Keith Swartz, MD

“It is my goal to provide exemplary medical and surgical care to patients in need of comprehensive ear, nose, and throat and sleep medicine care. I am committed to utilizing the most up-to-date techniques and procedures tailored to the specific needs of each individual. To that end, I believe educating my patients regarding their conditions and relevant treatment is as important as exceptional technical expertise and knowledge. “

Dr. Swartz joins Associates of Otolaryngology following 16 years in the United States Air Force culminating in his appointment as the Chief of the Department of Otolaryngology and Medical Director of the Department of Sleep Medicine at the United States Air Force Academy.  After two years in private practice in Southern California, he is looking forward to returning to his native Colorado.  

Areas of Expertise:
-Dual Board Certification in Otolaryngology and Sleep Medicine
-Full-spectrum sleep diagnostic evaluation and treatment options
-Home sleep testing
-Non-invasive and minimally invasive snoring and obstructive sleep apnea treatment
-Contemporary procedures in advanced surgery for obstructive sleep apnea
-Novel approaches to improving sleep health
-Medical and Surgical care of nasal obstruction, sinus disease, and allergies
-Management of adult and pediatric throat, tonsil and adenoid, and vocal cord issues.
-Minimally invasive surgery of the head, face, and neck

Education:
-M.D. degree from the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences
-Chief Resident from the Department of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery at SAUSHEC
-General Surgery Intern from Wilford Hall Medical Center
-B.A. in Biology from University of Puget Sound

Professional Affiliations:
-Diplomate, American Board of Otolaryngology, subspecialty Sleep Medicine
-American Academy of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery
-American Academy of Sleep Medicine
-Colorado Sleep Society /Denver Medical Society

Positions Held/Honors Received:
-Founded first comprehensive home sleep testing protocol in the United States Air Force
-Chief, Department of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery, United States Air Force Academy
-Medical Director, Department of Sleep Medicine, United States Air Force Academy
-Medical Director, Sleep Medicine services, Eisenhower Medical Center, Rancho Mirage, CA



Life Outside of the Associates of Otolaryngology:
Dr. Swartz is excited to return and reconnect in his home state of Colorado.  He enjoys his free time catching up with extended family, as well as skiing, fly fishing, and mountain biking with his wife and three children.