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Erik J. Schweitzer, MD, MPH, FAAFP

Erik J. Schweitzer

Family Medicine with Obstetrics


Dr. Schweitzer graduated from Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland, in 1990 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in humanistic studies, with concentrations in early American history and Russian language and literature. He then received an Armed Forces Health Profession Scholarship and earned his medical degree in 1994 from University of Michigan Medical School in Ann Arbor.

He completed an internship in family medicine in 1995 at Naval Hospital Camp Pendleton, California. After two years as a general medical officer with the Navy Seabees, he completed his family medicine residency at Camp Pendleton in 1999.

Dr. Schweitzer completed a Faculty Development Fellowship from the University of Washington Family Medicine Residency Network in 2007. He also completed a Faculty Development Fellowship at Madigan Army Medical Center while earning a Master of Public Health from University of Washington in 2012.

Areas of special interest

Graduate medical education

Work experience

2018–present: Faculty, Northwest Washington Family Medicine Residency

2017–2018: Senior Medical Officer, Branch Health Clinic Diego Garcia (British Indian Ocean Territory)

2016–2017: Navy Family Physician, Urgent Care Center, Naval Hospital Bremerton

2012–2016: Program Director, Puget Sound Family Medicine Residency, Naval Hospital Bremerton

2008–2010: Family Medicine Department Head, Naval Hospital Bremerton

2005–2012: Faculty, Puget Sound Family Medicine Residency, Naval Hospital, Bremerton, Washington

1999–2005: Navy Family Medicine physician, San Diego, CA and Naples, Italy

Non-work interests

Dr. Schweitzer enjoys spending time with his wife and four children and attending their various activities. He also enjoys geocaching, reading, is a lifelong New York Giants fan, and plans to eventually get back to regular distance running.