Dr. Todd Swanson, MD

Dr. Todd Swanson, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 59
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Dr. Todd Swanson, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Las Vegas, NV and has been practicing for 27 years. He graduated from Washington University St Louis in 1985 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.

2800 E Desert Inn Rd Ste 100

Las Vegas, NV 89121

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Affiliated Health Funds
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Caremore Medical Group
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • 10 More

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Swanson performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Hip Resurfacing
very high
more than 95% of peers
Osteoarthritis
very high
more than 93% of peers
Knee Disorders
very high
more than 93% of peers

Dr. Swanson's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Swanson "The Swanson Hip and Knee Center of Excellence and Research Institute?s mission is to provide unequaled excellence in all aspects of care for patients with hip or knee disorders. The Center of Excellence was created to provide a single location where patients feel confident they are receiving the most sophisticated and advanced treatment available in a personalized, caring environment."

1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

76  Conditions Treated

  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bunion
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Injuries
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Still's Disease
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Torticollis
  • Trigger Finger
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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Nevada.

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

  • Augustana College, Sioux Falls, S.D.
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1981
  • Washington University St Louis
    Medical School | Graduated 1985
  • University of California Davis Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1986
  • University Of California Davis Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1990
  • Metropolitan Mt. Sanai/Hennepin County Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1991

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Swanson has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Swanson's Reviews

3.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Swanson to family and friends
23 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (23)

  • 5
    (13)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (8)

Dr. Swanson's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    GOOD
  • Average wait time

    31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

My husband had Dr Swanson replace his shoulder and knee, he has had more pain than he did before and consequently will not have the other knee done , talking with other patience Dr Swanson didn't do any of the exercises that other patience had after surgery he never saw or heard from Dr Swanson...more
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