Dr. Brian Swirsky, MD

Dr. Brian Swirsky, MD

Interventional Cardiology  |  
Male  |  
Age 60
(9)
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Whether you are at risk for heart and vascular disease, need some help in preventing future problems, or if you have a serious condition that requires the latest technologies and intervention, Baton Rouge Cardiology Center can help. We are also there for you when it comes to advice on making healthy lifestyle changes to prevent future problems. From prevention to diagnosis to advanced procedures, you have access to the highest quality of care available... right here at home. At Baton Rouge Cardiology Center, our team of dedicated cardiovascular specialists not only perform routine, but also highly specialized, complex, cardiac and vascular procedures. We also specialize in the treatment of varicose and spider veins. Our team of specialists includes interventional cardiologists, electrophysiologists, interventional radiologist, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, as well as a support staff of nurses and technicians, each prepared to participate in your diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation. Our clinical outcomes are a reflection of our commitment to excellence.

8888 Summa Ave

Baton Rouge, LA 70809

Contact Information

(225) 769-0933

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Amerihealth
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Employers Health Network
  • Evolutions Healthcare Systems
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • 9 More

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Top Care Areas

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Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
very high
more than 93% of peers
Heart Disease
very high
more than 93% of peers
Vascular Disease
high
more than 85% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Swirsky "The physicians at Baton Rouge Cardiology Center are all board certified. We are committed to educating you about the full range of conditions and diseases and offer you the most advanced treatment options. Baton Rouge Cardiology Center provides cardiology services at convenient locations throughout Louisiana. For more information call 225-769-0933."

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Specialties

  • Interventional Cardiology
  • Adult Cardiology
  • Cardiology
  • Clinical Cardiology
  • Invasive Cardiology
  • Nuclear Cardiology
2

Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
48

Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm and Dissection of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease

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Procedures

  • Angioplasty
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cardioversion
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Carotid Artery Stent Placement
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Coronary Stenting
  • Echocardiography
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Impella Device
  • Intra-Arterial Thrombolysis
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Nuclear Stress Testing
  • Pacemaker Implantation, Permanent
  • Pacemaker Implantation, Temporary
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Thrombolysis
  • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
  • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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

0 Board Actions

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Education

  • Lehigh University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Hahnemann University
    Medical School | Graduated 1981
  • University Of California, Irvine
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • University Of California, Irvine
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University Of California, Irvine
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Swirsky has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Swirsky's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Swirsky to family and friends
5.0
based on 9 total reviews (3 with comments)
Dr. Swirsky Says:

I appreciate your time in submitting a patient survey.  If you received great service and attention, please tell a friend.  If you did not, please tell me or my staff.  We are committed to providing you the best care.

Dr. Swirsky's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    Under 10 minutes
Patient Comments (3)
in Baton Rouge, LA |
Very good, excellent. He is very patient and check question with patience. Thank you
Thank you for your great review! Dr. Swirsky was happy to see your review and appreciation. Thank you for trusting us with your health care.
in Plaquemine, LA |
Staff was great on the phone and in office. Dr was patient and kind and knowledgeable. I was told by a neurologists that I had a TIA and when I went to him to check on my heart and I said I had a MRI and was told of the TIA he explained it was an actual stroke due to TIAS disowned when returned to Neuro she said said well actually it was but small. Be that as it may it WAS an actual stroke though. I appreciated him telling me and explaining the details. I would recommend him.
Thank you very much for the great review! Dr. Swirsky was so happy to see your review. Thank you for trusting us with your health care.
in Baton Rouge, LA |
Doc. Swirsky is very capable, friendly, and puts you at ease and is up front with what treatment you may need.
We appreciate your review! Thank you for trusting us with your health care. Dr. Swirsky appreciated your feedback and was happy to see your positive review.
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Dr. Swirsky accepts 18 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Amerihealth
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Employers Health Network
  • Evolutions Healthcare Systems
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
    GEHA
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
    Special Needs Plan SNP
  • MultiPlan
  • PPO Plus
    PPO Plus PPO
  • Tricare
    TriCare for Life
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare
  • WellCare

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Hospitals where Dr. Swirsky has admitting privileges

Baton Rouge General - Bluebonnet
8585 Picardy Ave
Baton Rouge, LA 70809
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Baton Rouge General - Mid City
3600 Florida Blvd
Baton Rouge, LA 70806
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Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center
5000 Hennessy Blvd
Baton Rouge, LA 70808
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The Spine Hospital of Louisiana at The NeuroMedical Center
10105 Park Rowe Cir
Baton Rouge, LA 70810
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Woman's Hospital
100 Womans Way
Baton Rouge, LA 70817
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