Dr. Todd V. Swanson, MD

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Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery • Male • Age 57

2800 E Desert Inn Rd Ste 100
Las Vegas, NV 89121
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Dr. Swanson's Experience

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Dr. Swanson's Care Philosophy

Dr. Swanson's Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

Procedures Dr. Swanson Performs

  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
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Hospital Quality

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Dignity Health – St. Rose Dominican – San Martin Campus
8280 W Warm Springs Rd
Las Vegas, NV 89113
Centennial Hills Hospital Medical Center
6900 N Durango Dr
Las Vegas, NV 89149

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Desert Orthopedic Center
Desert Orthopedic Center
2800 E Desert Inn Rd Ste 100
Las Vegas, NV 89121
Desert Orthopedic Center
8402 Centennial Pkwy
Las Vegas, NV 89149
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    Dr. Swanson's Experience

    Dr. Swanson's Care Philosophy

    Specialties

    • Orthopedic Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • Orthopedic Surgery
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    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Fracture Care
    • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
    • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
    • Hip Replacement
    • Hip Replacement Revision
    • Hip Resurfacing
    • Joint Drainage
    • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
    • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Knee Arthroscopy
    • Knee Replacement
    • Knee Replacement Revision
    • Knee Surgery
    • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
    • Neuroplasty
    • Partial Knee Replacement
    • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
    • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Steroid Injection
    • Total Hip Replacement
    • Total Knee Replacement
    • Trigger Point Injection
    • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
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    • Ataxia
    • Autoimmune Diseases
    • Back Pain
    • Bone Disorders
    • Broken Arm
    • Bunion
    • Bursitis
    • Cancer
    • Chondrocalcinosis
    • Chronic Neck Pain
    • Chronic Pelvic Pain
    • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
    • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
    • Foot Conditions
    • Fracture
    • Gait Abnormality
    • Glenoid Labrum Tear
    • Gout
    • Hand Conditions
    • Hand Fracture
    • Hip Fracture
    • Hip Sprain
    • Internal Derangement of Knee
    • Intervertebral Disc Disease
    • Knee Dislocation
    • Knee Disorders
    • Knee Fracture
    • Knee Injuries
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    • Knee Sprain
    • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Tear
    • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
    • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
    • Low Back Pain
    • Lupus
    • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
    • Osteoarthritis of Knee
    • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • 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
    • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Disorders
    • Spondylolisthesis
    • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
    • Still's Disease
    • Systemic Chondromalacia
    • Systemic Sclerosis
    • Trigger Finger
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    Background Check for Dr. Swanson

    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.
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Washington University St Louis
    Graduated in 1985

    Internship Hospital

    University of California Davis Medical Center
    Complete in 1986

    Residency Hospital

    University Of California Davis Med Center
    Complete in 1990

    Fellowship Hospital

    Metropolitan Mt. Sanai/Hennepin County Medical Center
    Complete in 1991

    Undergraduate Schools

    Augustana College, Sioux Falls, S.D.
    Graduated in 1981
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Swanson & Staff

    • English
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    Dr. Swanson's Hospital Quality

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    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    • Centennial Hills Hospital Medical Center

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Swanson

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    Likelihood to Recommend

    3.5
    • 22 responses

    3.5 out of 5

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Swanson to family and friends

    3.5 out of 5

    22 responses

    Dr. Swanson's Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    3.4 out of 5

    22 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    3.9 out of 5

    22 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    3.2 out of 5

    22 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    31 – 45 minutes

    20 responses

    Experience with Dr. Swanson

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    3.6 out of 5

    22 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    3.5 out of 5

    22 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    3.4 out of 5

    22 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    3.1 out of 5

    22 responses

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    • Yes.

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    • Principal Financial Group
    • Triwest
    • UnitedHealthCare
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    Office Locations

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    Desert Orthopedic Center
    2800 E Desert Inn Rd Ste 100
    Las Vegas, NV 89121
    (702) 731-1616 (Office)
    (702) 734-4900 (Fax)
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    Desert Orthopedic Center
    8402 Centennial Pkwy
    Las Vegas, NV 89149
    (702) 622-7278 (Office)
    (702) 731-0741 (Fax)
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