Amit Y. Schwartz, MD, FAANS, FACOS

Director, Neurosurgery

Maimonides Physician




English, Chinese, Russian, Spanish, Uzbek

About Me

Dr. Amit Schwartz the chief of the Division of Neurosurgery at Maimonides Medical Center in Brooklyn, NY. Previous to joining the Maimonides team, Dr. Schwartz completed his Neurosurgical Residency at New York's Mount Sinai Medical Center, followed by a fellowship University of Miami in Florida. Dr. Amit Schwartz has performed research and has published various papers, abstracts, and book chapters, and has presented numerous times. He is a member of the Congress of Neurological Surgeons, and the American Association of Neurological Surgeons as well as a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. Dr. Schwartz has been the recipient of several honors, including the Alpha Omega Alpha Award and the Medical Attending's award for Excellence in Clinical Medicine. He is listed as a Top Doctor by Castle Connolly and a Top Surgeon by Consumers' Research Council of America.

Areas of Expertise

  • Brain & Spinal Tumor Care
  • General Surgery
  • Neurosurgery
  • Spine Surgery - Neuro
  • Stroke Care

Conditions Treated

  • Brain and Spinal Tumors
  • Herniated Discs
  • Pituitary Tumors
  • Spinal Disorders
  • Spinal Stenosis/Back Pain


  • Brain Surgeries
  • Discectomies and Fusions
  • Spinal Decompressions
  • Spinal Discectomies
  • Stereotactic Procedures
  • Trigeminal Decompressions


Medical Degree

Mount Sinai School of Medicine


Mount Sinai Medical Center


Mount Sinai Medical Center


Jackson Memorial Hospital


Neurological Surgery


  • Aetna
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • CenterLight
  • Centers Plan
  • Centivo
  • Cigna
  • ElderPlan
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Empire Plan (United Healthcare)
  • Fidelis
  • Hamaspik
  • HealthFirst
  • Hotel Trades
  • Local 1199
  • MagnaCare
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • MetroPlus
  • MultiPlan
  • Oxford
  • RiverSpring Health Plans
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • VillageCare Max
  • VNS Choice
  • Wellcare
  • WTC Health Program

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