Washington, DC 20016
Luke Schwartz, DMD
Dr. Luke Schwartz grew up in Fredericksburg, VA in a medical family in which his father is a dentist and his mother, a nurse, as well as his two sisters becoming a physical therapist and an optometrist, respectively. After graduating from Woodberry Forest School, a boarding school in Central Virginia, Dr. Schwartz set his sights on pursuing the field of Dentistry
Dr. Schwartz graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biophysics from Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, NC, where he served as the Vice President of the Pre-Dental Student Association. Immediately following college, Dr. Schwartz attended Temple University – Kornberg School of Dentistry in Philadelphia, PA where he graduated as a Doctor in Dental Medicine (DMD).
Dr. Schwartz then completed a 2-year hospital residency at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, where he served as the Chief Resident of the Division of Dentistry. During his residency, Dr. Schwartz served as the primary dental care provider for a diverse set of patient groups including: the medically complex, patients undergoing head & neck cancer treatment, special needs patients, cleft lip & palate patients, as well as dental emergency and trauma patients. He has provided a full range of general dentistry care in a variety of hospital settings including the hospital dental clinic, the OR, the hospital emergency room, as well as individual patient rooms.
Prior to joining the practice of Giannini | Gray Dental Partners, Dr. Schwartz served as a dentist in the practice of University Dental Associates (UDA) in North Carolina. Throughout both his residency and his time with UDA, Dr. Schwartz performed complex dental procedures in multiple specialty fields such as fixed & removable prosthodontics, periodontal surgery, pediatric dentistry, root canal therapy, oral surgery with surgical extractions.
Dr. Schwartz is trained and certified in Invisalign as well as both ACLS and IV moderate conscious sedation. He is an active member of the American Dental Association (ADA), the Academy of General Dentistry (AGD), the District of Columbia Dental Society (DCDS), the American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association (ACPA), and the Special Care Dentistry Association (SCDA).
Dr. Schwartz lives in Washington, DC. In his spare time, he enjoys hiking and getting outdoors, as well as collecting vinyl records. Dr. Schwartz likes to get outside to play golf, but admits that he is much more skilled at cooking new dishes than sinking putts. And while his allegiance is with the Carolina Panthers in football, Dr. Schwartz is ready to cheer on the Washington Capitals and Nationals in his new home town.