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Swaid N. Swaid, M.D., F.A.C.S. Resume

SWAID N. SWAID, M.D., F.A.C.S.

513 Brookwood Blvd, Suite 372

Birmingham, Alabama  35209

(205)949-1800

EDUCATION

            Bachelor of Science in Biology, 1973          

            Summa Cum Laude

            Harding University

            Searcy, Arkansas

            Doctor of Medicine, 1976

            Cum Laude

            University of Alabama at Birmingham

            Birmingham, Alabama

INTERNSHIP

            General Surgery, 1976 - 1977

            University of California San Diego Medical School

            San Diego, California

RESIDENCY

Neurological Surgery, 1977 - 1981

            University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine

            Birmingham, Alabama

 Chief Neurosurgical Resident, 1980 - 1981

APPOINTMENTS

Chairman, Department of Surgery

1987 - 1991

Brookwood Medical Center

Birmingham, Alabama

Chairman, Division of Neuroscience

1995 - 2003

HealthSouth Medical Center

Birmingham, Alabama

Chief, Division of Neuroscience

1987 - 1996

Brookwood Medical Center

Birmingham, Alabama

Member, Alabama Statewide Health Coordinating Council

1995 - 2000

Montgomery, Alabama

Chairman, Certificate of Need Committee

2003 – present

Montgomery, Alabama

HONORS

Alpha Chi, Arkansas ETA Chapter

Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society

Diplomate of the National Board of Examiners

Who's  Who Among Students in American University and Colleges

            1972 - 1973

Ray Kinslow Science Award,

            Harding University

            May 1973

President's Developmental Council

            Harding University

Lange Medical Publication Award, 1976

Best Doctors in America, 1996 - 2008

Fellow,  American College of Surgeons

HOSPITAL AFFILIATIONS

Active Staff:

Brookwood Medical Center

UAB Highlands Hospital

Courtesy Staff:

St. Vincent's Hospital

University Hospital

Baptist Medical Center - Montclair

LICENSURE

State of Alabama, 1977

BOARD CERTIFICATION

American Board of Neurological Surgeons, September 1983

PUBLICATIONS

Pneumocephalus secondary to spontaneous Bronchila-Subarachnoid fistula:  Neurosurgery  Copyright 1983 by Congress of Neurological Surgeons

Indirect Injury of the Optic Nerve:  Neurosurgery

Copyright 1984 by the Congress of Neurological Surgeons

Malignant and Benign Papillary lesions of the Breast

Human Pathology, 8 (4) : 37990 July 1977

Advantages of Laser Resection of Acoustic Neuromas

Copyright 1994 by the North American Skull Base Society

Differential Diagnosis of Internal Auditory Canal Lesions

Acoustic Neuroma, pp 945-951.  Copenhagen Acoustic Neuroma Conference, August 1991

PRESENTATIONS 

Specific Defect in the Middle Fossa Typical of Temporal Bone CSF Leakage

North American Skull Base Society/German Skull Base Society with the cooperation of The International Skull Base Society/The International Skull Base Study Group, February, 1994

Technical Advantages with the Use of the Co2 Laser in Acoustic Neuroma Surgery

North American Skull Base Society/German Skull Base Society with the cooperation of The International Skull Base Society/The International Skull Base Study Group,

February, 1994

Multiple national and international presentations regarding complex brain and spine disorders.