Christopher James Schwartz

Christopher James Schwartz, DO

Areas of Expertise

My Specialties

  • Breast Pathology

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About Me

What I Do at MSK
  • Assistant Attending Physician
Areas of Expertise

My Specialties

  • Breast Pathology
Education & Honors

Education

  • DO, Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine

Residencies

  • Anatomic Pathology, NYU Langone Medical Center

Awards and Honors

  • 40 Under Forty 40, American Society of Clinical Pathologists (2021)

Fellowships

  • Oncologic Surgical Pathology, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
  • Breast Pathology, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Board Certifications

  • Anatomic Pathology

Insurance Information

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Aetna

In Network Coverage Type
HMO, EPO PPO, POS, Transplant

Aetna Medicare Advantage (MTA retirees only)

In Network Coverage Type
PPO

Blue Cross Blue Shield Federal Employee Program

In Network Coverage Type
HMO, PPO

Blue Cross Blue Shield New York

In Network Coverage Type
PPO, POS, EPO, HMO

Blue Cross Blue Shield states outside of NY/NJ

In Network Coverage Type
HMO, EPO PPO, POS

Blue Cross Health Plus

In Network Coverage Type
HMO

Carrum Health

In Network Coverage Type
Supplemental

Cigna

In Network Coverage Type
PPO, POS, HMO

MSK has a tentative agreement with Cigna to continue coverage in 2024.

Connecticare

In Network Coverage Type
POS, EPO, HMO

Emblem

In Network Coverage Type
PPO, POS, EPO, HMO

Emblem Essential

In Network Coverage Type
HMO

Emblem Medicare Advantage

In Network Coverage Type
PPO, HMO

Empire Blue Cross Medicare Advantage

In Network Coverage Type
PPO, HMO, DSN

Empire Essential

In Network Coverage Type
HMO

Empire Plan / NYSHIP (Blue Cross/UnitedHealthcare split plan)

In Network Coverage Type
PPO

Fidelis

In Network Coverage Type
HMO, EPO

Fidelis Managed Medicaid & HARP

In Network Coverage Type
HMO

Fidelis Medicare Advantage

In Network Coverage Type
HMO

First Health

In Network Coverage Type
PPO

Healthfirst

In Network Coverage Type
EPO, HMO, PPO, POS

Healthfirst Managed Medicaid

In Network Coverage Type
HMO

Healthfirst Medicare Advantage

In Network Coverage Type
HMO, PPO

Healthsmart

In Network Coverage Type
PPO EPO

Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield New Jersey (HMO)

In Network Coverage Type
HMO

Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield New Jersey (PPO)

In Network Coverage Type
PPO

Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield New Jersey Omnia Tier I (EPO)

In Network Coverage Type
EPO

Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield New Jersey Omnia Tier II (EPO)

In Network Coverage Type
EPO

Horizon Medicare Advantage

In Network Coverage Type
PPO, HMO

Husky CT Medicaid

In Network Coverage Type
State Government

Magnacare

In Network Coverage Type
PPO, POS, EPO

Straight NJ Medicaid

In Network Coverage Type
State Government

Straight NY Medicaid

In Network Coverage Type
State Government

Medicare Part A&B (traditional Medicare)

In Network Coverage Type
Federal Government

Multiplan/Beech Street/PHCS

In Network Coverage Type
Supplemental

MVP

In Network Coverage Type
PPO/OAP

Non-Participating Plans with Out of Network Benefits

In Network Coverage Type
PPO, POS, EPO, HMO

NYC Medicare Advantage Plus for City Employees

In Network Coverage Type
TBD

Oscar

In Network Coverage Type
HMO/EPO

Oxford

In Network Coverage Type
PPO, EPO

World Trade Center Health Program (WTC)

In Network Coverage Type
State Government

Qualcare

In Network Coverage Type
PPO, POS, HMO

Tricare

In Network Coverage Type
PPO, HMO

UMR

In Network Coverage Type
PPO, POS

United Healthcare

In Network Coverage Type
PPO, POS, HMO

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Research and Publications

Schwartz CJ, Ruiz J, Bean GR, Sirohi D, Joseph NM, Hosfield EM, Jacobs TW, Mukhtar RA, Chen YY, Krings G. Triple-Negative Apocrine Carcinomas: Toward a Unified Group With Shared Molecular Features and Clinical Behavior. Mod Pathol. 2023 May;36(5):100125. doi: 10.1016/j.modpat.2023.100125. Epub 2023 Feb 6. PMID: 36870308.

Schwartz CJ, da Silva EM, Marra A, Gazzo AM, Selenica P, Rai VK, Mandelker D, Pareja F, Misyura M, D’Alfonso TM, Brogi E, Drullinsky P, Razavi P, Robson ME, Drago JZ, Wen HY, Zhang L, Weigelt B, Shia J, Reis-Filho JS, Zhang H. Morphologic and Genomic Characteristics of Breast Cancers Occurring in Individuals with Lynch Syndrome. Clin Cancer Res. 2022 Jan 15;28(2):404-413. doi: 10.1158/1078-0432.CCR-21-2027. Epub 2021 Oct 19. PMID: 34667028; PMCID: PMC9199381.

Schwartz CJ, Brogi E, Marra A, Da Cruz Paula AF, Nanjangud GJ, da Silva EM, Patil S, Shah S, Ventura K, Razavi P, Norton L, D’alfonso T, Weigelt B, Pareja F, Reis-Filho JS, Wen HY. The clinical behavior and genomic features of the so-called adenoid cystic carcinomas of the solid variant with basaloid features. Mod Pathol. 2022 Feb;35(2):193-201. doi: 10.1038/s41379-021-00931-6. Epub 2021 Oct 1. PMID: 34599282; PMCID: PMC9197148.

Publications on PubMed

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