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Surgical Specialist
31 years of experience
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License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

4.0
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(35)
Patient comments (12)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Richard Swanson is Good. Dr. Swanson has been reviewed by 35 patients who have provided 12 comments. The rating is 4 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.4
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Promptness 4.3
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Courteous Staff 4.2
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Accurate Diagnosis 4.3
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Bedside Manner 4.4
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Spends Time with Me 4.3
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Follows Up After Visit 4.2
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Specialties & Research

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

  • He has special expertise in 11 areas:
  • Breast Cancer
  • Cancer
  • Colon Cancer
  • Gastrointestinal Cancer
  • Glandular Cancer (Adenocarcinoma)
  • Hepatocellular Carcinoma
  • Liver Diseases
  • Melanoma
  • Metastatic Breast Cancer
  • 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:

  • Brigham and Women's Hospital 
  • Faulkner Hospital 

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Additional Information
Dr. Richard S Swanson MD is a male Surgeon, has 31 years of experience and practices in Surgery.
Where does Dr. Richard S. Swanson practice?
Dr. Richard Swanson has 2 office locations.
Dr. Richard Swanson practices Surgery near Boston, MA.
Additional practice locations include: Jamaica Plain, MA.
See Boston Surgeons.