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Swofford, Joel Howard, MD

Affiliated with Novant Health
4.87 out of 5 | 122 reviews
Family Medicine
Novant Health Wilkes Medical Associates
(336) 651-2980
Ratings
4.87
Likelihood of your recommending this care provider to others
4.88
Your confidence in this care provider
4.90
Friendliness/courtesy of the care provider
4.81
Explanations the care provider gave you about your problem or condition
4.80
Concern the care provider showed for your questions or worries
4.83
Care provider's efforts to include you in decisions about your treatment
4.90
Degree to which care provider talked with you using words you could understand
4.87
Amount of time the care provider spent with you
4.83
Information the care provider gave you about medications (if any)
4.81
Instructions the care provider gave you about follow-up care (if any)
The Patient Rating score is an average of all responses to care provider related questions on our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Learn more about our survey process. Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.

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Comments
Patient Comments 19 reviews
July 28, 2019
one of the best doctors ever!
-Patient in WILKESBORO, NC

July 16, 2019
*Dr. Swofford is an excellent doctor. He cares about his patients, very knowledgeable & friendly.
-Patient in ROARING RIVER, NC

July 15, 2019
Great Doctor and staff
-Patient in WILKESBORO, NC

July 10, 2019
Dr. Swofford has always been the type of doctor that you can talk to, and he doesn't act like some doctors who try to use complicated terms to act like he is above you. He always explains what he has said if the subject is complicated.
-Patient in WILKESBORO, NC

July 09, 2019
Dr. Swofford provided excellent care and consideration at this visit.
-Patient in N WILKESBORO, NC



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Practice locations
Novant Health Wilkes Medical Associates
(336) 651-2980


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Education
Medical School:
Wake Forest University
(1987)

Residency:
East Tennessee College of Medicine 1990

Board Certifications:
Family Medicine


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Gender: Male