Dr. James Robert Swegle MD Surgeon

Dr. James Swegle is a surgeon in Des Moines, Iowa. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Iowa Lutheran Hospital and Iowa Methodist Medical Center. He received his medical degree from University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine and has been in practice for 23 years. He is one of 15 doctors at Iowa Lutheran Hospital and one of 20 at Iowa Methodist Medical Center who specialize in Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Surgeon: Trauma Surgery & Surgical Critical Care

Education & Medical Training

Central IA Health System - IA Methodist
Residency, General Surgery, 1985 - 1990

University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine
Class of 1985

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Surgery
Certified in Surgery

American Board of Surgery
Certified in Surgical Critical Care

CA State Medical License
Active through 2013

IA State Medical License
Active through 2013

TX State Medical License
Active through 2014

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
2011

Publications & Presentations

Costs associated with helmet use in motorcycle crashes: the cost of not wearing a helmet.
Heldt, K. A., Renner, C. H., Boarini, D. J., Swegle, J. R.

Diurnal variation and injury due to motor vehicle crashes in older trauma patients.
Renner, C. H., Heldt, K. A., Swegle, J. R.

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS California PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Health Alliance PPO
  • HealthAmerica HealthAssurance PPO
  • Highmark BCBS ClassicBlue
  • Highmark BCBS PPOBlue
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO - Kaiser
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
  • Wellmark Alliance Select
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