GPR Director, Jewish General Hospital
melvin.schwartz [at] mcgill.ca (Email)
Dr. Melvin Schwartz is a hospital based General Dentist and Associate Professor at the Faculty of Dentistry. He was Director of the General Dentistry Residency Program based at the Jewish General Hospital for many years and remains actively involved in the supervision of dental residents at the JGH.
Dr. Schwartz is a graduate of McGill University’s Faculty of Dentistry. He completed a 2 year residency program in general dentistry at St. Mary’s Hospital in Montreal and subsequently has remained in hospital based dental practice. He is currently Chief of the Department of Dentistry at the Jewish General Hospital and divides his time between teaching, administration and clinical practice. He provides dental care to a varied patient population which includes individuals who are medically, physically or mentally compromised. As well he provides comprehensive dental care to healthy patients.
He has participated in many areas of organized dentistry with leadership roles in the Ordre des dentistes du Quebec, Commission on Dental Accreditation of Canada, and the Canadian Association of Hospital Dentists.
In 2014, Dr. Schwartz received the Faculty of Dentistry’s Outstanding Alumnus Award.