About Us


Michael Swan, MD, FPMRS

Dr. Michael Swan is the leading gynecologic robotic surgeon in Tennessee.  He performs more gynecologic robotic surgeries than anyone.  Dr. Michael Swan is board certified by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology and holds an active state medical license in the state of Tennessee. Dr. Swan is a Clinical Instructor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine and has been since August of 1997.

He is a Fellow of the  American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology.

Dr. Swan has admitting privileges to the following hospitals:

He is a member of the American Medical Association and the Nashville Academy of Medicine.

Dr. Swan performs the following gynecologic surgeries:

  • Colposcopy
  • LEEP
  • Cryosurgery
  • Cone Biopsy
  • Myomectomy
  • Hysterectomy
  • Incontinence Surgery
  • Bladder Repair
  • Uterine Suspension
  • Sling Procedure
  • Diagnostic D&Cs
  • Hysteroscopy
  • Endometrial Ablation
  • Diagnostic Laparoscopy
  • Surgery for Ovarian Disease
  • Surgery for Endometriosis
  • Tubal Sterilization

Residency Training:
USAF Medical Center Kessler
Keesler AFB, MS 39534
July 1, 1990- June 30, 1994

-participated in research: ovarian cancer molecular genetics, rapid
detection of trisomy using polymerase chain reaction
-presentations of research and cases at the District ACOG Meetings,
1991, 1992, 1993
– awarded “Outstanding Resident teacher of the Year,” 1993

Medical Education:
Medical College of Wisconsin
Milwaukee, WI  53226
Date of MD Degree:  May 1990

Masters in Business Administration
Vanderbilt Owen Graduate School of Business

Undergraduate Education:
Pacific Lutheran University
Tacoma, WA  98447
Bachelor of Sciences, Cum Laude, 1986
Major: Chemistry, Minor: Biochemistry

Community Activities:
Compassion International, child sponsor

Founder, Jo’s Reach Out and Read Program, 2000
-literacy program at Vanderbilt Children’s Hospital that provides guidance to families on benefits of early exposure to books in the home as well as provides free books for children from 6 months to 5 years of age

Parents Reaching Out
-organization supporting families with high-risk pregnancies and critically ill infants and children
-board member, 2003-present
-Vice-President, November 2004-present

Previous Positions Held By Dr. Swan include:
Chief, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Baptist Hospital
Nashville, TN  37203
January 2005-Dec 2006

Vice-Chief, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Baptist Hospital
Nashville, TN  37203
January 2003-December 2004

Staff Obstetrician-Gynecologist
56th Medical Group
Luke Air Force Base, AZ  85309
July 1994-June 1997
-completed Aerospace Medicine Primary Course, 1995
-served as flight surgeon for squadron, providing medical supervision as well as participating in active flying missions

Chair, Perinatal Committee
Baptist Hospital
January 2003- December 2004

Member, Continuing Medical Education Committee
Baptist Hospital
-chaired CME programs: Primary Care for Obstetrics-Gynecology (1999), Breast Cancer (2003), Hormone Replacement Therapy (most recently 2004)

Medical director, Baptist Hospital resident rotation
Obstetrics-Gynecology Residency Program
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine

Member, Clinical Assessment Committee
Baptist Hospital
January 2003-December 2005

Member, Patient Safety Council
Baptist Hospital
January 2003-present

Member Ascension Health Perinatal Safety Steering Committee
Sept. 2006 to present

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