Robert Schwartz, MD
Professor, Medicine-Geriatrics

Division Head, Geriatric Medicine
Director, Center on Aging
Director, Hartford Center of Excellence in Geriatric Medicine
Goodstein Professor of Medicine/Geriatrics
Director, VA Geriatric Research Education and Clinical Center
Clinic (720) 848-3400
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Gender: Male
Languages: English
Department, Section/Division: Medicine-Geriatrics

Practice Locations

UCH - Anschutz Outpatient Pavilion
1635 Aurora Ct
Aurora , CO 80045
720-848-0000

Hospital Affiliation
  • University of Colorado Hospital
Center Affiliations

Specialty Information

Specialties
  • Internal Medicine - Geriatric Medicine, Board Certification (2000,2000)
  • Internal Medicine - Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, Board Certification
Conditions & Treatments
  • Brain and Nervous System - Alzheimer's Disease
  • Bones, Joints and Muscles - Back Pain
  • Bones, Joints and Muscles - Osteoporosis
  • Brain and Nervous System - Parkinson's Disease
  • Endocrine System (Hormones) - Adult Type 2 Diabetes
  • Endocrine System (Hormones) - Thyroid Disease
  • Mental Health and Behavior - Dementia
  • Mental Health and Behavior - Depression
  • Primary Care
  • Mental Health and Behavior - Anxiety
  • Seniors' Health
  • Wellness and Lifestyle - Exercise and Physical Fitness
Clinical Interest for Patients
I provide primary care for older patients including: dementia, depression, hypertension, type 2 diabetes mellitus, nutrition/exercise, thyroid disease, over-medication and sleep disorders.

Care Philosophy
PARTNERSHIP-BASED MEDICINE: Partnership with patients; Partnership with families and caregivers; Partnership with allied-health professionals; Partnership with medical and surgical specialists. I focus on the whole patient and assist with making the best individual medical decisions for that individual. I respect patient autonomy, while including the views of families and caregivers. I emphasize a less is more attitude towards medications and unnecessary tests and focus on maximizing physical and mental function.

Personal Interests
I am an avid gardener and enjoy playing golf (badly).

Volunteer Activities
Board of Directors of the Visiting Nurse Association

Information for Referring Providers

Clinical Interests for Referring Providers
Geriatrics, Polypharmacy, Exercise, Metabolism, Diabetes, Hormone Supplementation

Research Interest for Referring Providers
hormone supplementation, exercise, diabetes/metabolism, cognition, clinical/translational research

Clinic Phone: (720) 848-3400
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