Dr. Thomas Swift, MD

Neurology •  Male • Age 79

  13 Reviews
  

Dr. Thomas Swift, MD is a neurology specialist in Augusta, GA and has been practicing for 46 years. He specializes in neurology.


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Dr. Swift's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Swift

3.5

Based on 13 reviews

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My interaction with Dr. Swift was informative and calming. He explained what my symptoms were likely caused by -- and answered all my questions (no matter how 'off the wall') with aplomb and intelligence. His sense of humor was delightful and it was apparent that he cared about my case. Yes, we had to wait a long time, but Dr. Schmidt (the attending) did apologize for the wait, which made it less annoying (seems like all MDs have long waiting times between appointment and actual examinations any more).
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I don’t doubt Dr Swift’s knowledge related to his specialty or his caring for patients. Unfortunately, I’ve experienced negative encounters related to advice given from a perspective that, in my opinion, didn’t take in realities of a less than affluent and less than optimal family situation. In other words, in the attempt to treat the whole patient he didn’t take in the factors related to the whole patient and started giving well intended advice that in execution was condescending, rude, preachy and impractical to a family that is already stressed beyond normal capacity.
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I absolutely love Dr Swift. He takes his time, has a grand sense of humour and listens. I'd prefer him as my primary Dr, rather than just the attending Dr. Although we may have differing views on cervicogenic dizziness and trigger point therapy , he still listens to my crazy balance stories from ataxia, muscle spasticity and migraine issues and treats me like a daughter. Myra, his secretary, is a rare gem, handling complaints, needs and emotions with grace and calmness.
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He takes time to listen and shows his concerns of your problems. I think Dr. Swift is a excellent Doc.
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Dr. Swift himself was very personable, reviewed all the the MRI's and previous reports I brought for my son who has complete agenesis of the corpus collosum. I had trouble even finding a neurologist who was familiar with this brain disorder since it's very rare.However when I received the written report of the visit done by Dr. Tshionyl who did the interview and notes, I was very displeased with the amount of inaccurate information including the fact that the diagnosis did NOT even state CACC.
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Treats medicaid disabled patients unfairly. If you don't work despite DX. Of physically disabled he will says all your symptoms are due to depression in spite of DR from MR I of Hydromylia ,Disc Disease, Nerve damage, plus..He refused to treat.
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I am so impressed with the excellent care and honesty of Dr. Swift, and the team here! He told me exactly what I needed to hear to be a more healthy person! This will not only benefit me, but anyone who will be assisting me! He is such a professional! I feel that I have found the best facility available for diagnosis and treatment! I am so Thankful! M. A. Moore
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Extremely knowledgeable!
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No malpractice claims found for Georgia
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Swift's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Headache
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Swift treats Headache more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Swift treats this condition more than 95% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Benign Exertional Headache
  • Benign Sex Headache
  • Cervicogenic Headache
  • Chronic Headache
  • Chronic Tension-Type Headache
  • Cluster Headache
  • Cough Headache
  • Drug Rebound Headache
  • Headaches (Shunt Related)
  • Hypertension Headache
  • Icepick Headache
  • Lower Half Headache
  • Mild Headache
  • Muscle Contraction Headache
  • Post-Traumatic Headache
  • Psychogenic Headache
  • Recurrent Headache
  • Severe Headache
  • Tension Headache
  • Vascular Headache
Brain Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Swift treats Brain Disorders more than 88% of his peers

Dr. Swift treats this condition more than 88% of his peers

Thrombosis
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Swift treats Thrombosis more than 84% of his peers

Dr. Swift treats this condition more than 84% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Arterial Thrombosis
  • Budd-Chiari Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Effort Vein Thrombosis
  • Intracranial Venous Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Portal Vein Thrombosis
  • Renal Vein Thrombosis
  • Thromboembolism
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Thrombosis

Dr. Swift's conditions and procedures:

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Aneurysm
  • Anterior Horn Disease
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuritis
  • Chronic Pain
  • Cluster Headache
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Concussion
  • Confusion
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Dementia
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Diplopia
  • Dystonia
  • EEG (Electroencephalogram)
  • Epilepsy
  • Essential Tremor
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
  • Insomnia
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Meningiomas
  • Migraine
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Myelopathy
  • Myoclonus
  • Narcolepsy and Cataplexy
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Nystagmus
  • Parkinsonism
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Polyneuropathy Due to Alcohol and Drugs
  • Post-Concussion Syndrome
  • Postherpetic Neuralgia
  • Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP)
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rasmussen's Syndrome
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Stroke
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Syncope
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Tension Headache
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Tourette's Syndrome
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Tremor
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Tuberous Sclerosis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertigo
  • Visual Field Defects

About Me

Care Philosophy

Augusta University Health is a world-class health care network offering the most comprehensive care in the region, where your health is our priority. As leaders in patient- and family-centered care, our physicians partner with our patients, their fam...

Specialties

  • Neurology

Board Certifications

Education

1973
Mayo Clinic-Rochester
Fellowship Hospital
1969
Cornell-Ny Hosp
Residency Hospital
1967
University Of Washington Medical Center
Residency Hospital
1966
Bellevue Hospital Center
Internship Hospital
1965
J & S Weill M C Cornell Univ
Medical School
1973
1969
1967
1966
1965

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72% Patient experience rating, 3% higher than the national average