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Practicing Internal Medicine in Hickory, NC

“My goal is to develop a practice focused on high quality healthcare, where patients can develop long-term relationships with their physician in a comfortable atmosphere.”
— Dr. Swisher

Swisher Internal Medicine is a small practice in Hickory, North Carolina, specializing in primary care for adults. Our providers and office staff are dedicated to maintaining a comfortable and friendly environment in which each patient can receive premium care while forging a strong patient-physician relationship.  Dr. Swisher is a board-certified internist who has been practicing Internal Medicine in this area since 1997.  Our doctors (and PA) provide patients with the highest quality healthcare, focusing attentively on the needs and concerns of each individual.

  • Allergies- Allergies are one of the most common chronic diseases. A chronic disease lasts a long time or occurs often. An allergy occurs when the body’s immune system sees a substance as harmful and overreacts to it. The substances that cause allergic reactions are allergens. When someone has allergies, their immune system makes an antibody called immunoglobulin E (IgE). These antibodies ...
  • Annual Wellness- Wellness visits or wellness exams are typically annual, and are separate from other medical visits related to illness or injury. While wellness exams are usually covered by insurance, your insurance might not cover all expenses involved, especially if you have chronic medical problems and take medications regularly. The goals of an Annual Wellness Visit, or sometimes called annual physical, are to create ...
  • Weight Loss- Obesity rates in the United States are rising. More than one third of the adults in the U.S. are obese. Most children that are obese or overweight grow up to be an overweight or obese adult which can cause you to have chronic health issues such as stroke, heart disease, diabetes, etc. Obesity is mostly found in middle aged adults ...
Swisher Internal Medicine