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Our office provides comprehensive care for women with gynecological cancers. Our team is committed to treating patients with dignity, respect, and genuine concern for their well being.
Benjamin M. Schwartz, MD, FACOG, FACS
Medical Director, Island Gynecologic Oncology

Dr. Benjamin Schwartz is a specialist in Gynecologic Oncology and Minimally Invasive Surgery. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology and a Fellow in the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and the American College of Surgeons and a Board Certified Gynecologic Oncologist.

Dr. Schwartz was Chairman of Obstetrics & Gynecology at Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center from 2011 until 2015. In 2015, he was named Chairman of the Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology at Northwell Health Southside Hospital. He was also appointed as the Director of the OB/GYN Service Line for Northwell Health’s Eastern Region.

Since 2015 Dr. Schwartz has consistently been named by Castle Connolly as a “Top Doctor” in the field of Gynecologic Oncology for Long Island and New York Metropolitan Area.

After graduating from Dartmouth College, Dr. Schwartz obtained his medical degree from the George Washington University School of Medicine. He then completed his residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at The Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York City and served as Administrative Chief Resident. During his residency, Dr. Schwartz completed a Galloway Fellowship in Gynecologic Oncology at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York City, NY. He then completed subspecialty training in a three year fellowship in Gynecologic Oncology at The Cleveland Clinic Foundation in Cleveland, Ohio.

A leader in the field of Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Oncology, he is a member of the American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists' Division of Gynecologic Oncology. He is also certified as an "Advanced Laparoscopist" by the Accreditation Council for Gynecologic Endoscopy. Dr. Schwartz is also a leader in the field of chemotherapy for gynecological cancers and served on the Medical Oncology Committee of the Gynecologic Oncology Group, a national collaborative group that studies experimental treatments for gynecological cancers.

Dr. Schwartz is a member of the following medical societies and organizations:

  • Society of Gynecologic Oncologists
  • American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists
  • American College of Obstetricians & Gynecologists, Fellow
  • Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons
  • American Medical Association
  • American Society of Clinical Oncology
  • International Society of Gynecologic Oncology
  • Obstetrical & Gynecological Society of Suffolk County, Treasurer

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