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Dr. James Swearingen Jr, MD

Ophthalmology*
4.7 (3)
Map Pin Small Shreveport, LA
Accepting new patients
49 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. James Swearingen Jr, MD

Dr. James Swearingen Jr, MD is an Ophthalmology Specialist in Shreveport, LA. They specialize in Ophthalmology, has 49 years of experience. They graduated from LSU Health Sciences Center Shreveport School of Medicine and is affiliated with WK Pierremont Health Center. Dr. Swearingen Jr, completed a residency at LSU Health Sciences Center Shreveport School of Medicine. Patients rated Dr. Swearingen Jr an average 4.7 star rating.

Dr. Swearingen Jr works at WK Eye Institute Pierremont in Shreveport, LA. They frequently treat conditions like All Headaches (incl. Migraine), Chalazion and Floaters 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. Swearingen Jr's Office Locations

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    WK Eye Institute Pierremont
    7607 Youree Dr, Shreveport, LA 71105 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (318) 212-3937
    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

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  • WK Pierremont Health Center

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Eye Test
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Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
Ultrasound
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    About Dr. James Swearingen Jr, MD

    Specialties*
    • Ophthalmology

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    Years of Experience
    • 49 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1003878075
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    Education & Certifications

    Residency
    • LSU Health Sciences Center Shreveport School of Medicine
    Residency
    Internship
    • LSU Health Sciences Center Shreveport School of Medicine
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • LSU Health Sciences Center Shreveport School of Medicine
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    Dr. James Swearingen Jr, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Swearingen Jr is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

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

    Dr. Swearingen Jr works at WK Eye Institute Pierremont in Shreveport, LA. View the full address on Dr. Swearingen Jr’s profile.

    Dr. Swearingen Jr has seen patients for All Headaches (incl. Migraine), Chalazion and Floaters, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Swearingen Jr on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    3 patients have reviewed Dr. Swearingen Jr. The overall rating for this provider is 4.7. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Swearingen Jr.

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