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Swales, Colin Thomas, MD





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Accepting New Patients
  • Gastroenterology
  • Transplant Hepatology

Areas of Expertise
Biliary Disease, Cholangiocarcinoma, Colonoscopy, End Stage Liver Disease, End Stage Pancreas Disease, Endoscopic Mucosal Resection, Endoscopic Ultrasound, Endoscopy, Hemorrhoids, Hepatitis, Hepatocellular Carcinoma, Hepatology, Hepatopancreatobiliary Surgery, Liver Cancer, Liver Disease, Liver Surgery, Liver Tumors, Pancreatic Cancer, Pancreatitis, PH Probe Monitoring

Hospitals and Organizations

  • Windham Hospital
  • Hartford Hospital


Lahey Clinic Medical Center

Medical School
University of Massachusetts


Dr. Swales is Assistant Medical Director of Transplant Services. He graduated from the University of Massachusetts School of Medicine in 2003 and, in 2006, completed his residency there in Internal Medicine. He is also fellowship-trained in Gastroenterology (2009 - the University of Massachusetts) and in Transplant Hepatology (2010 - Lahey Clinic). Dr. Swales has delivered numerous lectures, participated in several research studies and contributed to many medical publications.


Aetna, Anthem, Cigna Healthcare, Colonial Cooperative Care, Community Health Network of Connecticut, Inc., Connecticare, First Health Group Corp., Health New England, Multiplan, Northeast Health Direct, Oxford Health Plans, United Healthcare, BCBS Medicare, Connecticare Commercial, Connecticare Medicare, Corvel, Coventry, Essence Healthcare, Evercare, Focus, Health Connecticut, Health Direct, Healthy Connecticut, Prime Health Services, Private Health Care Systems, Inc., Senior Whole Health, WellCare of Connecticut, Inc., One Health Plan/ Great-West Healthcare, CarePartners of Connecticut

This information is subject to change at any time. Please check with your insurance provider before scheduling your appointment or receiving services to confirm they are a participating member of the Hartford HealthCare network.