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Dr. Fred P. Swing, MD, FACA

about dr. Fred P. Swing, MD, FACA

Dr. Swing has an extensive medical background and a quick glance through this page shows Dr. Swing's dedication to practicing and learning Western Medicine and Medical Acupuncture. With more than 50 years as a medical doctor and Anesthesiologist, Dr. Swing understands the balance and limitations of both Western Medicine and Medical Acupuncture. As a practitioner in Acupuncture for more than 20 years Dr. Swing has helped countless individuals with pain and other medical ailments. Dr. Swing's passion for medicine and helping people live a happy healthy life continues today at his Acupuncture location in Port Charlotte Florida. His passion for learning continues as well and he recently completed an extensive training program in Miami, Florida to learn and pursue the latest techniques in Acupuncture.

Medical Education

  • University of Miami
    School of Medicine
    Miami, Florida
  • Duval Medical Center
    Jacksonville, FL
  • Arthur Ogden, MD, Chairman
  • University of Cincinnati
    Cincinnati, Ohio
  • University of Chicago
    Chicago, Illinois
  • Duncan Holiday, MD, Chairman

Professional Organization Memberships

  • 1968-1968 Member, Dade County Medical Association
  • 1968 -1970 Member, Collier County Medical Association
  • 1968-present Member, Florida Medical Association
  • 1968-present Member, American Medical Association
  • 1968 - 2001 Member, Florida Society of Anesthesiologists
  • 1968 - 2001 Member, American Society of Anesthesiologists
  • 1970-present Member, Charlotte County Medical Society
  • 1992-present Member, American Academy of Pain Management
  • 1993 Affiliate Member, American Academy of Medical Acupuncture
  • 1994 Associate Member, American Academy of Medical Acupuncture
  • 1996 present Full Member, American Academy of Medical Acupuncture


BOARD CERTIFICATIONS

  • 1966 Diplomat, National Board of Medical Examiners #81474
  • 1968 Fellow, American College of Anesthesiologists #4293


HOSPITAL APPOINTMENTS

  • 1968 - 1970 Anesthesiology Jackson Memorial Hospital Miami, Florida
  • 1968 - 1971 Anesthesiology Naples Community Hospital Naples, FLorida
  • 1971 - Present Anesthesiology Bon Secours - St. Joseph Hospital Pt. Charlotte, Florida
  • 1996 - Present Anesthesiology Bon Secours - St. Joseph Hospital Pt. Charlotte, FLorida


INSTITUTIONAL APPOINTMENTS

  • 1971 - 1980 Medical Director Respiratory Therapy Bon Secours - St. Joseph Hospital Port Charlotte, Florida
  • 1971 - 2001 Director of Anesthesia Bon Secours - St. Joseph Hospital Port Charlotte, Florida
  • 1971 - 2001 Surgical Care Committee Bon Secours - St. Joseph Hospital Port Charlotte, Florida
  • 1973 - 1977 Secretary-Treasurer Medical Staff Bon Secours - St. Joseph Hospital Pt. Charlotte, FLorida
  • 1973 - 1981 Executive Committee Bon Secours - St. Joseph Hospital Port Charlotte, Florida
  • 1989 - 2001 Executive Committee Bon Secours - St. Joseph Hospital Pt. Charlotte, FLorida


ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS

  • 1968 - 1968 University of Miami School of Medicine Department of Anesthesiology Jackson memorial Hospital Miami, Florida Assistant Instructor of Anesthesia
  • 1968 - 1969 University of Miami School of Medicine Department of Anesthesiology Jackson Memorial Hospital Miami, Florida Guest Faculty in Anesthesia


ACUPUNCTURE EDUCATION

  • May 6-9, '93 26 CME Credits Clinical Applications of Acupuncture Baltimore, MD
  • Sept. 30-Oct 3, '93 Mar.18-27, '94 200 CME Credits Medical Acupuncture of Physicians UCLA (Medical Pathway), Santa Monica, CA
  • Dec 1-10, '95 100 CME Credits Medical Acupuncture for Physicians UCLA, (Pain Pathway) Temple AZ
  • June 6, '96 7.5 CME Credits 1996 AAMA Pre-Symposium Workshop: "Chinese Syndromes and Mgmt. in Traditional Chinese Medicine", San Francisco, CA
  • June 7-9, '96 22 CME Credits 1996 AAMA Symposium: "Medical Acupuncture: Clinical Practice & Research", San Francisco, CA
  • Aug. 2-4, '96 18 CME Credits "Yamomoto New Scalp Acupuncture YNSA" Ft. Worth, TX
  • Nov. 1-3, '96 18 CME Credits Clinical Intensive Weekend on Craig PENS Theory & Treatment, Ft. Worth, TX
  • May 29, 1997 7.5 CME Credits 1997 AAMA Pre-Symposium Workshop: "Treatment of Pain", Arlington, VA
  • May 30-June 1, 1997 22 CME Credits 1997 AAMA Symposium "Energetic and Physilogic Basics of Acupuncture", Arlington, VA
  • Feb 15-20, 1997 March 25-30, 1997 200 CME Credits "Essence of Traditional Chinese Acupuncture" Santa Barbara, CA
  • Mar. 31-Apr. 1, 1998 12 CME Credits "Medical Acupuncture Proficiency Examination Review Course" San Diego, CA
  • April 2, 1998 7-1/2 CME Credits 1998 AAMA Pre-Symposium Workship: Principles of Acupuncture in Pain Management" Sand Diego, CA
  • April 2-5, 1998 22 CME Credits 1998 AAMA Symposium: "The Diversity of Acupuncture: Local and Distant Treatment Strategies" San Diego, CA
  • May 2-3, 1998 "Auriculotherapy" Orlando, Florida
  • Nov. 1-5, 1998 40 CME Credits Bei Wei Syndromes - (TCM Module 1) Diseases affecting the muscular-skeletal system: The Bi Syndromes and the Wei Syndromes. Diagnosis and treatment of painful diseases. Portland, Oregon
  • March 23-27, 1999 50 CME Credits The Lung - (TCM Module 2) The syndromes of Qi Lung and Respiratory Diseases. Allergic and Seasonal Diseases. Diseases affecting the voice, Santa Barbara, CA
  • April 8, 1999 7-1/2 CME Credits "1999 AAMA Pre-Symposium Workship Practical Applications of Eight Principal Diagnosis" Chicago, Illinois
  • April 8 - 11, 199 22 CME Credits "1999 AAMA Symposium Controversies In Acupuncture" Chicago, IL
  • June 6 - 10, 1999 40 CME Credits The Heart - (TCM Module4) Heart Diseases, Classification, etiology, Diagnosis and treatment of mental diseases. Insomnia. Bryn Mawr, PA
  • October 10-14, 1999 50 CME Credits Liver & gallbladder diseases (cirhosis, Hepatitis, gallbladder stones, etc.) Hypertension Santa Barbara, CA
  • Jan 9 - 9, 2000 Auricular Pain Control and System Diagnosis Sarasota, FL
  • March 14 - 18, 2000 50 CME Credits Spleen and Stomach (TCM Module 5) Diseases of the spleen & stomach, Bulimia & anorexia. Syndromes of the Blood Santa Barbara, CA
  • April 27, 2000 7-1/2 CME Credits 2000 AAMA Synposium "Treatment of Malignant & Non-Malignant Pain." Orlando, FL
  • April 28-30, 2000 22 CME Credits 2000 AMA Symposium: Unveiling the Mysteries of Acupuncture: energetics, Myofascia & Neurophysiology" Orlando, FL
  • June 6 -10, 2000 50 CME Credits The Kidney & Bladder - (TCM Module 6) Diseases of the kidney & urinary bladder. Hypo - and Hyper-sexuality, impotence. Congenital diseases. Dementia praecox, Alzheimer disease. Bryn Mawr, PA
  • October 15 - 19, 2000 50 CME Credits OB-GYN - (TCM Module 7) Principles of embryology in Chinese Medicine. Obstetrics & Gynecology (including infertility) Santa Barbara, CA s
  • March 18 - 22, 2001 16 CME Credits Jing Luo - (TCM Module 8) The theory of Jing Luo: An in depth study of the clinical Extraordinary & Collateral Channels of Biao Ben Gen Jie, Oi Jie and Si Hai. Dieeases of the thyroid and adrenal glands.
  • March 23 - 25, 2001 22 CME Credits "2001 AAMA Symposium: Shaping the Future of Medicine" New Orleans, LA
  • April 18, 2002 7-1/2 CME Credits 2002 AAMA Symposium Neuro - Anatomical Acupuncture for Neurological disorders. Los Angeles, CA
  • April 19 - 21, 2002 22 CME Credits 2002 AAMA Symposium Medical Acupuncture- Embracing Science & Tradition
  • Oct. 5 - 6, 2002 10 CME Credits AAM Medical Acupuncture Review Course Atlanta, GA
  • Dec. 7-8, 2002 24 CME Credits HMI Intermediate Course Two
  • April 25-27, 2003 22 CME Credits 15th Annual AAMA
  • April 24, 2003 7.5 CME Credits Pre Symposium AAMA
  • April 1, 2004 - AAMA Medical Acupuncture - Immunological Conditions - Chicago, Illinois 7.5 CME Credits
  • April 2-4, 2004 - AAMA Medical Acupuncture - The New Millenium - Chicago, Illinois 22 CME Credits
  • May 8-9, 2004 - Chinese Scalp Acupuncture - Neurological Diseases - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 16 CME
  • May 22-24, 2004 - Korean Hand Acupuncture - Chinese Health Institute - Sarasota, Florida 15 CEU Credits
  • March 5-6, 2005 - Advanced Koryo Hand Acupuncture - Energetic Balancing - Chinese Health Institute - Sarasota, Florida 15 CEU Credits
  • March 7, 2005 - Koryo Hand Acupuncture - Supervised Practice - Chinese Health Institute - Sarasota, Florida 7.5 CEU Credits
  • March 31, 2005 - AAMA Medical Acupuncture - Strategies in Acupuncture - Atlanta, Georgia 7.5 CME Credits
  • April 1-3, 2005 - AAMA Medical Acupuncture - Mystique to Mainstream - Atlanta, Georgia 22 CME Credits
  • June 11, 2005 - Southwest Florida Regional - Medical Center Acupressure - Ft. Myers, Florida 4 CME Credits
  • November 16-19, 2005 - ABS (American Back Society) - San Francisco, California 26 CME Credits
  • March 18-19, 2006 Karyo Hand Acupuncture - Correspondence Therapy for Pain Relief - Chinese Health Institute - Sarasota, Florida 15 CEU Credits
  • April 6, 2006 - AAMA Medical Acupuncture Pre-symposium - Washington, DC 7.5 CME Credits
  • April 7-9, 2006 - AAMA Medical Acupuncture - Expanding Horizons of Acupuncture - Washington, DC 22 CME Credits
  • December 13-16, 2006 American Back Society - Nech and Back Pain - Riviera Hotel Las Vegas, Nevada 26 CME Credits
  • April 26, 2007 AAMA Pre Symposium Workshop III - Acupuncture & Pain Control in Cancer Patients - Baltimore, Maryland 7.5 CME Credits
  • April 27-29, 2007 - 19th Annual AAMA Symposium - Modern Approach to an Ancient Tradition - Baltimore, Maryland 26 CME Credits
  • April 10, 2008 - AAMA Pre Symposium Workshop II - Geriatrics and Traditional Chinese Medicine - Washington, DC 7.5 CME Credits
  • April 11-13, 2008 - Symposium and AAMA 20th Annual Symposium - Washington, DC 26 and 22 CME Credits
  • April 2, 2009 - AAMA Pre Symposium Workshop 7.5 CME Credits
  • Apreil 2-5, 2009 AAMA Annual Symposium - Renaissance - Fort Worth, Texas 22 CME Credits
  • May 2, 2009 - Pro Assurance Indemnity Claims Advisory Board 2 CME Credits
  • November 14-15, 2009 - CHI/KHI Korean Hand Therapy 15 CEU Credits
  • January 16, 2010 - Charlotte County Medical Society - Medical Notes 2 CME Credits
  • January 16, 2010 - Charlotte County Medical Society - Domestic Violence 1 CME Credit
  • April 22, 2010 - AAMA Pre Symposium - KHT 7.5 CME Credits
  • April 23-25, 2010 - AAMA Symposium 22 CME Credits
  • June 24, 2010 - Pro Assurance "Between Medicine and Malpractice the Grey Matters" 2 CME Credits
  • January 8 2011 - Charlotte County Medical Society Domestic Violence 2 CME Credits
  • January 8, 2011 - The Florida Medical Association First Professional Insurance Co. 2 CME Credits
  • March 20, 2011 - AAMA - Pre Symposium 7.5 CME Credits
  • March 31 - April 2, 2011 - AAMA 2011 Symposium 22 CME Credits
  • June 22, 2011 Pro Assurance Indemnity Loss Prevention 2 CME Credits
  • November 16, 2011 - Pro Assurance Claims Review Proceedings-RAB 2 CME Credits
  • April 26, 2012 - AAMA Pre Symposium 7.5 CME Credits
  • April 27-29, 2012 - AAMA Symposium 22 CME Credits
  • October 15, 2012 Charlotte County Medical Society Common Hand Problems 1 CME Credit
  • November 7, 2012 - Pro Assurance Claims Review Proceeding-RAB 2 CME Credits
  • February 20, 2013 Pro Assurance Claims Review Proceeding-RAB 2 CME Credits
  • June 26, 2013 - Pro Assurance In Defense of Good Medicine 2 CME Credits
  • November 13 2013 Pro Assurance Claims Review Process RAB 2CME
  • February 27 2014 Charlotte County Medical Society
  • Ophthalmology for Non-Ophthalmologists 2CME
  • Professional & Medical Ethics 2CME
  • Update on Clostridium Difficile 2CME
  • Prevention of Medical Errors 2 CME
  • Domestic Violence & Abuse 2 CME
  • March 2 2014 Pro Assurance Claims Review Processing 2CME
  • April 10, 2014 AAMA Pre Symposium 7.5 CME
  • April 11-13 2014 AAMA Symposium 22 CME
  • October 29, 2014 Pro Assurance Claims Review Process RAB 2CME
  • January 17-18 2015 Acupuncturists Without Borders
  • Healing Community Trauma
    How to do Acupuncture in the field for Traumatic Events 15 CUE
  • March 7-8 2015 University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
    What's new with Hearing Loss 1 CME
  • Advances in Transcatheter Therapy of Structural Heart Disease 1 CME
  • Sexual Abuse of Children 1 CME
  • AAMA 27th Annual Symposium
  • April 23, 2015 AAMA Pre Symposium 7.5 CME
  • April 24-26 2015 AAMA Symposium 22 CME
  • June 16, 2015 Pro Assurance Global Practice Strategies Recalculate the Risks 2 CME
  • January 9, 2016 to May 22, 2016 University of Miami Miller School of Medicine 120 Hour Acupuncture Course