After growing up in South Florida, Dr. Schwartzberg attended the University of Michigan for his undergraduate education. He earned his medical degree from the University of Florida College of Medicine. After medical school, Dr. Schwartzberg completed his orthopedic 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 orthopedics, Dr. Schwartzberg has become extensively involved in the sports medicine scene of Central Florida. He serves as a Sports Medicine Director for the United States Tennis Association (USTA). He works as a team physician for Embry- Riddle University, Bethune Cookman University and Cirque du Soleil, Drawn to Life. 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 numerous high schools including Oviedo HS, Winter Springs HS, Apopka HS, Boone HS, Cypress Creek HS, University HS, Timber Creek HS, Oak Ridge HS, East River HS, Hagerty HS, Trinity Prep HS, Lake Brantley HS, Lyman HS and Lake Howell HS. On a broader scale, Dr. Schwartzberg was appointed to the State of Florida Board of Athletic Training in 2013 and was reappointed in 2021. Further, he has served as a sports medicine consultant for Major League Soccer and NFL Europe. He has also served as the Medical Director for the annual college football East-West Shrine Game and the ESPN Wide World of Sports. He has also served on the NFL Neutral Physician Panel and as a team physician for the Orlando Predators, Seminole State College and Cirque du Soleil, La Nouba.
To aid the central Florida community further, Dr. Schwartzberg helped found the Orlando Orthopaedic Center Foundation in 2012. He serves as president for this foundation that aids at risk and financially disadvantaged athletes in numerous ways.
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. Dr. Schwartzberg was awarded Honorary Member in the National Athletic Trainers’ Association in 2010 and was awarded the Jack Hughston Sports Medicine Person of the Year by the Southeastern Athletic Trainers’ Association in 2014.
Dr. Schwartzberg’s commitment to sports medicine extends into academics. He is an Assistant Professor of Orthopedics for the University of Central Florida College of Medicine. Dr. Schwartzberg gives educational talks to other health care professionals and teaches advanced arthroscopic surgery skills to practicing orthopedic surgeons. He has published literature in orthopedics 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, Southeast 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 and injuries of the knee, shoulder and elbow.