Dr. David Swanson, MD

Dr. David Swanson, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 71
(4)
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Dr. David Swanson, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Anchorage, AK. He is 71 years old and has been practicing for 42 years.

3500 Latouche St Ste 250

Anchorage, AK 99508

Contact Information

(907) 561-1530

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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Endophthalmitis
very high
more than 93% of peers
Retina Diseases
very high
more than 88% of peers
Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
high
more than 86% of peers

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
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Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Chorioretinitis
  • Chronic Endophthalmitis
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Hypotony of Eye
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Telangiectasia
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sympathetic Uveitis
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Eye Surgery
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Alaska.

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

  • Univ Of Wa Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1975
  • University Of Washington
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1979
  • Bascom Palmer
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1980
  • Moorfields Eye Hosp
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1981

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Swanson has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Swanson's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Swanson to family and friends
5.0
based on 4 total reviews
Dr. Swanson's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
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  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
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Hospitals where Dr. Swanson has admitting privileges

Alaska Regional Hospital
2801 Debarr Rd
Anchorage, AK 99508
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