Douglas G. Swanson, MD

Family Medicine
455 East Pikes Peak Avenue Suite 105
Colorado Springs, CO 80903 Get Directions
Douglas G. Swanson, MD
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Annual Membership Fee

450.00 every 3 months **
900.00 every 6 months **
1,800.00 each year **

My Philosophy and Approach to Wellness...

Sitting face-to-face with someone, listening to what really matters to them, I am wondering, “What has this person been through, what are they feeling right now, what can improve their quality of life right now, and how can they be prepared if things go very wrong in the future?” Sitting face-to-face with someone is a beautiful thing. The privilege of being part of those moments is all the motivation I need to do the very best I can, every time. It is an honor to be part of this great profession. My patients have taught me well, and I pass it on.

Dr. Swanson's Credentials

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University of Manitoba Medical School, Canadian College of Family Physicians
Winnipeg, Canada
Family Medicine 1977-1979
Associate Chief Resident

University of Manitoba Medical School, Canadian College of Family Physicians
Winnipeg, Canada

Medical School:
University of Manitoba Medical School
Winnipeg, Canada
Doctorate of Medicine, License Medical Council of Canada 1972

University of Manitoba
Winnipeg, Canada
Honors in Microbiology 1970-1972

Penrose/St. Francis Hospital
Memorial Hospital
Recognition of Service, Barrington Health Center (Inner City Clinic) 1980-1982
Professor of Family Medicine, Southern Illinois University
Chief of Family Medicine, Memorial Hospital
Fellow, Canadian College of Family Physicians

Testimonials from patients of Dr. Swanson

from Didi in CO March 19, 2022 for Douglas G. Swanson, MD
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In November 2020, like many others, I caught COVID. At 70 & overweight it was a challenge. Dr. Swanson, Candy & Virginia have been my cheerleaders, inspiration & sound medical experts for years. I had been retired for 4 years and after working 60 hours a week for over 20 years my one huge joy & mood lifter is hiking in the mountains. The minute I suspected I had COVID I… See more

from Pamela in CO March 27, 2020 for Douglas G. Swanson, MD

My pcp, a member of MDVIP, unexpectedly retired, leaving me wondering if I could find a MDVIP doctor similarly holistically oriented. By the end of the "get to know each other" appointment with Dr. Swanson, I knew that he respected my desire to not jump to strong medications , that he was well versed in the particular health issues I face and that his manner was calm, thoughtful,… See more

from Marjie in CO March 10, 2020 for Douglas G. Swanson, MD

Dr. Swanson You and your staff are always very good to me as a patient and I do so much appreciate all you do for me by giving good advice and taking care of my medical questions and needs. Thank you always 

from Martha in CO March 10, 2020 for Douglas G. Swanson, MD

We have been patients of Dr. Swanson since about 1992. In '93 my husband had a heart attack at age 51 and subsequent double bypass. He was diagnosed with diabetes at that time. Dr. Swanson helped him wade through mountains of paper work which resulted in him being deemed 50% disabled due to Agent Orange when stationed in Viet Nam. In 1996 I suffered a subarachnoid brain hemorrhage at age 52.… See more

from Robert & Teresa in CO March 29, 2018 for Douglas G. Swanson, MD

We are seniors and just relocated from Florida to Colorado Springs. Finding a primary care physician that could give us the attention we need at our stage of life was a priority and major concern. Thanks to MDVIP we found Dr. Swanson and his very friendly and professional team in Colorado Springs downtown. Their attention to detail and listening skills are wonderful. Consequently our concerns… See more

from Bobbi in CO March 10, 2018 for Douglas G. Swanson, MD

Dr Swanson has been such a tremendous help to me by simply letting me know hes available if I should ever need to call. This has given me so much peace of mind. He has also provided valuable information on the best way to maintain good health, and seems genuinely interested in the well being of his patients. Having Dr. Swanson as my primary care physician has been a very positive experience… See more

from Beryl in CO March 2, 2018 for Douglas G. Swanson, MD

I am so happy that Dr. Douglas Swanson is my primary physician. He treats me with respect and as being in a partnership with him to keep me healthy (as I am sure he does all of his patients). He listens to me and picks up on things I say and orders tests to be done or sends me to other Doctor's if he feels that is necessary. He goes over medicines with me quit often.
After my open… See more