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Dr. Richard Swanson MD

Medical Oncologists in Boston, MA

4.5  Very Good based on 10 reviews | Rate Dr. Swanson
Dr. Swanson has been compared 209 times

Dr. Richard Swanson specializes in medical oncology, general surgery, surgical oncology in Boston, Massachusetts.

Dr. Richard Swanson has been compared 209 times. Details of Dr. Swanson's 36 years experience as an MD, his 2 hospital affiliations and education at Harvard University are available on your free doctor report.

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Primary Location for Dr. Swanson

Dr. Richard Swanson
Brigham and Women's Hospital
75 Francis St
Boston, MA 02115

Patient Ratings and Reviews

Very Good

Dr. Richard Swanson has an average rating of 4.5 stars (out of 5) with a rating of Very Good based on 10 reviews.

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 Board Certification, Specialty and Expertise

Dr. Richard Swanson has been identified as specializing in Medical Oncology, General Surgery and Surgical Oncology.

He obtained board certification from The American Board of Surgery

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Accepted Insurance

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Dr. Richard Swanson accepts the following plans at Brigham and Women's Hospital

  • United Healthcare - Direct
  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • BCBS Massachusetts
  • Multiplan

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 Hospital Affiliation

A hospital affiliation covers any doctor who has an affiliation, association or admitting privilege with a hospital. A doctor's particular affiliation to a specific hospital can translate to the overall quality of that provider.

 Education

Dr. Swanson attended medical school at Harvard University Harvard Medical School and graduated in 1980 having 36 years experience.

While there is no proven correlation between the quality of one's educational institution and the quality of one's professional competence, it is often an indicator. Medical schools have various levels of selectivity (some are harder to get into than others), and both the quality of their clinical training and level of research are measured. Additional medical training in both residency and fellowships and the facilities they are conducted at also provide a history of the doctors' level of training and experience.

 Aliases

Patients may also know Dr. Richard Swanson MD as:

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