All Press Releases for November 14, 2014

Dr. Alexander Swan Recognized for Excellence in Nephrology

Dr. Swan is one of only 13 doctors at JFK Medical Center specialized in nephrology.

Dr. Swan was the recipient of a Patients' Choice Award in 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, he was named among America's Most Compassionate Doctors in Consumer Research.

    AVENEL, NJ, November 14, 2014 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Dr. Alexander Swan has been recognized for showing dedication, leadership and excellence in the areas of internal medicine, nephrology, hypertension, renal transplant medicine, renal dialysis therapy, critical care nephrology and critical care medicine.

Dr. Swan has been a board certified physician for more than 27 years. He is highly regarded for his expertise in all areas of internal medicine, and currently Dr. Swan is one of the attending physicians of Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in Rahway. In recognition of his career long exemplary work, he has achieved countless awards from colleagues and patients. Dr. Swan was the recipient of a Patients' Choice Award in 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, he was named among America's Most Compassionate Doctors in Consumer Research, and he was nominated for a Golden Apple Award, which is the most prestigious teaching award within clinical medicine.

"All patients deserve excellent professional care regardless of race, religion, skin color, ethnicity, country of origin, sexual orientation, insurance, social status, economical status, ability to pay." He treats all patients as a family member, helping and treating people with self respect, compassion and earnestness from the bottom of his heart. For him every patient counts, and he measures success from his services one patient at the time. "Medicine is not a precise science, yet better described as a form of art. There are many variables that function in every patient encounter, and we as physicians must have a clear mind to understand what each patient is trying to elaborate. Having a good heart and sharing good deeds is our philosophy of what patient care should be about." He understands the distress and discomfort of patients suffering from a condition. He tries his utmost best to ease and alleviate the suffering of his patients, includes their families and friends in the management, creating an exceptional supportive environment. With his bedside manners and office charisma he makes the patients feel comfortable, peaceful, and disease free. He follows the Hippocratic Oath and the principles of mankind, striving for improvement of humanity. Additionally Dr. Alexander Myint Swan provides charity care when needed for people with financial issues, granting his professional consultation fee free of charges.

Dr. Swan's extensive education has played an instrumental role in propelling his career forward. He earned his medical degree from the Institute of Medicine, Rangoon, Burma and completed an externship in Internal Medicine at the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, due to his excellence he continued on to an internship in internal medicine at the University Of Illinois College Of Medicine. Thereafter, he completed his residency in Internal Medicine at Wyckoff Heights Medical Center/Cornell Medical Center, where he was chief of residents during his final year. He received the first award in the "Scientific Medical Research Literature Writing in Clinical Medicine" during his final year of Internal Medicine residency program in New York. To continue in his professional avidity, Dr. Swan completed a fellowship in nephrology at Lenox Hill Hospital/New York University Medical Center. He served as an honorable Board member of the Institutional Review Board at the Lenox Hill Hospital, New York. Here he established the very first Continuous VenoVenous Hemodiafiltration/Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy program for the Nephrology Department. For this achievement he received The Siebel Nephrology Fellow Award. He then completed an additional fellowship in Critical Care Medicine, where he concluded training and clinical research at the prestigious Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York.

He served as an Intensive Care and Cardiac Care Unit Committee Member of Raritan Bay Medical Center at Perth Amboy Division, and Old Bridge Division, New Jersey. He and also served as a Critical Care Committee Member at John F. Kennedy Hospital, New Jersey. For his excellence in teaching and training in clinical medicine he was prized with an award from the Internal Medicine Residency Program of the Raritan Bay Medical Center. He also contributes to continuing medical education and clinical medicine training to residents of the Family Medicine Program from John F. Kennedy Hospital, New Jersey.

He is a recognized member of the Burmese Medical Association of North America for his donation in the "Solar Panel Project Contribution for the Health Care of Displaced Burmese People in Thai Burma Border" and a movement actionist for the Cyclone Nargis Disaster Relief and Contribution in Burma.

His recognitions extend to the Rutgers New Jersey Medical School Excellent Teacher Award, 2013 and 2014. He received the USA Top Doctor award by Consumer Research of America. He is a Patient Choice Award winner from 2010-2014. He also received the Most Compassionate Doctor Award from 2010-2014.

He has received America's Top Physicians award in Internal Medicine, Nephrology, Hypertension and Critical Care Medicine by the consumers' research council of America. He was awarded with a certificate of appreciation in recognition of the preceptor services provided to the Rutgers School of Nursing, formerly known as the University Medicine Dentistry New Jersey School of Nursing.

As he approaches to the next phase of his career, Dr. Swan intends to continue eagerly with the same ardent dedication. His plans range from opening an independent, free-standing, state-of-the-art dialysis center and local community hospital during the years to come in New Jersey. His vision goes beyond the local borders of New Jersey spanning across the USA to encompassing global goals and stretching to the most desperate areas in need of proper medical care.

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