Thomas Schwartz, MD
1219 South East Ave. #105
Sarasota, FL 34239
Please be aware that we will no longer accept Medicare "Advantage" plans after 1/1/2025.

Eye Care Associates of Sarasota was founded by L.D. Perry, MD in 1985. Dr. Schwartz joined the practice in 1992 providing care for corneal & external eye disease as well as general eye health care.   

Our office prides itself on providing our patients with personalized, outstanding care. We understand that all of our patients are individuals, each with their own set of problems, questions and concerns. So we don't use a 'cookie cutter' approach, the services and recommendations we give are based on each individual's medical findings. We will never 'sell' you services that are not right for you, nor recommend any procedure or service which is not in your best interest. We want you to leave our office well informed of your situation and understanding the realistic options you have.


  • University Of Texas Medical Branch At Galveston
    Medical School | Graduated 1985
  • VA/Good Samaritan Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1986
  • University Texas Medical Branch
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1989
  • Baylor College Of Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1990

Awards & Recognition

Castle and Connolly Top Doctor Award (2011 THROUGH 2023)
​​Castle Connolly's Top Doctors are rigorously selected from among the total population of 700,100 physicians in practice in the United States. Each year we receive over 150,000 nominations from physicians nominating those they believe to be among the best in their regions and throughout the nation.

Patients' Choice Award (2012, - 2020,  ) Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.

Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2012-2021) Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner score