Dr. Gregory M. Swank, MD

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Specializes in Plastic Surgery • Male • Age 49

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Dr. Swank:

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Dr. Swank's Experience

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Hospital Quality

The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

Catawba Valley Medical Center
810 Fairgrove Church Road South East
Hickory, NC 28602

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Patient Satisfaction

Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Swank

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Piedmont Plastic Sgy and Drmtlgy
Piedmont Plastic Sgy and Drmtlgy
959 Cox Rd
Gastonia, NC 28054
315 19th St SE
Hickory, NC 28602
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    Dr. Swank's Experience

    Research training, expertise and qualifications

    Specialties

    • Plastic Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • General Surgery, 1998
    • Plastic Surgery, 2011
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    • Abdominoplasty
    • Biopsy of Breast
    • Blepharoplasty
    • Body Contouring (After Weight Loss Surgery)
    • Botox® Injection
    • Breast Augmentation
    • Breast Reconstruction
    • Captique™ Injections
    • Collagen Injections
    • Correction of Protruding Ears
    • Cosmetic Facial Surgery
    • Cosmetic Surgical Procedures
    • Dermabrasion
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Ear Pinning
    • Earlobe Repair
    • Endoscopic Brow Lift
    • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
    • Facelift
    • Facial Peel
    • Hair Removal
    • Hylaform Injections
    • Laser Hair Removal
    • Lifts - Parts of the Body Other than Face
    • Liposuction
    • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
    • Mastopexy
    • Microdermabrasion
    • Mini Fift
    • Mini Tummy Tucks
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    • Neck Liposuction
    • Non-Ablative Laser Skin Rejuvenation
    • Non-Surgical Facelift
    • Pulsed Dye Laser Treatment
    • Radiesse® Injections
    • Restylane® Injections
    • Rhinoplasty
    • Skin Resurfacing
    • Skin Surgery
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    2
    • Breast Cancer
    • Breast Lump
    • Large Breasts
    • Skin Aging
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    Background Check for Dr. Swank

    Malpractice Claims not available

    • Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for North Carolina.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Umdnj--New Jersey Medical School
    Graduated in 1991

    Internship Hospital

    University Hospital
    Complete in 1992

    Residency Hospital

    University Hospital
    Complete in 1997

    Fellowship Hospital

    Duke University Medical Center
    Complete in 2000

    Undergraduate Schools

    Rutgers University
    Graduated in 1987
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Swank & Staff

    • English
    • Spanish
  2. Healthgrades

    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

    Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

    Dr. Swank's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at Catawba Valley Medical Center where Dr. Swank has admitting privileges:

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    • Catawba Valley Medical Center

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Swank

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Swank to family and friends

    10 responses
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    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    10 responses
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    10 responses
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    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes 10 responses
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    Experience with Dr. Swank
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    10 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    10 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    10 responses
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    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    10 responses
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    7 Tips to Prepare for Your Appointment

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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Swank accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

    What insurance does he accept?

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    • Wells Fargo Insurance
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    Office Locations

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    Piedmont Plastic Sgy and Drmtlgy
    959 Cox Rd
    Gastonia, NC 28054
    (704) 866-7576 (Office)
    • Free Standing Surgery Center
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    315 19th St SE
    Hickory, NC 28602
    (828) 325-9849 (Office)
    (828) 325-9879 (Fax)
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