Michael Shwayder, M.D.

Michael Shwayder, M.D.

Dr. Michael Shwayder is certified in Internal Medicine and Nephrology by the American Board of Internal Medicine. He has over 45 years of professional experience, which speaks volumes about his expertise and competence as a medical specialist. The physician graduated from the University of Colorado, Denver, and subsequently became committed to learning more by undergoing his residency program in Internal Medicine, his internship, and his fellowship in Nephrology at Los Angeles County-Harbor-UCLA Medical Center. Dr. Michael Shwayder's merits have been officially recognized numerous times by being receiving awards such as the Patients' Choice Award in 2009 and 2011 and the Compassionate Doctor Recognition in 2011. His subspecialty is general geriatrics. Among the health conditions he diagnoses and treats on a regular basis are calculus of the urinary system, gout, prostatitis, heart failure, peripheral nerve disorders, herpes zoster, and hypothyroidism.

Procedures Dr. Michael Shwayder Performs at Cedars-Sinai Marina del Rey Hospital

  • Hemodialysis

Insurance Accepted

  • Anthem Blue Cross
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Great West PPO
  • Molina Healthcare
  • LA Care Health Plan

Languages Spoken

  • Arabic
  • English
  • Spanish
  • Tagalog

Education & Training

Medical Degree

University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine


Los Angeles County-Harbor-UCLA Medical Center


Los Angeles County-Harbor-UCLA Medical Center - Internal Medicine


Los Angeles County-Harbor-UCLA Medical Center - Nephrology