Dr. Swaid Swaid, MD

Dr. Swaid Swaid, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 65
Dr. Swaid Swaid, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Vestavia, AL and has been practicing for 37 years. He graduated from University Of Alabama School Of Medicine in 1976 and specializes in neurosurgery.

700 Montgomery Hwy Ste 194

Vestavia, AL 35216

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Low Back Pain
very high
more than 95% of peers
Herniated Disc Surgery
very high
more than 89% of peers
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
more than 88% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

50  Conditions Treated

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18  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • Harding University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1973
  • University Of Alabama School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1976
  • Univ Of California San Diego Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1977
  • University Of Alabama Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1981

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Swaid's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Swaid to family and friends
47 total reviews (15 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (47)

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Dr. Swaid's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (15)

Performed a discektomy for a massive rupture between L4 & L5. The entire process was very well done and I am healing wonderfully. Highly recommended doctor & staff.
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I thought I did my homework when searching for a good Neuro but I regret choosing Dr Swaid to do my back surgery. It’s been over a year since the surgery and I still hurt everyday. He did not help my back pain as he said he would and didnt seem to care once the surgery was done. He may have been a...more
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Just completed my second cervical spine surgery with Dr. Swaid. My first was 16 years ago. Excellent, positive experience with great outcomes. Incredible supportive staff.
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A wonderful, caring doctor who is not eager to immediately perform surgery unless you try alternatives to the problem, if available. I had back surgery 7 years ago, and neck surgery 6 years ago. My problems were resolved as best as they could be. Dr. Swaid was realistic in explaining expectations...more
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He does not promise you will be better but he said something like if you want to get back to doing the activities you were doing. I really think he said that to lure me into surgery which made me much worse. My quality of life went down significantly and when I went back, he acted like he did not...more
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