Dr. Eli Swanson, MD

Orthopedic SurgeryMaleAge 45

Dr. Swanson
Accepting new patients

Ram R Krishna MD

2460 S Parkview Loop Ste 3 Yuma, AZ 85364

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Dr. Eli Swanson, MD is a Orthopedic Surgery Specialist in Yuma, AZ and has over 15 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from Columbia University / College of Physicians And Surgeons medical school in 2006. He is affiliated with medical facilities St. Joseph's Hospital And Medical Center and Valleywise Health Medical Center. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Swanson to book an appointment.

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Dr. Swanson is affiliated with St. Joseph's Hospital And Medical Center Phoenix, a highly rated hospital.

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Dr. Swanson's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Broken Arm
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Swanson treats Broken Arm more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Swanson treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Colles' Fracture
  • Distal Radius Fracture
  • Elbow Fracture
  • Wrist Fracture
Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Swanson treats Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Swanson treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Extremity Malunions
  • Malunion of Fracture
Clavicle Fracture
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Swanson treats Clavicle Fracture more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Swanson treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Swanson's conditions and procedures:

  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Avascular Necrosis
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Excision of Femur or Knee
  • Excision of Humerus
  • Excision of Tibia or Fibula
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot and Ankle DislocationTreatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot Fracture
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand Tendon Repair
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Sprain
  • Humerus Fracture
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Meniscus Surgery
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteoporosis
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Steroid Injection
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Trigger Finger
  • Unicompartmental Hip Surgery
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
  • Wrist Fracture

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Dr. Swanson accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Aetna Savings Plus of AZ
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
National (BlueCard) PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
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Coventry Health Care
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
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Health Net
Medicaid
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Fee For Service (FFS)
Medicaid (21 and over)
Medicaid (under 21)
Medicare
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MultiPlan
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United Healthcare

Dr. Swanson's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Swanson

4.7

Based on 14 ratings

5 Stars
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1 Star
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What went well
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  • Staff friendliness (14)
  • Appointment scheduling (13)
What could be improved
  • Appointment was rushed (1)
  • Didn't explain conditions well (1)
  • Didn't listen or answer questions (1)
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In September of 2019 I was in a car accident that shattered my kneecap into several pieces. I feel very fortunate that Dr Swanson was the Ortho on call for emergency surgeries that day. He explained what happened and how he planned on repairing it, and gave me a conservatively realistic idea of what to expect long term. Throughout the last year, his work has proven to be excellent. Recently he went back in and removed all the hardware from my knee, and my knee is strong and stable. I was able to run a 5k race 13 months after the original injury, thanks to his work. He is a great communicator, and will listen to all your questions and will not leave until you understand his answers. All of his colleagues, whether they are OR nurses or fellow Surgeons speak very highly of his commitment to quality and his skill in very difficult cases, like mine. I would recommend Dr Swanson to anyone needing Orthopedic Surgery.
What went well
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  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Great surgeon and doctor I will recommend him.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
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Shona McGee in Phoenix, AZ – May 23, 2019
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Dr Swanson helped my brother after a horrible accident. My entire family is grateful to him and the other staff member who assisted in my brothers recovery. If it wasn’t for Dr. swanson my brother could have lost his leg. Unlike other surgeons, he actually took the time to listen to my brother and properly address his needs. If you are injured in Phoenix, I highly recommend consulting with Dr. Swanson. He is the absolute best!
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T. Ruiz in Phoenix, AZ – Oct 27, 2018
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After being denied to see my original surgeon, for pain I was still haveing because of a femur break a year and a half into healing. I was referred to Dr. Swanson. The moment he walked into the room, he introduced himself, examined me, did a few tests, explained as he went in detail. He told me the reason of the issue, the game plan, and explained it to where I could understand it in my frustration. He made sure to answer all my questions in detail and with examples. I highly recommend him.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Mikayla Flatau in AZ – Sep 14, 2018
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Dr. Swanson is a quick witted professional in his field. He came up with a plan that definitely fast tracked my healing process. I'm grateful, humbled, lucky and fortunate to have been taken under the care of the orthopedic team at MIHS.
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Phoenix, AZ – Jul 27, 2017
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My son was run over by a truck and was rushed by amabilance to Maricopa Mefical Center. I had no choice in the doctors that he would see. I am beyond thankful and will forever have a special place in my heart for Dr. Swanson and the entire staff we have encountered for the past year. If I had a choice I would choose Dr. Swanson and recommend him to anyone seeking and orthopedic surgeon.
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About Me

Care Philosophy

As an Orthopedic surgeon specializing in the treatment of complex fractures I believe that it is Important for the doctor patient relationship to allow...Read more

Biography

High School: Jesuit High School Portland OR Graduation 1994

College: United States Air Force Academy 1994-1996

University of Puget...
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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Hip & Knee Orthopedics
  • Orthopedic Foot & Ankle Surgery
  • Orthopedic Shoulder & Elbow Surgery
  • Orthopedic Trauma Surgery
  • Orthopedics
  • Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery
  • Reconstructive Orthopedic Surgery
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Board Certifications

Education

2012
University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
Fellowship Hospital
2011
Harbor / UCLA
Residency Hospital
2007
Harbor / UCLA
Internship Hospital
2006
Columbia University / College of Physicians And Surgeons
Medical School
1998
University of Puget Sound
Undergraduate School
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Languages

  • English
  • Spanish

Awards

Frequently Asked Questions

Is Dr. Eli Swanson, MD accepting new patients?

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What are Dr. Eli Swanson, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Swanson frequently treats Broken Arm, Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures , and Clavicle Fracture. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Swanson treats.

Where is Dr. Eli Swanson, MD's office located?

Dr. Swanson's office is located at 2460 S Parkview Loop Ste 3, Yuma, AZ 85364. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Dr. Swanson speaks Spanish and English. View profile to see all.

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Locations

Ram R Krishna MD

Yuma Regional Medical Center Center for Bone and Joint Health2460 S Parkview Loop Ste 3 Yuma, AZ 85364
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    • Mon: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Tue: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Wed: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Thu: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Fri: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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Practice

Maricopa Integrated Health System2601 E Roosevelt St Phoenix, AZ 85008
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Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Swanson is affiliated with the following hospitals. Select a hospital below to learn more.

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St. Joseph's Hospital And Medical Center

Phoenix, AZ

74% Patient Experience Rating, 5% higher than the national average

20 Awards Received

Award Highlight: America's 50 Best Hospitals Award™ (2021)

Valleywise Health Medical Center

Phoenix, AZ

59% Patient Experience Rating, 10% lower than the national average