Neil A. Swanson, M.D.

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Cancer, Dermatology
Special Interests:
Mohs Surgery, Melanoma, Basal Cell Carcinoma, Squamous Cell Carcinoma, Skin Cancer Surgery
Accepting Patients:

"After 30 years of treating skin cancer, I still love taking care of patients and their families and feel fortunate to do so."


Dr. Swanson specializes in caring for patients with skin cancer, including melanoma. With advanced training in Mohs surgery, he often treats complex cancers. He has trained over 30 fellows who practice at teaching hospitals in the United States and around the world.

In his spare time, he enjoys country life, including Western riding and competing on his horse Jax.

Learn more about the OHSU Department of Dermatology.


Mohs surgery resources: Mohs surgery at OHSU, Mohs surgery patient brochure (pdf), American College of Mohs Surgery - patient information (http://www.skincancermohssurgery.org/)



  • Degree:
    M.D., University of Rochester School of Medicine, Rochester, NY, 1976
  • Residency:
    University of Michigan School of Medicine, Ann Arbor, MI
  • Fellowship:
    Mohs Chemosurgery, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI Advanced Dermatologic Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, CA
  • Certification:
    American Board of Dermatology, 1980

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