Back to Search

Swales, Colin Thomas, MD





Providing the best care to our patients and their companions requires communicating in a way everyone understands. Interpreter services are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. All spoken languages are available, as well as American Sign Language (AS/L).

Accepting New Patients
  • Gastroenterology
  • Transplant Hepatology
Not Currently Accepting New Patients
  • Internal Medicine

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


University of Massachusetts
Lahey Clinic Medical Center

Medical School
University of Massachusetts

University of Massachusetts

Professional Organizations

  • American College of Gastroenterology


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

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.