Thibodaux Regional welcomes Dr. Swenson, podiatrist/foot & ankle surgeon

Published 10:33 am Saturday, October 9, 2021

THIBODAUX — Thibodaux Regional Health System is pleased to announce the addition of Dr. Eric Swenson, podiatrist/foot and ankle surgeon, to the active medical staff.

Dr. Swenson is available to care for patients at Thibodaux Regional Podiatry Clinic located at 726 North Acadia Road, Suite 1700 in Thibodaux. He can be reached at 985-493-4990.

Dr. Swenson received his Doctorate of Podiatric Medicine degree from Barry University School

of Podiatric Medicine in Miami Shores, Florida. He completed his Residency in Foot and Ankle Surgery at Mount Auburn Hospital, a Harvard Medical School Teaching Hospital, in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Dr. Swenson specializes in all foot and ankle conditions, from sports injuries and general foot

pain to complex reconstructive and limb salvage surgery. He is a member of the American Podiatric Medical Association, the American Academy of Podiatric Sports Medicine and the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgery.

Prior to Medical School, Dr. Swenson served in the United States Marine Corps which included

a tour in Iraq. Being from Utah, his interests include the great outdoors, shooting, fishing and football.

He and his wife look forward to settling down in Thibodaux because of the close community and southern hospitality. Dr. Swenson was drawn to Thibodaux Regional after seeing the impressive facilities with state-of-the-art technology, as well as the need for foot and ankle care in the surrounding areas. He is excited to become invested in the community and eager to help patients with foot or ankle pain get back on their feet.

Thibodaux Regional Health System is a nationally-recognized regional medical center that provides inpatient and outpatient care for the people of Lafourche and seven surrounding parishes. The Health System has been recognized as a five-star hospital by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services for providing the highest quality care and is also nationally recognized for its cost efficiency, innovation, safety and outstanding patient experience. Thibodaux Regional is a leader in providing highly specialized services that include heart surgery, medical and radiation oncology, neurology, neurosurgery, orthopedic surgery, sports medicine, plastic and reconstructive surgery, general, laparoscopic, and bariatric surgery, pulmonology, rheumatology, women’s services, sleep disorders, behavioral health, inpatient and outpatient physical rehabilitation and wellness services. For more information, visit