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Wendy Woods-Swafford, MD, MPH

  • Pediatric Hematology Oncology

Accepting New Patients

UnityPoint Provider

  • Hospital Affiliations:
    • Methodist West Hospital
    • Iowa Lutheran Hospital
    • Blank Children's Hospital
    • Iowa Methodist Medical Center
  • Gender: Female
  • Languages Spoken:
    • English

Office Hours

  • Sun: Closed
  • Mon - Fri: 8:00AM - 4:30PM
  • Sat: Closed

About Wendy Woods-Swafford, MD, MPH

  • Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Tennessee
  • Med School College
    • University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine
    • Residency
      • Blank Children's Hospital
Focus Areas
  • Pediatric Hematology Oncology


Dr. Woods-Swafford attended a combined baccalaureate/medical degree program at the University of Missouri-Kansas City. She completed her pediatric residency at Blank Children's Hospital and fellowship in pediatric hematology-oncology at Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt. She obtained a Master's in Public Health from Vanderbilt while researching pediatric gliomas. She received an American Society of Clinical Oncology Merit Award for this work. Dr. Woods is board certified in Pediatrics, Pediatric hematology/oncology, and Hospice and Palliative care. Her clinical interests include Adolescent and Young Adult Oncology and Leukemia. Dr. Woods also serves as the Medical Director and Vice President of Blank Children's Hospital.

Dr. Woods-Swafford's areas of interest include leukemia, histiocytosis, adolescent and young adult oncology as well as palliative care.