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Dr. Colin Swales, MD

Gastroenterology*
4.3 (18)
Map Pin Small Hartford, CT
Accepting new patients
21 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. Colin Swales, MD

Dr. Colin Swales, MD is a Gastroenterology Specialist in Hartford, CT. They specialize in Gastroenterology, has 21 years of experience, and is board certified in Gastroenterology. They graduated from UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS / BOSTON CAMPUS and is affiliated with Hartford Hospital and Manchester Memorial Hospital. Patients rated Dr. Swales an average 4.3 star rating.

Dr. Swales works at Practice in Hartford, CT with other offices in Manchester, CT and Glastonbury, CT. They frequently treat conditions like Liver Damage from Alcohol, Esophageal Varices and Alcoholic Cirrhosis along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Swales' Office Locations

  1. 1
    Gi & Internal Medicine Assoc. and Connecticut Gastroenterology Medical
    85 Seymour St Ste 1000, Hartford, CT 06106 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (860) 246-2571
  2. 2
    Digestive Health Specialists of Eastern Connecticut LLC
    353 Main St, Manchester, CT 06040 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (860) 649-3477
  3. 3
    Hartford Hospital
    80 Seymour St, Hartford, CT 06102 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (860) 545-4219
  4. 4
    Office
    300 Western Blvd Ste A, Glastonbury, CT 06033 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (860) 657-1920
    Monday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Tuesday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Wednesday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Thursday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Friday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Saturday
    Closed
    Sunday
    Closed

Hospital Affiliations
Admitting Hospitals

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  • Hartford Hospital
  • Manchester Memorial Hospital

Experience & Treatment Frequency

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Liver Damage from Alcohol
Esophageal Varices
Alcoholic Cirrhosis

Treatment frequency



Many providers have expertise treating multiple conditions or procedures. FindCare uses a variety of data sources to determine which conditions or procedures a provider treats and their level of experience.
Liver Damage from Alcohol
Esophageal Varices
Alcoholic Cirrhosis
Cirrhosis
Ascites
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Biliary Cirrhosis
Abdominal Pain
Alcoholic Hepatitis
Anemia
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Bile Duct Obstruction
Cholangitis
Chronic Gastritis
Colorectal Polyp
Diaphragmatic and Hiatal Hernia
Duodenal Ulcer
Duodenitis
Dysphagia
Esophageal Motility Disorders
Esophageal Ulcer
Esophagitis
Gallstones
Gastritis
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Gastrointestinal Bleeding
Gastroptosis
Hemorrhoids
Hepatitis B
Hepatitis C
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Intestinal Diverticulosis
Intestinal Ulcer
Liver Damage
Malnutrition
Nausea
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Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
Pancreatitis
Potassium Deficiency
Primary Biliary Cholangitis
Reflux Esophagitis
Retroperitoneum Cancer
Ulcerative Colitis
Unexplained Weight Loss
Upper Digestive Tract Cancer
Vomiting Disorders
Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
Duodenal Polypectomy
Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
Laparoscopic Removal of Stones from Biliary Tract
Liver Biopsy
Manometry
Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
Rigid Proctosigmoidoscopy
Acute Gastritis
Alcoholic Gastritis
Alcoholic Hepatic Failure
Anal or Rectal Pain
Anal Sphincter Dysplasia
Barrett's Esophagus
Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
Celiac Disease
Congenital Achalasia
Congenital Anomaly Esophagus
Constipation
Copper Metabolism Disorders
Crohn's Disease
Cystic Fibrosis
Dehydration
Diarrhea
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Diffuse Esophageal Spasm
Duodenal Cancer
Dysentery
Enteritis
Eosinophilic Esophagitis
Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
Esophageal Diverticulum
Familial Adenomatous Polyposis
Food Allergy
Gas-Bloat Syndrome
Gastric Ulcer
Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
Gastroparesis
Heartburn
Hemochromatosis
Hepatic Fibrosis
Hepatitis B - Immune Response
Hepatorenal Syndrome
Hernia
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Hiatal Hernia
Ileus
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Indigestion
Intestinal Diverticulitis
Intestinal Obstruction
Intestinal Tuberculosis
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Ischemic Colitis
Liver Abscess
Mallory-Weiss Syndrome
Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
Non-Neonatal Jaundice
Pancreatic Pseudocyst
Pernicious Anemia
Pouchitis
Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis
Pyloric Stenosis
Rectal Ulcer
Secondary Biliary Cholangitis
Splenomegaly
Viral Enteritis
Viral Hepatitis
Vitamin B12 Anemia
Vitamin_Deficiency
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Bile Duct Procedure
Biliary Drainage
Colon Cancer Screening
Colorectal Cancer Screening
Gallbladder Scan
Hepatitis A Screening
Hepatitis B Virus Screening
Hepatitis C Virus Screening
Hepatitis Screening
Impedance Testing
Instrumental Diagnostic Evaluation for Dysphagia
Liver Function Test
pH Probe
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Screening Colonoscopy
Transendoscopic Stent Placement
Ultrasound, Endoanal
Ultrasound, Esophageal
VAP Lipid Testing
Wireless pH Testing
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    • Aetna
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    • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Massachusetts
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Cigna
    • Connecticare
    • EmblemHealth
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    • First Health
    • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
    • Liberty Mutual Insurance Company
    • MVP Health Care
    • Oxford Health Plans
    • UnitedHealthCare

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    4.3
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    Based on 18 ratings
    Patient Ratings (18)
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    4 Star
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    3 Star
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    2 Star
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    1 Star
    (2)
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    About Dr. Colin Swales, MD

    Specialties*
    • Gastroenterology

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    Years of Experience
    • 21 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1386621464
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    Education & Certifications

    Medical Education
    • UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS / BOSTON CAMPUS
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Gastroenterology, Internal Medicine and Transplant Hepatology
    Board Certifications
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    Frequently Asked Questions

    Dr. Colin Swales, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Swales is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. Swales has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Swales has seen patients for Liver Damage from Alcohol, Esophageal Varices and Alcoholic Cirrhosis, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Swales on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    18 patients have reviewed Dr. Swales. The overall rating for this provider is 4.3. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Swales.

    Whether a person prefers to schedule an appointment online or over the phone with Dr. Swales, there are benefits to both methods. A person calling to schedule an with Dr. Swales appointment can ask questions about the practice, provider availability, conditions treated, procedures performed, and if their insurance carrier is accepted. While online scheduling is quicker, easier, allows one to view a wide range of appointment times, and may provide the ability to sync with a personal calendar.

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