Dr. Ken Swayman was born in Brooklyn, New York and grew up on Long Island. He attended Florida State University and graduated in 1985 with a Bachelors of Science degree in Biological Science, Cum Laude. In 1990 he graduated from the California College of Podiatric Medicine with high honors and was named to Pi Delta National Honor Society and Who’s Who among college students in America. After completing his Residency in Reconstructive Foot and Ankle Surgery in Seattle, Washington, Dr. Swayman made his way to Anchorage joining Alaska Podiatry Associates (Alliance Foot & Ankle).
His primary office is on the campus of Alaska Regional Hospital, he is also on staff at Providence Alaska Medical Center and Creekside surgery center. He enjoys teaching and has been a consultant and speaker to many groups and organizations in Alaska, and is an Affiliate Professor and Consultant Team Physician for the University of Alaska, Anchorage.
Among his many interests and activities is the love and appreciation of the Alaskan wilderness , he enjoys hiking, backpacking and camping, especially long-distance hikes. Together with his wife Terese and their loving dogs they walk many miles on our spectacular trails. He enjoys and is a fan of all sports especially ice hockey, he is a huge fan and supporter of his sons goaltending endeavors and he plays in the adult hockey league and has been known to score some goals at times. With his Alaska Husky Jade, they are a certified Pet Therapy Team and volunteer in the Anchorage community to help brighten people’s days.
Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida
B.S. in Biological Science, Cum Laude, December 1985
California College of Podiatric Medicine, San Francisco, California
Doctor of Podiatric Medicine, May 1990
Academic Deans List, Multiple Years, Florida State University
Pi Delta National Honor Society, California College of Podiatric Medicine
Who’s Who Among Students in Colleges & Universities in America, May 1990
Waldo (Northwest Podiatric Surgical) Residency Program, Seattle, WA
Certificate of Residency in Reconstructive Foot & Ankle Surgery, June 1992
Past President, Alaska Podiatric Medical Association
Affiliate Professor, College of Health, Education and Social Welfare, University of Alaska, Anchorage
Consultant Team Physician, University of Alaska Seawolfs, Anchorage
Consultant Diabetes Education Program, Alaska Regional Hospital, Anchorage
Consultant Patient/Professional Education, American Diabetes Association, Alaska
Speaker/Consultant for Civic/Professional Groups, Anchorage
Alaska Podiatric Medical Association
American Podiatric Medical Association
Fellow, American College of Foot & Ankle Surgeons
Diplomate, American Board of Podiatric Surgery
Certification in Foot Surgery