• 530.541.3420 | 2170 South Avenue, S. Lake Tahoe, CA

Keith R. Swanson, MD



Tahoe Orthopedics & Sports Medicine

212 Elks Point Rd. Ste 200

Zephyr Cove, 



Phone: 775-589-8950


Carson City Location

935 Mica Drive, Bldg. C, Ste. 15

Carson City, 



Phone: 775-783-3065


Medical/Graduate Studies

School: University of Texas, Galveston

Degree: M.D.

Undergraduate Studies

School: Midwestern State University

Major: Chemistry

Degree: B.S.

Board Certifications

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Affiliated Memberships

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, American College of Surgeons, American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine

Additional Information

Keith Swanson, MD has practiced orthopedic surgery in Lake Tahoe and the Carson Valley since 1979. He received his medical degree from the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston. His Internship was completed in Sacramento, CA at the University of California, Davis Medical Center. After duties as a General Medical Officer with the U.S. Army stationed in Germany, he completed his Orthopedic Surgery Residency at Letterman Army Medical Center, San Francisco, CA and Shriners Hospital for Crippled Children in St. Louis, MO. After serving as an Army Orthopedic Surgeon at Reynolds Army Hospital, Ft. Sill, OK, he entered private practice with Tahoe Fracture Clinic in South Lake Tahoe. In 1996, he became one of the founders of Lake Tahoe Orthopedic Institute. He also was a founding member of the Tahoe Sports Medicine Fellowship which continues to train orthopedic surgeons in sports medicine techniques.

Dr. Swanson is board-certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery. He is an active member of the American Academy Orthopedic Sports Medicine. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons and the American College of Surgeons.

Dr. Swanson specializes in sports injuries including all knee and shoulder problems. He also has special interest in knee and hip joint replacements.