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Adam Schwartz, MD, Orthopaedic Surgery, Phoenix, AZ, Mayo Clinic Hospital


Orthopaedic Surgery Phoenix, AZ

Hip & Knee Reconstructive Surgery

Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery

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  • Dr. Adam Schwartz is an orthopedic surgeon in Phoenix, AZ and is affiliated with Mayo Clinic Hospital. He received his medical degree from University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson and has been in practice 15 years. He specializes in hip & knee reconstructive surgery and is experienced in hip osteoarthritis, osteoarthritis of the hip , unicompartmental knee arthroplasty , musculoskeletal oncology, and hip and knee surgery.

Education & Training

  • UCLA Medical Center
    UCLA Medical CenterFellowship, Orthopaedic Oncology, 2008 - 2009
  • Arizona State UniversityMBA, 2007 - 2009
  • Rush University Medical Center
    Rush University Medical CenterFellowship, Adult Reconstructive Orthopedics, 2007 - 2008
  • University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago
    University of Illinois College of Medicine at ChicagoResidency, Orthopedic Surgery, 2002 - 2007
  • University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago
    University of Illinois College of Medicine at ChicagoInternship, Transitional Year, 2002 - 2003
  • University of Arizona
    University of ArizonaClass of 2002
  • University of PennsylvaniaB.A., History, Magna Cum Laude, 1994 - 1998

Certifications & Licensure

  • AZ State Medical License
    AZ State Medical License 2009 - 2022
  • CA State Medical License
    CA State Medical License 2008 - Present
  • IL State Medical License
    IL State Medical License 2002 - 2008
  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery Orthopaedic Surgery

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Winner Best Research Thesis Day Rush University Medical Center, 2008
  • Nomination for Intern of the Year Department of General Surgery, University of Illinois, Chicago, 2002
  • Rose Undergraduate Research Award University of Pennsylvania, 1998
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Publications & Presentations


Journal Articles

  • Is modularity necessary when using a tapered stem in revision total hip arthroplasty?  
    Schwartz AJ, Spangehl MJ, Beauchamp CP, Curr Orthop Pract, 1/1/2014
  • Periprosthetic joint infection Advances in Orthopaedics  
    Schwartz AJ, Jacofsky DD, Remedica Publishing, 1/1/2012
  • Internal hemipelvectomy for musculoskeletal tumors: Indications and options for reconstruction  
    Schwartz AJ, Eckardt JJ, Beauchamp CP, US Oncology & Hematology, 1/1/2011
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Books/Book Chapters

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  • Leukocyte Esterase Analysis in the Diagnosis of Periprosthetic Joint Infection: Can We Make a Diagnosis Using a Simple Urine Dip Stick?
    Colvin OC, Kransdorf MJ, Roberts CC, Lorans R, Chivers FS, Beauchamp CP, Schwartz AJ, Society of Skeletal Radiology Annual Meeting, 1/1/2014
  • Diagnosis of Periprosthetic Joint Infection Following Unicompartmental Knee Arthroplasty
    Schwartz AJ, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, San Francisco, CA, 1/1/2012
  • Factors Influencing Need for Flap Coverage Following Wide Resection of Extremity Soft-Tissue Sarcomas: A Retrospective Review
    Schwartz AJ, Clin Orthop Relat Res, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, San Francisco, CA, 1/1/2012
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  • 3D Printing 
    Phoenix, AZ - 1/1/2015
  • Key Indications for 3D Printing for Hip Replacement Surgery 
    Scottsdale, AZ - 1/1/2015
  • Office-Based Three-Dimensional Rapid Prototyping in Orthopaedic Surgery: Applications and Case Studies 
    Maui, HI - 1/1/2014
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  • Initial Stability of Press-Fit Tantalum Acetabular Cups in Primary Total Hip Arthroplasty: A Cadaveric Biomedical Analysis and Finite Element Analysis 
    Schwartz AJ, Senior Thesis Presentation, University of Illinois
    Chicago, IL - 1/1/2007
  • Fractures of the acetabulum 
    Schwartz AJ, Bernstein J, Online Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research

Hospital Affiliations