After growing up in South Florida, Dr. Schwartzberg attended the University of Michigan for his undergraduate education. He eamed his medical degree from the University of Florida College of Medicine. After medical school, Dr. Schwartzberg completed his orthopaedic surgery residency in Orlando.
Following his residency program, Dr. Schwartzberg pursued his subspecialty interests in sports medicine and engaged in sports medicine training at the esteemed American Sports Medicine Institute in Birmingham, Alabama. His extensive training served as a strong platform to infuse his sports medicine enthusiasm and skills into the Central Florida area.
Since beginning his practice of orthopaedics, Dr. Schwartzberg has become extensively involved in the sports medicine scene of Central Florida. He serves as the team physician for the United Football League Florida Tuskers, Seminole State College and Cirque du Soleil, La Nouba. In addition, he expresses his passion for amateur athletics through his service to many local high schools and amateur sports clubs. Concordantly, Dr. Schwartzberg serves as a team physician for the Boone HS Braves, University HS Cougars, Timber Creek HS Wolves, Oak Ridge HS Pioneers, East River HS Hawks, Hagerty HS Huskies, Trinity Prep HS Saints, Lake Brantley HS Patriots, Lyman HS Greyhounds, Lake Howell HS Silver Hawks, Oviedo HS Lions and the Winter Springs HS Bears. He also has served as the team physician for the Central Florida Strikers Soccer Team, Broadway Gymnastics, Ace Gymnastics and Brown’s Gymnastics. He is also the medical director for the annual Zac Jarzynka Memorial Ironman Wrestling Tournament. For his contributions, the Athletic Trainers’ Association of Florida gave Dr. Schwartzberg their Sports Medicine Person of the Year Award for 2000 and then made him an Honorary Member in 2005. On a national level, Dr. Schwartzberg has served as a sports medicine consultant for Major League Soccer and NFL Europe. He currently serves on the NFL Neutral Physician Panel.
Dr. Schwartzberg’s commitment to sports medicine extends into academics. He serves as Clinical Faculty for the University Central Florida College of Medicine. He is also the Director of Sports Medicine Education for the Orlando Health orthopaedic surgery residency program and he gives frequent sports medicine presentations to physicians as well as other health care professionals. Dr. Schwartzberg also regularly teaches advanced arthroscopy skills to resident and practicing orthopaedic surgeons. He has published literature in orthopaedics and sports medicine and continues to develop and work on research projects.
Dr. Schwartzberg is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine, the Arthroscopy Association of North America, the National Athletic Trainers’ Association and the Athletic Trainers’ Association of Florida. He is board certified in orthopaedic surgery and sports medicine. He specializes in sports medicine, knee and shoulder injuries.
Read Dr. Schwartzberg’s article “Treating a Cirque de Soleil Performer“
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