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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Both Cassandra and Dr Schwartz were excellent. Very pleased with the entire experience. Will be referring my patients to Dr Schwartz now.
Dr Schwartz has been wonderfully helpful over the last 5 years with my achilles problems. She listens very well [...] and recommends practical solutions.
Great place & Doctor!
Dr Erika Schwartz was very thorough and clear.
Professional and caring.
Dr Schwartz is outstanding! I regularly recommend her to friends
The service was very professional, and my doc was very knowledgeable.
Very friendly, attentive, smart
Dr. Erica Schwartz was excellent in every way possible.
The Doctor and his assistants do an excellent job. Thank you.
I get anxious about medical appointments but Dr. Schwartz makes me feel more comfortable and seems knowledgeable and skillful.
I really appreciate the fact that DR. Schwartz always asks me if I have any questions relating to my condition and she responds professionally [to] the questions and is easy to understand.
Each of the three (or four) times I've seen Dr. Schwartz, her responsiveness and care have been exceptional. She answered every question I had, carefully explained all my options, and even complimented my toes! She also provided me with a list of podiatrists living/working in the part of the country that I am moving to who are similarly trained in treating the problem that I presented with. I made an excellent choice when I decided to book an appointment with her!
Dr.Schwartz is very competent and also pleasant.
Dr. Schwartz is great! She came highly recommended by my neighborhood listserv, and I completely see why. I really appreciate her patience with me and her understanding of how I would like to proceed. She is very respectful.
Dr. Schwartz is one of the best doctors I have ever had. She explains everything clearly, and always offers immediate and long term eventually solutions to foot problems. I left the office feeling better physically, and optimistic [...] as well.
I had a perfect experience. Dr. Schwartz is an exemplary member of her profession. Her assistant was extremely welcoming and personable. Office staff was pleasant and efficient. This was an A+ situation for me.
Dr. [Schwartz] is excellent in every way.
The dr was excellent at getting to the reason for my problem and dealing with it
She is incredibly concerned for your well being.