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Darrell Eugene Schwertner M.D.

Darrell Eugene Schwertner, M.D.

Area of Practice:
Gastroenterology
Language Spoken: English

Board Certifications

American Board of Internal Medicine

Biography

Darrell E. Schwertner, M.D., is a board-certified internal medicine physician and gastroenterologist at Southeast Georgia Physician Associates-Gastroenterology. He has treated patients in Glynn and surrounding counties for 25 years and specializes in a variety of abdominal conditions, including reflux disease, peptic ulcer disease, abdominal pain, irritable bowel disease, inflammatory bowel disease and diverticulitis. His areas of special interest are colon cancer prevention and colon cancer screening.

Prior to joining the Health System, Dr. Schwertner obtained a Bachelor of Science in chemistry at the University of South Alabama. He graduated Cum Laude from the University of Alabama School of Medicine in Birmingham, joined the Air Force and completed his internal medicine residency at Keesler Air Force Base, the second largest Air Force hospital in the world. He finished his gastroenterology training at the University of South Florida. Dr. Schwertner was Chief of Gastroenterology at Keesler Air Force Base for three years, and after his military service, moved to Brunswick in 1994.

Over the course of his medical career, Dr. Schwertner has performed over 20,000 colonoscopies. Combining his love of travel and his desire to help others, he has participated in over 10 medical missions to Nicaragua over the past 15 years. Dr. Schwertner was raised in a military family, and as such, has lived all over the United States as well as in Spain and Libya.

Dr. Schwertner, along with all of our Gastroenterology physicians, is a dedicated proceduralist who focuses on addressing patient concerns with compassion and sensitivity.

Hospital Privileges

Southeast Georgia Health System-Brunswick Campus

Southeast Georgia Health System-Camden Campus

Undergrad

University of South Alabama, Mobile, AL

MedSchool

University of Alabama at Birmingham-School of Medicine, Birmingham, AL

Internship

Keesler Medical Center, Keesler Air Force Base, Biloxi, MS

Residency

Keesler Medical Center, Keesler Air Force Base, Biloxi, MS

Fellowship

University of South Florida, Tampa, FL