Dr. Michael Swatts, OD

Dr. Michael Swatts, OD

Optometry  |  
Male  |  
42 y/o
97 reviews

Accepting new patients

Eastern Virginia Eye Associates

1108 Cedar Rd

Chesapeake, VA 23322
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Coventry Health Care of Virginia
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • UnitedHealthCare

Learn about Dr. Swatts

Care Philosophy

Eastern Virginia Eye Associates is the premier eye care clinic in Chesapeake providing complete eye care services and specialty services for the surrounding communities.

Our philosophy is quite simple - to exceed the expectations of our patients on a daily basis.  Our service oriented approach is fueled by our desire to build lasting relationships with our patients.  Our goal is for you to not only have a great experience - but to have a memorable experience.  This is achieved by regular and rigorous staff service training, highly skilled and passionate doctors, quality products and updated technology that is at the forefront of our profession.

Drs. Swatts, Ramos, Knapp and Kness works hard to stay current on the latest advances in eye health and vision care and regularly attends continuing education seminars, advanced training courses and maintenance of competency. It is because of our doctors' and staffs' dedication to continuing education that our Chesapeake patients receive the most modern and progressive vision care available.

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  • Optometry
  • Contact Lens Technology
  • Cornea & Contact Management
  • Diabetes Medicine
  • Sports Vision
  • Vision Therapy

Board Certifications

Dr. Swatts does not have any board certifications listed.



  • Allergy Drops
  • Allergy Treatment
  • Contact Lens Exams
  • Contact Lens Fitting Services
  • Eye Drops
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Patch
  • Eye Procedure
  • Eyeglasses
  • Foreign Body Removal
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Treatment
  • Soft Contact Lenses
  • Strabismus Examination
  • Vision Screening

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Virginia.

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.


  • West Virginia University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1997
  • Pennsylvania College of Optometry at Salus University
    Medical School | Graduated 2001
  • Beverly Hills Vision and Laser Institute, Beverly Hills CA
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2000
  • Charlotte Eye Ear Nose and Throat Associates, Charlotte NC
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2000
  • Newington Veterans Administration Hospital, Newington CT
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2001
  • Pennsylvania College of Optometry, Pediatric Department, Philadelphia PA
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2001
  • England Football Premiership Testing
    Other Education | Completed 2001
  • National Football League (NFL) Sports Vision Testing
    Other Education | Completed 1999

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Swatts has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Swatts has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Swatts accepts 10 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Anthem
    Pathway X Tier Hosp HealthKeepers DirectAccess VA
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    HealthKeepers HMO
    KeyCare PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Coventry Health Care
    Southern Health PPO
  • Coventry Health Care of Virginia
    Coventry Health Care of Virginia HMO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO