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David Swanson, MD

  • Specialities

    Fracture & Trauma; Pelvic & Acetabular Surgery; Nonunion & Malunion Surgeries; Bone & Joint Infections

  • Fellowship

    Orthopedic Trauma - Reno Orthopedic Clinic

  • Residency

    University of Arizona - Phoenix

  • Medical School

    University of Texas Medical Branch

  • Board Certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery


Dr. David Swanson completed his medical degree at the University of Texas Medical Branch, followed by his orthopedic surgical residency at the University of Arizona in Phoenix. He then completed his orthopedic trauma fellowship at Reno Orthopedic Clinic in 2017. He worked with Sonoran Orthopedic Trauma Surgeons in Scottsdale, AZ for two years before returning to work with Reno Orthopedic Center in 2019.

He is board certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery and his practice is centered on orthopedic trauma and fracture care of both adult and pediatric patients. His focus includes pelvic and acetabular surgery, nonunion and malunion surgeries, and bone and joint infections. He enjoys teaching and working with residents and trauma fellows.

"Very nice physician! I had a skiing injury and it was scary being so far from home (I live in Florida). Dr. Swanson made me feel comfortable and he reassured me that I would recover just fine."

"I'm always happy with my care at ROC. This was no exception. I especially like the time Dr. Swanson took to me my x-rays and explain what was going on."