Dr. Russell Swanger, DO

Obstetrics & GynecologyMaleAge 59

Dr. Russell Swanger, DO is a Obstetrics & Gynecology Specialist in Augusta, GA and has over 32 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from University Of Health Sciences, College Of Osteopathic Medicine medical school in 1989. He is affiliated with medical facilities Trinity Hospital Of Augusta and University Hospital. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Swanger to book an appointment.

Dr. Swanger

Doctors Hospital (augusta)

3651 Wheeler Rd Augusta, GA 30909
Accepting new patients

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No malpractice claims found for Georgia
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. Swanger's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Fetal Cardiac Monitoring

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Swanger performs Fetal Cardiac Monitoring more than 73% of his peers

Dr. Swanger performs this procedure more than 73% of his peers

Hypertension Complicating Pregnancy, Childbirth and Postpartum

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Swanger treats Hypertension Complicating Pregnancy, Childbirth and Postpartum more than 46% of his peers

Dr. Swanger treats this condition more than 46% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Antepartum Eclampsia
  • Eclampsia
  • Gestational Hypertension
  • Intrapartum Eclampsia
  • Postpartum Eclampsia
  • Preeclampsia
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Vaginal Delivery and VBAC

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Swanger performs Vaginal Delivery and VBAC more than 39% of his peers

Dr. Swanger performs this procedure more than 39% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Normal Vaginal Delivery

Dr. Swanger's conditions and procedures:

  • Abnormal Uterine Bleeding
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Amniocentesis
  • Birth Control
  • Blood Disorders in Pregnancy
  • Breech Position
  • C-Section
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Coagulation Defects in Pregnancy and Postpartum
  • Colporrhaphy
  • Colposcopy
  • Ectopic Pregnancy
  • Encounters for Normal Pregnancies
  • Endometrial Ablation
  • Essure® Procedure
  • Excessive Menstrual Bleeding
  • Excision of Cervix
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Fetal Cardiac Monitoring
  • Fluid Contrast Ultrasound
  • Genitourinary Tract Infections in Pregnancy
  • Gestational Diabetes
  • Gynecologic Cancer Screening
  • Gynecologic Surgical Procedure
  • High Risk Pregnancy
  • Hypertension Complicating Pregnancy, Childbirth and Postpartum
  • Hysterectomy - Laparoscopic
  • Hysterectomy - Open
  • Hysterectomy, Robotic-Assisted
  • Hysteroscopy
  • Incontinence Sling Procedure
  • Intrauterine Growth Restriction
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Maternal Anemia
  • Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Multiple Gestation
  • Nausea
  • Oophorectomy
  • Ovarian Cysts
  • Pap Smear
  • Pelvic Exams
  • Placenta Previa
  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
  • Preeclampsia
  • Pregestational Diabetes Mellitus
  • Pregnancy Ultrasound
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Sickle Cell Disease
  • Surgery, Robotic Assisted
  • Trichomoniasis
  • Vaginal Birth After Cesarean (VBAC)
  • Vaginal Delivery and VBAC
  • Vaginal Prolapse Surgery
  • Wound Repair

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(706) 651-6633

Dr. Swanger accepts the following insurance:

Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Open Access
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Choice HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
Blue Choice HMO
Blue Choice Option POS
Blue Open Access POS
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Commercial Insurance Company
Community Health Choice
Coventry Health Care
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Health Net
HealthPlus Amerigroup
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
Choice Care PPO
Husky Health
INTotal Health
Midwest Health Plan
Molina Healthcare
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Peach State Health Plan
Simply Healthcare Plans
Staywell (Wellcare)
TriCare for Life
Choice Plus POS
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO
Wellcare of Georgia

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  • Appointment wasn't rushed (4)
  • Trusted the provider's decisions (4)
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  • Didn't explain conditions well (1)
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Dr. Swanger did an outstanding job on my daughter's laparoscopic procedure to address her endometriosis. He also identified a previously undetected cyst on her ovary. His skills enabled him to do the procedure with only two ingress sites. He was also very personable and detailed briefing us post-op as she was in recovery.
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DP Norstrom in Augusta, GA – Jan 16, 2019
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About Me

Care Philosophy

Augusta Obstetrics & Gynecology Specialists, LLC is shaping the future of women?s health care. We understand caring means reaching out to women with services...Read more


  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • Gynecologic Surgery
  • Obstetrics


Ob Gyn
Residency Hospital
General Surgery
Internship Hospital
New Hanover Regional Medical Center
Residency Hospital
Memorial Medical Center Savannah-General Surgery
Internship Hospital
University Of Health Sciences, College Of Osteopathic Medicine
Medical School
University Of Tennesse/Chattanooga
Undergraduate School


  • English
  • Hindi

Frequently Asked Questions

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What are Dr. Russell Swanger, DO's top areas of care?

Dr. Swanger frequently treats Fetal Cardiac Monitoring, Hypertension Complicating Pregnancy, Childbirth and Postpartum, and Vaginal Delivery and VBAC. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Swanger treats.

Where is Dr. Russell Swanger, DO's office located?

Dr. Swanger's office is located at 3651 Wheeler Rd, Augusta, GA 30909. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

What languages does Dr. Russell Swanger, DO speak?

Dr. Swanger speaks Hindi and English. View profile to see all.

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Affiliated Hospitals

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

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Trinity Hospital Of Augusta

Augusta, GA

University Hospital

Augusta, GA

75% Patient Experience Rating, 6% higher than the national average

7 Awards Received