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Dr. Joanna Swartzbaugh, MD

Neurosurgery ·  Female · Age 45

Dr. Swartzbaugh

Dr. Joanna Swartzbaugh, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Bangor, ME and has been practicing for 19 years. She graduated from University Of Virginia / Main Campus in 2000 and specializes in neurosurgery.


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(207) 947-8282

Dr. Swartzbaugh accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
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Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
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Cigna
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Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
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Dr. Swartzbaugh's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Swartzbaugh performs Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy) more than 81% of her peers

Dr. Swartzbaugh performs this procedure more than 81% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Laminectomy
  • Laminoplasty
  • Laminotomy
  • Lumbar Laminectomy
  • Posterior Cervical Laminectomy
Spine Disorders
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Swartzbaugh treats Spine Disorders more than 79% of her peers

Dr. Swartzbaugh treats this condition more than 79% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Degenerative Spine Diseases
  • Ossification of the Posterior Longitudinal Ligament of the Spine
  • Pediatric Spinal Tumor
  • Progressive Spinal Muscular Atrophy
  • Progressive Spinobulbar Muscular Atrophy
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Dysostosis, Anhalt Type
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Ryukyuan Type
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Scapuloperoneal
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type I
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type II
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type III
  • Spinal Tuberculosis
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Swartzbaugh treats Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement) more than 81% of her peers

Dr. Swartzbaugh treats this condition more than 81% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Brachial Neuritis
  • Neuritis
  • Neuritis With Brachial Predilection
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Peripheral Neuritis
  • Polyneuritis
  • Radiculitis
  • Ulnar Neuritis
  • Vestibular Neuritis

Dr. Swartzbaugh's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Surgery
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Disc Replacement
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurostimulation
  • Paracentesis
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease

About Me

Biography

Dr. Joanna Swartzbaugh, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Bangor, ME and has been practicing for 19 years. She graduated from University Of Virginia / Main Campus in 2000 and specializes in neurosurgery.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

University Of Ne Med Center
Residency Hospital
2000
University Of Virginia / Main Campus
Medical School
2000

Awards

Dr. Swartzbaugh's Reviews

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AMAZING! How many doctors will accept a new surgery on the day before vacation, late afternoon? Dr. SWARTZBAUGH that's who. I was in ER in need of immediate pain relief, I couldn't stand it a moment more. It had been about 10 days (1st ER visit I was sent home with Pain meds - which I told them...Read More
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