Dr. David Swedler, DO

Dr. David Swedler, DO

Bariatric Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
37 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. David Swedler, DO is a bariatric surgery specialist in Federal Way, WA. He specializes in bariatric surgery and general surgery.Read his story

Franciscan Center for Weight Management

34509 9th Ave S # 203B

Federal Way, WA 98003
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Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.

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Top Care Areas

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

Hernia Repair
more than 5% of peers
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
more than 5% of peers
more than 5% of peers

Dr. Swedler'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.

Dr. Swedler's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Swedler "David Swedler, DO is a compassionate bariatric and general surgeon with specialty experience and training in robotic and minimally invasive surgery, with a focus on weight loss surgery. He additionally has a strong focus on anti-reflux surgery, common and complex hernia repair and other ailments that are treatable by minimally invasive surgical techniques. Dr. Swedler understands that surgery is not an easy experience for people, and is always available for questions or concerns in order to ensure patients and their loved ones are comfortable and well informed. Dr. Swedler becomes a part of his patients' lives as they work together toward a common goal—returning patients to the life they love."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Swedler "I believe in delivering the most up to date and appropriate techniques for solving the challenges in each individual's health. My goal is to help people return people back to their normal, healthy, happy life."

2  Specialties

  • Bariatric Surgery
  • General Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Osteopathic Board of Surgery*

10  Conditions Treated

7  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Washington.

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.


  • Ohio State University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Touro Center / College of Osteopathic Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Lutheran Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Jackson South Community Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Swedler has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Swedler's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Swedler to family and friends
6 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (6)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Swedler's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

2 stars for the Doctor and how easy it was to get setup online. But once it got to the more important parts I couldn't get the staff that have hands in putting together my packet and submitting it to my insurance to be responsible, reliable and, honest with me. One day I would be told they didn't...more
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Love him and his staff. Was nervous about the whole surgery thing but he and his staff are making everything very easy.
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Dr Swedler is a very compassionate doctor who takes the time to listen to his patient's and doesn't leave the room until he is absolutely sure that the patient understands the condition they have and what can be done to aide them. He goes the extra mile with each patient and actually went on a gut...more
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Dr Swedler was very polite and very considerate. He was very attentive to my questions and concerns. Also explained to me in depth what I was signing myself up for and made me feel really good about the decision I was making ... I would absolutely recommend him as the choice doctor ?????
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He's awesome. Great bedside manner. Office and staff very caring.
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