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He made me feel comfortable. He is very easy to talk to and answers all questions. Great experience.
June 29, 2023
I felt heard. He took the time to answer all of my questions and explained them to me.
May 19, 2023
Dr. Swanson is the consummate professional, very knowledgeable, and always has a smile on his face and a fun story to share. He cares about each patient like family.
May 3, 2023
As with the consultation appointment, the surgical procedure and now the post-op follow-up, I was nothing but impressed with the kindness, professionalism and attention to the details. I would highly recommend Dr. Swanson to anyone.
April 10, 2023
Doc Swanson explains everything in advance, explains what he is doing and seeing during procedure, and tells you what to expect next, when to expect any test results. He's a doctor who teaches by thorough explanations. He also is efficient, and clearly very experienced in his field of study.
April 6, 2023
Dr. Swanson and his nurse answered all my questions
March 29, 2023
Dr.Swanson was very professional but as well made me feel comfortable. Loved his personable skills. Was able to converse with him well so I appreciated that.
February 13, 2023
Doctor Swanson was excellent. He took the time to listen to me and my concerns and was extremely knowledgable when it came to options and next steps.
February 9, 2023
I appreciate Dr. Swanson taking the time to listen to me and taking what I am saying seriously. I appreciate him caring about my personal care.
January 30, 2023
Dr. Swanson is so soft spoken and kind and makes his patients comfortable. I feel like he honestly cares for his patients.
January 20, 2023
Dr. Swanson always listens to my concerns and provides me with multiple treatment options.
December 20, 2022
He is great with me and my fiancé and answers any and all questions great. he always validates any concerns and helps us with understanding anything we don’t get.
December 19, 2022
Very friendly and personable. He reassured me about the labor and delivery process and made me feel comfortable!
December 7, 2022
Dr Swanson is very caring. He always remembers details of my health care and follows up on any concerns even if I haven’t seen him for a year.
December 6, 2022
Dr. Swanson is a top-notch professional who is very easy to talk to, and very knowledgeable. We are very THANKFUL to have him on our journey.
November 14, 2022
He was very comforting and listened to my problems in order to help me find a solution unlike my other clinic
November 8, 2022
So friendly and personable. Spends time, listens, and share in life events and fun family stories. I appreciate Dr. Swanson’s investment in my whole quality of life.
November 7, 2022
He was very professional and thorough with his explanations. He took his time to answer my questions and to make sure I understood what my surgery would entail.
November 3, 2022
Dr. Swanson is so kind and takes his time. He explained everything that I had questions about and about my procedure. The recovery was better than I had expected.
October 10, 2022
Incredibly reassuring and calming manner. Explained everything he was doing thoroughly, and went through all options very well.
September 21, 2022
Dr. Swanson is a very caring physician and I highly recommend him to anyone!
September 12, 2022
Dr. Swanson is always very patient and willing to answer my questions.
September 8, 2022
Dr. Swanson was very personable and explained my upcoming procedure very well, putting me at ease. His nurse, Mindy, was very friendly and helpful as well!
September 1, 2022
Dr. Swanson took the time to listen to all of my concerns. I feel like I was finally heard after months of suffering. He also gave me all my options on how we could move forward. And he would support me on whatever decision I made.
August 5, 2022
Dr Swanson was AMAZING! He listened and did not make me feel guilty about a possible change on my journey to becoming a parent again.
May 23, 2022
- Minimally invasive surgery - da Vinci surgery, da Vinci hysterectomy, single-incision hysterectomy, and no incision sterilization
- Obstetrics - from minimal risk to high risk
- Office-based procedures - Essure sterilization and endometrial ablation
- Abnormal bleeding, infertility, urinary incontinence
- Clinical Trials
Joined McFarland Clinic
Education & Professional Certification
American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology
Iowa State University, Ames, IA
- BS, 1988-1992
- PhD, 1992-1997
Des Moines University, Des Moines, IA
- DO, 1997-2001
David Grant Medical Center, Travis Air Force Base, CA
- American College of Obstetricians & Gynecologists
- Fellow, American Medical Association
- American Osteopathic Association
- Iowa Medical Society
- Story County Medical Society
Professional & Personal Interests
- Department Chair, McFarland Clinic Obstetrics & Gynecology
- Member, McFarland Clinic Compensation Committee
- Member, McFarland Clinic HIPAA Steering Committee