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Dr. Jess Schwartz

Thoracic Surgery
Albuquerque, NM
29 years experience male

Locations

Office

Albuquerque, NM

Address

1 University of New Mexico, MSC 10-5610, Albuquerque, NM
Directions

My office hours

Tuesday: Closed
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Specialties
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Thoracic Surgery

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6 Answers
9 Agrees
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jess Schwartz
Thoracic Surgery 29 years experience
Surgery is an option: Patients with gerd should be formally seen by a gastroenterologist. If a patient has relief with a ppi such as Nexium (esomeprazole) that can be conti... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jess Schwartz
Thoracic Surgery 29 years experience
Cancer Treatments: Primary lung cancer is the number one cause of all cancer deaths in the United States. In fact more people die from lung cancer than breast, colon and... Read More
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jess Schwartz
Thoracic Surgery 29 years experience
Obesity and GERD: The predominate risk factors for adenocarcinoma of the esophagus are gastroesophageal reflux disease (gerd) and obesity. For squamous cell carcinoma o... Read More
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A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jess Schwartz
Thoracic Surgery 29 years experience
Multiple: When deciding a treatment plan one aways must weigh the risks of (rate of occurance) and the impact of an complication vs the potential benefits of th... Read More
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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jess Schwartz
Thoracic Surgery 29 years experience
Myasthenia gravis: Often thymomas present as a result of an associate disease call myasthenia gravis (mg). Mg is classically diagnosed with symptoms that begin with ocul... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jess Schwartz
Thoracic Surgery 29 years experience
Very unlikely: Thymomas rarely spread via lymph nodes. Most often they spread by direct extention into other organs or by "drop" metastasis into the pleural or peric... Read More
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.

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HealthTap member
Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Schwartz is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
HealthTap member
Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Schwartz is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful!

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

New York University School of Medicine, NY
Graduated 1993MD

Residency

General Surgery
Completed 2000

Residency

Cardiothoracic Surgery
Completed 2002
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