Southwest Internal Medicine Welcomes Dr. Jason Swigert

Nov 21, 2013   //   by Webmaster   //   Announcements  //  No Comments

swigertSouthwest Internal Medicine is pleased to announce Jason C. Swigert, MD will join its practice in December 2013.

Dr. Swigert’s interests in medicine include diabetes, heart disease, obesity, resistant hypertension, asthma, autoimmunity, and complementary/alternative medicine. He places special focus on the importance of patient education and preventive medicine.

Dr. Swigert received his medical degree from Oregon Health & Sciences University in Portland, Oregon where he spent an additional year of research in molecular genetics. After medical school, he was commissioned as an officer in the United States Air Force. He completed an Internal Medicine residency at the University of Utah and certified with the American Board of Internal Medicine. For the previous three and half years, Dr. Swigert has served as an active duty Internal Medicine physician for the 56th Medical Group at Luke Air Force Base in Glendale, Arizona. He was chosen by the United States Air Force to complete training in Infection Control at Johns Hopkins Medical School and served for two years as the Chair of Infection Control for the 56th Medical Group.

Prior to medical school, Dr. Swigert graduated from Brigham Young University with a degree in Violin Performance and was concertmaster of the BYU Philharmonic Orchestra. He earned minors in Microbiology and Chemistry and was active in a cancer research laboratory.

In his free time, Dr. Swigert enjoys being in the outdoors with his wife and three daughters, playing the violin in chamber music groups, and playing games of strategy. He is eagerly awaiting the birth of his fourth daughter in December.

Dr. Swigert will begin seeing patients December 19, 2013 at our new office location.

292 South 1470 East, Suite 100
St. George, UT 84790

Call (435)628-9200 today to schedule your appointment with Dr. Swigert.

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