Dr. Stephen Swisher, MD

Dr. Stephen Swisher, MD

Thoracic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 59
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Dr. Stephen Swisher, MD is a thoracic surgery specialist in Houston, TX and has been practicing for 32 years. He graduated from Univ Of Ca in 1986 and specializes in thoracic surgery.

1515 Holcombe Blvd

Houston, TX 77030

Contact Information

(713) 792-6161

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Lung Surgery
very high
more than 99% of peers
Esophageal Cancer
very high
more than 99% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Thoracic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*

36  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Empyema
  • Endocarditis
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Heart Disease
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Septal Defect
  • Thrombosis
  • Thymomas
  • Vascular Disease
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27  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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

  • Univ Of Ca
    Medical School | Graduated 1986
  • Mem Hermann Hlthcare Sys
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • UCLA Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Swisher has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Swisher's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Swisher

5.0

Based on 3 reviews

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What People Say About Dr. Stephen Swisher, MD
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Excellent doctor. Truly excellent surgeon. His bedside manors are second to none. If you are considering him you can stop looking. He's the right guy.
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