Dr. Lode J. Swinnen, MD

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Specializes in Hematology • Male • Age 59

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Dr. Swinnen's Experience

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Hospital Quality

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Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center
4940 Eastern Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21224

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Patient Satisfaction

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Johns Hopkins Medical Center ONC
Johns Hopkins Medical Center ONC
600 N Wolfe St
Baltimore, MD 21287
601 N Caroline St
Baltimore, MD 21287
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    Dr. Swinnen's Experience

    Research training, expertise and qualifications

    Specialties

    • Hematology
    • Medical Oncology
    • Oncology

    Board Certifications

    • Hematology, 1986
    • Internal Medicine, 1983
    • Medical Oncology, 1985
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    • Acute Leukemia
    • Anemia
    • Bladder Cancer
    • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
    • Brain Cancer
    • Central Nervous System Lymphoma
    • Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML)
    • Graft vs Host Disease
    • Hodgkin's Disease
    • Lung Cancer
    • Lymphoma
    • Myelodysplastic Syndromes
    • Myeloma
    • Myeloproliferative Disorders
    • Neutropenia
    • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
    • Prostate Cancer
    • Secondary Malignancies
    • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
    • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
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    Background Check for Dr. Swinnen

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for Maryland.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    University Of Cape Town, Faculty Of Health Sciences
    Graduated in 1978

    Internship Hospital

    Wellington Hospital New Zealan
    Complete in 1980

    Residency Hospital

    St Joseph Hospital

    Fellowship Hospital

    Loyola University Hines Va
    Complete in 1986
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Swinnen & Staff

    • English
    • Dutch
    • French
  2. Healthgrades

    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

    Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

    Dr. Swinnen's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    • Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Swinnen

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    Dr. Swinnen's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    10 responses
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    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    9 responses
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    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    9 responses
    above
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    16 – 30 minutes 10 responses
    longer than
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Swinnen
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    10 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    10 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    10 responses
    above
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    10 responses
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    national average

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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Swinnen accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

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    Office Locations

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    Johns Hopkins Medical Center ONC
    600 N Wolfe St
    Baltimore, MD 21287
    (410) 614-6398 (Office)
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    601 N Caroline St
    Baltimore, MD 21287
    (410) 955-3142 (Office)
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