Dr. Joanna Swartzbaugh, MD

Dr. Joanna Swartzbaugh, MD

Neurosurgery  |  
Female  |  
Age 44
(15)
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Dr. Joanna Swartzbaugh, MD is a neurosurgery doctor who practices in Bangor, ME. She is 44 years old and has been practicing for 18 years.

498 Essex St Ste 104

Bangor, ME 04401

Contact Information

(207) 947-8282

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care

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Top Care Areas

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

Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
high
more than 85% of peers
Low Back Pain
high
more than 85% of peers
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
normal
more than 77% of peers

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Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
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Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease

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Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Brain Surgery
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurostimulation
  • Paracentesis
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spine Fracture Treatment

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Maine.

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

  • Univ Of Va Sch Of Med Hlth Sys
    Medical School | Graduated 2000
  • University Of Ne Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Swartzbaugh has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Swartzbaugh's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Swartzbaugh to family and friends
5.0
based on 15 total reviews (1 with a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (15)

  • 5
    (15)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Swartzbaugh's Performance

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

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

in Bangor, ME |
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...more
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Swartzbaugh accepts 4 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
    Harvard Pilgrim Health Care PPO

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Swartzbaugh has admitting privileges

Eastern Maine Medical Center
489 State St
Bangor, ME 04401
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St. Joseph Hospital
360 Broadway
Bangor, ME 04401
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