Dr. Christian Swanson, MD

Dr. Christian Swanson, MD

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59 y/o
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Dr. Christian Swanson, MD is a general surgery specialist in Folsom, CA and has been practicing for 29 years. He specializes in general surgery.

Mercy Medical Group

1730 Prairie City Rd # 120

Folsom, CA 95630
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross
  • Blue Shield of California
  • ChoiceCare Network
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Health Net
  • HealthSmart - Interplan Health Group
  • MultiPlan
  • Networks By Design
  • Pacific Foundation for Medical Care
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • Western Health Advantage

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for California
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. Swanson's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Swanson performs Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Swanson performs this procedure more than 99% of his peers

Hernia Repair
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Swanson performs Hernia Repair more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Swanson performs this procedure more than 99% of his peers

Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Swanson performs Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Swanson performs this procedure more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Swanson's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess
  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acid Reflux Surgery
  • Adrenalectomy
  • Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal Fissure
  • Aneurysm
  • Appendectomy
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Appendicitis
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Benign Tumor
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Lump
  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Cancer
  • Carcinoma in Situ
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Colectomy
  • Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Cyst
  • Cystotomy
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Diverticulum
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Esophagomyotomy
  • Esophagomyotomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gallbladder Surgery
  • Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrotomy
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia
  • Hernia Repair
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Lipomas
  • Liver Cancer
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Muscle Biopsy
  • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Pancreatectomy (incl. Pancreas Transplant and Whipple Procedure)
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
  • Parathyroid Surgery
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Skin Cancer
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Temporal Artery Biopsy
  • Thrombosis
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroid Surgery
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Varicose Vein Procedure
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Ventral Hernia
  • Wound Repair

About Me

Care Philosophy

I believe it is important to treat every patient with dignity and respect like you would a member of your own family. Medicine is both science and art, utilizing cutting edge technology to change a person's life. We must always remember to treat the patient as a whole, not just the disease.

Specialties

  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

UC Davis Medical Center
Residency Hospital
1991
UC Davis Medical Center
Internship Hospital
1990
Saint Louis University School of Medicine
Medical School
1991
1990

Awards

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Excellent surgeon, I highly recommend Dr. Swanson. He makes you feel like a person not a procedure. He takes the time to explain every detail about the procedure and calmly answer any questions you may have. He has been very kind to me through every visit after my emergency gallbladder removal. It...Read More
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Just got a Parathyroid gland removal. The surgery was very successful, thanks to Dr. Swanson and his team.
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I just had umbilical hernia surgery it was my first surgery. The staff of RN’s is amazing they are all very nice and helpful to make sure you are comfortable and Dr. Christian Swanson is the best, he is very professional and very friendly he was awesome.
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I saw Dr Swanson as a 2nd opinion for surgery. He was dramatically different from the 1st option surgeon. It took me two days to finally realize their conclusions were similar. This made me realize how important bedside manner was to the patient's overall experience and healing. Dr Swanson has...Read More
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Extremely knowledgeable about my procedure. Answered all my phone calls personally for questions after surgery. Extremely patient and considerate to my questions and decision to have surgery. Very comfortable to be around and has a peaceful calming affect. Would not have used any other surgeon....Read More
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Aetna
Anthem Blue Cross
Blue Shield of California
ChoiceCare Network
Cigna
Coventry Health Care
Health Net
HealthSmart - Interplan Health Group
Interplan Health Group
MultiPlan
Networks By Design
Pacific Foundation for Medical Care
Tricare
UnitedHealthCare
United Healthcare
Western Health Advantage

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