Dr. Michael A. Schwalke, MD

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Specializes in General Surgery • Male • Age 60

8001 Youree Dr Ste 960
Shreveport, LA 71115
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Dr. Schwalke's Experience

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Hospital Quality

The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

Willis Knighton Medical Center
2600 Greenwood Road
Shreveport, LA 71103
Willis Knighton Bossier Health Center
2400 Hospital Drive
Bossier City, LA 71111

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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

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Patient Satisfaction

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Shreveport Breast Center
Shreveport Breast Center
8001 Youree Dr Ste 960
Shreveport, LA 71115
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    Dr. Schwalke's Experience

    Specialties

    • General Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • General Surgery
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    • Biopsy of Breast
    • Excision of Breast Tumor
    • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
    • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
    • Mastectomy
    • Port Placements or Replacements
    2
    • Breast Cancer
    • Breast Lump
    • Carcinoma in Situ
    • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
    • Liver Cancer
    • Lung Cancer
    • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
    • Secondary Malignancies
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    Background Check for Dr. Schwalke

    Malpractice Claims not available

    • Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Louisiana.
    • 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

    Virginia Commonwealth University / Medical College of Virginia School of Medicine
    Graduated in 1985

    Internship Hospital

    Brown University

    Residency Hospital

    Brown University
    Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center
    6

    Languages Spoken by Dr. Schwalke & Staff

    • English
  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. Schwalke's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at the 2 hospitals where Dr. Schwalke has admitting privileges:

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    • Willis Knighton Bossier Health Center

    • Willis Knighton Medical Center

  3. Healthgrades

    8 Facts About Patient Satisfaction Surveys

    Patient satisfaction surveys provide a standardized way of reporting about healthcare experiences. But there can be more than meets the eye when reviewing scores. Here's what you should know

    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Schwalke

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Schwalke to family and friends

    12 responses
    below
    national average

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    Dr. Schwalke's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    11 responses
    above
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    11 responses
    below
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    11 responses
    below
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes 12 responses
    same as
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Schwalke
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    12 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    12 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    12 responses
    below
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    12 responses
    below
    national average

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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Schwalke accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

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    • United Healthcare
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    Office Locations

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    Shreveport Breast Center
    8001 Youree Dr Ste 960
    Shreveport, LA 71115
    (318) 212-3706 (Office)
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    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    Under 10 minutes
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    How well provider listens and answers questions
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