Dr. Erika Schwartz is the Scientific Conference Chair and a past President of the American Association for Women Podiatrists. She is a member of the Residency Clinical Competency and Education Committee for the Podiatric Surgical Residency Training Program at Medstar Washington Hospital Center, where she serves as a resident educator and has received the ‘Teacher of the Year’ award. Dr. Schwartz was recognized by her peers and colleagues in the ‘Washingtonian Magazine’ as a top DC Podiatrist. As an American Podiatric Medical Association spokesperson she has been featured throughout multimedia, including the Washington Post, Prevention Magazine, and DC Channel 5 News.
Dr. Schwartz is Board Certified by the American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery in foot surgery. She is on the medical staff at Medstar Washington Hospital Center, Sibley Memorial Hospital, Medstar Surgery Center, and Massachusetts Avenue Surgery Center. Dr. Schwartz is originally from Long Island, New York. She and her husband now reside in Montgomery County, Maryland, with their two children.
Bachelor of Arts, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA, 1996.
Doctorate in Podiatric Medicine, Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, 2002.
Completed three years of surgical residency training at the Washington Hospital Center in Washington, DC, where she was Chief Resident in Podiatric Surgery.
Board Certified by the American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery (ABFAS) in foot surgery, and is a Fellow of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons.
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I could not be more pleased with the care I have received from Dr. Schwartz.
Dr. Schwartz did a thorough examination and gave me clear, specific information about treatment options
Extremely efficient office and staff.
Super efficient office organization and staff interaction. Doctor very interested in my problem, explained treatment options, performed painless procedure. I was very very pleased all alround. I'm coming back to get other foot done. Pain free now in treated foot.
Dr Schwartz is very good and does not push treatment. I am a huge fan.
a very relaxed feeling with Dr. Schwartz who makes you feel calm and comfortable.
Dr Erica Schwartz is the absolute best. I recommend her to friends and colleagues with great regularity.
Have come to this doctor for many different foot ailments and am always satisfied with the results
Always an excellent experience.
the recommendation was helpful
[Dr. Schwartz] was very friendly yet professional and explained my diagnosis & treatment well along with being flexible with my needs as a patient. She was great and I would highly recommend her!
Best experience I’ve ever had in a medical office. Efficient, pleasant staff; Dr. Schwartz explained my diagnosis and treatment plan clearly.
The doctors and staff in this office are exceptional!
very impressive client/patient service
Dr. [Schwartz] is a kind ,highly competent doctor
Dr. Schwartz was very friendly and thorough. She was also very patient and kind.
Huge fan of Dr. Schwartz!
Dr. SCHWARTZ and staff are one of my favorite drs to recommend.
The attitude of staff makes a visit pleasant or awful. I commented at the time that the staff niceness, friendliness and willingness to help made me so happy. You don’t,know how nasty some doctor’s offices can be—I do. Your staff is superior and the friendliness seemed genuine. I saw it with each patient who came in. The staff and doctors seemed to really like working there and working together. Thank,you so much. The doctor was efficient and helpful,in every respect.
Dr. Schwartz offers practical, direct, specific, comprehensible assessments and potential solutions, all with enthusiasm and energy. She inspires confidence that I'm placing my feet -- literally and figuratively -- in good hands.