Adam J. Schwartz, M.D.

  1. Orthopedic Surgeon


  1. Phoenix, Arizona



Dr. Schwartz is an orthopaedic surgeon with specialized training in total hip and knee replacement. His clinical focus includes:

  • Robotic total hip and knee arthroplasty
  • Anterior total hip arthroplasty
  • Revision total hip and knee arthroplasty
  • Custom pelvic reconstruction components
  • Custom 3-D printed implants
  • Massive bone loss
  • Periprosthetic joint infection

In addition to his busy clinical practice, Dr. Schwartz is heavily involved in research and educational activities, both on the local and national levels. He has authored numerous book chapters, lectures frequently, and publishes his research regularly in highly regarded peer-reviewed medical journals.

  1. Failed total hip replacement
  2. Failed total knee replacement
  3. Infected total hip replacement
  4. Infected total knee replacement
  5. Limb deformity
  6. Osteoarthritis
  7. Rheumatoid arthritis
  1. Direct anterior approach hip replacement
  2. Hip replacement
  3. Hip replacement revision
  4. Knee reconstruction
  5. Knee replacement
  6. Knee replacement revision
  7. Robotic surgery
  • Adult Hip and Knee Reconstruction
  • Robotic Total Joint Arthroplasty
  • Revision Total Joint Arthroplasty
  • Three Dimensional Printing
  • Custom Implants
  • Peri-prosthetic Joint Infection
  1. 2009
    Fellow - Musculoskeletal OncologyUCLA Medical Center
  2. 2009
    MBAArizona State University
  3. 2008
    Fellow - Adult Joint ReconstructionRush University
  4. 2007
    Resident - Orthopaedic SurgeryUniversity of Illinois at Chicago
  5. 2003
    Internship - General SurgeryUniversity of Illinois at Chicago
  6. 2002
    MDUniversity of Arizona
  7. 1998
    BA - HistoryUniversity of Pennsylvania

Awards and honors

  1. 2017
    Kern Scholars ProgramRobert D. and Patricia E. Kern Center for the Science of Health Care Delivery Scholars Program
  2. 2008
    Winner of Best Research, Thesis DayRush University Medical Center
  3. 2007
    Clinical Teaching AwardAlpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
  4. 2007
    Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor SocietyAlpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
  5. 2002
    Nominated for Intern of the YearDepartment of General Surgery, University of Illinois at Chicago
  6. 1998
    Magna Cum LaudeUniversity of Pennsylvania
  7. 1998
    Rose Undergraduate Research AwardUniversity of Pennsylvania
  8. 1998
    International History Honors SocietyPhi Alpha Theta History Honor Society

Professional memberships

  1. 2020 - 2022
    Appointed MemberTechnical Expert Panel for the Development of Hip and Knee Arthroplasty Outcome Measures, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
  2. 2020 - present
    Appointed MemberResearch Publication Subcommittee, American Joint Replacement Registry, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  3. 2018 - present
    MemberSurgical Quality Subcommittee, Surgical and Procedural Committee, Clinical Practice Committee - Arizona
  4. 2017 - 2019
    ChairmanOnline and Publications Program, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  5. 2013 - 2017
    MemberPublications Committee, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  6. 2013
    Active FellowAmerican Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  7. 2011 - 2018
    Active MemberMusculoskeletal Tumor Society
  8. 2009 - present
    Active FellowAmerican Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons
    MemberSarcoma Disease Oriented Group (DOG), Cancer Clinical Research Unit, Mayo Clinic Cancer Center - Arizona
    MemberSurgical Specialties Discipline/Disease Oriented Groups (DOG), Department of Surgery
    MemberContinuous Professional Development Subcommittee, Education Committee, Executive Operations Team - Arizona
    CoordinatorGrand Rounds, Department of Orthopedic Surgery
    CoordinatorMorbidity and Mortality Conference, Department of Orthopedic Surgery