Eric Swanson, MD General Surgery

Dr. Eric Swanson, MD

General Surgery, Hand Surgery, Plastic Surgery
Leawood, KS 66211 (2 other locations)
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About Dr. Eric Swanson MD

Dr. Eric Swanson, MD is a doctor primarily located in Leawood, KS, with other offices in Leawood, KS and Leawood, KS. He has 38 years of experience. His specialties include General Surgery, Hand Surgery, Plastic Surgery.

Dr. Swanson has received the following awards:


Dr. Eric Swanson has 3 locations

Swanson Center 11413 Ash St Leawood, KS 66211
Surgery Center Of Leawood Llc 11413 Ash St Ste 100 Leawood, KS 66211
Swanson Center For Cosmetic Surgery 11413 Ash St Ste 100 Leawood, KS 66211


Dr. Eric Swanson has the following 3 SPECIALTIES

A surgical specialist is a physician who has additional training in a specific area of surgery.The American Board of Medical Specialties acknowledges the following surgical specialties: general surgery, thoracic and cardiac surgery, colon and rectal surgery, obstetrics and gynecological surgery, neurological surgery, ophthalmic surgery, oral and maxillofacial surgery, orthopedic surgery, otolaryngological surgery, pediatric surgery, plastic surgery, urological surgery, and vascular surgery.Some procedures are performed by more than one type of specialist. Also, some surgeons may choose to specialize in specific procedures within their specialty area. For example, a plastic and maxillofacial surgeon may specialize in performing rhinoplasty procedures.
Hand Surgery

Specialty Expertise

Dr. Eric Swanson has the following 6 expertise

  • Laser Resurfacing
  • Skin Cancer
  • Reconstructive Surgery
  • Hair Restoration
  • Cosmetic Surgery
  • Dermabrasion


3 Awards

  • On-Time Doctor Award (2020, 2018, 2016)

    On-Time Doctor Award 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 Award 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 Recognition 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

Univ Of Toronto Fac Of Med

Graduated in 1983

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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 “Best North American Paper” for 2014 from the Journal of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery – 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 “The New Science of Cosmetic Surgery.” 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.

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