Dr. Alexander M. Swan Sr., MD

Dr. Alexander M. Swan Sr., MD

Nephrology & Hypertension | Male | 55 years old

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All patients deserve excellent professional care regardless of race, religion, skin color, ethnicity, country of origin, sexual orientation, insurance, social status, economical status, ability to pay. We treat all patients as our family members. We help people and treat them with the dignity from the bottom of our hearts. For us every patient counts and we measure our services success one patient at the time. Having the good heart and sharing the good deed is our philosophy of the patient care.Read more

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in Woodbridge, NJ |
Dr. Alexander M. Swan is a gift from God simply because he really takes care of all his patients as his family members. I have been with many doctors in my past receiving their routine treatments, however I did not get better. Then I have been looking for the doctor who can make me better with all my complicated health problem. One day I found Dr. Alexander Swan and I literally started doing better day by day since Dr. Swan took care of me. I highly recommend Dr. Alexander M. Swan for anyone.
in Carteret, NJ |
Dr. Swan is an outstanding physician. He is very compassionate and cares very much about his patients. He takes his time with his patients and makes them smile with his great sense of humor. He always puts patients at ease. He is always motivated to work even during a busy schedule. He never complains that he's tired or overwhelmed. Dr. Swan volunteers his time in other countries helping those in need with medical care. Has an amazing heart and personality and mirrors this to others. Top doctor!
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Dr. Swan Sr.'s Care Philosophy

All patients deserve excellent professional care regardless of race, religion, skin color, ethnicity, country of origin, sexual orientation, insurance, social status, economical status, ability to pay. We treat all patients as our family members. We help people and treat them with the dignity from the bottom of our hearts. For us every patient counts and we measure our services success one patient at the time. Having the good heart and sharing the good deed is our philosophy of the patient care.

Dr. Swan Sr.'s experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Nephrology & Hypertension
  •  Board certified in Internal Medicine and Nephrology
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Internal Medicine
  • Nephrology

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
  • Acidosis
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Kidney Failure
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Allergies
  • Anemia
  • Aneurysm
  • Arthritis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Chronic Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Congenital Cystic Kidney Disease
  • Congenital Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Depression
  • Diabetes
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • Diabetic Nephropathy
  • Edema
  • Electrolyte Disorders
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • Generalized Obesity
  • Glomerulonephritis
  • Gout
  • Headache
  • High Cholesterol
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertension, Kidney Disease-Induced
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Encephalopathy
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Kidney Disease
  • Kidney Failure
  • Kidney Infection, Acute
  • Kidney Stones
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Lipedema
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
  • Migraine
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Nephritis and Nephropathy
  • Nephrotic Syndrome
  • Osteoporosis
  • Panic Disorder
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Premenstrual Syndrome
  • Proteinuria
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Renal Hyperparathyroidism
  • Renal Hypertension
  • Stress
  • Tendonitis
  • Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thrombosis
  • Tuberous Sclerosis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vasculitis
  • Venous Compression
  • Venous Insufficiency
  • Vitamin D Deficiency

Education

  • Medical School
    University Of Illinois At Urbana-Champaign

    Graduated in 1991

  • Internship Hospital
    University Of Illinois At Urbana-Champaign

    Completed in 1992

    Wyckoff Heights Med Ctr-Weill Cornell

    Completed in 1993

  • Residency Hospital
    Wyckoff Heights Med Ctr-Weill Cornell

    Completed in 1994

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Lenox Hill Hospital Nyu

    Completed in 1996

  • Undergraduate School
    Medical Institute Of Medicine (I), Rangoon, Burma

    Graduated in 1988

    Premedical Institute Of Medicine (I), Rangoon, Burma

    Graduated in 1981

  • Other Education
    Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Ctr

    Completed in 1997

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Burmese
  • Chinese
  • Spanish

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Specialties

  • Nephrology & Hypertension
  • Clinical Lipidology
  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
  • Obesity Medicine
  • Student Health
  • Vascular Medicine

Procedures Performed

  • Allergy Treatment
  • Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring
  • Arteriovenostomy for Renal Dialysis
  • Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
  • Biopsy
  • Bone Density Scan
  • Bone Regeneration Procedure
  • Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy
  • Dialysis
  • Dialysis Access Procedures
  • Dialysis Catheter Placement
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Family Counseling
  • Hemodialysis
  • Hemodialysis Vascular Access Creation
  • Hemodialysis and IV Access Surgery
  • Immunization
  • Kidney Stones Treatment
  • Kidney Transplant
  • Meditation
  • Peritoneal Dialysis
  • Renal Biopsy
  • Stress Management
  • Tendon and Bursa Injection
  • Transplant Care
  • Urinalysis
  • Vaccination
  • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure