Dr. Marc Swanson, MD

Dr. Marc Swanson, MD

Pain Medicine  ·  
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Age 63
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Dr. Marc Swanson, MD is a pain medicine specialist in Salem, VA and has been practicing for 38 years. He graduated from West Virginia University in 1980 and specializes in pain medicine.

1802 Braeburn Dr Ste 3C10

Salem, VA 24153

Contact Information

(540) 444-5670

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Humana

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Top Care Areas

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

Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
very high
more than 99% of peers
Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
very high
more than 99% of peers
Chronic Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Swanson's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Pain Medicine

2  Board Certifications

  • Anesthesiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Anesthesiology*
  • Pain Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Anesthesiology*

46  Conditions Treated

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10  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Virginia.

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

  • West Virginia University
    Medical School | Graduated 1980
  • Vanderbilt University
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • University Of Virginia
    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

2.9
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Swanson to family and friends
39 total reviews (14 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (39)

  • 5
    (16)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (2)
  • 2
    (3)
  • 1
    (17)

Dr. Swanson's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (14)

Dr. Swanson is probably one of the worst doctors I've ever seen. I have endometriosis, fibromyalgia, and stomach problems and yet all he could talk about was how fat I am. I have NEVER had an issue with a doctor discussing my weight, but Dr. Swanson would not let it go. He wouldn't address my...more
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Dr Swanson is very informative and guides you through his actions accurately, effectively, and with humor. I have had 4 treatments for RCPS in my dominant hand. Although still at an estimated 50% , I sincerely believe the incremental improvement is a direct result of Dr. Swanson's treatments. ...more
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Dr SWANSON put my pain pump in and I've never had anything bad happen to me with Dr SWANSON I called he had me to come back within 30 mins he was very nice to me and I love all the Dr's there they are the best I have ever seen and I would tell people to go see them.. I have never had a bad visit...more
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I really feel listed to and taken seriously. I ave ;has a loss of a loved on and they were just wonderful.
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Very caring competent physician. He has been very supportive of me with my degenerative problem.
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