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Ophthalmology, American Board of Ophthalmology


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

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine,
Pittsburgh, PA

Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center,
Columbus, OH

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June 03, 2019

they were helpful in getting same day appointment

June 03, 2019

excellent care

June 03, 2019

Dr. Swogger is an excellent eye doctor. I trust him with my eye care.

May 30, 2019

Dr. Swogger is excellent and very patient with all the questions I have asked.

May 28, 2019

Excellent care by Dr. Swogger!

May 28, 2019

Dr Swogger has consistently provided me with excellent vision care and advice and treatment for the condition I have in my eyes! His care has been consistent with the care given me by Dr. Joel Schuman, Dr. Swogger's predecessor.

May 28, 2019

He has a great bedside manner easy to talk to and doesn't talk down to me.

May 23, 2019

Dr. Swogger is an excellent Glaucoma Surgeon and has provided me the care that I need to protect my sight. Words cannot express the gratitude and respect that I have for him.

May 23, 2019

My previous Dr. is no longer with this practice so Dr. Swogger will be my new Dr. handling my eye issues. I was very impressed by him in how he took care of me, answered my questions and explained the plan for keeping a watchful eye on my sight. I really liked Dr. Lowen and am glad Dr. Swogger took over my case. Smooth transition.

May 20, 2019

All my experiences with Dr. Swogger and his office have been wonderful. They are caring and more than competent in the eye-care field. They answer all my questions, and allay all my concerns.