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Peter Swanljung, M.D.

Chief Medical Officer.

Dr. Peter Swanljung joined Progressions Companies, Inc. in April 2014. Dr. Swanljung has been board certified in psychiatry since 2007 and is certified in addiction medicine by the American Board of Addiction Medicine.  After completing his residency, Dr. Swanljung became the Medical Director of the General Adult Unit at Friends Hospital in Philadelphia, serving as an expert witness in mental health court and also serving as president of the medical staff. In 2014, Dr. Swanljung was hired at Malvern as the Chief of Psychiatry at the Willow Grove campus. He also serves as Medical Director of the IBC Counseling center in Trevose, PA 

Since 2014, Dr. Swanljung’s primary focus has been providing compassionate evidence-based psychiatric and addiction medicine treatment to patients in both residential and outpatient settings.

Dr. Swanljung graduated Summa Cum Laude from the College of William and Mary in 1995. He went on to earn his M.D. from Temple University School of Medicine in 2002 where he graduated with honors in Behavioral Science and Psychiatry.   Dr. Swanljung completed an internship in family practice at Chestnut Hill Hospital in 2003 and completed an adult psychiatry residency at Drexel University in 2006. While at Drexel, he served as Chief Resident and earned awards for Outstanding Performance in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Clinical Excellence.


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