Fred Schwartz

Fred J. Schwartz, M.D.


314 Woodward Way NW

Atlanta, GA 30305

Phone: 404-354-0208



Internship and Residency in Anesthesiology: University of Arizona Health SciencesCenter, Tucson, Arizona 1976-1979


Medical School: Creighton Medical School, Omaha, Nebraska 1972-1976


Undergraduate: State University of New York at Buffalo 1969-1972 Psychology BArequirements completed, entered medical school without obtaining BA



Staff Anesthesiologist at Piedmont Hospital, Atlanta, Georgia 1979-present


Transitions Music 1989-present


SoundWell Lab board, Austin Non-profit using biotechnologies to help Parkinson’s patients



Treasurer, International Association for Music and Medicine (IAMM)

Vice President International Society for Music in Medicine (ISMM)

Founding Board of Music and Medicine, A journal published by SAGE

Editorial board, Music and Medicine

Advisory board, The Music for Healing and Transition Program (MHTP)

American Music Therapy Association (AMTA)

Sound and Music Healers Association (SAMA)

Association for Pre- and Perinatal Psychology and Health

International Music Society for Prenatal Development

American Society of Anesthesiologists

Georgia Society of Anesthesiologists



Music in Medicine, Chapter in Current Research in Arts Medicine, ed Fadi Hawzi, MD. 1993


Perinatal Stress Reduction, Music and Medical Cost Savings, Journal of Pre- andPerinatal Psychology and Health, Winter, 1998


Music Listening in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Chapter in Applications of Music and Medicine, ed Cheryl Dileo, published by the American Music Therapy Association, 1999


The Influence of Perinatal Music and Sound on Brain Growth and Applications to the Neonatal Intensive Care, chapter in Music Therapy in the Neonatal Intensive Care United, Joanne Loewy, published by Beth Israel Medical Center 2000


Medical Music Therapy for the Premature Baby, Chapter in Music Therapy for

Premature Infants, ed Monika Nocker-Ribaupierre, Barcelona Publisher, Gilsum, NH, 2004


A Pilot Study of Patients in Postoperative Cardiac Surgery, Music and Medicine, July, 2009


Pathophysiology of Pain and Stress: Music Therapy Implications for Perinatal,

Perioperative, and Chronic Pain Patients, Chapter in Music and Medicine: Integrative Models in the Treatment of Pain, ed Mondanaro&Sara, Satchnote Press 2013


Auditory medical alarms-bad perception leads to bad outcomes MEDNAX safety newsletter Schwartz, F.J. & Schlesinger,J.J. 2017



Multiple appearances on CNN TV Headline News and CNN Medical News since 1989


Radio interviews on PBS and BBC 2000


Medical spokesman for Georgia Governor Zell Miller in bringing music to newborns



Board certification by American Board of Anesthesiology 1981


Advanced Cardiac Life Support