Faculty, UW School of Medicine and Public Health

Margaret L. Schwarze, MD, MPP, FACS

  • Vascular Surgery
Margaret L. Schwarze, MD, MPP, FACS


Dr. Schwarze specializes in vascular and endovascular surgery, clinical medical ethics and health services research. Her UW Health practice comprises all aspects of peripheral vascular health and she is particularly interested in preventive vascular care. Her specific surgical interests include aortic aneurysm, carotid surgery, peripheral artery disease (PAD), endovascular therapy for vascular disease and minimally-invasive surgery.

Languages spoken
  • English
University affiliation

Practice locations

    Education & credentials

    Board certifications
    • Surgery
    • Vascular Surgery
    Medical School
    • Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA

    Vascular Surgery, University of Chicago Hospitals, Chicago, IL, 2002-2004

    Clinical Medical Ethics, University of Chicago Hospitals, Chicago, IL, 2003-2004

    • Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
    • Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA


    Additional conditions and treatments
    • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
    • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
    • Angioplasty
    • Aortic Aneurysm
    • Aortic Aneurysm Repair
    • Aortic aneurysm
    • Arm Angioplasty
    • Arteriorvenous Fistula
    • Atherosclerosis
    • Balloon Angioplasty
    • Brachiocephalic Artery Disease
    • Carotid Artery Surgery
    • Carotid Stenosis
    • Carotid artery disease
    • Claudication
    • Dialysis Access Surgery
    • Endovascular Graft Repair for Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
    • Endovascular Graft Repair for Aortic Aneurysm
    • Foot Ulcers
    • Gangrene
    • Laser Therapy for Veins
    • Limb Preservation
    • Limb Salvage
    • Limb Salvage Surgery
    • Lower Extremity Bypass Surgery
    • Mesenteric Artery Disease
    • Minimal Incision Phlebectomy
    • Minimally Invasive Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair
    • Minimally Invasive Aortic Aneurysm Repair
    • Peripheral Arterial Disease
    • Peripheral Bypass Surgery
    • Radiofrequency Ablation for Vein Conditions
    • Renal Artery Disease
    • Sclerotherapy for Veins
    • Subclavian Artery Disease
    • Subclavian Vein Occlusion
    • Superior Vena Cava Syndrome
    • Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
    • Varicose veins or spider veins
    • Vascular and Endovascular Surgery
    • Venous Disease
    • Venous Stasis Disease
    • Visceral Angioplasty

    Research and publications

    Dr. Schwarze’s research interests include clinical medical ethics and decision-making for surgical patients.