Internal Medicine Consultant
Elliott N. Schwartz moves into his 27th season as internal medicine consultant for the Oakland A's. He also serves in the same capacity with the Golden State Warriors and the Oakland Raiders. In addition to his duties with the A's, Schwartz currently serves as the co-medical director of the Foundation for Osteoporosis Research and Education in Oakland. Certified in both central and peripheral densitometry by the International Society of Clinical Densitometry, Dr. Schwartz also maintains a private practice in metabolic bone disease in Oakland. He is one of only eight physicians worldwide who is certified in both central and peripheral densitometry. Dr. Schwartz has held positions as chief of nephrology services at Providence Hospital in Oakland, and as co-director of the Acute Dialysis Unit at Samuel Merritt Hospital, the Merritt-Peralta Medical Center and as co-medical director of the Walnut Creek Dialysis Center. He has held teaching positions at the Stanford Medical Center, Fort Miley V.A. Hospital and at Highland-Alameda County Hospital. A graduate of Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Md. and State University of New York Downstate Medical Center, Dr. Schwartz trained in internal medicine at Long Island Jewish Medical Center in New Hyde Park, NY. He completed his residency in Pathology and Fellowships in Surgical Pathology and Nephrology at the Stanford University Medical Center. Dr. Schwartz resides in Oakland.