Dr. Donald Switzer, MD

Dr. Donald Switzer, MD

Cardiology  |  
Male  |  
Age 63
(16)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Donald Switzer, MD is a cardiology specialist in Williamsville, NY and has been practicing for 32 years. He graduated from University At Buffalo State University Of New York School Of Medicine in 1980 and specializes in cardiology and clinical cardiac electrophysiology.

6333 Main St Ste 2

Williamsville, NY 14221

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Humana
  • Independent Health
  • MultiPlan
  • MVP Health Care

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Top Care Areas

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

Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
very high
more than 99% of peers
Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
very high
more than 99% of peers
Cardiac Electrophysiology
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
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Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripartum Cardiomyopathy
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Tetralogy of Fallot
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease

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Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

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 At Buffalo State University Of New York School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1980
  • Buffalo General Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1981
  • Buffalo General Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1983
  • University Ala
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1986

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Switzer has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Switzer's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Switzer to family and friends
3.0
based on 16 total reviews (2 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (16)

  • 5
    (8)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (8)

Dr. Switzer's Performance

Trustworthiness
GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
GOOD
Answers Questions
GOOD
Time well spent
GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
GOOD
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

in Buffalo, NY
A wonderful, kind, patient doctor. He put my very anxious daughter at ease about her procedure, took all the time we needed to get our questions answered, and came to talk to us twice after her procedure. Thank you Dr Switzer!
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in Pendleton ny
We saw doc way back before the ablation procedure was fda approved here in the usa. He accompanied my sister (the patient ) to London Ontario. It fixed her wpw and we never had another episode! He was kind and compassionate. I am actively seeking a new ept physician due to some different cardiac...more
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