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Dr. Richard Swanson MD is a male Surgeon, has 30 years of experience and practices in Surgery.
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Dr. Richard Swanson has 3 office locations.
Fenway - Kenmore - Audubon Circle - Longwood
Brigham & Women's Hospital
75 Francis St
Boston, MA 02115

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Locations and availability (3)
License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

3.0
  • Currently 3 of 4 stars
(22)
Patient comments (11)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Richard Swanson is Good. Dr. Swanson has been reviewed by 22 patients who have provided 11 comments. The rating is 3 out of 4 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 3.5
  • Currently 3.5 of 4 stars
Promptness 3.4
  • Currently 3.4285714285714 of 4 stars
Courteous Staff 3.3
  • Currently 3.2857142857143 of 4 stars
Accurate Diagnosis 3.4
  • Currently 3.3571428571429 of 4 stars
Bedside Manner 3.5
  • Currently 3.5 of 4 stars
Spends Time with Me 3.4
  • Currently 3.4285714285714 of 4 stars
Follows Up After Visit 3.4
  • Currently 3.4166666666667 of 4 stars

Specialties & Research

Dr. Richard Swanson, MD is board certified in Surgery.

  • He has special expertise in 10 areas:
  • Breast Cancer
  • Cancer
  • Colon Cancer
  • Gastrointestinal Cancer
  • Glandular Cancer (Adenocarcinoma)
  • Hepatocellular Carcinoma
  • Liver Diseases
  • Melanoma
  • Pancreatic Diseases
  • Soft Tissue Cancer (Sarcoma)

Education & Awards

Dr. Swanson graduated from Harvard University , Boston. He has 3 awards.

Awards  
Patients' Choice Award (2011)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2011)
Top 10 Doctor - Neighborhood (2014)
Mission Hill
Surgeon

Affiliations

Dr. Swanson has 7 hospital affiliations:

  • Faulkner Hospital 
  • U Mass Memorial Med Ctr - Memorial Campus 

Accepted Insurance Plans

Dr. Swanson accepts these health insurances in at least one office:

  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care - 4 plans
  • Tufts Health Plans - 4 plans
  • United Healthcare - 15 plans
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts - 15 plans
  • Great-West Healthcare - 2 plans
  • Unicare - 10 plans
  • Cigna - 14 plans
  • Fallon Community Health Plan (FCHP) - 1 plan
  • Aetna - 3 plans


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Where does Dr. Richard Swanson practice?
Dr. Richard Swanson practices Surgery near Boston, MA.
See Boston Surgeons.