Dr. John Swangim, DPM

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Dr. John Swangim, DPM


Podiatry | Male

John M. Swangim, DPM, PC 300 Wile St Ste 2, La Porte, IN 46350 Get Directions
(219) 324-8860

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Foot and ankle pain is not normal. If you are experiencing any pain please contact our office. We are here to serve you and will treat you like family.Read more

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Dr. Swangim was born in Detroit, Michigan and lived there for 19 years ending up going to college in Alabama....Read more

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Dr. Swangim says...

Dr. Swangim was born in Detroit, Michigan and lived there for 19 years ending up going to college in Alabama. His wife Tammie is from the Chicago area so after getting married they ended up back in the Midwest and have lived in the Chesterton, Indiana area since 1987. He has practiced in LaPorte County since 2002 and been in the City of LaPorte since 2010. Besides caring for his patients, he is active in his local church and enjoys spending time with his family, outdoor activities such as hiking, mountain climbing and traveling to any where high above sea level.

Dr. Swangim's Care Philosophy

Foot and ankle pain is not normal. If you are experiencing any pain please contact our office. We are here to serve you and will treat you like family.

Dr. Swangim says...

Dr. Swangim has an expertise in foot and ankle surgery as well as treating other common foot problems such as diabetic and non-diabetic peripheral neuropathy (nerve pain).

Dr. Swangim's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Podiatry
  •  Board certified in Foot Surgery
  •  Malpractice claims in Indiana not available
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Foot Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Injury
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Arthritis of the Ankle
  • Arthritis of the Foot
  • Bunion
  • Bunionette
  • Burn Injuries
  • Burning Feet Syndrome
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Hammer Toe
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Stress Fracture of Foot
  • Toe Fractures


  • Medical School
    Finch University Of Health Sciences / Scholl College Of Podiatric Medicine

    Graduated in 1996

  • Residency Hospital
    Mercy Hospital and Medical Center

    Completed in 1998

  • Undergraduate School
    University Of Alabama At Birmingham

    Graduated in 1984

Languages Spoken

  • English

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  • Podiatry
  • Pediatric Podiatry
  • Podiatric Foot & Ankle Surgery
  • Podiatry Sports Medicine

Procedures Performed

  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Achilles Tendon Rupture Repair
  • Amputation
  • Ankle Ligament Reconstruction
  • Arthrocentesis
  • Diabetic Neuropathy Nerve Release Testing
  • Foot and Ankle Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle DislocationTreatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Fracture Care
  • Joint Fusion
  • Nail Avulsion and Excision