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Dr. John Swangim, Podiatrist in La Porte, IN

Dr. John M. Swangim

Physician & Surgeon of the Foot & Ankle

300 Wile Street, Suite 2
La Porte, IN 46350


About Us


Dr. John Swangim has been a practicing podiatrist since completing his residency at Mercy Hospital and Medical Center in Chicago, IL in 1998. He received his doctor of podiatric medicine at the William M. Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine in 1996. His undergraduate studies were complete in 1984 at the University of Alabama.

Dr. Swangim has been a staff podiatric physician at the Franklin Clinic in Michigan City since 2002 and at the Duneland Foot and Ankle Clinic since 1998. He purchased an established practice in LaPorte, which is his primary location, in May of 2010. His focus is on both medicine and surgery, and he has now branched out into the field of Therapeutic Laser Medicine. By bringing cutting edge laser technology into his practice, he is now helping his patients as well as the surrounding community to benefit from a revolutionary advancement in the field of pain management and wound healing.

Dr. Swangim and his wife Tammie have lived in Chesterton for over 23 years and have one daughter, Sarah. He is active in his local church and enjoys hiking and mountain climbing.