R. Presley Swann, MD

R. Presley Swann, MD

Orthopedic Surgeon

Dr. Swann specializes in hip and knee preservation and reconstruction and has advanced expertise with numerous types of minimally invasive and non-invasive procedures. Dr. Swann is a Baylor university graduate, and received his masters and medical degrees from Tulane. He spent his orthopedic surgery residency at The Mayo Clinic and did a fellowship at the University of Utah.

Each year, Dr. Swann participates in Operation Walk, a mission to provide free surgeries to third-world countries. Teams of volunteer surgeons, nurses and scrub technicians come together to provide free joint replacement surgeries for those in need and teach the country’s local medical staff how to perform them. Dr. Swann’s other hobbies include cooking, golf, skiing, boating and hunting.

Please review Dr. Swann’s list of credentials and contact our practice for more information or to make an appointment at (303) 344-9090.

R. Presley Swann, MD


  • Hip arthroscopy for femoral acetabular impingement (FAI) and abductor dysfunction
  • Open surgical dislocation for treatment of Perthes and SCFE
  • Core decompression for AVN
  • Minimally-invasive periacetabular osteotomies (PAO) for dysplasia
  • Hip and knee arthroplasty, including direct anterior hip arthroplasty with a bikini incision, direct anterior hip resurfacing, partial knee arthroplasty, and revision arthroplasty of the hip and knee.
  • Hip preservation and adult reconstruction

Treatment of Common Problems With 

  • Hip pain
  • Knee pain

Interests Outside of Orthopedics

  • Cooking
  • Golfing
  • Skiing
  • Boating
  • Hunting


  • Fellowship at the University of Utah (Salt Lake City)
  • Residency in orthopedic surgery at The Mayo Clinic (Rochester, Minn.)
  • Medical – Tulane School of Medicine (New Orleans)
  • Masters – Tulane School of Medicine (New Orleans)
  • Bachelor of Arts in biochemistry – Baylor University (Waco, Texas)


  • American Board of Orthopedic Surgeons


  • Operation Walk