Dr. Matthew Swelstad, MD

Dr. Matthew Swelstad, MD

Craniofacial Plastic Surgery  ·  
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Age 45
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Dr. Matthew Swelstad, MD is a craniofacial plastic surgery specialist in Grand Junction, CO and has been practicing for 17 years. He graduated from University of Wisconsin School of Medicine - M.D. in 2001 and specializes in craniofacial plastic surgery and pediatric plastic surgery.Read his story

2643 Patterson Rd Ste 506

Grand Junction, CO 81506

Contact Information

(970) 242-8177

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Cofinity
  • Medicare
  • Rocky Mountain Health Plans
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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more than 12% of peers

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Dr. Swelstad's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Swelstad "Dr. Matthew R. Swelstad is a Craniofacial and Pediatric Plastic Surgeon serving the Grand Junction area for more than 15 years. He has been practicing since 2001. Dr. Swelstad is experienced in Reconstructive Procedures, Facelift and Blue Light Photodynamic Therapy. He is a professional member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Swelstad "My approach to treating patients is straightforward and simple: I want to give the best possible care with the best possible outcome. I have very high expectations and my reputation in the operating room is being a perfectionist and I?m proud of that. I love what I do and I want you to be happy with your results. I will be very honest with you and communicate what you can expect before, during and after surgery, or a procedure."

2  Specialties

  • Craniofacial Plastic Surgery
  • Pediatric Plastic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Plastic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Plastic Surgery*

6  Conditions Treated

  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Hypoplasia
  • Cleft Lip
  • Cleft Lip and Palate
  • Cleft Palate
  • Oral and-or Facial Cleft

25  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Colorado.

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

  • University of Wisconsin, Madison
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1995
  • University of Wisconsin School of Medicine - M.D.
    Medical School | Graduated 2001
  • Plastic Surgery - University of Wisconsin, Madison
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Craniofacial and Pediatric Plastic Surgery - Primary Childrens Medical Center in Salt Lake City, Utah
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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Dr. Swelstad's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Swelstad

4.7

Based on 64 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
1.5625%
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1 Star
6.25%
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I can not put into words how much I love Dr. Swelstad! I went to him in a tragic state after a double mastectomy and asked that he work wonders in order to repair my chest. He went above and beyond. He was compassionate, friendly, informative. If I ever had a problem or concern his staff was...Read More
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Dr. Swelstad was able to get me in for surgery within a week of having a breast implant rupture to have them replaced. I was incredibly nervous as my previous experience years ago with the surgery was painful and had no follow-up care. Dr. Swelstad spent time with me to be sure I was making the...Read More
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I am very pleased with the process from beginning to end. Everyone was willing to listen and explain the process . There were no surprises at all. MY results were exactly what was expected. Dr. Swelstad did a wonderful job. I look natural.
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I've never had any sort of surgery before, so I was really nerve racked, but Dr. Swelstad took good care of me. Not that surgery is a fun experience, but he had it as enjoyable as possible and helped calm down my nerves and anxieties. I'm very happy with the outcome and results I have had and have...Read More
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I was referred to Swelstad by an Orthopedic surgeon for cranial painful cranial deformities. I am on Medicaid and of course cannot compete with cash paying cosmetic surgery patients. I was made to jump through so many hoops before the doc would see me I.e. See other dr.s get more tests and on and...Read More
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