Obstetrics & Gynecology | Female | 35 years old
427 W 20th St Ste 706
Houston, TX 77008
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Obstetrics & Gynecology
Dr. Olga Swanson, a Board Certified Ob/Gyn, was born in Azerbaijan, and immigrated to Michigan when she was eight years old. After an early high school graduation, she attended Wayne State University in Detroit Michigan for her undergraduate education, where in addition to her pre- medicine coursework, she received a BA in English. She then attended Wayne State University School of Medicine and went on to complete her Obstetrics and Gynecology residency training at William Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak, Michigan.
After being in private practice in Michigan, Dr Swanson relocated to Texas, and received an academic appointment at University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB) in Galveston. She served as an Assistant Professor in the Minimally Invasive Gynecology Division. As a faculty member, Dr Swanson was an integral part of the teaching service as well as maintained a busy clinical practice. After her relocation to Houston, Dr Swanson has been honored to be able to return to the private clinical setting, where she now limits her practice to gynecology and women's health.
She is an active member of multiple professional organizations, including the American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists (AAGL) and the Texas Medical Association (TMA). Dr Swanson is also a Fellow of the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG).
In her spare time, Dr Swanson enjoys spending time with her husband and their three children. She enjoys cooking, reading, volunteering and playing different sports with her kids. Dr Swanson welcomes new patients and the practice accepts most insurance plans. Preferred Gynecology is fluent in Spanish and Russian in addition to English.
Dr Olga Swanson MD FACOG has extensive experience with the DaVinci Surgical System, which allows her unique microsurgical precision. Her patients are able to benefit from a speedy recovery and minimal post-operative pain. She is a believer in developing an individualized care- plan for her patients that may include conservative options, medical treatments, alternative treatments, as well as minimally invasive surgical techniques. She has a strong dedication to preventive care as well as adolescent gynecology. Dr Swanson specializes in treating patients with irregular menstrual cycles, heavy periods, fibroids, pelvic floor prolapse, incontinence, sexual dysfunction, hormonal imbalance/menopause, vaginitis, endometriosis and pelvic pain.
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Board certification should be one of your top considerations when choosing a doctor. Board certification is an official recognition given to doctors who have met specific requirements set by national medical specialty boards in the... More
Board certification should be one of your top considerations when choosing a doctor. Board certification is an official recognition given to doctors who have met specific requirements set by national medical specialty boards in the United States.
Board certification indicates that a doctor is highly qualified in the medical field in which he or she practices. A board-certified doctor is more likely than a non-board-certified doctor to have the most current skills and knowledge about how to treat your medical condition.
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