Dr. Paul Schwartz founded Shasta Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine in 1993 and has been leading minimally invasive surgical techniques, computer assisted surgery, robotics in surgery, and shoulder reconstructive surgery for over 25 years. He currently consults for Smith/Nephew Corporation, for the advancement of computer-navigated surgery of the knee, robotically assisted surgery of the knee, and ligament preserving total knee replacement.
Dr. Schwartz is also a consultant for Integra Corporation for the development of surgical techniques for the shoulder, complex shoulder reconstruction procedures, and total shoulder replacement surgery.
Dr. Paul Schwartz graduated from Mayo Medical School, at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN in 1982. His extensive experience includes the Naval Hospital in San Diego, where he did his orthopedic surgery residency, as well as the Naval Hospital in Roosevelt Roads Puerto Rico where he served during the Gulf War.
Dr. Schwartz has coached the Shasta High School snowboard team since 2000. He is an active member of the Shasta County Search and Rescue motorcycle posse, and is also a Justin Sportsmedicine Team physician, caring for professional rodeo athletes for the past 20 years.