Martin Schwarze, DO, FACC, FACOI
Martin Schwarze, DO, MACOI, FACC is a Clinical Professor of Medicine in the Division of Cardiology at the St. Louis University Hospitals and the Chief of Cardiology at Des Peres Hospital in St. Louis, Mo. He is board certified by the American Osteopathic Board of Internal Medicine in Internal Medicine and in Cardiovascular Disease. He is a graduate of Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine and completed an internship and residency in internal medicine at Normandy Osteopathic Hospitals in St. Louis, Missouri. He then completed the fellowship program in cardiology at St. Louis University Hospitals where he continued to teach echocardiology part-time for 15 years. Upon completing his fellowship, Dr. Schwarze established a private practice, which he operated for 32 years. His group is now part of the BJC Medical Group in the metropolitan St. Louis area. Dr. Schwarze has conducted research in echocardiology, congestive heart failure, and lipid therapy, which has resulted in several publications in these areas. He has spoken at numerous national programs and has been the program chairman of many educational symposia in cardiology. Dr. Schwarze has received four “Educator of the Year” awards and is a Master in the American College of Osteopathic Internists and the American College of Cardiology. He is also the past president of the St. Louis Chapter of the American Heart Association (AHA) and has received the Hugh McCollough Award and a Lifetime Achievement Award from the St. Louis Chapter of the AHA. Dr. Schwarze discloses that he is on the speaker’s bureaus for Bristol-Myers Squibb, Pfizer, Novartis, and Amgen.