Dr. Randal Swenson, MD

Dr. Randal Swenson, MD

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Ear, Nose, and Throat  ·  
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67 y/o
(18)

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Dr. Randal Swenson, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Salt Lake City, UT and has been practicing for 39 years. He specializes in ear, nose, and throat, otolaryngology-head and neck surgery, and more.

ENT Specialists - Salt Lake

4000 S 700 E Ste 10

Salt Lake City, UT 84107
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Insurance Accepted

  • AARP
  • Aetna
  • Allegiance Health Plans
  • Altius Health Plans
  • Ameriben
  • American Enterprise Group
  • American Heritage
  • American Postal Workers Union Health Plan
  • Amerihealth
  • Bankers Life and Casualty
  • Baptist Health Services Group
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Caremark Pharmacy

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Top Care Areas

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

Earwax Buildup
very high
more than 93% of peers
Ear Disorders
very high
more than 90% of peers
Chronic Sinusitis
very high
more than 90% of peers

Dr. Swenson'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.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Swenson "You, the patient, are the most important person to our practice. We are committed to providing the best possible medical care. Excellence is our goal. We have worked to provide a full range of service and have highly trained and knowledgeable staff who have been together for some ten years plus. We look forward to being part of your medical team."

3  Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat
  • Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
  • Plastic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

57  Conditions Treated

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28  Procedures

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
  • CT Scan (Computed Tomography)
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • Earwax Removal
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Facial Reconstruction
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Laryngeal Videostroboscopy
  • Lip, Excision or Resection
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Nose Plastic Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
  • Radiofrequency Ablation
  • Removal of Foreign Body from Ear
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Wound Repair

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Utah.

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 Utah School Of Medicine-Salt Lake City
    Medical School | Graduated 1979
  • Providence Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Providence Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University Of Arizona College Of Medicine Tucson Az
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University Of California San Francisco School Of Medicinesan Francisco Ca
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Swenson has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Japanese

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Swenson's Reviews

4.1
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Swenson to family and friends
18 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (18)

  • 5
    (12)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (2)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Swenson's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

Dr Swensen is very straight to the problem and fix it with not a lot of chit chat. He does an excellent job and he takes his work serious .so if you like a Dr that sits around and tells jokes he's not that type. He very knowledgable and efficient .Im very pleased with him . But from day one the...more
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I'm surprised by the lack of clarity when getting a procedure done. They never were able to provide with a quote on how much a procedure was going to cost. Do yourself a favor and go somewhere else if you don't want to be getting hit with random bills. I got book with an appointment because the...more
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Dr. Swenson is an excellent physician and surgeon. He is very gentle and a great doctor. He has done several surgeries for me and has always done a great job. He knows his stuff. His staff is fantastic too.
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Our son broke his nose in collision with a knee at a trampoline park. It was bad. Dr. Swenson did a great job of fixing it. After the surgery Dr. Swenson wrote prescriptions for his pain. But, he had us switch him off of heavy pain killers to Tylenol and Advil as soon as possible.
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He ordered a CT scan without explaining why. He recommended a heavy medication regime, for my post nasal drip. He gave a very a complicated explanation as to why each medication was necessary, but wouldn't give me a typed copy to take home to study. He was not very approachable and rather firm...more
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