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Dr. Ravi Swamy, MD

Ear, Nose & Throat Doctor

Professional statement

Ravi S. Swamy, MD. MPH received his Doctorate of Medicine at the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, Board Certified in Otolaryngology and obtained a Master's in Public Health from Emory University's Rollins School of Public Health where he participated in outcomes research sponsored by the Centers for Disease Control. He then moved on to Stanford University for his training in Otolaryngology/ Head and Neck Surgery. At Stanford, he developed one of the first FDA approved randomized trials on sublingual immunotherapy in the United States. In addition to his interest in allergy, Dr. Swamy has numerous publications in the field of facial plastic surgery.

In-network insurances

  • AARP
  • Aetna
  • American Republic Insurance Company

Specialties

  • Ear, Nose & Throat Doctor

Practice names

Board certifications

  • American Board of Otolaryngology

Education and training

  • Medical School - University of Chicago, Doctor of Medicine
  • Stanford University, Residency in Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery

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Languages spoken

  • English

Provider's gender

Male

NPI number

1164555363

Office locations

Metropolitan ENT & Facial Plastic Surgery

6355 Walker Ln, #308

Alexandria, VA 22310

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Dr Ravi Swamy treated me with the utmost care. He was kind ,caring ,gentle ,and really took the time to listen to my concerns. The front staff greeted me with a kind hello and ask me how my day was. Thenurse with so personable. She didn’t rush me and she really was engaged in a story I wanted to share with her about my hair. From the front desk to the check out staff the whole office is A#1 with coustomet service and it’s truly shows they care about their patients.
Less than 1 month ago
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Dr. Swamy and his staff are sensational. Friendly, informative, knowledgeable... top notch.
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Excellent doctor, terrific and prompt service. Very pleased!
Less than 6 months ago
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Dr. Swamy is the best ENT very professional and friendly.
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Dr. Swamy is by far the best doctor I have ever visited! His bedside manner is calming - he gets down on the patients level. He doesn't rush - answers all your questions and addresses your fears. He tries the leastdisruptive treatments first and then if needed, gives you options regarding next steps. I 1000% trust his judgement and him. So glad I found him almost nine years ago!
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Dr Swamy got right to it and eliminated all the run around...sleep study cat scan and recommended treatment plans. Well worth the money...I'll be able to breath again better quality of life...with just a one hour office procdure
Less than 6 months ago
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He was confident in what the issue was and how to correct it. He was quick and efficient and used layman's terms to explain it.
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He made me hopeful that this issue may finally be taken care of.
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He's honestly awesome. I don't have to see him that frequently anymore because he's really helped cure my chronic sinus issues, but Dr. Swamy always diagnoses and treats the root of the problem. He leverages antibiotics appropriately, andmakes sure that you're never uncomfortable. (and, he's a really nice guy, too) An awesome doctor!
Less than 1 year ago
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Explored different reasons for my pain in ear and my lightheadness
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Dr Swamy was able to diagnose the problem in a matter of minutes. I've been to 2 other doctors and neither could help, but he has diagnosed the issue and can correct it.
Less than 1 year ago
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I really enjoyed my appointment with Dr. Swamy. He spent adequate time with me (listening and helping me understand what was going on with me) and seemed to really care about me as a patient. I would recommend him to anyone looking for a great ENT!
Less than 1 year ago
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I had a great first impression. Will update rating after my procedure is complete.
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Seems very knowledgeable. Spent enough time with me. Friendly assistant as well.
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Very pleasant and efficient
Less than 1 year ago
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Definitely will go back and recommend it to my friends. Very professional and listened to all my concerns.
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Awesome doctor Ravi swamy professional good care about patients.
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Very good doctor ,He will explain clearly about the problem .i will recommend strongly Dr Ravi swamy .
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Dr Swamy always takes the time to listen to your concerns. He's very caring and wants to be sure the treatment works for your goals. I totally trust him as my doctor.
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Dr. Swamy was amazing. He took the time to answer all of my questions and was very thorough. He really cares for his patients and I could pick that up right away. One of the best experiences I've had at a doctor's.
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Gave me advice that no other doctor has given me.
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I have seen Dr. Swamy for the past several years, and truly consider him one of the best health care providers I have ever met. Incredibly smart, compassionate, and dedicated to his patients.
Less than 1 year ago
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He was very helpful and attentive.
Less than 1 year ago
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Excellent ENT Doctor. Very knowledgeable. Took the time to explain all the details.
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Dr Swamy is hands down the best ENT! He listens to your issues and doesn't push surgery on you right away. He is very responsive and caring. I elected to do the surgery and even though I am not 100% better,I feel 200% better than before. I am so happy to have found him!
More than 1 year ago
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Great first visit! He was very attentive and listened well to my concerns.
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Excellent, caring doctor. Great listener, very thorough. The staff is efficient and informative. The office is very well run. I am so glad I found this doctor.
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This is a great practice. Every staff member I encountered was professional, courteous and knowledgeable. Dr. Swamy is excellent. He is a great communicator and listens carefully to everything you say. He is intelligent and knows his medicine. I recommend this practice.
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Very thorough, helpful, explained everything very clearly and concisely, nice guy =)
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Dr Swamy have answered all my questions, and explained the procedure I have to go through. I left this office with much confidence , for which I am greatly appreciate Dr Swamy.
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Dr. Swamy was friendly, concise, listed well, and seemed extremely knowledgeable. He was able to ask the right questions and piece together bits of information that previous Doctors were unable to do. He laid out a 5 tiered plan to solve my problem which gave me confidence in his abilities.
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I need more stars! Dr Swamy is just amazing to work with. He takes his time and shows he cares about his patients. I feel a total trust in his ability and appreciate everything that he's done for me.
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I was very impressed with Dr Swamy he listens and is patient. He explained what he thought and showed a true care for my wellbeing. I will definitely refer him to anyone looking for an ENT
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He was excellent!!!
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Very knowledgeable. Explained the issue to me quickly and simply as well as the treatment. Prescribed me a very effective medication to help my problem and even gave me a home remedy to help curb the problem myself!
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My experience was very positive with Dr. Swamy. He was thoughtful in his approach discussed different potential treatments and their side effects so I could understand the full picture before making a decision. He also went out of his way torefer me to an expert pathologist in a different practice if I wanted to follow up on my medical issue.
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The visit was great. He let me know what my problem may result from and was very sincere and understanding.
More than 1 year ago
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First time patient, arrived at 0800 for a 0815 appointment, was ushered into the exam room at 0810. Only a 10 minute wait before the Doc saw me. He was superb!!! Answered all my questions and was extremely caring about ensuringall issues are taken care of and followed up. I did something right this time when I selected Dr. Swamy for my ENT doc!!
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Dr. Swamy is always kind, explains thoroughly and rapidly fixes whatever my problem happens to be with my nose.
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He seemed like a good doctor but he told me the test results would be back quickly because if it was not bacterial I needed to start the prednisone by Friday morning. Now it is Thursday and I still have not gotten them back. It is a bit disappointing.
More than 1 year ago
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Wounderfull
More than 1 year ago
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Great bedside manner! His level of expertise is great. Knew right away what my issue was, and came up with a time effect plan of attack. Highly recommended for all your ENT needs.
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The most amazing competent and compassionate doctor I've ever met!
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Wonderful, quick but thorough and amazing bedside manner.
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Listened to my symptoms, seemed to have a good idea of what the problem is offered up his opinion and prescribed some medication and was very hopeful that this will help the problem
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Very pleasant visit. Dr. Swamy was very knowledgeable and answered all my questions with patience and professionalism. I would highly recommend him.
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Dr Swamy is truly an amazing doctor! He knows his stuff, listens to his patients, responds with great guidance, and develops a treatment plan. He never rushes through appointments. Highly recommended! He gives me peace about my health for which I am thankful!
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I liked his explanation of my diagnosis
More than 1 year ago
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Everyone was very helpful; we live an hour away and were given a special time for CT scan so we could see Dr. Swamy again, before we left, to arrange a time for surgery. I am VERY happy to be his patient; I felt listened to, and answered.
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Dr. Swamy and his staff were very kind. I never felt rushed. He treated my problem and took extra steps to rule out any underlying causes of my problem. I highly recommend Dr. Swamy.
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