- Shawnee Mission Medical Center
Dr. Eric Swanson has 3 locations
Dr. Eric Swanson has the following 3 SPECIALTIES
Dr. Eric Swanson has the following 6 expertise
- Laser Resurfacing
- Skin Cancer
- Reconstructive Surgery
- Hair Restoration
- Cosmetic Surgery
On-Time Doctor Award (2020, 2018, 2016)
Vitals On-Time + Promptness Award recognizes doctors with consistent high ratings for timeliness of appointments. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and promptness scores.
Patients' Choice Award (2020, 2018)
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 (2020, 2018)
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 scores.
38 Years Experience
Graduated in 1983
Dr. Eric Swanson Accepts the Following Insurance
More about Dr. Eric Swanson
Dr. Eric Swanson, a plastic surgeon practicing in Leawood, Kansas, is a well-known for evidence-based medicine. Dr. Swanson is a frequent presenter, instructor, and invited faculty member at the national meetings of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons and the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery. Dr. Swanson attended medical school at the University of Toronto, where he graduated with honors at the age of 22. In 1988, he completed a residency in plastic and reconstructive surgery at the University of Toronto. Dr. Swanson moved to Kansas City in 1989, where he started practice. In 1998, Dr. Swanson opened Kansas City's first licensed ambulatory surgery center specializing in cosmetic surgery. In 2002, Dr. Swanson embarked on a multipart clinical investigation of cosmetic surgery, including patient outcome studies, clinical studies, and measurements using computer-assisted imaging and MRIs. Dr. Swanson undertook an intensive investigation of liposuction and abdominoplasty, including sophisticated laboratory tests, to investigate the health effects and safety of these highly popular procedures. His MRI liposuction study won the Outstanding Paper Presentation, Cosmetic Track, at the 2011 Meeting of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. In 2015, Dr. Swanson received the Award for â€œBest North American Paperâ€ for 2014 from the Journal of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery â€“ Global Open. Dr. Swanson believes that knowledge is the remedy for patient apprehension about cosmetic surgery and that the marketplace is often too focused on selling commercial products to be a reliable source. To provide his patients with the information they need, he authored the Ideal Look series, subtitled â€œThe New Science of Cosmetic Surgery.â€ Dr. Swanson is certified in plastic surgery by the Royal College of Surgeons of Canada, a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, a member of the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Canada. He specializes exclusively in cosmetic surgery. He is also a member of the medical staff of Shawnee Mission Medical Center.