Daniel Schwartz MD

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Accepting New Patients

Board Certification

American Board of Orthopedic Surgery


Dr. Daniel Schwartz received his medical degree from Rush Medical College in Chicago, graduating with Alpha Omega Alpha honors. He completed his residency in orthopedic surgery at Northwestern University and two years of fellowship in shoulder and elbow surgery with one year of training with world renowned French surgeons, Drs. Laurent Lafosse and Pascal Boileau. He completed an accredited fellowship with the American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons in Tampa, Florida.

Clinical Interests

Dr. Schwartz’s clinical interests include sports-, work-, and overuse-related injuries of the shoulder and elbow, including: Arthroscopic management of rotator cuff injuries, shoulder arthritis necessitating either anatomic shoulder replacement (arthroplasty) or reverse shoulder replacement (arthroplasty), shoulder tendonitis, shoulder instability, recurrent shoulder instability requiring advanced arthroscopic boney augmentation (arthroscopic latarjet or Hill-Sachs Remplissage), arthroscopic management of shoulder separation, impingement, acromioclavicular arthritis, proximal humerus fractures, suprascapular nerve entrapment, elbow arthritis, tennis elbow, golfer’s elbow and elbow pain.


Dr. Schwartz sees pediatric patients ages 13+.

Personal Interests

Outside of his practice, Dr. Schwartz enjoys hiking, skiing, traveling, and spending time with his family.

Practice Philosophy

Dr. Schwartz aims to help his patients take control of their shoulder and elbow conditions with as little need for surgery as possible.

Clinical Research

Dr. Schwartz’s research interests include shoulder instability, shoulder dislocation, total shoulder replacements, reverse shoulder replacements, and rotator cuff repair.


Daniel Schwartz MD Talks Shoulder Separation on ESPN/KIRO Radio


English, French

Hospital Affiliations

Swedish Hospital