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    Swofford, Joel Howard, MD

    Affiliated with Novant Health
    4.83 out of 5 | 137 reviews
    Family Medicine
    Novant Health Wilkes Medical Associates
    (336) 651-2980
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    Your confidence in this care provider
    Friendliness/courtesy of the care provider
    Explanations the care provider gave you about your problem or condition
    Concern the care provider showed for your questions or worries
    Care provider's efforts to include you in decisions about your treatment
    Degree to which care provider talked with you using words you could understand
    Amount of time the care provider spent with you
    Information the care provider gave you about medications (if any)
    Instructions the care provider gave you about follow-up care (if any)
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    Patient Comments 8 reviews
    January 07, 2019
    As I have said I have been with Dr Swofford for 20 years and I love going to him!
    -Patient in RONDA, NC

    August 30, 2018
    Always concerned and a good dr and person
    -Patient in NORTH WILKESBORO, NC

    August 19, 2018
    I have the utmost confidence in Dr Swofford. He always gives me all the time needed and provides care needed.
    -Patient in WILKESBORO, NC

    August 02, 2018
    I am very pleased with Dr. Swofford. He is very knowledgeable and works hard to continue keeping me going. He has worked with my medications to find the best ones for my problems and strives to give the best care possible.
    -Patient in WILKESBORO, NC

    June 24, 2018
    Excellent experience!
    -Patient in WILKESBORO, NC

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    Novant Health Wilkes Medical Associates
    (336) 651-2980

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    Medical School:
    Wake Forest University

    East Tennessee College of Medicine 1990

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    Gender: Male