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Prominent Orthopedic Surgeon Keith R. Swanson, MD Named Barton Health 2018 Doctor of the Year

Posted: 03/30/2018
(South Lake Tahoe, CA) – The votes have been counted and Dr. Keith Swanson has been named Barton Health’s Doctor of the Year. Each year, hundreds of Barton team members cast their vote to nominate a favorite physician in honor of National Doctor’s Day, and the 2018 winner was announced at Barton’s Doctor’s Day Celebration, March 29th.

“We honor Dr. Swanson as our Doctor of the Year, and the incredible contributions he’s made to the community as an orthopedic surgeon and practitioner of nearly 40 years,” said Dr. Clint Purvance, CEO at Barton Health.

Dr. Keith Swanson has practiced orthopedic surgery in Lake Tahoe and the Carson Valley since 1979. He is a founding member of the Tahoe Sports Medicine Fellowship, which continues to train orthopedic surgeons in sports medicine techniques. He currently serves as the Designated Institutional Officiate of the fellowship. His passion for teaching lead him to launching and directing the Graduate Medical Education for Barton Health.

Dr. Keith Swanson is board certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery with a sub-specialty certification in sports medicine. He is an active member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Sports Medicine and a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. He is also a fellow of the American College of Surgeons and a Clinical Associate Professor at the University of Nevada School of Medicine. Dr. Swanson specializes in sports injuries and joint replacement surgery.

Dr. Keith Swanson currently sees patients in Tahoe Orthopedics & Sports Medicine’s Zephyr Cove and Carson City offices. To schedule an appointment, call 775.589.8950.