Heidi Lynn Schwarzwald, MD, MPH


  • Specialty Care


Pediatric Medicine

Phone: 832-828-1005

Associate Vice-Chair for Community Health, Baylor College of Medicine


School Education Degree Year
University of Texas School of Public Health masters Master of Public Health 2003
Baylor College of Medicine residency Pediatrics 1999
Baylor College of Medicine internship Pediatrics 1997
University of Cincinnati College of Medicine medical school Doctor of Medicine 1996


The most important role for any pediatrician is to be a partner to the child and their family to make sure they reach their goals. I want to help families create healthy environments and habits for their children to thrive.

Clinical Interests:

General pediatrics, ADHD, Behavioral health integration 

News Articles:

The 7-year-old girl who died in Border Patrol custody showed symptoms of dehydration. Experts say they were warning signs


Organization Name Role
Academic Pediatric Association Member
American Academy of Pediatrics Member
American College of Physician Leadership Member
Society for Pediatric Research Member

Selected Publications

Marton SA, ChapmanS, Schwarzwald H. Meeting the Measure: Improving ADHD Care in the Medical Home. The American Journal of Accountable Care 5(1) 46-50. March 2017.

Zuniga L, Marton SA, Schwarzwald H, Giardino AP, Barlow SE. Staged Treatment for Childhood Obesity in a Medical Home: A Feasibility Study. British Journal of Medicine and Medical Research 20(2): 1-8, 2017;

Suhag A, Dutta R, Schwarzwald H, Taylor T, Hollier L. Pregnancy Medical Home: Outcomes and Cost Savings. American Journal Obstetrics and Gynecology 206(1): S39-40, 2017.

Medhekar R, Aparasu R, Bhatara V, Johnson M, Alonzo J, Schwarzwald H, Chen H. Risk Factors of Psychotropic Polypharmacy in the Treatment of Children and Adolescents with Psychiatric Disorders. Research in Social and Administrative Pharmacy e-pub June 2018.

Medhekar R, Alonzo J, Fujimoto K, Johnson M, Schwarzwald H, Asparasu, RR, Bhatara V. Physician Care-Coordination and the Use of Psychotropic Polypharmacy in the Management of Pediatric Mental Disorders. Journal Managed Care & Specialty Pharmacy (accepted) 2018.

Volk AS, MartonSA, RichardsonBS, Rauda L, Schwarzwald H, Naik NM. Oral Dexamethasone to Control Wheezing in Children at an Outpatient Clinic. SAGE Publishing and Clinical Pediatrics e-pub October 2018.