Dr. Richard Swenson, MD

Orthopedic SurgeryMaleAge 38

Dr. Swenson
Accepting new patients

OrthoArizona

1675 E MELROSE ST Gilbert, AZ 85297

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Dr. Richard Swenson, MD is a Orthopedic Surgery Specialist in Gilbert, AZ and has over 5 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from Pennsylvania State University / College of Medicine medical school in 2016. He is affiliated with medical facilities Chandler Regional Medical Center and Mercy Gilbert Medical Center. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Swenson to book an appointment.

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Well informed on what is needed for procedure and what alternative
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
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  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Benny Ruiz – May 12, 2021
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Dr Swenson is as good as I could ask for. He suggested ideas to reduce my hip pain. When none of them worked, he performed replacement surgery. I was amazed at how quickly I was out of pain and back on my feet. He never pushed me and always had me involved in the decision making process.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
  • Long wait times
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Glenn S – May 01, 2021
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Awesome
What went well
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  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
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Apr 30, 2021
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I like Dr Swenson. Enjoyed meeting with him.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Apr 30, 2021
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Very great Dr. personable, Like everything about him.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Larry Ragee – Apr 23, 2021
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Great. I love the fact that they have xrays on site
What went well
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
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Apr 16, 2021
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I was very impressed with the safety precautions taken during my visit. There wasn't much wait time. I liked the physician and he explained everything very clearly.
What went well
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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  • Difficult to schedule appointment
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Apr 02, 2021
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H was through and helped me a lot, I have a great repour with him and will continue to go to him.
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Sharon Jones – Mar 31, 2021
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In my opinion Dr Swenson is a first class orthopedic doctor. I would not hesitate to recommend him for any orthopedic procedure
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
  • Long wait times
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Bill Day (Charles) – Mar 25, 2021
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Quick and easy check-in. Everyone was pleasant and helpful. Dr Swenson listens and gives good advice
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Mar 20, 2021
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Very quick and pleasant
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Anona Riggs – Feb 20, 2021
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Terrific doctor! Knowledge, compassionate, and takes time to speak with you and yo answer any questions.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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No results
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Don W – Feb 18, 2021
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Had xray of left knee with Dr Swenson
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
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Donald Marin – Feb 05, 2021
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Follow up on knee surgery
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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James Buswell – Feb 03, 2021
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Great doctor!! Takes the time to listen and answer all your question and concerns. Highly recommend him and the staff!!
What went well
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Helen MacLean – Feb 03, 2021
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Definetly
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Jan 27, 2021
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Answers all my questions and upfront with all details.
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Linda Weeks – Dec 31, 2020
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He was very informative and explained everything to me and what it’ll be like after the surgery.
What went well
  • Staff friendliness
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Dec 31, 2020
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Informative , Easy to ask questions too
What went well
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
  • Long wait times
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Dec 30, 2020
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Great Doctor who takes the time to listen, and cares about his patients.
What went well
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
  • Difficult to schedule appointment
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Biography

Dr. Richard Swenson, MD is a Orthopedic Surgery Specialist in Gilbert, AZ and has over 5 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from Pennsylvania...Read more

Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

Education

2016
Pennsylvania State University / College of Medicine
Medical School

Languages

  • English
  • Spanish

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What are Dr. Richard Swenson, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Swenson frequently treats Osteoarthritis of Knee, Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh, and Osteoarthritis of Hip. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Swenson treats.

Where is Dr. Richard Swenson, MD's office located?

Dr. Swenson's office is located at 1675 E MELROSE ST, Gilbert, AZ 85297. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

What languages does Dr. Richard Swenson, MD speak?

Dr. Swenson speaks Spanish and English. View profile to see all.

Does Dr. Richard Swenson, MD offer telehealth services?

Dr. Swenson has not yet indicated whether they offer telehealth services. Please contact the office to check for availability/eligibility.

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Dr. Swenson's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Osteoarthritis of Knee
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Swenson treats Osteoarthritis of Knee more than 89% of his peers

Dr. Swenson treats this condition more than 89% of his peers

Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Swenson treats Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh more than 88% of his peers

Dr. Swenson treats this condition more than 88% of his peers

Osteoarthritis of Hip
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Swenson treats Osteoarthritis of Hip more than 88% of his peers

Dr. Swenson treats this condition more than 88% of his peers

Dr. Swenson's conditions and procedures:

  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Avascular Necrosis
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Excision of Femur or Knee
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gout
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Resurfacing
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Meniscus Surgery
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Neuroplasty
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteopenia
  • Partial Knee Replacement
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Steroid Injection
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Total Hip Replacement
  • Unicompartmental Hip Surgery
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

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(480) 964-2908

Dr. Swenson accepts the following insurance:

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National (BlueCard) PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
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Locations

OrthoArizona

OrthoArizona South Gilbert1675 E MELROSE ST Gilbert, AZ 85297
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OrthoArizona North Gilbert2940 E Banner Gateway Dr Gilbert, AZ 85234
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    • Mon: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Tue: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Wed: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Thu: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Fri: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Swenson is affiliated with the following hospitals. Select a hospital below to learn more.

Learn more about how Healthgrades measuresHospital Quality.

Chandler Regional Medical Center

Chandler, AZ

70% Patient Experience Rating, 1% higher than the national average

21 Awards Received

Award Highlight: America's 50 Best Hospitals Award™ (2019)

Mercy Gilbert Medical Center

Gilbert, AZ

74% Patient Experience Rating, 5% higher than the national average

12 Awards Received

Award Highlight: America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2019)