Leah A. Swanson, M.D.

  1. Dermatologist
  2. Dermatopathologist

Location

  1. Phoenix, Arizona

Languages

English

Leah A. Swanson, M.D., is a board-certified dermatologist and dermatopathologist. Her clinical and pathologic interests include:

  • Women's comprehensive dermatologic care including vulvar and breast dermatoses
  • Management of complex medical dermatology including inflammatory disorders and autoimmune-connective tissue diseases
  • Clinical-pathologic correlation of complex skin disorders
  • Diagnosis and treatment of cutaneous malignancies

In addition to her clinical activities, Dr. Swanson serves as a member of multiple dermatologic societies and is active in the education and mentorship of medical students and resident physicians.

  1. Acne
  2. Breast skin change
  3. Dermatitis
  4. Psoriasis
  5. Skin cancer
  6. Vulvar skin disorder
  • Women's dermatology including vulvar and breast dermatoses
  • Complex medical dermatology
  • Dermatopathology
  1. 2020
    FellowRST Dermatopathology, Programs in Rochester, Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  2. 2019
    ResidentDermatology Residency, Dermatology, Programs in Arizona, Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  3. 2016
    ResidentTransitional Year Residency, Transitional Year, Programs in Arizona, Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  4. 2015
    MDUniversity of Minnesota Medical School - Twin Cities
  5. 2008
    BS - Biological Sciences; Minors, Chemistry & PsychologyNorth Dakota State University
  6. 2005
    Undergraduate StudiesGustavus Adolphus College

Certifications

  1. 2020
    DermatopathologyAmerican Board of Dermatology
  2. 2019
    DermatologyAmerican Board of Dermatology

Awards and honors

  1. 2021
    Teacher of the Year AwardFamily Medicine Residency Program, Class of 2021, Medical University of South Carolina
  2. 2020
    Top Fellow Score, COVID Research ChallengeDepartment of Dermatology
  3. 2020
    Travel Grant AwardWomen's Dermatologic Society
  4. 2019
    First Place Poster PresentationMayo Clinic Academic Excellence Day
  5. 2015
    Medical Student Achievement AwardUniversity of Minnesota Medical School
  6. 2015
    Curtis L. Carlson AwardUniversity of Minnesota Medical School
  7. 2014
    Alpha Omega Alpha Honor SocietyUniversity of Minnesota Medical School
  8. 2013
    Student Research GrantUniversity of Minnesota Foundation Medical School
  9. 2011
    Human Physiology Top 10%University of Minnesota Medical School
  10. 2010
    Wallace D. Armstrong Memorial AwardDepartment of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Minnesota
  11. 2010
    Medical Neuroscience Top 10%University of Minnesota Medical School
  12. 2010
    Microbiology Top 15%University of Minnesota Medical School
  13. 2007
    G. Arthur Larson Scholarship AwardCollege of Science and Mathematics, North Dakota State University
  14. 2006
    Outstanding Sophomore, Junior, and Senior Biology Award ScholarshipCollege of Science and Mathematics, North Dakota State University
  15. 2004
    Dean's List, All SemestersGustavus Adolphus College & North Dakota State University

Professional memberships

  1. 2021 - present
    MemberEducation Committee, Mayo Clinic School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  2. 2021 - present
    Faculty InstructorResident Didactics, Dermatology Residency Program, Department of Dermatology
  3. 2021 - present
    Arizona RepresentativeDigital Health, AI, & Innovations Advisory Group, Department of Dermatology
  4. 2021 - present
    MemberInternational Society for the Study of Vulvovaginal Disease
  5. 2020 - present
    MemberResident, Fellows, & Young Physicians Committee, Women's Dermatologic Society
  6. 2019 - present
    MemberYoung Physicians Committee, American Society of Dermatopathology
  7. 2019 - present
    MemberAmerican Society of Dermatopathology
  8. 2018 - present
    MemberWomen's Dermatologic Society
  9. 2016 - present
    MemberAmerican Academy of Dermatology

Publications