Dr. Christa Swisher, MD

Neurology •  Female • Age 38

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Dr. Swisher

Duke Neurological Disorders Clinic

40 DUKE MEDICINE CIR STE 1L Durham, NC 27710

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(919) 681-7600

Dr. Christa Swisher, MD is a neurology specialist in Durham, NC and has been practicing for 5 years. She graduated from Case Western Reserve University School Of Medicine in 2007 and specializes in neurology, neurocritical care, and more.

At a Glance

  • Hospital satisfaction Patients said they were highly satisfied at this doctor's hospital. See hospitals
  • Practices at top hospital Stroke Care Excellence Award™ See hospitals
  • Practices at top hospital Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ See hospitals

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No malpractice claims found for North Carolina
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Swisher's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
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Dr. Swisher treats Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA) more than 46% of her peers

Dr. Swisher treats this condition more than 46% of her peers

Brain Disorders
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Dr. Swisher treats Brain Disorders more than 19% of her peers

Dr. Swisher treats this condition more than 19% of her peers

Cerebral Hemorrhage
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Dr. Swisher treats Cerebral Hemorrhage more than 14% of her peers

Dr. Swisher treats this condition more than 14% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Aneurysmal Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage With Amyloidosis, Hereditary, Dutch Type
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage

Dr. Swisher's conditions and procedures:

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Aneurysm
  • Anterior Horn Disease
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Injury
  • Cancer
  • Cardiac Doppler
  • Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Chronic Pain
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Dystonia
  • Ear Disorders
  • EEG (Electroencephalogram)
  • Epilepsy
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Headache
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Intraoperative Electrophysiologic Monitoring 
  • Meningiomas
  • Migraine
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Myoclonus
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Nystagmus
  • Rasmussen's Syndrome
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Spine Disorders
  • Status Epilepticus
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Syncope
  • TCD Bubble Test
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease

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About Me

Care Philosophy

I became fascinated by the complexity of the human brain when I took a Brain and Behavior course as a freshman in college. Throughout the rest of my medical training neurology remained my passion. My goals as a neurointensivist and neurophysiologist ...

Specialties

  • Neurology
  • Clinical Neurophysiology
  • Neurocritical Care

Board Certifications

  • Clinical Neurophysiology
  • Neurology

Education

2014
Duke University
Fellowship Hospital
2011
Duke University
Residency Hospital
2008
Metro Health Medical Center
Internship Hospital
2007
Case Western Reserve University School Of Medicine
Medical School

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82% Patient experience rating, 13% higher than the national average

  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2019, 2018, 2017)
  • Stroke Care Excellence Award™ (2018)
  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2017)
  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2017)