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Dr. Lawrence R Swink Is this you?

About Dr. Lawrence R Swink

Dr. Lawrence R Swink, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Columbia, MD. He has 44 years of experience. His specialties include Family Medicine. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

17 Ratings with 6 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Lawrence R Swink is Great. Dr. Lawrence R Swink has been rated by 17 patients. From those 17 patients 6 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Lawrence R Swink is 3.8 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

5450 Knoll North Dr
Columbia, MD 21045
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Specialties

Dr. Lawrence R Swink has the following 1 specialty

  • Family Medicine

    A family practitioner is a doctor who specializes in caring for people of all ages, at all stages of life. Rather than focusing on the treatment of one disease or patient population, family practitioners are often the doctors that people see for their everyday ailments, like cold and flu or respiratory infections, and health screenings. When necessary, family practitioners will provide referrals for conditions that require the expertise of another specialist.
    The doctors may also provide physicals, inoculations, prenatal care, treat chronic diseases, like diabetes and asthma, and provide advice on disease prevention.

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Great doctor busy all the time
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Five Stars

My favorite doctor

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20 minutes
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Great Doctor!

I have been a patient of Dr Swink for about 5 years. He takes the time to explain things to you and answers your questions in a thorough and friendly manner. He is easy to talk to and makes you feel comfortable. It is easy to make an appointment with him and the waiting time is usually about 15 minutes. I recommended Dr Swink to some friends and they love him.

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15 minutes
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Promtness Vs Quality time w/ patient

As a long time patient of Dr Swink I have come to know that there is often a trade off of "promtness" as is pertains to your appointment time in large part because Dr Swink is willing to spend the time necessary with a patient to do a good job, not always the 15 minutes allowed by the standards of modern medical practice. Dr Swink is as close to an old time Family doctor who puts each patient needs ahead of the quantity of people pushed through the office. I am willing to trade a little waiting time while he helps others knowing that I will not be rushed when my turn arrives! Quality of care over quantity of people moved thru the office is rare in todays medical practice.

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30 minutes
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Two Stars

Long waiting time in both waiting area and in clinic room. The office staff won't like to answer your questions after checking you in.

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50.0 minutes
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  • Education

    44 Years Experience

  • University of Maryland

    Graduated in 1974

  • Accepted Insurance

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Locations & Directions

5450 Knoll North Dr, Columbia, MD
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