Dr. Johnny Swiger, MD

Dr. Johnny Swiger, MD

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Obstetrics & Gynecology  |  
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54 y/o
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Dr. Johnny Swiger, MD is an obstetrics & gynecology doctor who practices in Covington, LA. He is 54 years old and has been practicing for 23 years.Read his story

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Yeast Infections
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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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Specialties

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

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

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
  • Atrophic Vaginitis
  • Bacterial Sepsis
  • Blood Disorders
  • Blood Disorders in Pregnancy
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Pain
  • Breech Position
  • Cancer
  • Carcinoma in Situ
  • Cervicitis
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Ectopic Pregnancy
  • Encounters for Normal Pregnancies
  • Endometriosis
  • Female Infertility
  • Genitourinary Tract Infections in Pregnancy
  • Gestational Diabetes
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • HPV (Human Papillomavirus)
  • Hemorrhoids
  • High Risk Pregnancy
  • Hypertension Complicating Pregnancy, Childbirth and Postpartum
  • Intrauterine Growth Restriction
  • Low Back Pain During Pregnancy
  • Maternal Anemia
  • Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Menstrual Migraine
  • Miscarriages
  • Noninflammatory Cervical Disorders
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Ovarian Cysts
  • Pap Smear Abnormalities
  • Perimenopause
  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
  • Preeclampsia
  • Pregestational Diabetes Mellitus
  • Pregnancy-Related Disorders
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
  • Symptomatic Menopause
  • Trichomoniasis
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Uterine Fibroids
  • Uterine Prolapse
  • Vaginal and Pelvic Prolapse
  • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
  • Venous Thrombosis and Phlebitis in Pregnancy
  • Yeast Infections

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Procedures

  • Abdominal Hysterectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • C-Section
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Colpopexy
  • Colporrhaphy
  • Colposcopy
  • 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
  • HIV Screening
  • Hair Removal
  • Hepatitis B Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • Herpes Simplex 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

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Swiger to family and friends
4.8
based on 26 total reviews (6 with comments)

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Likelihood to Recommend (26)

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

Dr. Swiger'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 (6)

in Montgomery, AL |
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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in Slidell, LA |
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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in Mandeville, LA |
The office is great -- The waiting time is very short. He is great and gets in to see you very quickly. He takes his time with you, answers every question, and listens to any concerns. He makes the icky part of the visits quick and comfortable, and will always see you when you need to be seen. I...more
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in Houston, TX |
He delivered my first two children, and I loved him! He was honest and thorough. I am now pregnant again, but I moved to Texas, so I can't have him for this pregnancy. I wish I could drive back to Louisiana just for him to deliver my third.
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in Mandeville, LA |
He is fantastic. Always available via MyOschner to answer question and concerns via email. Delivered my first baby and will be delivering the second!
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Swiger accepts 36 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
    Medicaid
  • Amerihealth
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana PPO
  • CareSource
    Medicaid
  • Cigna
  • Community Health Choice
    Medicaid
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Employers Health Network
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Galaxy Health Network
  • Gilsbar 360
  • Health Net
    Medicaid
    Tricare
  • HealthPlus
    Medicaid
  • HealthPlus Amerigroup
    Medicaid
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
    Medicaid
  • Humana
    Tricare
  • Husky Health
    Medicaid
  • inHealth
    Medicaid
  • INTotal Health
    Medicaid
  • Medicaid
  • Midwest Health Plan
    Medicaid
  • Molina Healthcare
    Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • National Preferred Provider Network
  • Peach State Health Plan
    Medicaid
  • PPO Plus
    PPO Plus PPO
  • Prime Health Services
  • Simply Healthcare Plans
    Medicaid
  • Staywell (Wellcare)
    Medicaid
  • Three Rivers Provider Network
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Medicaid
  • USA Managed Care Organization
  • Wellcare of Georgia
    Medicaid

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Hospitals where Dr. Swiger has admitting privileges

Ochsner Medical Center - North Shore
100 Medical Center Dr
Slidell, LA 70461
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Lakeview Regional Medical Center
95 Judge Tanner Blvd
Covington, LA 70433
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Ochsner Medical Center
1516 Jefferson Highway
New Orleans, LA 70121
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St. Tammany Parish Hospital
1202 S Tyler St
Covington, LA 70433
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