Phillip D Swanson M.D., Ph.D.

Phillip D Swanson M.D., Ph.D.

Bio

Dr. Swanson earned his medical degree at The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and his doctorate degree in biochemistry from the University of…

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Patient Care Philosophy

"I enjoy the challenge of neurological diagnosis, as well as managing the treatment of conditions such as Parkinson's disease with the least complex medical regime that is possible."

Personal Interests

Antiquarian books, jogging, theater and old movies.

Clinical Interests

Parkinson's disease, movement disorders, epilepsy and general neurology.

Education

InstitutionCredentialYear
Johns Hopkins School of MedicineMedical education1958
Boston City HospitalInternship
Johns Hopkins HospitalResidency
University of London School of MedicineFellowship

DegreeDescriptionYear
MD1958

Board Certifications

CertificationSpecialtyYear
American Board of Psychiatry & NeurologyNeurology1966
Dr. Swanson earned his medical degree at The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and his doctorate degree in biochemistry from the University of London. He completed a residency and fellowship in neurological medicine at Johns Hopkins.

Dr. Swanson co-authored a neurology textbook and has published more than 100 articles on neurological subjects. Besides epilepsy, his clinical and research interests include Parkinson's disease and stroke. Dr. Swanson is a UW professor of neurology and a UW adjunct professor of medicine in the Division of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine. He directs the neurology residency program at the University of Washington and is a widely respected consultant serving on a number of professional organization committees.

Dr. Swanson has been elected to the American Neurological Association and was voted to Best Doctors in America.

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