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General Surgery | Male

Care Philosophy

I take pride in offering the most advanced heart care available in a compassionate, respectful practice tailored to the unique aspects of each individual. My cardiac surgical judgement and technical expertise are founded on years of training with masters of cardiac surgery and 25 years of a high volume practice where I have performed over 9,000 heart procedures.

Biography

Dr. Jeffrey Swanson, MD is a general surgery doctor who practices in Portland, OR. He is 69 years old and has been practicing for 40 years. Dr. Swanson is affiliated with Providence St. Vincent Medical Center.

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    Under 10 minutes
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I am very happy I chose to meet and have Dr Jeffrey Swanson as my Surgeon. He truely radiated and practices compassionate care. I had zero doubts that I was in good hands. His reputation as foremost in the nation in his field preceded my meeting and he easily answered all our questions. Best of all, I am happy and well now, with a two stepping marathoners heart? ??
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Dr. Swanson's Care Philosophy

I take pride in offering the most advanced heart care available in a compassionate, respectful practice tailored to the unique aspects of each individual. My cardiac surgical judgement and technical expertise are founded on years of training with masters of cardiac surgery and 25 years of a high volume practice where I have performed over 9,000 heart procedures.

Dr. Swanson's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in General Surgery
  •  Board certified in Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
  •  Malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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    Malpractice Claim

    Dr. Swanson has 1 malpractice claim

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    • Settlement (8/25/2011)
    • Amount or Range: $225,000.00
    • Nature of Complaint: Alleged failure to diagnose and provide infection control after heart valve replacement.
    • State: Oregon
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  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Empyema
  • Endocarditis
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Disease in Women
  • Heart Injuries
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Valve Diseases
  • Hypertrophic Obstructive Cardiomyopathy
  • Lung Cancer
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Prolapse
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Patent Ductus Arteriosus
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Septal Defect
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Ventricular Septal Defect
  • Ventricular Septal Rupture

Education

  • Medical School
    Universite De Montpellier

    Graduated in 1977

  • Internship Hospital
    Moncton Hospital

    Completed in 1977

  • Residency Hospital
    Oregon Health Sciences University

    Completed in 1987

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Hospital Broussais

    Completed in 1985

  • Undergraduate School
    Princeton University

    Graduated in 1970

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Cardiothoracic Surgery

Procedures Performed

  • Ablation for Treatment of Atrial Fibrillation
  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Aortic Aneurysm Repair
  • Aortic Reconstruction Surgery
  • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
  • Aortic Valve Replacement
  • Aortic Valve Surgery
  • Arterial Graft
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
  • Decortication and Pleurectomy
  • Endovascular Repair of Thoracic Aorta
  • Heart Defect Repair
  • Heart Surgery
  • Heart Valve Replacement
  • Impella Device
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Insertion of Epicardial Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Insertion of Left Ventricular Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Maze Procedure
  • Mediastinal Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Heart Surgery
  • Mitral Valve Repair
  • Mitral Valve Replacement
  • Mitral Valve Surgery
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Pulmonary Valve Surgery
  • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Total Coronary Artery Revascularization
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)
  • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy