Ernst R. Schwarz, M.D., Ph.D., FESC, FACC, FSCAI, is the Founder and Chairman of DSMI, Professor of Medicine and attending cardiologist at Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Clinical Professor of Medicine at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, CMO of HeartStem and Medical Director of Pacific Heart Medical Group. Dr. Schwarz is board certified in Internal Medicine, Cardiology/Cardiovascular Diseases, and Advanced Heart Failure Transplant Cardiology by the American Board of Internal Medicine, and a trained specialist in Interventional Cardiology, Age-Management Medicine and Sexual Medicine. Dr. Schwarz has an international reputation in the academic and clinical fields of cardiovascular medicine. He has published more than 150 scientific papers in international peer-reviewed journals and several book chapters and books on cardiovascular medicine. Dr. Schwarz works as a consulting cardiologist in several hospitals in the greater Los Angeles and San Diego areas, and he resides in Beverly Hills.