Chris Swanson, MD

Sports Medicine Specialist

swansonDr. Swanson is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon specializing in sports medicine. After completing medical school at the University Of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey. He completed his residency in Orthopaedic Surgery at Drexel University College of Medicine, where he was chosen as the Chief Resident. Following his residency, Dr. Swanson completed his fellowship in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine at Cincinnati Sports Medicine and Orthopaedic Center in Cincinnati, Ohio. Dr. Swanson has acted as the assistant team physician for the Cincinnati Bengals and Drexel University Men’s Basketball. Currently, Dr. Swanson is the team physician for various area high schools.


Medical Degree

  • University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey — Robert Wood Johnson Medical School

Orthopedic Surgery Residency

  • Drexel University College of Medicine

Sports Medicine Shoulder & Knee Fellowship

  • Cincinnati Sports Medicine and Orthopaedic Center, Cincinnati, Ohio


  • Board-Certified, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Professional Affiliations

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine
  • Arthroscopy Association of North America


Patients that Inspire

“Dr. Swanson is one of the best doctors I’ve ever had. My shoulder was replaced about a year ago, at that time I was extremely limited to do most normal tasks. These normal day-to-day tasks had become impossible. I was unable to do for myself as I always had, after just five weeks post surgery I was finally able to brush my hair and lift my arm above my head– what a difference, I’m forever grateful. I’d recommend all of my friends and family to Dr. Swanson!”

-Clyde Fleming

“As an avid runner, I came to Dr. Swanson really hoping that running the Boston Marathon wasn’t out of reach, after injuring myself just 9 weeks before the race. In one week I had arthroscopic knee surgery, and went to physical therapy five days a week after surgery. I couldn’t believe it, when race day came I was able to run the marathon. I couldn’t be happier with my experience, and I feel so lucky to continue on teaching my regular fitness classes, while also continuing to train for the next marathon. I cannot imagine life without running or being active. Dr. Swanson got me to where I needed to be, to run that race, what an awesome experience!”

-LeighAnne Hersey

Frank Collier, MD

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Expert Chiropractic Medicine encompasses manual manipulations of the spine and extremities to restore proper mobility of the joint. Additionally, manual manipulations focus on proper biomechanics to avoid compensation throughout the body that could lead to pain and injury.



St. Johns County

We have exciting news! Southeast Orthopedic Specialists is happy to announce the opening of our new 210 Satellite location! We will be located on the 2nd floor of St. Vincent's Urgent Care in St. Johns, Florida. The address is: 2001 County Road, 210 W, Suite 200, St. Johns, FL 32259-2063 If you have any questions please contact us...

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