Dr. R Newswanger, DO

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Specializes in Emergency Medicine • Male • Age 55

600 East Blvd
Elkhart, IN 46514
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Hospital Quality

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Elkhart General Hospital
600 East Blvd
Elkhart, IN 46514
Indiana University Health - Goshen Hospital
200 High Park Ave
Goshen, IN 46526

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600 East Blvd
Elkhart, IN 46514
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    Dr. Newswanger's Experience

    Specialties

    • Emergency Medicine
    • Family Medicine

    Board Certifications

    • Emergency Medicine
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    Background Check for Dr. Newswanger

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for Indiana.
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Michigan State University / College of Osteopathic Medicine
    Graduated in 1990

    Residency Hospital

    Wayne St University Detroit M C
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Newswanger & Staff

    • English
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    Dr. Newswanger's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    • Elkhart General Hospital

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    Appointments & Offices

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    • Yes.

    What insurance does he accept?*

    • Aetna
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    Office Locations

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    600 East Blvd
    Elkhart, IN 46514
    (574) 523-3161 (Office)
    (574) 273-1137 (Fax)
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    Tell us about the office & staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    Under 10 minutes
    Tell us about Dr. Newswanger
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    Tell us about yourself How's this used?
    Your gender:
       
    Your age group:
    18 – 24 years old
    Number of office visits you've had in the last 2 years:
    0 visits
    Display Name:
    City, State:
    Email: *
    How would you like to verify your survey? *
     
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