Jonathan D. Schwartz, D.O., M.P.H.

Jonathan Schwartz, D.O., M.S.P.H., is a Pediatric Neuro-Oncologist at Mayo Clinic Children's Center in Rochester, Minnesota. He has one singular objective — to bring to the patient the best, state-of-the-art treatments in pediatric neuro-oncology.

His areas of expertise and interest include:

  • Care of patients afflicted with tumors of the brain and spine
  • Care of patients experiencing complications of chemotherapy and radiation
  • Clinical trials to evaluate promising new drugs and approaches in neuro-oncology
  • Optimizing quality of life for his patients by integrating his experiences as a neurologist and oncologist
  • Organization of team-based care in neuro-oncology across all three Mayo Clinic sites

In addition to his clinical activities, Dr. Schwartz is active in research and education, providing mentorship to residents and fellows so as to train the future generation of the best and brightest pediatric oncologists. His expertise is sought after by many academic centers as a visiting speaker and also by scientific societies.

  1. Brain cancer
  2. Brain metastasis
  3. Brain tumor
  4. Gorlin syndrome
  5. Hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia
  6. Neurofibromatosis
  7. Pediatric brain tumor
  8. Pediatric central nervous system tumor
  9. Schwannomatosis
  10. Spinal tumor
  11. Sturge-Weber syndrome
  12. Tuberous sclerosis
  13. Von Hippel-Lindau syndrome
  • Brain tumors (primary and metastatic)
  • General oncology
  • International Oncology
  • Innovative therapeutics in Neuro-Oncology
  • Translational Research in Neuro-Oncology
  1. 2017
    Fellow - Pediatric Neuro-OncologyChildren's Hospital of Michigan
  2. 2016
    Fellow - Pediatric Hematology/OncologyChildren's Hospital of Michigan
  3. 2013
    ResidentUniversity of Louisville Department of Pediatrics
  4. 2010
    Doctor of Osteopathic MedicineTouro University Nevada, College of Osteopathic Medicine
  5. 2008
    Master of Science - Public HealthUniversity of Colorado Health Sciences Center
  6. 2000
    BA - BiologyUniversity of Denver


  1. 2017
    PediatricsAmerican Board of Pediatrics

Awards and honors

  1. 2018
    Pediatric House Staff Award for facultyUniversity of Nebraska Medical Center
  2. 2016
    Wolf Zuelzer Research AwardChildren's Hospital of Michigan
  3. 2016
    Deepak Kamat Oustanding Fellow of Year AwardChildren's Hospital of Michigan
  4. 2015
    Friend of Nursing Award FinalistChildren's Hospital Detroit Medical Center
  5. 2013
    Interdisciplinary Clinical Cases Teaching AwardUniversity of Louisville
  6. 2013
    Compassionate Pediatrician AwardUniversity of Louisville Department of Pediatrics
  7. 2013
    Chairman’s Achievement AwardUniversity of Louisville Department of Pediatrics
  8. 2005
    Student Research Mini-grantUniversity of Colorado Health Sciences Center Department of Preventive Medicine and Biometrics
  9. 2002
    Olympic Torch Bearer, chosen as “inspirational” person by ChevyChevy
  10. 2000
    Departmental Honors, Biological SciencesUniversity of Denver
  11. 2000
    Partners In Scholarship Merit AwardUniversity of Denver
  12. 1996
    Meyer Kranzberg Anti-Defamation League Memorial ScholarshipUniversity of Denver