Dr. Colin Swales, MD

Dr. Colin Swales, MD

Gastroenterology  ·  
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Age 40
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Dr. Colin Swales, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Hartford, CT and has been practicing for 15 years. He graduated from University Of Massachusetts Medical School in 2003 and specializes in gastroenterology and transplant hepatology.

85 Seymour St Ste 1000

Hartford, CT 06106

Contact Information

(860) 246-2571

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • Anthem
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Community Health Network
  • 11 More

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Swales performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Hepatitis C
very high
more than 99% of peers
Viral Hepatitis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Liver Damage from Alcohol
very high
more than 98% of peers

Dr. Swales's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

2  Specialties

  • Gastroenterology
  • Transplant Hepatology

3  Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Transplant Hepatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

85  Conditions Treated

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9  Procedures

  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Paracentesis
  • Pyloromyotomy

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Connecticut.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • University Of Massachusetts Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 2003
  • Umass Memorial Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Lahey Clinic
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed
  • Umass Memorial Med Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Swales has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Swales' Reviews

4.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Swales to family and friends
14 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (14)

  • 5
    (11)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
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  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Swales' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

He doesn't care for his patients. When he looks at you, he just sees dollar signs. He cancels appointments but never reflects it in the system so you get the label "no-show" and are threatened with "discharge from his practice". I've gone there multiple times and was told I didn't have an...more
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Dr. Swales is by far the best doctor I have ever had the pleasure to meet and I am beyond thankful he is my husbands doctor. His bedside manner is unlike anything I've seen. For a Dr. who is probably slammed with patients he makes you feel like you are his only one. I am just blessed to have...more
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This man saved my wife's life. 3 years later however, his staff cant even get a timely refill to the pharmacy. For the last 4 months my wife's medication (Xifaxan) has been delayed. I know it's the staff and this is one way to inform the good Doctor where his staff is failing. He will hear it from...more
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