Dr. Swaid N. Swaid, MD

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Dr. Swaid N. Swaid, MD

Neurosurgery | Male

SWAID SWAID N MD 513 Brookwood Blvd Ste 372, Birmingham, AL 35209 Get Directions
(205) 949-1800

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Dr. Swaid specializes in Neurosurgery and practices in Birmingham, AL. He practices at 1 location.

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      4.3 based on 41 responses
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      • Level of trust in provider's decisions
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      • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
         (41)
      • How well provider listens and answers questions
         (41)
      • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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      • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
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      • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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      • Staff friendliness and courteousness
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      • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
        10 – 15 minutes (35)
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      in Adamsville, AL |
      dr.swaid and his staff are very professional and answered all of my questions .my sugery went well and after the sugery the statt at brookwood took very good care of me.
      in Huntsville, AL |
      I had been in pain for years and finally came to see Dr Swaid after a relative shared with me how much better they were doing following their neck surgery. It was the best decision I've made in years. I feel like I'm 20 years younger.
      in Birmingham, AL |
      He was ready to perform surgery then admitted it wouldn't resolve the problem. Seemed to be offended when questions were asked. He said the nurse should have answered our questions about the surgery. He doesn't like to answer questions. He seems to be the type of Doctor that wants you to do whatever he tells you without questions. When I said we are told to be proactive about our health, his response was "that's highly over rated".
      in Birmingham, AL |
      Excellent Bedside manners. Genuinely concerned with every person he sees.
      in Lake Martin, AL |
      Very good. Less than 4 weeks after surgery I have no pain when walking. However the brace is on for 4 more weeks. But that I ok.
      Birmingham, AL |
      Dr. Swaid was extremely knowledgeably and professional. He was able to determine what needed to be done in a timely fashion.
      in Birmingham, AL |
      When I had a questionable MRI, I called Dr. Swaid for advice. He immediately reviewed the MRI and called me personally to tell me to get to his office. He literally met me at the front door and walked me through what would have otherwise been a scary process. He was great. I would highly Dr. Swaid.
      in Birmingham, AL |
      I have had two surgeries with Dr.. Swaid, neck and back. Both times have been very successful..I highly recommend him and have done so with several people. They have used him and feel the same way.
      in Birmingham, AL |
      There is no better doctor in the world!
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      Specialties

      • Neurosurgery

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      • Neurosurgery

      Conditions Treated

      • Acoustic Neuroma
      • Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM) Brain
      • Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM) Spine
      • Back Pain
      • Bone Disorders
      • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
      • Brain Aneurysm
      • Brain Cancer
      • Brain Disorders
      • Cancer
      • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
      • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
      • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
      • Cerebrovascular Disease
      • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
      • Chiari's Deformity
      • Craniopharyngioma
      • Degenerative Disc Disease
      • Epilepsy
      • Herniated Disc
      • Hydrocephalus
      • Intervertebral Disc Disease
      • Low Back Pain
      • Lumbar Spine Fracture
      • Meningiomas
      • Myelopathy
      • Neck Pain
      • Nerve Sheath Tumors
      • Osteoarthritis of Spine
      • Pathological Spine Fracture
      • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
      • Scoliosis
      • Secondary Malignancies
      • Spinal Cord Tumor
      • Spinal Stenosis
      • Spine Deformities
      • Spine Disorders
      • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
      • Spondolthesis
      • Spondylolisthesis
      • Stroke
      • Subdural Hematoma
      • Thoracic Disc Disorders
      • Trigeminal Neuralgia
      • Vascular Disease

      Procedures Performed

      • Brain Surgery
      • Carotid Ultrasound
      • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
      • Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery
      • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
      • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
      • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
      • Gamma Knife Radiosurgery
      • Herniated Disc Surgery
      • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
      • Neuroplasty
      • Spinal Fusion
      • Spinal Nerve Block
      • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
      • Spine Surgery
      • Stereotactic Radiosurgery
      • Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Spinal or Cranial

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        Malpractice Claims not available

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        Sanctions

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      • 0
        Board Actions

        No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

      Education

      • Medical School
        University Of Alabama School Of Medicine

        Graduated in 1976

      • Internship Hospital
        Univ Of California San Diego Medical Center

        Completed in 1977

      • Residency Hospital
        University of Alabama Hospital

        Completed in 1981

      • Undergraduate School
        Harding University

        Graduated in 1973

      Awards & Recognition

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      • Media & Publications

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      Languages Spoken

      • English
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      Dr. Swaid's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

      • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
      • Specializes in Neurosurgery
      • Board certified in Neurosurgery
      • Malpractice claims in Alabama not available
      • No sanctions found
      • No board actions found
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      Dr. Swaid's Office & Staff

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      Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
      10 – 15 minutes

      Experience with Dr. Swaid

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      How well provider explains medical condition(s)
      How well provider listens and answers questions
      Spends appropriate amount of time with patients