Project Description

William H. McSwain, M.D.

William Mcswain, M.D.
Board-certified ophthalmologist Dr. William H. McSwain was born and raised in Bradenton and graduated from Bradenton Christian School. He is a fifth generation physician in his family in a direct line going back to his great-great grandfather. After receiving the Outstanding Senior Award and graduating summa cum laude from Stetson University, he earned his medical degree from Vanderbilt University. Following a medical internship at Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center in Spokane, Washington, he completed his ophthalmology residency at the University of Arizona. There he received the Academic Merit Award, was elected to the Ophthalmic Knowledge Honor Roll, and served as chief resident.

Dr. McSwain is trained in and practices all disciplines of comprehensive ophthalmology. He specializes in premium cataract and lens replacement surgery, eyelid surgery, dry eyes, blepharitis, and minimally invasive glaucoma surgery (MIGS). He is happy to be back in Bradenton serving the community in which he grew up.

Dr. McSwain’s credentials include:

  • American Board of Ophthalmology¬†(Board Certified)

  • American Academy of Ophthalmology

  • American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery

  • Florida Society of Ophthalmology

  • Manatee County Medical Society

  • Turning Points Physician Volunteer

  • Remote Area Medical Physician Volunteer

  • EyeCare America Physician Volunteer

Honors and Awards

Castle Connolly Top Doctors

  • 2023, 2024

Bradenton Herald People’s Choice Best Eye Doctor

  • 2022, 2023 (Winner)

Bradenton Herald People’s Choice Best Eye Surgeon

  • 2022, 2023 (Winner)

Bradenton Herald People’s Choice Best Ophthalmologist

  • 2018, 2019, 2020 (Finalist)
  • 2021 (Winner)

Bradenton Herald People’s Choice Best Eye Wear Shop

  • 2023 (Winner)

Sarasota Herald-Tribune Reader’s Choice Best Optical

  • 2021 (Finalist)

University of Arizona Ophthalmic Knowledge Honor Roll

University of Arizona Academic Excellence Award

University of Arizona Chief Resident

Stetson University Outstanding Senior

Phi Beta Kappa

(941) 708-9000

426 Manatee Avenue West

Bradenton, FL 34205

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