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James D. Swenson, MD

Patient Ratings

4.9 / 5 (Based on 109 Ratings)


Orthopedics, Sports Medicine, and Orthopedic Surgery

Call 360-794-3300

James D. Swenson, MD is accepting new patients.

Telemedicine Visits Available

Dr. James Swenson is a board-certified in orthopedic surgery.

Conditions Treated

frozen shoulder, hand arthritis, hand fracture, shoulder arthritis, shoulder instability, ankle injury, ankle pain, foot fracture, foot injury, foot pain, hand injury, hand pain, hip arthritis, hip fracture, hip injury, hip pain, Knee arthritis, knee fracture, knee injury, knee pain, knee sprain, shoulder injury, shoulder pain, ankle fracture, Sports medicine, Achilles tendon rupture, shoulder dislocation, hip dislocation, knee dislocation, rotator cuff tear, and shoulder fracture

Procedures Performed

hip replacement, knee replacement, hip surgery, and knee surgery

Contact Information

  • Office: 360-794-3300
  • Fax: 360-794-6610






English and Italian

Interpretation Services Available

Board Certification

Board Certified in Orthopedic Surgery


Dr. James Swenson is an experienced orthopedic surgeon who enjoys helping his patients return to their regular interests and activities.
His experience includes a tour as an emergency room physician and flight surgeon at the Landstuhl Army Regional Medical Center in Germany, where he was frequently deployed to combat areas in the Middle East.

Clinical Expertise

Clinical Interests include sports injuries, trauma, arthritis and joint replacements.

Philosophy of Care

My philosophy is to work with you to provide excellent health car.

Medical School

George Washington University School of Medicine | Washington, D.C.


Madigan Army Medical Center | Tacoma, WA


August 26, 2021
It's all been good with Dr. Swenson.
July 26, 2021
Always a good experience Dr. Swenson is the best.
July 13, 2021
They are all amazing
June 29, 2021
Top of the scale - far better than all providers I have seen.
June 29, 2021
Again - I cannot say enough good things about my experiences -
May 03, 2021
Dr. Swenson is the best doctor I've ever had. He listens to me about my concerns and doesn't make me feel rushed when I meet with him. Thank you so much Dr. Swenson!
April 20, 2021
The best
April 15, 2021
February 22, 2021
It would have been beneficial to have the provider present for more of the post-op visit.
February 18, 2021
Dr Swenson is the best and would recommend him to family and freinds
February 09, 2021
I have been a patient for 8 years, have reccomended numerous people to this provider/ office. All have been very happy with the service provided.
January 18, 2021
Dr. Swenson is always very caring and listens to my questions and concerns.
December 10, 2020
Best doctor ever!!!!
November 16, 2020
I've had 2 previous surgeries from injuries from Dr swenson over past 16 years and will continue now with my knee issues
October 26, 2020
Knowledgeable provider with exceptional skill experience & options for treatment. Would like to know more of risks & benefits anticipated for short term/long term -> after visit summary would be helpful to reflect upon post visit.