at the 2000 ASN Annual Meeting.
  • Schifitto G, Schwimmer JA, Zimmerman C, Hickey C, Kieburtz K. Autonomic dysfunction and distal sensory neuropathy in HIV infection: role of macrophage activation. Clinical Autonomic Research (1996) 6:283.