Dr. Fresca Swaniker, MD

Critical Care SurgeryFemaleAge 59

Dr. Swaniker
Accepting new patients

Northern Light Eastern Maine Medical Center

489 State St Bangor, ME 04401

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(207) 973-8305

Dr. Fresca Swaniker, MD is a Critical Care Surgery Specialist in Bangor, ME and has over 32 years of experience in the medical field. She graduated from University Of Ghana Medical School medical school in 1989. She is affiliated with Ascension Borgess Hospital. She is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Swaniker to book an appointment.

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  • Low Wait Times
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Dr. Swaniker's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abdominoplasty
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acute Bowel Infarction
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Appendicitis
  • Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Breast Cancer
  • Bunion Surgery
  • Burn Injuries
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Colectomy
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Cyst Incision and Drainage
  • Decortication and Pleurectomy
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Duodenal Polypectomy
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Excision of Esophageal Lesion
  • Excision of Stomach Tumor
  • Excision of Testicular Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Fecal Impaction Removal
  • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
  • Gallbladder Cancer
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gallstones
  • Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastrotomy
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Ileus
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Ischemic Colitis
  • Laparotomy
  • Lipomas
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Lymphangioma
  • Meckel's Diverticulum
  • Meniscus Surgery
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Open Gastric Restrictive Procedure
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Pelvic Abscess
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Puncture Aspiration
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Renal Transplant and Nephrectomy
  • Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft)
  • Rib Fracture
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Second-Degree Burns
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Skin Grafts
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Thoracentesis
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Vaginal Prolapse Surgery
  • Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
  • Ventral Hernia
  • Wound Repair

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About Me

Biography

Dr. Fresca Swaniker, MD is a Critical Care Surgery Specialist in Bangor, ME and has over 32 years of experience in the medical field. She graduated from...Read more

Specialties

  • Critical Care Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Critical Care Surgery
  • General Surgery

Education

University Michigan
Fellowship Hospital
1997
Loma Linda University Medical Center
Residency Hospital
1995
University Of California Los Angeles
Residency Hospital
1993
St Agnes Hospital
Residency Hospital
1989
University Of Ghana Medical School
Medical School
,

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What are Dr. Fresca Swaniker, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Swaniker frequently treats Rib Fracture, Wound Repair, and Intestinal Obstruction. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Swaniker treats.

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Dr. Swaniker's office is located at 489 State St, Bangor, ME 04401. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Locations

Practice

Northern Light Eastern Maine Medical Center489 State St Bangor, ME 04401
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Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Swaniker is affiliated with the following hospital. Select the hospital below to learn more.

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Ascension Borgess Hospital

Kalamazoo, MI

67% Patient Experience Rating, 2% lower than the national average

12 Awards Received

Award Highlight: America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2021)