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Robert Schwartz, MD

Professor, Medicine-Geriatrics
Clinic Phone: 720-848-3400

Specialties: Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, Geriatric Medicine

Location: Aurora - UCH - Anschutz Outpatient Pavilion

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.

Conditions & Treatments: Bones, Joints and Muscles - Back Pain, Bones, Joints and Muscles - Osteoporosis, Brain and Nervous System - Alzheimer's Disease, Brain and Nervous System - Parkinson's Disease, Endocrine System (Hormones) - Adult Type 2 Diabetes, Endocrine System (Hormones) - Thyroid Disease, Mental Health and Behavior - Anxiety, Mental Health and Behavior - Dementia, Mental Health and Behavior - Depression, Primary Care, Seniors' Health, Wellness and Lifestyle - Exercise and Physical Fitness
General Information
Gender: Male
Language: English
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).
Education and Training
Medical Schools
MD, Ohio State University College of Medicine (1974)

Undergraduate Schools
BS, University of Michigan (MI) (1970)

University of Washington Program (1975)

Residency Program
University of Washington Program, (1977)

University of Washington Program, Internal Medicine - Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism (1980)

Specialty Information
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, Board Certification
Family Medicine - Geriatric Medicine, Board Certification (1999)

Practice Locations
Hospital Affiliation
University of Colorado Hospital

Clinical Location
UCH - Anschutz Outpatient Pavilion
1635 N. Aurora Court
Aurora, CO 80045
Phone: 720-848-0000

Job Titles
Division Academic - Division Head, Geriatric Medicine
Academic - Professor
Additional Academic - Director, Center on Aging
Additional Academic - Director, Hartford Center of Excellence in Geriatric Medicine
Additional Academic - Goodstein Professor of Medicine/Geriatrics

Affiliated Schools / Colleges
School of Medicine

Department, Section / Division
Medicine, Medicine-Geriatrics

Recognition & Awards
Hartford Foundation/ADGAP, Hartford Foundation Senior Leadership Award (2008)

National edition, America's Top Doctor (2012)
awarded yearly since inception 2001

National edition, Best Doctors in America (2012)
Awarded yearly since inception 1992

Professional Memberships
American College of Physician - Fellow
Gerontology Society of America - Fellow
American Geriatric Society - Fellow
Endocrine Society
Research & Grants
Website"Schwartz RS"[Author]

Research Interests
My research focuses on hormone supplementation, exercise, diabetes/metabolism, cognition and clinical/translational research.
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

Hospital Affiliation
University of Colorado Hospital

Clinical Location: Aurora - UCH - Anschutz Outpatient Pavilion

Clinic Phone: 720-848-3400
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