Dr. Johnny Swiger, MD

Dr. Johnny Swiger, MD

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Obstetrics & Gynecology  ·  
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54 y/o
(31)

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Dr. Johnny Swiger, MD is an obstetrics & gynecology specialist in Covington, LA and has been practicing for 23 years. He specializes in obstetrics & gynecology, fertility medicine, and more.Read his story

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Top Care Areas

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

Yeast Infections
very high
more than 99% of peers
Gonorrhea Screening
very high
more than 99% of peers
Herpes Simplex Screening
very high
more than 98% of peers

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Dr. Swiger's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Swiger " Dr Swiger was born and raised in New Orleans, Louisiana. After completing residency training at LSU-Shreveport, Dr Swiger moved to Dallas,Texas where he practiced. Dr Swiger served as Chief of Staff at Regional Hospital and headed a three member Midwife Birthing center. Dr Swiger moved back to Louisiana in late 1999 to resume practice, and served as Chief of Staff at Lakeview Regional Medical Center and Chairman of OB/GYN. Dr Swiger recieved additional training in urogynecology and Robotic gynecologic surgery. Dr Swiger specializes in stress urinary incontinence,female pelvic prolapse procedures and in-office infertility procedures and minimally invasive, SINGLE SITE Robotic Surgery. Dr Swiger offers patients the unique option of SINGLE SITE ROBOTIC surgery as opposed to multi-site in order to address the aesthetic needs of his patients in whom multiple incisons would NOT be cosmetically pleasing."
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Care Philosophy

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11  Specialties

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • Adolescent Gynecology
  • Fertility Medicine
  • Gynecologic Surgery
  • Gynecology
  • Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Obstetric & Gynecologic Surgery
  • Obstetrics
  • Robotic Surgery
  • Surgery
  • Urogynecology & Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
    Accredited by: American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology*

57  Conditions Treated

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40  Procedures

  • Abdominal Hysterectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Colpopexy
  • Colporrhaphy
  • Colposcopy
  • C-Section
  • Destruction or Excision of Lesion of Cervix (incl. LEEP)
  • Destruction or Excision of Vaginal Lesions
  • Dilation and Curettage
  • Excision of Cervix
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Fetal Cardiac Monitoring
  • Gonorrhea Screening
  • Gynecologic Cancer Screening
  • Hair Removal
  • Hepatitis B Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • Herpes Simplex Screening
  • HIV Screening
  • Hysterectomy - Laparoscopic
  • Hysterectomy - Open
  • Hysteroscopy
  • Incontinence Sling Procedure
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Myomectomy - Open and-or Laparoscopic
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Pregnancy Test
  • Pregnancy Ultrasound
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Rh Incompatibility Screening
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Sympathectomy
  • Syphilis Screening
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Tubal Ligation
  • Vaginal Birth After Cesarean (VBAC)
  • Vaginal Delivery and VBAC
  • Vaginal Surgery
  • Vulvectomy
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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.

Education

  • Louisiana State Univeristy
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1987
  • Louisiana State University School of Medicine in Shreveport
    Medical School | Graduated 1991
  • Louisiana State University Health Shreveport / School of Medicine
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1991
  • La St University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1995
  • Additional Training In Female Urinary Incontinence
    Other Education | Completed 1995
  • Louisiana State University Health Shreveport / School of Medicine
    Other Education | Completed 1987

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Swiger has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Swiger's Reviews

4.2
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Swiger to family and friends
31 total reviews (9 have comments)

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Likelihood to Recommend (31)

  • 5
    (23)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
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  • 1
    (6)

Dr. Swiger's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (9)

Horrible bedside manner and long wait time.
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Was recommended by a friend to use Dr. Swiger. Was not interested in my birth plan at all. I felt rushed and all my questions I felt seemed to be a bother to him.
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I would not recommend Dr. Swiger at all. He was very arrogant he wasn't listening to me (in his own world) It seemed like he just wanted me to shut up. I asked for a mammogram because I'm on hormone cream and he said I didn't need it (I'm 37 years old) (the hormone cream cautions that it could...more
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Dr. Swiger is nothing short of AMAZING. Although I was only with him for a short amount of time, he made me feel so comfortable in his care. My very first visit with him was unlike any with my previous OB (out of state). Dr. Swiger was very attentive and always listening. Great bedside manner,...more
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Dr. Swiger is excellent at what he does! He is quick, to the point, has great bed side manner and an awesome personality. I have recommended him to plenty of people. And all of my family goes to him. My only complaint is that I can't go to him for everything medical, because I definitely would. I...more
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