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Swofford, Joel Howard, MD

Affiliated with Novant Health
4.86 out of 5 | 115 reviews
Family Medicine
Novant Health Wilkes Medical Associates
(336) 651-2980
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Patient Comments 22 reviews
February 28, 2020
My family are all patients of *Joel H. Swofford *Doc Swofford is very intelligent, motivated and caring. We highly recommend him. We couldn't replace *Dr. Swofford. He's been our doctor for 30 years. We elected to pay a higher insurance premium to stay with Novant because of *Dr. Joel Swofford and his staff.
-Patient in HAYS, NC

February 27, 2020
*Joel Swafford has been my doctor for 25 years and he only gets better. I would gladly put my life in his hands. And he's NEVER made me feel uncomfortable.

February 19, 2020
Doc took his time and listened to the problems that I was having and took the time to try to go through and address them and get tests scheduled to find an answer rather than running me through like cattle. That may cause a little delay but it's better patient care!!!

January 30, 2020
Extremely satisfied with doctor and staff.
-Patient in WILKESBORO, NC

November 27, 2019
Dr Swofford is likely the best Dr I have ever had. His knowledge, professionalism and friendliness makes him top notch. I'm seein several specialists and he has pretty much predicted what they would find.
-Patient in N WILKESBORO, NC

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Novant Health Wilkes Medical Associates
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Medical School:
Wake Forest University

East Tennessee College of Medicine 1990

Board Certifications:
Family Medicine

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Gender: Male