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Dr. John Swangim

Foot & Ankle Specialist & Surgeon

Dr. John Swangim, FACFAS

Dr. John Swangim is a podiatric surgeon who primarily focuses on lower extremity deformities, wound care and is skilled in both elective and reconstructive surgery of the foot and ankle. Utilizing the latest aesthetic techniques Dr. Swangim specializes in minimally invasive bunion and hammertoe surgical procedures. 

  • Board Certified
  • English
  • 1-804-273-1717
  • Ashland, Chester, MidlothianAFAC Locations


Podiatric Medicine
Foot & Ankle Surgery
Minimally Invasive Surgery
Sports Medicine
Wound Care

Surgical Specialities

Foot Surgery
Minimally Invasive Foot Surgery


Virginia Podiatric Medical Association

American Podiatric Medical Association

American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons

Doctor Schedule

Monday08:30 - 05:00
Tuesday09:30 - 06:00
Wednesday08:30 - 05:00
Thursday08:30 - 05:00
Friday08:30 - 05:00


Dr. Swangim received his medical degree in podiatric medicine from the William M. Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine and completed his residency at Mercy Hospital and Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois. He is trained in both ankle and foot care. He is board certified in foot surgery and is a fellow of the American College of Foot & Ankle surgery.

He has special interests in minimally invasive (small incision) foot and ankle surgery, diabetic wound care, surgery, sports medicine and biomechanical treatments. In his spare time he enjoys hiking, mountain climbing as well as traveling with his wife Tammie and visiting their daughter Sarah and her family in Midlothian.


Mercy Hospital and Medical Center

Residency, Podiatry, 1998

Dr. William M. Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine

Medical Education, DPM, 1996

University of Alabama

Undergraduate, BS, 1984

Research interests

Minimally invasive (small incision) foot and ankle surgery, diabetic wound care, surgery, sports medicine and biomechanical treatments

Conditions treated

Minimally Invasive Foot Surgery100%
Ultrasound Guided Injections100%
Diabetic Shoes, Nail Care, and Callus Care100%
Ankle Pain and Injury of Tendons100%
Wound Care of the Foot, Ankle and Leg100%
Ingrown Nails100%
Foot Pain and Injuries including Tendons100%
Hammertoes and all toe deformities100%
Thick, Painful Fungal Toenails100%
Bunions and all foot deformities100%
Heel Pain including Achilles Tendon and Plantar Fasciitis100%

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