Dr. Tor Shwayder, MD

Dr. Tor Shwayder, MD

Pediatric Dermatology  ·  
Male  ·  
65 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Tor Shwayder, MD is a pediatric dermatology specialist in Troy, MI and has been practicing for 31 years. He specializes in pediatric dermatology and dermatology.

Henry Ford Medical Group

2825 Livernois Rd

Troy, MI 48083
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HAP Insurance
  • Humana
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • MultiPlan
  • Priority Health

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HIV Screening
more than 37% of peers
Skin Infections
more than 12% of peers

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2  Specialties

  • Pediatric Dermatology
  • Dermatology

2  Board Certifications

  • Dermatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Dermatology*
  • Pediatrics
    Accredited by: American Board of Pediatrics*

38  Conditions Treated

  • Anemia
  • Ataxia
  • Athlete's Foot
  • Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
  • Bedsores
  • Blood Disorders
  • Boil
  • Cellulitis
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Dermatitis
  • Diabetes Mellitus, Secondary
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Dry Skin
  • Folliculitis
  • Foot Conditions
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Hair Loss
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypokalemia
  • Intertrigo
  • Jock Itch
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Limb Pain
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Rash
  • Ringworm
  • Seborrheic Dermatitis
  • Skin Infections
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Tobacco Use Disorder
  • Ulcer
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8  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • HIV Screening
  • Liver Function Test
  • Paracentesis
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • University of Michigan Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1980
  • University of Michigan / Ann Arbor
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1980
  • University of Michigan / Ann Arbor
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1983
  • Strong Meml Hospital University Rochester
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1987

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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What People Say About Dr. Tor Shwayder, MD
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High hopes that were dashed. Dr. Shwayder is the most rude, unprofessional person I have ever encountered. He spent most of our new patient visit verbally abusing me (in front of child) about medical choices we made totally unrelated to dermatology and even referred to my husband as "doubly...Read More
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Dr. Shwayder has seen my daughter since birth. He is an amazing ped dermatologist. Sometimes you may have to wait but he is totally worth it!
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I have taken my daughter to Dr. Shwayder for over 12 years. I have driven over 1.5 hours from north of Lansing to go and see him. He is a great doctor and very good with his patients. However my daughter turned 18 about 5 months ago and due to lots of stress her psoriasis have flared up. When I...Read More
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Even thought his wait time might be long, my sons have been seeing him since birth. He truly is the BEST DERMATOLOGIST for PEDS! WELL WORTH THE wait ANYTIME!
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Waited over a month for an appointment only to find out a week before my appointment that he had a meeting and had to cancel. Then come to find out I have to wait ANOTHER WHOLE MONTH before my son can be seen. Needless to say I cancelled the appointment and will be finding a new dr. Very...Read More
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