Dr. Richard Swails, DPM

Dr. Richard Swails, DPM

Podiatric Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 44
Dr. Richard Swails, DPM is a podiatric surgery specialist in McKinney, TX and has been practicing for 15 years. He graduated from Temple University School of Medicine in 2001 and specializes in podiatric surgery, podiatry, and more.

5337 W University Dr Sute 100

McKinney, TX 75071

Contact Information

(972) 542-3668

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Bankers Life and Casualty
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
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Hammer Toe
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more than 98% of peers
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Plantar Fasciitis
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more than 97% of peers

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3  Specialties

  • Podiatric Surgery
  • Podiatric Foot Surgery
  • Podiatry

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Swails does not have any board certifications listed.

64  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Ankle Disorders
  • Arthritis of the Ankle
  • Arthritis of the Foot
  • Athlete's Foot
  • Bunion
  • Bunionette
  • Callus
  • Clubfoot
  • Contact Dermatitis
  • Contusion
  • Corn
  • Diabetes
  • Diabetes Type 1
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diabetes-Like Neuropathy Symptoms
  • Diabetic (Charcot) Foot
  • Diabetic Neuropathy
  • Dislocated Joint
  • Edema
  • Excessive Sweating
  • Exostoses
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Deformities
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Fungal Nail Infection
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gout
  • Hallux Rigidus
  • Hammer Toe
  • Heel Pain
  • Heel Spur
  • Infections
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Injuries
  • Insect Bites and Stings
  • Metatarsal Fracture
  • Metatarsalgia
  • Metatarsus Adductus
  • Morton's Neuroma
  • Nerve Pain
  • Neuritis
  • Neuropathic Arthropathy
  • Numbness
  • Osteomyelitis
  • Paronychia
  • Periostitis
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Sesamoiditis
  • Sever's Disease
  • Sports Injuries
  • Sprain
  • Stress Fracture
  • Stress Fracture of Foot
  • Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Tendon Disorders
  • Tendonitis
  • Tenosynovitis
  • Ulcer
  • Warts
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16  Procedures

  • Ankle Surgery
  • Bunion Surgery
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Foot Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal
  • Gait Analysis
  • Ingrown Toenail Surgery
  • Ingrown Toenail Treatment
  • Joint Injection
  • Joint Replacement Surgery
  • Nail Avulsion and Excision
  • Nerve Conduction Studies
  • Osteotomy
  • Removal of Bone Spur
  • Tendon Surgery
  • X-Ray

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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.


  • Phillips University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1997
  • Temple University School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2001
  • Medical Center of Independence
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2003

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Certifed by the Americna Board of Podiatric Surgery, 2007
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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What People Say About Dr. Richard Swails, DPM
Would that all doctors listen and explain as well as he. No upsell; in fact, the opposite. He offered me a little fabric toe "splint"-type thing and said that these were available in drug stores and also online. I chose to buy it there. I also received a "handout" on my condition. Highly...Read More
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mb in Mckinney, TX – Jul 26, 2017
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My husband was recommended to Dr. Swails, by his Endocrinologist doctor. Observing Dr. Swails work, he is gentle and has a very kind, sweet personality. One I knew my own mother would like. My mother is very pleased and will be going back. I would be going to him, if I was in need of a foot...Read More
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Charlotte in Sherman, TX – Mar 06, 2017
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