Karl D. Schwarze, MD, FACP,


Dr. Schwarze is Board Certified in Nephrology, Internal Medicine, and Critical Care Medicine. He received his degree from Wayne State University School of Medicine in Detroit, where he grew up. He completed his training in Internal Medicine at Wayne State Affiliated Hospital and his training in Nephrology at  Baylor Affiliated Hospital, followed by Critical Care Medicine at The Methodist Hospital in Houston Texas.

Dr. Schwarze is currently a Clinical Professor of Internal Medicine at Northeast Ohio Medical University. He is involved with numerous professional organizations, and has several hospital and committee appointments. He is current the Chief of Nephrology, and an ICU Committee Member, at Akron General Medical Center, as well as Medical Director at Select Specialty Hospital Akron. He has been involved in research and has published in various journals, such as Nephrology News & Issues.

Hospital Affiliations

Akron Children’s Hospital
Akron General Medical Center
Edwin Shaw Rehab Hospital
Medina General Hospital (Cleveland Clinic)
Select Specialty Hospital
SUMMA Akron City Hospital
SUMMA Akron City Rehab Hospital

Board Certifications

Board Certified in Nephrology
Board Certified in Critical Care
Board Certified in Internal Medicine