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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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Texas
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. Swisher's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Swisher performs Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open more than 85% of his peers

Dr. Swisher performs this procedure more than 85% of his peers

Lung Cancer
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Swisher treats Lung Cancer more than 79% of his peers

Dr. Swisher treats this condition more than 79% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Adult Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • Bronchioalveolar Carcinoma
  • Bronchogenic Carcinoma
  • Clear Cell Adenocarcinoma
  • Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Small Cell Lung Cancer
Lung Surgery
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Swisher performs Lung Surgery more than 74% of his peers

Dr. Swisher performs this procedure more than 74% of his peers

Dr. Swisher's conditions and procedures:

Aneurysm
Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Ectasia
Aortic Valve Disease
Arrhythmias
Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial Flutter
Benign Tumor
Cancer
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
Cardiomegaly
Cardiomyopathy
Carotid Artery Disease
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
Congenital Heart Defects
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Decortication and Pleurectomy
Empyema
Endocarditis
Esophageal Cancer
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Surgery
Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
Excision of Esophageal Lesion
Head and Neck Cancer
Head and Neck Surgery
Heart Disease
Heart Surgery
Hernia Repair
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Lobectomy, Open
Lung Cancer
Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
Lung Removal, Open
Lung Surgery
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
Mitral Valve Disease
Nerve Block, Sympathetic
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Pericardial Disease
Pleura Cancer
Pleural Cancer
Port Placements or Replacements
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Embolism
Pulmonary Valve Disease
Segmentectomy, Open
Septal Defect
Thoracentesis
Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
Thoracoscopic Segmentectomy
Thoracoscopic Thymectomy
Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
Thrombosis
Thymomas
Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
Vascular Disease
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Biography

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.

Specialties

  • Thoracic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

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

Awards

Dr. Swisher's Reviews

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5.0

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Average Wait Time
  • 16 – 30 minutes
Dr. Swisher's Performance
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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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Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
Open Access Plus
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO

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