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Lawrence H. Schwartz, M.D.

Lawrence H. Schwartz, M.D.

Department of Radiology Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons

Lawrence H. Schwartz, M.D. is the James Picker Professor and Chairman of the Department of Radiology at Columbia University Medical Center and is also Radiologist-in-Chief at New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center. In his capacity as Chairman, Dr. Schwartz oversees a 75 clinical member department and directs its patient care, research and educational initiatives.

Dr. Schwartz is a graduate of Boston University School of Medicine. He completed his residency at New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Cornell University Medical Center and his Fellowship in Cross Sectional Imaging at Brigham and Women’s Hospital/Harvard Medical School.

Before joining Columbia, Dr. Schwartz was on the faculty at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center for approximately 18 years, most recently as the Vice Chair, Technology Development in the Department of Radiology as well as Director of MRI. Dr. Schwartz’s academic interests are in the development of novel imaging biomarkers in oncology, both clinical care and drug discovery. He is an active member of the Quantitative Imaging Biomarker Alliance and the Oncology Biomarker Qualification Initiative