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Dr. Douglas Swords, MD

General Surgery* Age 40
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Dr. Douglas Swords, MD is a General Surgery Specialist in Asheville, NC.
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Dr. Douglas Swords, MD

General Surgery* Age 40
Asheville, NC
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11 years of experience
Dr. Douglas Swords, MD is a General Surgery Specialist in Asheville, NC.

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Dr. Douglas Swords, MD is a General Surgery Specialist in Asheville, NC and has 11 years experience. They graduated from Wake Forest University. They currently practice at Practice and are affiliated with Mission Hospital. Their office is not accepting new patients. Dr. Swords is board certified in Complex General Surgical Oncology and accepts multiple insurance plans.

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Abdominal Pain
Anal and Rectal Cancer
Cholangiocarcinoma
Abdominal Pain
Anal and Rectal Cancer
Cholangiocarcinoma
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Colorectal Cancer
Gallbladder Cancer
Gallstones
Incisional Hernia
Inguinal Hernia
Lipomas
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Liver Cancer
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Pancreatic Cancer
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
Small Intestine Cancer
Soft Tissue Sarcoma
Umbilical Hernia
Abdominoplasty
Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
Cholecystectomy with Robotic Assist
Colectomy
Colectomy Laparoscopic
Colectomy Sigmoidectomy with Robotic Assist
Duodenal Polypectomy
Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
Gastrotomy
Laparoscopic Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy)
Laparoscopic Inguinal Hernia Repair
Laparotomy
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Port Placements or Replacements
Splenectomy
Splenectomy with Robotic Assist
Wedge Resection Colon

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Locations

  1. 1 Cancer Centers of North Carolina Asheville
    20 Medical Park Dr, Asheville, NC 28803
  2. 2 Novant Medical Group Inc.
    80 Peachtree Rd Ste 210, Asheville, NC 28803

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Mar 13, 2023
Did a great job on a robotic triple hernia surgery on me. Seem to be recovering quite quickly.
Dan — Mar 13, 2023
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Biography
  • Dr. Douglas Swords, MD is a general surgery specialist in Asheville, NC and has over 10 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from Wake Forest University in 2013. He specializes in General Surgery.
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General Surgery
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Education

Education

Medical Education
  • Wake Forest University
    2013
Medical Education

Board Certifications

Board Certifications
  • Complex General Surgical Oncology
Board Certifications
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New patients are generally accepted by Dr. Douglas Swords, MD. To arrange an appointment, call the number on Dr. Swords' profile.

Dr. Douglas Swords, MD is affiliated with Mission Hospital.

Yes, Dr. Douglas Swords, MD holds board certification in Complex General Surgical Oncology.

Hospital Affiliations

  • Mission Hospital

    509 Biltmore Ave, Asheville, NC