Dr. Joel Swanson, MD

Dr. Joel Swanson, MD

Internal Medicine  ·  
Dr. Joel Swanson, MD is an internal medicine specialist in Eagle, ID. He graduated from Medical College of Wisconsin and specializes in internal medicine and geriatric medicine.

323 E Riverside Dr Ste 224

Eagle, ID 83616

Contact Information

(208) 302-6000

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Altius Health Plans
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Choice Health
  • Health Net
  • Humana
  • Idaho Physicians Network (IPN)
  • LifeWise
  • Medicaid of Idaho
  • 6 More

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Dr. Swanson's Experience

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 Internal Medicine
  • Board certified in Internal Medicine
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Swanson "Provide excellent preventive care. Maintain quality of life and promote increased length of life by properly caring for long term illness's. Be available for my patients."

2  Specialties

  • Internal Medicine
  • Geriatric Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

263  Conditions Treated


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32  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Care Coordination for Complex Conditions and Procedures
  • Chlamydia Infection Screening
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
  • Gonorrhea Screening
  • Hepatitis A Screening
  • Hepatitis B Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis C Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • Herpes Simplex Screening
  • HIV Screening
  • Hormone Replacement Therapy
  • Immunization
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Liver Function Test
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Paracentesis
  • Pregnancy Test
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Skin Procedures
  • Syphilis Screening
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Wellness Examination


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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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.


  • Medical College of Wisconsin
    Medical School | Graduated
  • University of California at Davis
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Med College Of Wisconsin Affiliated Hospitals
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Swanson has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Swanson's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Swanson to family and friends
23 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (23)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Swanson's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

Dr. Swanson is an excellent physician. He is knowledgeable and experienced. I have known him for quite a few years. I trust his judgement.
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Hi Kurt, thank you so much for your positive comments about Joel C. Swanson, MD! We look forward to your next visit! Take care!

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Seemed disinterested in my initial appt- notes I read about my visit did not correspond at all with conversations we had. I work in the health field and at least on that day he appeared as a classic burned out provider
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Hi, we work hard to provide a fantastic experience to everyone. It's discouraging to see that you had a negative experience. We would like to have a better understanding about your experience. Please reach out to us at (208) 302-6000 at your earliest convenience and we will do our best to resolve this with you.

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Very poor people skills
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DR Swanson cancelled an apt 5 minutes before arrival time, then was not a good listener about issues that arose from an unexpected ER visit. Did not give a refill on a blood pressure med prescribed at the hospital. Did not even give dietary suggestions at the apt or want to research why a sharp...more
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