The American Liver Foundation's Greater New York Division recognized Myron Schwartz, MD, with its 2017 New York Physician of the Year award.
Here's what you should know:
1. Dr. Schwartz is a professor of surgery at New York City-based Icahn School of Medicine. He also serves as the director of liver surgery at New York City-based Recanati/Miller Transplantation Institute.
2. The liver foundation recognizes "outstanding leaders in healthcare who work to change the course of the disease."
3. According to a release, Dr. Schwartz is an international authority on hepatic resection and transplantation for liver cancer.