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About Dr. Michael A Schweitzer

Dr. Michael A Schweitzer, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Baltimore, MD. He has 27 years of experience. His specialties include Surgery and Bariatric Medicine. Dr. Schweitzer is affiliated with Bon Secours Hospital and Sinai Hospital Of Baltimore. Dr. Schweitzer has received 5 awards. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

57 Ratings with 34 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Michael A Schweitzer is Excellent. Dr. Michael A Schweitzer has been rated by 57 patients. From those 57 patients 34 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Michael A Schweitzer is 4.8 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center

4940 Eastern Ave
Baltimore, MD 21224
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Specialties

Dr. Michael A Schweitzer has the following 2 specialties

  • Surgery
  • Bariatric Medicine

    Bariatric medicine focuses on the causes, prevention and treatment of obesity. Bariatric specialists are trained in medically supervised weight loss and the management of obesity as a chronic condition. These specialists are skilled in various disciplines that help patients lose weight and obtain optimal health.
    The field encompasses dieting, exercise and behavioral therapy, anti-obesity medication, pharmacotherapy and surgery. Bariatric specialists might be from surgical backgrounds and perform obesity-related operations or they might be nutrition and hormone focused, prescribing diet and exercise plans as well as weight loss medications.
    Patients defined as obese or having unhealthy Body Mass Indices (BMI) have much greater risk of heart disease, diabetes, asthma, sleep apnea, hypertension, many types of cancer and chronic musculoskeletal problems.
    One subspecialty of bariatrics is the focus on the correlation between obesity and mortality.

  • Specialty Expertise

    Dr. Michael A Schweitzer has the following 8 expertise

  • Gastric Bypass (Gastrojejunostomy)
  • Biliopancreatic Diversion
  • Laproscopic Surgery (Laparoscopy)
  • Liver Diseases
  • Weight Loss
  • Morbid Obesity
  • Digestive System Abnormalities
  • Minimally Invasive Surgical Procedures

Board Certifications

Dr. Michael A Schweitzer is Board Certified in 1 specialty

See the board certifications this doctor has received. Board certifications provide confidence that this doctor meets the nationally recognized standards for education, knowledge and experience.

Reviews

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Gastric bypass

I am so happy that I went to Johns Hopkins for my surgery!

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Best Surgeon!

Dr. Schweitzer and his staff are wonderful! I

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Best surgeon!

He was highly recommended by 2 of my friends who both had successful surgery. I am so happy they referred me to him and his staff.

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Five Stars

Dr Schweitzer and his staff took great care of me. I am so thankful everything went well.

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I highly recommend

His office staff is wonderful! I am so happy I chose him as my surgeon!

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  • Awards

    5 Awards

  • Patients' Choice Award

    Patients' Choice Award (2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018)

    Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.

  • On-Time Doctor Award

    On-Time Doctor Award (2009, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018)

    Vitals On-Time + Promptness Award recognizes doctors with consistent high ratings for timeliness of appointments. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and promptness scores.

  • Compassionate Doctor Award - 5 Year Honoree

    Compassionate Doctor Award - 5 Year Honoree (2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018)

    Vitals Compassionate Doctor Award - 5 Year Honoree recognizes doctors with the highest scores in bedside manner for five consecutive years. This honor is granted to a few distinct doctors in the United States based on experiences shared by patients.

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition

    Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018)

    Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.

  • Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award

    Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award (2012, 2013)

    The Patients' Choice Award - 5 Year Honoree is a recognition granted only to those doctors whose ratings have reflected excellence in care for five years in a row. Only 1% of all doctors in the United States are bestowed this honor by their patients.

  • Hospital Affiliations

    Dr. Schweitzer is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).

  • Education

    27 Years Experience

  • University Of Maryland School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1991

  • University Hospital Health System

    Residency

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Michael A Schweitzer accepts the following insurance providers.

  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • CareFirst BCBS
    • CareFirst BlueChoice Advantage
    • CareFirst BluePreferred PPO
    • CareFirst Maryland POS
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA HMO
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
    • CIGNA PPO
  • Coventry Health Care
    • Coventry Southern Health PPO
  • First Health
    • First Health PPO
  • Humana
    • Humana Choice POS
    • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan
    • Multiplan PPO
    • PHCS PPO
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Optimum Choice Preferred POS
    • UHC Options PPO

Locations & Directions

Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, 4940 Eastern Ave, Baltimore, MD
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