Richard S Swanson, MD General Surgery

Dr. Richard S Swanson, MD

General Surgery, Hematology/Oncology, Medical Oncology
Cambridge, MA 02139 (4 other locations)
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About Dr. Richard S Swanson MD

Dr. Richard S Swanson, MD is a doctor primarily located in Cambridge, MA, with other offices in Somerville, MA and Boston, MA(and 3 other locations). He has 41 years of experience. His specialties include General Surgery, Hematology/Oncology, Medical Oncology.

Dr. Swanson has received the following awards:


Dr. Richard S Swanson has 5 locations

Cambridge Health Alliance 1493 Cambridge St Cambridge, MA 02139
Cambridge Health Alliance Surgery 230 Highland Ave Somerville, MA 02143
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute Pediatric Oncology 450 Brookline Ave Fl 7 Boston, MA 02215
Brigham And Womens Hospital 75 Francis St Boston, MA 02115
Dana Farber Cancer Institute 450 Brookline Ave Boston, MA 02215


Dr. Richard S 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.

Specialty Expertise

Dr. Richard S Swanson has the following 12 expertise

  • Hepatocellular Carcinoma
  • Pancreatic Diseases
  • Metastasis
  • Melanoma
  • Colon Cancer
  • Gastrointestinal Cancer
  • Cancerous Tumor
  • Breast Cancer
  • Chemotherapy
  • Cancer
  • Glandular Cancer (Adenocarcinoma)
  • Liver Diseases


4 Awards

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2016, 2015, 2011)

    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.

  • Patients' Choice Award (2018, 2016, 2011)

    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.

  • Top 10 Doctor - Neighborhood (2014)

    Top 10 Doctor - Neighborhood Top 10 Doctors are chosen by the millions of patients who visit Vitals each year to find a new doctor and share their experiences by providing ratings and reviews. In order to differentiate highly-regarded doctors from the rest for patients in search of quality care, Vitals awards Top 10 Doctor honors to those physicians within a certain specialty and geographic area who are consistently given top ratings by their patients.

  • On-Time Doctor Award (2018, 2016, 2015)

    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.


41 Years Experience

Massachusetts General Hospital


Harvard Medical School

Graduated in 1980

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More about Dr. Richard S Swanson

Dr. Swanson graduated from the Harvard Medical School in 1980. He works in Cambridge, MA and 4 other locations and specializes in General Surgery, Hematology/Oncology and Medical Oncology. Dr. Swanson is affiliated with Brigham & Womens Hospital, Boston Children's Hospital and Cambridge Hospital.

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