Dr. Charles A. Swanson, MD

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Dr. Charles A. Swanson, MD

Dermatology | Male

Charles A. Swanson, MD 21 Highland Ave Ste 3, Newburyport, MA 01950 Get Directions
(978) 462-4401

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Charles A. Swanson is a Dermatologist (Skin Specialist) - Dermatopathology practicing in Newburyport, MA. Started practicing 1980. PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS ...Read more

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  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • MultiPlan
  • The Great-West Life Assurance Company
  • UnitedHealthCare

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  • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
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  • How well provider listens and answers questions
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  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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  • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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  • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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Examining room disorganized. Older man, took a chunk out of my toe. When I commented u got an I'm sorry, I didn't mean to go that deep or I would have given Novocain'. Let's hope the knife was sterile; guys fingernails were long/dirty, no social skills. I won't be back.!
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Specialties

  • Dermatology

Board Certifications

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  • Dermatology

Conditions Treated

  • Acne
  • Actinic Keratosis
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Athlete's Foot
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Carcinoma in Situ of Skin
  • Cellulitis
  • Dermatitis
  • Dermatitis Due to Drugs
  • Dermatomyositis
  • Erythema Multiforme
  • Folliculitis
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fungal Nail Infection
  • Hair Loss
  • Henoch–Schönlein Purpura (HSP)
  • Hidradenitis
  • Hives
  • Impetigo
  • Intertrigo
  • Itchy Skin
  • Jock Itch
  • Keloid Scar
  • Leg and Foot Ulcers
  • Lichen Planus
  • Lyme Disease
  • Melanoma
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Nail and Nail Bed Infection
  • Psoriasis
  • Rash
  • Ringworm
  • Rosacea
  • Scabies
  • Seborrheic Dermatitis
  • Second-Degree Burns
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Infections
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Sunburn
  • Telogen Effluvium
  • Ulcer
  • Varicose Veins
  • Warts

Procedures Performed

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PROCEDURES AND TREATMENTS OFFERED BY Dr. Swanson

  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
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  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion

Background Check

  • 0
    Malpractice Claims

    No malpractice history found for Massachusetts.

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    Sanctions

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  • 0
    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    Stanford University-M.D.

    Graduated in 1976

  • Internship Hospital
    Rhode Island Hospital-General Practice
  • Residency Hospital
    Brown Affil Hospital-Dermatology
  • Undergraduate School
    Massachusetts Institute Of Technology-B.S. Life Sciences/Pre-Med

    Graduated in 1970

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English

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  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Dermatology
  • Board certified in Dermatology
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Swanson's Office & Staff

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Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
16 – 30 minutes

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Dr. Swanson says...

Charles A. Swanson is a Dermatologist (Skin Specialist) - Dermatopathology practicing in Newburyport, MA. Started practicing 1980.

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

  • American Academy of Dermatology
  • Massachusetts Medical Society

FORMS OF PAYMENT

  • Cash, Visa, Mastercard, Checks

INSURANCES ACCEPTED

  • Aetna
  • BCBS Blue Card
  • BCBS Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • First Health
  • Great West
  • Harvard Pilgrim
  • Multiplan
  • Tufts Health Plan
  • United Healthcare - Direct

HOURS

  • Monday to Friday: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
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Dr. Swanson says...

PROCEDURES AND TREATMENTS OFFERED BY Dr. Swanson

  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion