Dr. Neil Axel Swanson MD Dermatologist

Dr. Neil Swanson is a dermatologist in Portland, Oregon and is affiliated with Portland Veterans Affairs Medical Center. He received his medical degree from University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry and has been in practice for 33 years. He is one of 18 doctors at Portland Veterans Affairs Medical Center who specialize in Dermatology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Dermatologist: General Dermatology

Education & Medical Training

University of Michigan Hospitals and Health Centers
Residency, Dermatology, 1977 - 1980

Rochester General Hospital (Rochester NY)
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1976 - 1977

University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry
Class of 1976

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Dermatology
Certified in Dermatology

MT State Medical License
Active through 2014

OR State Medical License
Active through 2013

Awards, Honors & Recognition

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

Publications & Presentations

Updates on Psoriasis and Cutaneous Oncology: Proceedings from the 2013 MauiDerm Meeting.
Blauvelt, A.,Brown, M.,Gordon, K. B.,Kavanaugh, A.,Leonardi, C. T.,Stockfleth, E.,Strober, B.,Swanson, N. A.,Martin, G.

Tri-modal confocal mosaics detect residual invasive squamous cell carcinoma in Mohs surgical excisions.
Gareau, D., Bar, A., Snaveley, N., Lee, K., Chen, N., Swanson, N., Simpson, E., Jacques, S.

Modified single-sling myocutaneous island pedicle flap: series of 61 reconstructions.
Willey, A., Papadopoulos, D.J., Swanson, N.A., Lee, K.K.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Choice
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Health Net Oregon PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Lifewise Health Plan of Oregon
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • ODS Network
  • PacificSource Preferred PSN
  • Providence Health System Preferred PPO
  • Regence Oregon - Preferred Provider Network
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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