Dr. Susan Swanson, MD

Dr. Susan Swanson, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Female  |  
Age 56
(22)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Susan Swanson, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Dallas, TX and has been practicing for 31 years. She graduated from University Of Texas Southwestern Medical Center At Dallas in 1987 and specializes in ophthalmology.

6131 Luther Ln Ste 216

Dallas, TX 75225

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Principal Life
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Keratitis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Eye Infections
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
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Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Eye Disease
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Entropion
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Disease
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Growth
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Migraine
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Stye
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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Procedures

  • Blepharoplasty
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Procedure
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Laser Surgery
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • YAG Laser Capsulotomy

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

  • Southern Methodist University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • University Of Texas Southwestern Medical Center At Dallas
    Medical School | Graduated 1987
  • University Of Texas Southwestern Medical School
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • University Of Texas Southwestern Medical School
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Swanson has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Swanson does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Swanson and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dr. Swanson's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Swanson to family and friends
3.3
based on 22 total reviews (5 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (22)

  • 5
    (12)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
    (8)

Dr. Swanson's Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

in Dallas TX
I've been a patient of Dr. Swanson's for almost 10 years. She is an incredible physician. She is caring, compassionate and extremely qualified. I have an autoimmune disease that affects my eyes, and Dr. Swanson provides me with state of the art care. She comes highly-recognized in her field. ...more
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in Plano, TX
Great eye Dr- my husband and I have known for years and have treated us for various eye problems, some serious. Highly recommend her and her staff. Never a problem. Yes at times long wait, but worth it in every way for eye issues.
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in Dallas, TX
Best ophthalmologist I have ever visited! Switched from another doctor to her and could not be happier. Staff is also friendly and helpful.
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in Garland, TX
She is very hasty and extremely inefficient. Had worst experience with her and her assistant Monica. I was hurriedly convinced into putting this plug. The most important reason to her seemed to be my insurance will cover the entire cost. She put two different sized plugs which she didn't describe...more
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in Dallas, TX
the doctor seems nice and professional. however, She only appeared for 5 minutes during the whole process. most of the time is long wait. Even worse, I was billed something I did not ask for. I am not very appreciative of the people who work in the office. They just are very lack of patience and...more
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