Dr. Lea Schwab was raised in Knoxville, TN. She graduated with a Bachelor of Science from Emory University in Atlanta. She earned her medical doctorate degree at the University of Tennessee at Memphis Medical School, where she graduated Summa Cum Laude. She completed her residency in pediatrics at the Medical University of South Carolina. She has been a practicing pediatrician in the Summerville area for 20 years. Her favorite thing about being a pediatrician is interacting with babies and children.
Dr. Schwab is married and has two college aged sons. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with family, running, reading, and boating. She also enjoys watching college football, cheering for both her home team, the University of Tennessee, and her adopted team, the University of South Carolina, her husband's alma mater.