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Dr. Frank Swenson, MD

Orthopedic Surgery*
5.0 (3)
Map Pin Small La Jolla, CA
Accepting new patients
44 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. Frank Swenson, MD

Dr. Frank Swenson, MD is an Orthopedic Surgeon in La Jolla, CA. They specialize in Orthopedic Surgery, has 44 years of experience, and is board certified in Orthopedic Surgery. They graduated from Georgetown University School of Medicine and is affiliated with Scripps Green Hospital, Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla and Scripps Memorial Hospital Encinitas. Dr. Swenson, completed a residency at University Of California At Irvine Medical Center. Patients rated Dr. Swenson an average 5.0 star rating.

Dr. Swenson works at Practice in La Jolla, CA. They frequently treat conditions like Joint Pain, Osteoarthritis and Osteoarthritis of Knee 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. Swenson's Office Locations

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    Torrey Pines Orthopaedic Medical Group Inc.
    9850 Genesee Ave Ste 210, La Jolla, CA 92037 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (858) 535-1075

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  • Scripps Green Hospital
  • Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla
  • Scripps Memorial Hospital Encinitas

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Treatment frequency



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Joint Pain
Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Iliotibial Band Syndrome
Miner's Knee
Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Tear
Back Pain
Baker’s Cyst
Bone Cancer
Bursitis
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Difficulty With Walking
Femoral Neck Fracture
Femur Fracture
Gait Abnormality
Hip Fracture
Hip Pointer
Hip Tendinitis
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Knee Ligament Tears
Knee Osteophyte
Knee Sprain
Limb Pain
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Radiculopathy
Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Osteoarthritis of Hip
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Osteopenia
Sciatica
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Spinal Stenosis
Spinal Stenosis with Neurogenic Claudication
Trigger Finger
Arthrocentesis
Hip Replacement
Hip Replacement with Robotic Assist
Knee Replacement
Partial Knee Replacement
Steroid Injection
Total Knee Arthroplasty with Robotic Assist
Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
Ankle Sprains and Strains
Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
Arthritis
Arthritis of the Elbow
Ataxia
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Avascular Necrosis
Avascular Necrosis of Femoral Head
Broken Arm
Bursitis of Hip
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Chondrocalcinosis
Chondromalacia
Chronic Neck Pain
Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
Complications of Joint Prosthesis
Degenerative Disc Disease
Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
Femoral Stress Fracture
Fracture of Hand and Fingers
Ganglion Cyst
Genu Valgum
Genu Varum
Glenoid Labrum Tear
Gout
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Hammer Toe
Hand Fracture
Herniated Disc
Hip Osteophyte
Hip Sprain
Internal Derangement of Knee
Kidney Damage - Amyl Alcohol
Knee Dislocation
Knee Fracture
Knee Tendinitis
Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
Lumbar Compression Fracture
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Lumbosacral Stenosis
Meniscus Tear
Muscle Cramping
Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
Osteoarthritis of Ankle
Osteoarthritis of Foot
Osteoarthritis of Hand
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
Osteoarthritis of Spine
Osteochondritis Dissecans
Osteosarcoma
Patellar Chondromalacia
Patellar Dislocation
Patellar Fracture
Patellar Tendonitis
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome (PFPS)
Pelvic Fracture
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Piriformis Syndrome
Pyogenic Arthritis
Radiculopathy
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Rheumatoid Arthritis of Knee
Rotator Cuff Tear
Runner's Knee
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Scoliosis
Sjögren's Syndrome
Spine Deformities
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spondylolisthesis
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
Systemic Chondromalacia
Tenosynovitis
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Tibia and Fibula Fractures
Torticollis
Excision of Femur or Knee
Hip Replacement Revision
Hip Resurfacing
Joint Drainage
Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Knee Arthroscopy
Knee Dislocation Treatment
Knee Replacement Revision
Meniscus Surgery
Musculoskeletal Function Test
Open Hip Fracture Treatment
Partial Hip Replacement
Reconstructive Surgery
Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
Synovial Biopsy
Total Hip Replacement
Total Joint Replacement
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    Specialties*
    • Orthopedic Surgery

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    Years of Experience
    • 44 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1942228432
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    Education & Certifications

    Residency
    • University Of California At Irvine Medical Center
    Residency
    Internship
    • University of California Irvine Medical Center
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • Georgetown University School of Medicine
    Medical Education
    Undergraduate School
    • Loyola University of Los Angeles
    Undergraduate School
    Board Certifications
    • Orthopedic Surgery
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    Dr. Frank Swenson, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Swenson is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

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    Dr. Swenson has seen patients for Joint Pain, Osteoarthritis and Osteoarthritis of Knee, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Swenson on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    3 patients have reviewed Dr. Swenson. The overall rating for this provider is 5.0. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Swenson.

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