Dr. James D. Swenson, MD

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Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery • Male • Age 54

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Dr. Swenson's Experience

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Dr. Swenson's Specialties

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Hospital Quality

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Valley General Hospital
14701 179th South East
Monroe, WA 98272

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Patient Satisfaction

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

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EvergreenHealth Orthopedic & Sports Care, Monroe
EvergreenHealth Orthopedic & Sports Care, Monroe
14841 179th Ave SE Ste 330
Monroe, WA 98272
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    Dr. Swenson's Experience

    Specialties

    • Orthopedic Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • Orthopedic Surgery
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    • ACL (Anterior Cruciate Ligament) Surgery
    • Ankle Arthroscopy
    • Carpal Tunnel Release
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Elbow Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
    • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
    • Elbow Replacement
    • Elbow Tenotomy
    • Excision of Femur or Knee
    • Excision of Scapular, Clavicle, Ribs, and Sternum
    • Excision of Tibula or Fibula
    • Foot & Ankle Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Foot & Ankle Ligament & Tendon Repair
    • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Hand & Wrist Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
    • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Hip Arthroscopy
    • Hip Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
    • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
    • Hip Replacement
    • Hip Replacement Revisions
    • Hip Resurfacing
    • Joint Drainage
    • Knee & Leg Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
    • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Knee Arthroscopy
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    • Knee Dislocation Treatment
    • Knee Replacement
    • Knee Replacement Revisions
    • Nerve Block, Somatic
    • Neuroplasty
    • Non-Spinal Nerve Blocks
    • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
    • Rotator Cuff Surgery
    • Shoulder Arthroscopy
    • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
    • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
    • Steroid Injections
    • Trigger Finger Release
    • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
    • Wrist Replacement
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    • Achilles Tendinitis
    • Adhesive Capsulitis
    • Ankle Fracture
    • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
    • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
    • Arm Fracture (incl. Elbow and Shoulder)
    • Bunion
    • Bursitis
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Cervical Spine Fracture
    • Chronic Neck Pain
    • Chronic Pelvic Pain
    • Clavicle Fracture
    • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
    • De Quervain's Disease
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Dupuytren's Contracture
    • Elbow Sprain
    • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
    • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
    • Femur Fracture
    • Foot Fracture
    • Foot Sprain
    • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
    • Gait Abnormality
    • Glenoid Labrum Tear
    • Gout
    • Hammer Toe
    • Hand Fracture
    • Hip Fracture
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    • Hip Sprain
    • Internal Derangement of Knee
    • Intervertebral Disc Herniation
    • Knee Dislocation (incl. Meniscal Tear)
    • Knee Fracture
    • Knee Sprain
    • Lateral & Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis & Golf Elbow)
    • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Tear
    • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
    • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
    • Low Back Pain
    • Lumbar Spine Fracture
    • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Tear
    • Myelopathy
    • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
    • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
    • Osteoarthritis of Hands
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
    • Osteoarthritis of Knee
    • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Osteopenia
    • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
    • Pelvic Fracture
    • Plantar Fasciitis
    • Pseudoarthrosis
    • Pyogenic Arthritis
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Rheumatoid Arthritis
    • Rib Fracture
    • Rotator Cuff Tear
    • Scapular Fracture
    • Scoliosis
    • Shoulder Dislocation
    • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Deformities
    • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
    • Spondylitis
    • Spondylolisthesis
    • Stress Fracture of Foot
    • Systemic Chondromalacia
    • Thoracic Spine Fracture
    • Tibula and Fibula Fractures
    • Trigger Finger
    • Wrist Fracture
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    Background Check for Dr. Swenson

    Malpractice Claims not available

    • Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Washington.
    • 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

    George Washington University School Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1989

    Residency Hospital

    Madigan Army Med Center
    Shriners Hsp/Cripple Child
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Swenson & Staff

    • English
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    Dr. Swenson's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at Valley General Hospital where Dr. Swenson has admitting privileges:

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Swenson

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Swenson to family and friends

    32 responses
    above
    national average

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    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    32 responses
    above
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    32 responses
    above
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    31 responses
    above
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    Under 10 minutes 30 responses
    shorter than
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Swenson
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    32 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    32 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    32 responses
    above
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    32 responses
    above
    national average

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    Is Dr. Swenson accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

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    • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
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    Office Locations

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    EvergreenHealth Orthopedic & Sports Care, Monroe
    14841 179th Ave SE Ste 330
    Monroe, WA 98272
    (360) 794-3300 (Office)
    (360) 794-6610 (Fax)
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    How well provider listens and answers questions
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