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    Swofford, Joel Howard, MD

    Affiliated with Novant Health
    4.85 out of 5 | 139 reviews
    Family Medicine
    Novant Health Wilkes Medical Associates
    (336) 651-2980
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    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 12 reviews
    March 28, 2019
    *Dr. Swofford is the best dr. in the place.
    -Patient in ROARING RIVER, NC

    March 25, 2019
    Dr. Swofford is great.
    -Patient in LEWISVILLE, NC

    March 20, 2019
    Dr Swofford is a great doctor. Very smart, and very caring. It has always been a pleasant experience.
    -Patient in PURLEAR, NC

    January 29, 2019
    Dr. Swofford is great!
    -Patient in N WILKESBORO, NC

    January 28, 2019
    I have the utmost confidence in my doctor and feel very comfortable.
    -Patient in MORAVIAN FALLS, 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

    Board Certifications:
    Family Medicine

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    Gender: Male