Brian G. Schwartz MD, FACC

Dr. Brian Schwartz grew up in Dallas and returned to the area after going away for college and medical school. Even from a young age, he was compelled to find a way to make a significant impact in someone else’s life. He followed his father’s footsteps as his father is also a cardiologist. Dr. Schwartz says, “Cardiology is a very dynamic field, and I like the frequent advancements and new research that is available to help my patients.”.

Dr. Schwartz takes a particular interest in preventive cardiology in order to help people avoid heart problems before they start. He also strongly advocates appropriate cardiac screening for heart disease. He believes patient education and understanding are extremely important in the physician-patient relationship and strives to ensure his patients feel comfortable and well informed.

Dr. Schwartz and his wife have two children. He enjoys spending his free time with his family “playing” outdoors, swimming, running, and reading.

Areas of Interest & Expertise

  • Heart Attack & Stroke Prevention – Bale-Doneen trained – aggressive management of coronary risk factors, including inflammation, cholesterol, high blood pressure, smoking cessation, diet, and obesity
  • Cardiac screening
  • Diagnostic cardiology – nuclear cardiology, echocardiography, transesophageal echocardiography, stress testing, and cardiac CT
  • EECP – Enhanced External Counterpulsation
  • Coronary Artery Disease and Heart Attack management
  • Heart failure management
  • Valvular disease management
  • Irregular heart rhythm and palpitations management (arrhythmias)
  • Leg swelling evaluation and Vein disease


  • Undergraduate Degree in biology at University of Texas in Austin, TX
  • Medical School at Texas Tech University in Lubbock, TX
  • Internship and Residency in Internal Medicine at Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas, TX
  • Fellowship in Cardiology at Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas, TX

Licence & Board Certifications

Board Certified in Cardiovascular Disease

Academic & Administrative Appointments

  • Medical Director of Cardiology, Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – Plano: 2013-2021
  • Medical Director at Flow Therapy 2014- present
  • Member, Physician Credentialing Committee, Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – Plano: 2012-2020
  • Member, Readmissions Committee, Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – Plano: 2012-present
  • Member, Best Care Committee, Baylor Scott & White The Heart Hospital – Plano: 2014-present
  • Board Member, Living For Zachary Board of Directors 2014

Hospital Appointments

  • Baylor Scott & White The Heart Hospital – Plano
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – Plano

Professional Memberships

  • American College of Cardiology
  • American Society of Echocardiography
  • Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography
  • Texas Medical Association
  • American Medical Association

Awards & Honors

  • Chief Cardiology Fellow: Baylor University Medical Center 2011-2012
  • Honored as a Fellow in American College of Cardiology


  • “D Best Doctor” - 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021 and 2022
  • D Magazine “Best Doctors in Dallas as chosen by their peers: Cardiology”
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