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Specialty:

Ophthalmology

Sub Specialty:
Glaucoma

Hospital Affiliation(s):
UPMC Shadyside
UPMC Presbyterian
UPMC Mercy


Patient Satisfaction Ratings:
4.8 Stars
340 Patient
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LOCATION(S):

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BOARD CERTIFICATIONS:

Ophthalmology, American Board of Ophthalmology

Education:

DO, Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine, Erie, PA

Residency:
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine,
Pittsburgh, PA


Fellowships:
Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center,
Columbus, OH



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March 05, 2019

I did not have any bad experience. It was all good experiences. I was satisfied with the service I received and I am grateful for it.

March 05, 2019

Dr. Swogger is nice, seems competent, and explains things well to me.

March 05, 2019

Dr. Swogger knew all relevant information about my visit and discussed it with me in easy to understand terms. This was my first visit with him and I was VERY comfortable and felt well taken care of.

March 01, 2019

Dr. Swoger is very personable and knowledgeable. He answered all my questions and treated me with dignity and respect. I would definitely recommend him to others for their eye care,

February 26, 2019

Dr. Swogger and others in his office provided timely, excellent care and answered all of my questions with thoughtfulness.

February 26, 2019

Dr. Swogger is very personable and aware of all my medical care. The staff is always nice and concerned as well as efficient. You never have to wait, even today, when I was late arriving.

February 22, 2019

Dr Swogger & his fellow were very interested in my well being. They were both very thorough, kind, & professional.

February 22, 2019

Very nice, he was able to answer all my questions.

February 19, 2019

I was very pleased with the UPMC Eye Clinic! Very professional!

February 12, 2019

all good