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Dr. William Swiggard, MD

Infectious Disease Medicine ·  Male · Age 67

Dr. Swiggard

Cooley Dickinson Medical Group Infectious Disease Care

22 Atwood Dr # 203 Northampton, MA 01060

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(413) 582-9186


Dr. William Swiggard, MD is an infectious disease specialist in Northampton, MA and has been practicing for 18 years. He graduated from Joan Sanford I Weill Medical College Of Cornell University in 1996 and specializes in infectious disease medicine and wound & burn care.


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Dr. Swiggard accepts the following insurance:

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Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
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Connecticare
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GHI PPO
Fallon Community Health Plan
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care PPO
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Humana
Choice Care PPO
Medicaid
Medicare
Special Needs Plan SNP
MultiPlan
Network Health
Network Health HMO
Northeast Health Direct
Northeast Health Direct PPO
Private HealthCare Systems
Tufts Health Plan
Tufts PPO
UniCare
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Options PPO
United Behavioral Health HMO
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No malpractice claims found for Massachusetts
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Swiggard's conditions and procedures:

  • AIDS
  • Clostridium Difficile Colitis
  • Hepatitis C
  • HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus)
  • Infections
  • International Travel Diseases
  • Lyme Disease
  • MRSA Infection
  • Recurrent Fever

Dr. Swiggard's Reviews

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3.9

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Dr. Swiggard is a uniquely intelligent, compassionate, thorough and caring physician. He is always up to date on my labs and medical condition, and pulls all the details together. He discusses plans and options without abdicating his role as my doctor. Add to that his great sense of humor and you have an all around fantastic clinician.Dr. Swiggard is one of those doctors that leaves you feeling confident that you are well cared for and nothing will be missed.
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Knowledgeable, yes. Highly opinionated, combative, argumentative, arrogant. Write up literally lied about case history/labs, made inappropriate comments about sexuality, though not discussed or relevant to Lyme consult. Has a Hero complex and a huge ego. Not helpful.
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This quite simply was the best doctoring experience of my life. Dr Swiggard was prepared, knew about me and my Lyme symptoms, he was thorough, he helped educate me, allowed time for me to respond and ask questions, and had a great sense of humor ta-boot! My appointment was great: educational, clear and fun. I would highly recommend Dr Swiggard ... I can not imagine what else a doctor or practice could do that could be any better. Thank You!!!
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Dr Swiggard is friendly, professional, approachable and cares about patients and advocating for patients. The level of service and caring that he has provided has been outstanding.
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Best and most knowledgeable infectious disease Doctor around. Saved my life. Very compassionate and personable. His humanity is intact despite the obstacles other doctors have fallen to because of the constraints of the current medical model patients and doctors must endure. Five stars are not enough for Dr. Swiggard!!!
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I am 70, so have had many different doctors over the years. Dr Swiggard is one of the best. I acquired a MRSA infection in my left hand from a cut I got in Costa Rica. 3 other doctors gave me different ab's, but Dr Swiggard got rid of it. The joint symptoms took a year to go away. After a CAT scan he said spent 45 minutes explaining everything, is extremely intelligent, caring and, well, all doctors could learn from his bedside manner.
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Extremely knowledgeable and thorough.
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Biography

Dr. William Swiggard, MD is an infectious disease specialist in Northampton, MA and has been practicing for 18 years. He graduated from Joan Sanford I Weill Medical College Of Cornell University in 1996 and specializes in infectious disease medicine and wound & burn care.

Specialties

  • Infectious Disease Medicine
  • Wound & Burn Care

Board Certifications

  • Infectious Disease
  • Internal Medicine

Education

2001
Hospital Of The University Of Pennsylvania
Fellowship Hospital
1999
Hospital Of The University Of Pennsylvania
Residency Hospital
1996
Joan Sanford I Weill Medical College Of Cornell University
Medical School
1995
PHD, The Rockerfeller University
2001
1999
1996
1995

Languages

  • French
  • English

Awards

Locations

Cooley Dickinson Medical Group Infectious Disease Care

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    • Wed: 9:00am - 5:00pm
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    • Fri: 9:00am - 5:00pm
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    • Thu: 9:00am - 12:30pm
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