WILMINGTON, Del., April 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Sidney J. Swanson III, M.D., is recognized by Continental Who's Who as Doctor of the Year for 2017. Swanson is the Chief of Transplantation Surgery and Urologist with Christiana Health Care System.
A private, not-for-profit healthcare system, Christiana Health Care System provides the most up to date, state of the art advanced healthcare technology by utilizing patient centered, innovative, affordable and effective systems of care.
Dr. Swanson served in the United States Army Medical Corps for over twenty years and was the Chief of the Army-Navy Kidney Transplant Program for 11 years before retiring as a Colonel. He was also the Transplant Consultant to the Army Surgeon General. Dr. Swanson is board certified in Urology and his areas of expertise include kidney transplantation and immunosuppression, urology, dialysis access, and surgical management of the end-stage renal patient.
Furthermore, he helped establish a federal transplant research program in the Transplant and Autoimmunity Branch of the NIDDK at the National Institutes of Health in 1999. He retired from the Army in 2005 and in July of 2006, helped establish the Kidney Transplant Program at Christiana Care. Since then, Dr. Swanson has been the Chief and Surgical Director.
A Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, Dr. Swanson is also a member of the American Society of Transplant Surgeons, American Society of Transplantation, Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society and American Urological Association. He enjoys reading history books and golfing in his spare time.
Dr. Swanson received his Bachelor of Science majoring in Biology and minoring in Chemistry from South Dakota State University and went on to complete his Medical degree at the Georgetown University of Medicine. He completed urology residency at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in 1989 and Kidney-Pancreas Transplant fellowship at Georgetown University Hospital in 1991.
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SOURCE Continental Who's Who