Robert S. Schwartz, MD, FACC

Research Interests

  • Interventional cardiology
  • Imaging
  • Clinical information processing
  • Clinical medical care



Researcher, Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation

Cardiologist, Minneapolis Heart Institute® at Abbott Northwestern Hospital

Medical Director at the Minnesota Cardiovascular Research Institute

Professor of Medicine, University of Minnesota Medical School


Education and Training

Medical School:
University of Colorado, Denver (also received a master’s degree in Electrical Engineering)

Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Rochester, MN

Cardiology, University of Minnesota
Medicine, University of Minnesota, Rochester, MN

National Board of Medical Examiners
American Board of Internal Medicine, 1984
American Board of Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Diseases, 1987


Dr. Schwartz holds professional memberships as Fellow of American College of Cardiology, American Heart Association, and Society for Cardiac Angiography and Interventions. Dr. Schwartz is also a founding member of the Society for Cardiovascular Computed Tomography. He has published more than 500 manuscripts, book chapters and abstracts, and has more than 50 patents.