Hamilton Schwartz, MD, completed medical school at Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia. He then came to Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center where he completed three years of pediatric training in 2002, and a 4th year as chief resident in 2003. Following his pediatric residency he entered the pediatric emergency medicine fellowship program at Cincinnati Children's. Upon completion of his pediatric emergency medicine fellowship in 2006, Dr. Schwartz joined the Division of Emergency Medicine as a fulltime faculty member.
In addition to being a fulltime faculty physician in the Emergency Department, Dr. Schwartz is the medical director of Statline, a division of the Cincinnati Children's Emergency Department which serves as the hospital's interface with EMS providers. Additionally, Dr. Schwartz is the medical director of the Critical Care Transport Team at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center.
Dr. Schwartz received an appointment from Ohio Governor Ted Strictland in 2007, to the Ohio Medical Transportation Board. He is also an elected member of the Executive Committee of the American Academy of Pediatrics, Section on Transport Medicine.
BA: Brown University, Providence, RI, 1995.
MD: Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, PA, 1999.
Residency: Pediatrics, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH, 1999-2002.
Chief Resident: Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH, 2002-2003.
Fellowship: Pediatric Emergency Medicine Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH, 2003-2006.
Certifications: American Board of Pediatrics: Pediatrics, 2002; Pediatric Emergency Medicine, 2006.
Better handling the care of children in the local emergency medical services community
Impact of Race and Ethnicity on Emergency Medical Services Administration of Opioid Pain Medications for Injured Children. Journal of Emergency Medicine. 2023; 64:55-61.
Impact of Prehospital Pain Management on Emergency Department Management of Injured Children. Prehospital Emergency Care. 2023; 27:1-9.
Improving Administration of Prehospital Corticosteroids for Pediatric Asthma. Pediatric Quality and Safety. 2021; 6.
Prehospital Factors Associated With Cervical Spine Injury in Pediatric Blunt Trauma Patients. Academic Emergency Medicine. 2021; 28:553-561.
The impact of public health interventions on critical illness in the pediatric emergency department during the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic. Journal of the American College of Emergency Physicians Open. 2020; 1:1542-1551.
Plug and Play: Mechanical Ventilation Utilization During Critical Care Transport of Patients with Advanced Airway. Pediatrics. 2019; 144:882-882.
Cervical Spine Injury Risk Factors in Children With Blunt Trauma. Pediatrics. 2019; 144.
Emergency Medical Services Utilization Is Associated With Community Deprivation in Children. Prehospital Emergency Care. 2019; 23:225-232.
From the street to the ICU: a review of pediatric emergency medical services and critical care transport. Translational Pediatrics. 2018; 7:284-290.
Intubation Success in Critical Care Transport: A Multicenter Study. Prehospital Emergency Care. 2018; 22:571-577.
Patient Ratings and Comments
All patient satisfaction ratings and comments are submitted by actual patients and verified by a leading independent patient satisfaction company, NRC Health. Patient identities are withheld to ensure confidentiality and privacy. Only those providers whose satisfaction surveys are administered through Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center are displayed. Click here to learn more about our survey