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Jeffrey T. Swanson, MD

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My department:
Internal Medicine

My specialty:
Internal Medicine

My provider affiliation:
Kaiser Permanente provider

I speak: English

My gender: Male

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About me

I spent the first parts of my life in Texas and Arizona, ultimately attending the University of Arizona for both undergraduate and medical school. It was a pleasure to move to the Pacific Northwest to do my internal medicine residency at Oregon Health & Science University. The people and the area are wonderful, so staying to practice here was an easy decision.

About my practice

I enjoy the practice of internal medicine and my work in our Department of Medical Informatics. Time spent with our members and colleagues in clinic or in the hospital is valuable to me personally, as well as professionally. I believe the best personal interactions are about the person as well as any medical issues. I have had the opportunity to practice in most Kaiser Permanente clinics in the area, meeting people all over the Portland area, Salem and Vancouver. When not wearing a stethoscope in the clinic or hospital, my work in medical informatics helps bridge the gaps between clinicians and the technical systems we use, such as our electronic medical record. This helps bring the member even closer to their clinician, and all are better off.

How I thrive

Time spent with family is the most important part of my life. My wife and I relish the moments with our children, even when it is doing homework... I enjoy laughing with family, friends, colleagues and members, when the moment is right. We enjoy Oregon and Washington very much, getting out and about often.

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Medical Groups, Plans, and Networks

Northwest Permanente Physicians and Surgeons, PC

Internal Medicine
14406 Ne 20th Ave, Vancouver, WA 98686
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Contact information

  • Advice/Information
  • 1-800-813-2000 (toll free)
  • Appointments/Cancellations/Information
  • 503-813-2000
  • TTY
  • 1-800-735-2900 (toll-free TTY for the hearing/speech impaired)

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My training, certifications & licensing

Medical school

University of Arizona College of Medicine
Tucson , AZ

Board certification

Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine

Clinical Informatics

American Board of Preventive Medicine

To verify board certification for an individual practitioner, please visit the American Board of Medical SpecialtiesExternal Link, the American Medical AssociationExternal Link, or the American Osteopathic AssociationExternal Link websites.

Medical training

Internal Medicine

Oregon Health & Science University
Portland , OR

General Internal Medicine

Oregon Health & Science University
Portland , OR

Joined Permanente Medical Group

1996

Provider ID

01740

License information

Look up this provider’s credentials at the Washington State Department of Health websiteExternal Link.

Look up this provider’s credentials at the Oregon Medical Board websiteExternal Link

 

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Help in your language: Interpreter services, including American Sign Language (ASL), are available during business hours at no additional cost to members. Many of our doctors also speak more than one language. Call 1-800-324-8010 (toll free), or 1-800-813-2000 (toll free), or 711 (TTY).

Questions? Please call Membership Services from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., 7 days a week (except major holidays).

  • Portland: (503) 813-2000
  • All other areas: 1-800-813-2000 (toll free) or 711 (TTY). 

For language interpretation services: 1-800-324-8010 (toll free).

For specific license information, including malpractice history and disciplinary actions, you can call the Oregon Medical BoardExternal Link at (971) 673-2700 or the Washington State Department of HealthExternal Link at (360) 236-4700.

Referrals to affiliated community physicians/providers in Oregon and Washington

Affiliated community physicians/providers are not part of the Northwest Permanente Medical Group (NWPMG). They are physicians/providers credentialed by Kaiser Foundation Health Plan of the Northwest and/or who have a contract with the NWPMG.

If your NWPMG physician decides that you require covered services not available internally from an NWPMG physician, he or she may refer you to an affiliated community physician/provider. You must have a written, authorized referral from Kaiser Permanente in order to receive a covered service from an affiliated community physician/provider.

Referrals to affiliated community dentists in Oregon and Washington

Affiliated community dentists are not part of Permanente Dental Associates (PDA). They are dentists credentialed by PDA for Kaiser Foundation Health Plan of the Northwest, and they have a contract with PDA.

If your PDA dentist decides that you require covered services not available internally from a PDA dentist, he or she may refer you to an affiliated community dentist. You must have a written, authorized referral from Kaiser Permanente in order to receive a covered service from an affiliated community dentist.

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This page was last updated on:

12/17/2018