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March 10, 2003

Dr. Bradley F. Schwartz Dr. Bradley Schwartz portrait has joined the faculty at the Southern Illinois University School of Medicine as associate professor of urology and director of the School's Center for Urologic Laparoscopy and Endourology. [Note: He has since been promoted to professor.] He practices all aspects of urology and specializes in minimally invasive surgery, laparoscopy and stone disease.

Prior to joining SIU, Schwartz was on the faculty at the University of North Texas Health Sciences Center in Forth Worth (2002-03) and the University of California San Francisco (UCSF) (1998-2001). He continues on the faculty of the F. Edward Hebert School of Medicine at the Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences in Bethesda, Md. (1999-present).

Schwartz completed a fellowship in endourology and laparoscopy at UCSF (1999). He completed his surgical and urologic residency training at Madigan Army Medical Center in Tacoma, Wash. (1993, 1996). After receiving his doctor of osteopathy degree from the University of North Texas Health Sciences Center (1990), he continued his career in the U. S. Army where he achieved the rank of major. He earned his bachelor's degree from Hamline University in St. Paul, Minn. (1986).

Schwartz is board certified in urology. He is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons and a diplomate of the American Board of Urology. He is a member of the American Urological Association and the Endourological Society. Schwartz has received regional and national awards for his research and presentations. He has authored and edited several scientific publications and book chapters.

A native of Fargo, N.D., Schwartz and his wife, Mary, are the parents of two sons.

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