Dr. Michael Schwalke, MD

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Dr. Michael Schwalke, MD

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General Surgery | Male

GASTROENTEROLOGY ASSOCIATES 8001 Youree Dr Ste 960, Shreveport, LA 71115 Get Directions
(318) 212-3000

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Dr. Schwalke specializes in General Surgery and practices in Shreveport, LA. He practices at 1 location.

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  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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  • Staff friendliness and courteousness
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  • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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Specialties

  • General Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Benign Tumor
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Lump
  • Cancer
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Hernia
  • Lipomas
  • Liver Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Rib Fracture
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Vascular Disease

Procedures Performed

  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Wound Repair

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    Malpractice Claims not available

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    Sanctions

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  • 0
    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    Va Commonwealth Univ Sch Of Med

    Graduated in 1985

  • Internship Hospital
    Brown University

    Completed in 1986

  • Residency Hospital
    Brown University

    Completed in 1989

    Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center

    Completed in 1991

Awards & Recognition

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in General Surgery
  • No board certification on record with Healthgrades
  • Malpractice claims in Louisiana not available
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Schwalke's Office & Staff

Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
Staff friendliness and courteousness
Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
10 – 15 minutes

Experience with Dr. Schwalke

Level of trust in provider's decisions
How well provider explains medical condition(s)
How well provider listens and answers questions
Spends appropriate amount of time with patients