Dr. Russell Swan, MD

Dr. Russell Swan, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Dr. Russell Swan, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Bozeman, MT and has been practicing for 1 years. He graduated from UNIV OF NE COLL OF MED in 2012 and specializes in ophthalmology, anterior segment ophthalmology, and more.Read his story

1925 N 22nd Ave Ste 201

Bozeman, MT 59718

Contact Information

(406) 219-0700

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna

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Dry Eyes
more than 17% of peers

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Dr. Swan's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Swan "Russell Swan, MD specializes in Advanced Cataract Surgery, Corneal Surgery, Glaucoma surgery, and Laser Vision Correction. Dr. Swan joined Bozeman Health Deaconess Hospital in August of 2017. He graduated from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln with highest distinction and the University of Nebraska Medical Center with high distinction where he started a free eye clinic for under/uninsured patients. He went on to complete his ophthalmology residency training at the Moran Eye Center at the University of Utah. Dr. Swan completed an advanced year of fellowship training in Cornea and Refractive Surgery, Advanced Anterior Segment and Glaucoma at Vance Thompson Vision and is an Adjunct Assistant Professor at the University of Utah Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences. Dr. Swan has participated in numerous FDA monitored clinical trials, and published multiple peer-reviewed articles on various topics in the field of ophthalmology. He has a passion for ophthalmology outreach and has participated in free charity surgery days, regional outreach to the Navajo Nation in Utah, and two months of service and training in Kathmandu, Nepal. He currently serves in a national leadership role for the Seniors EyeCare Program. In addition, he is focusing efforts on continuing to develop infrastructure and training support for the National Residency Training Program at the Hospital San Felipe in Tegucigalpa, Honduras. In his free time, Dr. Swan enjoys spending time outdoors with his wife Monica and three children Aubree, Oliver, and Monte. They enjoy hiking, biking, golfing, skiing, and exploring God's great creation. Dr. Swan is ecstatic for the opportunity to bring the world's most advanced technology and surgical treatments to Montana."


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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Swan "At Vance Thompson Vision, we know how important it is to wake up each morning to clear vision. Because improved sight means more than seeing your best. It means being your best. With more than 80,000 procedures and nearly 100 years of combined experience offering LASIK, cataract surgery, glaucoma surgery, cornea surgery, eyecare and cosmetic services to Bozeman, Fargo, and Sioux Falls, the team at Vance Thompson Vision is committed to using only the most advanced technology and sets standards used all over the globe."

6  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Anterior Segment Ophthalmology
  • Anterior Segment Surgery
  • Cataract Surgery
  • Cornea & External Diseases
  • Cornea & Refractive Surgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Swan does not have any board certifications listed.

7  Conditions Treated

  • Cataract
  • Cataract Surgery Complications
  • Corneal Dystrophy
  • Dry Eyes
  • Glaucoma
  • Keratoconus
  • Refractive Error

10  Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Cornea Transplant
  • Corneal Collagen Cross-Linking (CXL)
  • Descemet Membrane Endothelial Keratoplasty (DMEK)
  • Descemet's Stripping Automated Endothelial Keratoplasty (DSAEK)
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Laser Cataract Surgery
  • Photorefractive Keratectomy (PRK)
  • Visian Impantable Collamer Lens (ICL)

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • University Of Nebraska
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2008
    Medical School | Graduated 2012
  • Moran Eye Center, University of Utah
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2013
  • Moran Eye Center, University of Utah
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2016
  • Vance Thompson Vision
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2017

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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