Gail F. Schwartz, MD, is a glaucoma specialist in private practice at Greater Baltimore Medical Center since 1996. She is also an Assistant Professor at the Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, and teaches medical students and residents. She is board certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology.
Originally from Philadelphia, Dr. Schwartz received her undergraduate and medical degrees from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and served her internship in Internal Medicine at Pennsylvania Hospital. She was Chief Resident in Ophthalmology in her last year of residency at the Krieger Eye Institute at Sinai Hospital in Baltimore and subsequently did a glaucoma fellowship at the Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins.
Dr. Schwartz has received the American Academy of Ophthalmology Achievement Award, Senior Achievement Award, Secretariat Award, and Maryland Society for Eye Physicians & Surgeons President's Award. She served as a member and then Chair of the AAO Young Ophthalmologists Committee. She is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the American Glaucoma Society, the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, and the Maryland Society for Eye Physicians & Surgeons. She presents regularly at local and national meetings.
An active glaucoma researcher, Dr. Schwartz has contributed numerous articles in this field.