Dr. John Swicegood, MD

Dr. John Swicegood, MD

Interventional Pain Medicine  ·  
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Age 63
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Dr. John Swicegood, MD is an interventional pain medicine specialist in Fort Smith, AR and has been practicing for 33 years. He graduated from Univ Of Tx Med Sch At San Antonio in 1982 and specializes in interventional pain medicine and anesthesiology.

7303 Rogers Ave Ste 100

Fort Smith, AR 72903

Contact Information

(479) 452-0882

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Dr. Swicegood's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Chronic Postoperative Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Swicegood treats Chronic Postoperative Pain more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Swicegood treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Swicegood treats Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement) more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Swicegood treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Brachial Neuritis
  • Neuritis
  • Neuritis With Brachial Predilection
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Peripheral Neuritis
  • Polyneuritis
  • Radiculitis
  • Ulnar Neuritis
  • Vestibular Neuritis
Steroid Injection
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Swicegood performs Steroid Injection more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Swicegood performs this procedure more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Cervical Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Epidural Steroid Injections
  • Lumbar Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Thoracic Epidural Steroid Injection

Dr. Swicegood's conditions and procedures:

Back Pain
Bone Marrow Aspiration
Brachial Plexus Palsy
Celiac Plexus Block
Chronic Postoperative Pain
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
Compression Fracture
Degenerative Disc Disease
Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
Epidural Lysis of Adhesions (LOA)
Herniated Disc
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Knee Disorders
Low Back Pain
Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
Nerve Block, Somatic
Nerve Block, Sympathetic
Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
Osteoarthritis of Hip
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
Pathological Spine Fracture
Peripheral Nerve Block
Platelet-Rich Plasma Injection (PRP)
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Spinal Nerve Block
Spinal Stenosis
Spine and Back Procedures
Spine Disorders
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spondylitis
Spondylolisthesis
Spondylosis
Stem Cell Therapy
Steroid Injection
Trigger Point Injection
Upper Back Pain

About Me

Care Philosophy

The US healthcare system is deplorable, it has failed most people in chronic pain- we try to do what we can in one site of service realizing that injection therapies are not for everyone, nor are they appropriate for everyone. We emphasize wellnes...

Specialties

  • Interventional Pain Medicine
  • Anesthesiology

Board Certifications

  • Anesthesiology
  • Pain Medicine

Education

  • Anesthesiology
    Fellowship Hospital
  • 2005
    Diplomat American Board Of Interventional Pain Practice
    Fellowship Hospital
    2005
  • 2003
    Fellowship Interventional Pain Practice
    Fellowship Hospital
    2003
  • 1985
    University Ky
    Residency Hospital
    1985
  • 1983
    Orlando Regl Med Center
    Internship Hospital
    1983
  • 1982
    Univ Of Tx Med Sch At San Antonio
    Medical School
    1982
  • 1976
    Texas A&M University / Main Campus
    Undergraduate School
    1976

Awards

Dr. Swicegood's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Swicegood

4.6

Based on 19 reviews

5 Stars
89.47368421052632%
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4 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
10.526315789473685%
(2)

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Dr. Swicegood is the most compassionate doctor I have experienced in my 68 years. If his office were a model for the health care system we would all be in wonderful shape! If you want someone who truly cares about your condition Dr. Swicegood is the one!
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Dr. Swicegood has relieved my pain many years. I have always received courteous treatment from him and his staff. He is compassionate and concerned. He makes time for me if I need help in between treatments. If not for his care, I would not be as active as I am. The staff are just as courteous...Read More
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If only there were more doctors like him & his staff he is so compassionate and talented with injections he is not a pill pusher he tries to educate patients in alternative measures to regain function and quality of life and on addiction he is amazing he has told me with injections corrective...Read More
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The insurance lady, Ricky, is absolutely terrible at her job. Never answers her phone, multiple messages left without returned phone calls. When you finally get ahold of her through the front desk she will say she was "just about to call you". Took over 2 weeks to do her job and now there are no...Read More
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I dont think there is a smarter Dr with great bed side manor anywhere.......He knows what he is doing and cares alot about the way you feel.
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