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Chris Schwarz, MD, PhD

Gastroenterology & Hepatology in Raleigh, Wake Forest, Cary, Clayton, Wilson, Henderson, Smithfield and Fuquay-Varina, NC

Chris Schwarz, MD, PhD

Meet Chris Schwarz, MD, PhD

Gastroenterology & Hepatology


Dr. Christopher Schwarz is a Michigan native. He graduated from Wayne State University School of Medicine in Detroit with his medical degree.  He completed his internal medicine residency at Rush-Presbyterian St. Luke’s Medical Center in Chicago before relocating to the Southeast to do his fellowship in gastroenterology at the Medical College of Virginia.  Dr. Schwarz is board certified in gastroenterology and hepatology. 

He joined the group in 1998.  Some of his clinical interest include biliary and pancreatic diseases, therapeutic endoscopy, and inflammatory bowel disease.  Dr. Schwarz has been involved with fundraising for the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation, and the Cancer Hospital at Rex Healthcare.

He lives in North Raleigh with his wife and has four children.  He enjoys traveling and water sports with his family, foreign travel, as well as drawing and sculpture.  Dr. Schwarz is also proficient in Spanish.  He and his family attend Open Door Baptist Church.