Dr. Christian Swanson, MD

Dr. Christian Swanson, MD

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General Surgery  ·  
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58 y/o
(24)

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Dr. Christian Swanson, MD is a general surgery specialist in Folsom, CA and has been practicing for 28 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
very high
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
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Mastectomy
Minimally Invasive Surgery
Muscle Biopsy
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)
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
    1991
  • 1990
    Saint Louis University School Of Medicine
    Medical School
    1990

Awards

Dr. Swanson's Reviews

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  • Staff friendliness
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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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