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Swofford, Joel Howard, MD

Affiliated with Novant Health
4.88 out of 5 | 135 reviews
Family Medicine
Novant Health Wilkes Medical Associates
(336) 651-2980
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Patient Comments 16 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.

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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Novant Health Wilkes Medical Associates
(336) 651-2980

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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