Russell E. Swann, MD, FACS, an Ophthalmologist with Brazos Eye Surgery of Texas



Get to know Ophthalmologist Dr. Russell E. Swann, who serves patients in Waco, Texas.

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(YorkPedia Editorial):- New York City, Sep 22, 2020 ( – Dr. Swann has served as the Medical Director and Senior Ophthalmologist at Brazos Eye Surgery in Waco, Texas for the past four decades. The practice has earned a reputation of excellence by providing their patients with advanced and cutting edge technology, along with the knowledgeable and professional staff. They provide comprehensive eye exams, as well as treatment for cataracts, cornea and external ocular diseases, astigmatism, diabetic eye care, glaucoma, macular degeneration, dry eyes, autoimmune diseases, and optical dispensary. 

With a vision and passion to bring state-of-the-art ophthalmic surgical technology to Central Texas, Dr. Swann’s reputation for excellent surgical outcomes earned him area-wide recognition. A battle with cancer forced him to discontinue his surgical career in 2009; however, he continues to meet the needs of his general ophthalmology, diabetic, and glaucoma patients.  

A Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and a member of the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, the doctor is board-certified in ophthalmology by the American Board of Ophthalmology, an independent, nonprofit organization responsible for certifying ophthalmologists in the United States. He is also on the Board of Directors of the Dallas Academy of Ophthalmology.

Throughout his academic career, Dr. Swann earned his medical degree from Tulane University School of Medicine in New Orleans, Louisiana in 1975. He then went on to complete his surgical internship at Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas, Texas in 1976, followed by his residency in ophthalmology at Ochsner Foundation Hospital in New Orleans, Louisiana in 1981. He also holds a Bachelor of Science degree and a Master of Science degree in Biochemistry.

Ophthalmology is a branch of medicine and surgery, which deals with the diagnosis and treatment of eye disorders. Ophthalmologists are experts in the diseases, functions, and anatomy of the eye. They may provide routine care such as vision testing, as well as prescribe and fit eyeglasses or contact lenses. However, ophthalmologists are also surgeons. They repair traumatic injuries to the eye and perform cataract and corneal surgery. 

Among his accolades, Dr. Swann has received the coveted Best Doctor in America Achievement Award each year since 2001.  

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