Founder of Collin County Pediatrics, Dr. Jay Schwartz provides trusted medical care for infants, children, and adolescents, drawing on 17 years’ experience. The former Physician Director for the Midland Independent School District for several years, Dr. Schwartz has also functioned as expert speaker on behalf of several pharmaceutical companies regarding topics such as attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), attention deficit disorder (ADD), and childhood asthma, as well as the appropriate uses of antibiotics in children. At Collin County Pediatrics, Dr. Schwartz accepts patients on walk-in and appointment basis. The office staff works hard to accommodate sick children and those with minor emergencies, as well. Treating each patient as if one of his own children, Dr. Jay Schwartz has created a high-quality pediatric practice that provides a comfortable atmosphere for both child and parent.
Dr. Jay Schwartz received his Bachelor of Science in Biology summa cum laude from the University of Wisconsin-Platteville in 1986. He subsequently attended the Feinberg School of Medicine at Northwestern University in Chicago, where he completed his Doctor of Medicine in 1990. After finishing a pediatric residency at Indiana University, Dr. Schwartz served as a pediatrician for four years with the United States Air Force, stationed at the Dyess Air Force Base in the 7th Medical Group, 7th Bomb Wing. Upon returning to civilian life, Dr. Jay Schwartz took a position at Hendricks Regional Health in Avon, Indiana, for one year. Dr. Schwartz then returned to Texas. Before forming his private practice, he worked as a general pediatrician for Midland Pediatric Associates for eight years, while contributing his experience as a pediatric physician to a number of medical institutions and pharmaceutical companies in the area.
In addition to his work at Collin County Pediatrics, Dr. Jay Schwartz remains involved with a number of professional associations. He is a member of the Texas Pediatric Society and Texas Medical Association, as well as a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics. Dr. Schwartz also belongs to the Section on International Child Health, which strives to improve the lives of children around the world through advocacy, education, and direct health services.