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Dr. Nancy Swartz

Facial Plastic Surgery
Bala Cynwyd, PA
42 years experience female

Locations

Myrna Brind Center of Integrative Medicine, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

Philadelphia, PA

Address

925 Chestnut Street, Suite 120, Philadelphia, PA
Directions

Insurances accepted

Aetna

UnitedHealthcare

Drs. Cohen and Swartz, Cosmetic Surgeons

Bala Cynwyd, PA

Office

Voorhees, NJ

Office

Bala Cynwyd, PA

About

Bio

<strong>Nancy G. Swartz, MS, MD, FACS</strong> received her Master's degree in Psychological Services and studied Counseling Psychology in the Ph.D. program at the University of Pennsylvania. She received her MD at the Medical College of Pennsylvania where she was endorsed by the AOA Honor Medical Society. She then completed a residency in ophthalmology at Scheie Eye Institute of the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Swartz continued her training at Wills Eye Hospital, where she completed fellowships in Neuro-Ophthalmology and Ophthalmic Plastic and Cosmetic Surgery. Dr. Swartz is Board Certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology. She is a Fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery and the American College of Surgeons. She is the Director of the Facial Rejuvenation Program at the Myrna Brind Center of Integrative Medicine at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital. In addition she is on the teaching staff of Wills Eye Hospital, and has served on the faculty of the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. Dr. Swartz also teaches cosmetic surgery to cosmetic surgeons throughout the world. She is married to her partner, Dr. Marc Cohen, and they have five wonderful children.

Specialties
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Facial Plastic Surgery

Internal Medicine

Ophthalmology

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

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A male asked:
Dr. Nancy Swartz
Facial Plastic Surgery 42 years experience
Both are safe: Both laser and cautery work well to treat facial telangiectasias. When a large area of the face needs treatment, a laser is often easier and faster t... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nancy Swartz
Facial Plastic Surgery 42 years experience
Many options: To get rid of hyperpigmentation, first wear a good sunblock every day. Many creams can help. Hydroquinones in prescription creams are usually the mo... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nancy Swartz
Facial Plastic Surgery 42 years experience
Common problem: It is common for skin to get dry and irritated when beginning tretinoin. This usually improves on its own over time as your skin gets accustomed to i... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Nancy Swartz
Facial Plastic Surgery 42 years experience
Depends on problem: The obagi blue peel is a nice treatment for skin color and texture, but it is not the best treatment for deep wrinkles. Traditional co2 laser resurfa... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Nancy Swartz
Facial Plastic Surgery 42 years experience
Many treatments: There are creams, pills, and laser treatments for rosacea. Creams and pills help prevent flushing and the development of broken blood vessels. Lase... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Nancy Swartz
Facial Plastic Surgery 42 years experience
Fillers can help: Perlane is a hyaluronic acid filler that is meant to be used for adding volume deep to the skin. There are other ha fillers that work well for correc... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nancy Swartz
Facial Plastic Surgery 42 years experience
V-beam laser: Facial telangiectasias are usually treated with a v-beam laser. It does not prevent new telangiectasias from forming over time, but it will reduce w... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nancy Swartz
Facial Plastic Surgery 42 years experience
Hydroquinone 4%: There are many over the counter products for treating age spots. The most effective treatment is hydroquinone 4% (prescription strength.) all treat... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nancy Swartz
Facial Plastic Surgery 42 years experience
Fillers, not surgery: Fillers are a good way to address hollow upper eyelids. It is usually an injection performed in an office without surgery. Some people collect flui... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nancy Swartz
Facial Plastic Surgery 42 years experience
Irritation of nerves: Numbness and tingling is usually a sign of a problem with the nerve in that region. It can be caused by many different things. Trauma to the nerve i... Read More

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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Swartz is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Swartz is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Medical College of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
Graduated 1988MD

Medical/Graduate school

University of Pennsylvania
Graduated 1980MD

Residency

Scheie Eye Institute, University of Pennsylvania

Residency

Main Line Hospital Lankenau

Awards

HealthTap Doctor Mom

Affiliations

American College of Surgeons
American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery
American Academy of Ophthalmology
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