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Dr. Robert Swackhamer, MD

Cardiology ·  Male · Age 63

Dr. Swackhamer

Dr. Robert Swackhamer, MD is a cardiology specialist in Reno, NV and has been practicing for 38 years. He graduated from University Of Nevada School Of Medicine in 1981 and specializes in cardiology, interventional cardiology, and more.


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(775) 982-2400

Dr. Swackhamer accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
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First Health (Coventry Health Care)
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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Nevada
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Swackhamer's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Swackhamer treats Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension) more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Swackhamer treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Heart Palpitations
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Swackhamer treats Heart Palpitations more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Swackhamer treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Swackhamer treats Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Swackhamer treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Coronary Artery Calcification
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 1
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 2

Dr. Swackhamer's conditions and procedures:

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cardioversion, Elective
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Coarctation of the Aorta
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Coronary Artery Aneurysm
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Mitral Valve Surgery
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Patent Ductus Arteriosus
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombolysis
  • Thrombosis
  • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography

About Me

Care Philosophy

Expert in interventional cardiology, clinical cardiology and echocardiography.

Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Interventional Cardiology

Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Internal Medicine

Education

University Of Nv School Of Med
Residency Hospital
1981
University Of Nevada School Of Medicine
Medical School
1981

Awards

Dr. Swackhamer's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Swackhamer

3.9

Based on 9 reviews

5 Stars
66.66666666666667%
(6)
4 Stars
0%
(0)
3 Stars
11.11111111111111%
(1)
2 Stars
0%
(0)
1 Star
22.22222222222222%
(2)

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What People Say About Dr. Robert Swackhamer, MD
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Dr. Swackhamer went to great lengths to correctly diagnose and treat me. He saved my life, bought me more time on earth, and I am so grateful. He is my hero because I love life. He really cares and is very competent. I would give him 6 stars!
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