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Specializes in Cardiac Surgery • Male • Age 67

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Dr. Swanson's Experience

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Dr. Swanson's Care Philosophy

Dr. Swanson's Specialties

Procedures Dr. Swanson Performs

  • Ablation for Treatment of Atrial Fibrillation
  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
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Conditions Dr. Swanson Treats

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Hospital Quality

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Providence Saint Vincent Medical Center
9205 South West Barnes Road
Portland, OR 97225

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Patient Satisfaction

Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Swanson

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Providence Heart Clinic Cardiovascular Surgeons
Mother Joseph Building
9427 SW Barnes Rd
Portland, OR 97225
Providence Cardiovascular Sgns
Providence Cardiovascular Sgns
9427 SW Barnes Rd Ste 596
Portland, OR 97225
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    Dr. Swanson's Experience

    Dr. Swanson's Care Philosophy

    Specialties

    • Cardiac Surgery
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    • Ablation for Treatment of Atrial Fibrillation
    • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
    • Aortic Aneurysm Repair
    • Aortic Reconstruction Surgery
    • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
    • Aortic Valve Replacement
    • Arterial Graft
    • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
    • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
    • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
    • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
    • Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
    • Decortication and Pleurectomy
    • Endovascular Repair of Thoracic Aorta
    • Heart Defect Repair
    • Heart Surgery
    • Heart Valve Replacement
    • Impella Device
    • Insertion of Epicardial Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
    • Insertion of Left Ventricular Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
    • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
    • Maze Procedure
    • Mediastinal Surgery
    • Minimally Invasive Heart Surgery
    • Mitral Valve Repair
    • Mitral Valve Replacement
    • Mitral Valve Surgery
    • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
    • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
    • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
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    • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
    • Thoracentesis
    • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
    • Total Coronary Artery Revascularization
    • Tracheal Surgery
    • Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)
    • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
    • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
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    • Aneurysm and Dissection of Heart
    • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
    • Aortic Aneurysm
    • Aortic Dissection
    • Aortic Ectasia
    • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
    • Aortic Valve Disease
    • Arrhythmias (incl. Atrial Fibrillation)
    • Cardiomegaly
    • Cardiomyopathy
    • Carotid Artery Disease
    • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
    • Congenital Heart Disease
    • Congestive Heart Failure
    • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
    • Endocarditis
    • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
    • Heart Disease in Women
    • Heart Injuries
    • Heart Murmur
    • Heart Valve Diseases
    • Hypertrophic Obstructive Cardiomyopathy
    • Lung Cancer
    • Mitral Valve Disease
    • Mitral Valve Prolapse
    • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
    • Mitral Valve Stenosis
    • Patent Ductus Arteriosus
    • Pericardial Disease
    • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
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    • Pulmonary Embolism
    • Septal Defect
    • Ventricular Septal Defect
    • Ventricular Septal Rupture
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    Background Check for Dr. Swanson

    1 Malpractice Claim

    • Settlement  (8/25/2011)
    • Amount or Range: $225,000.00
    • Nature of Complaint: Alleged failure to diagnose and provide infection control after heart valve replacement.
    • State: Oregon
    • 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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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Universite De Montpellier
    Graduated in 1977

    Internship Hospital

    Moncton Hospital
    Complete in 1977

    Residency Hospital

    Oregon Health Sciences University
    Complete in 1984

    Fellowship Hospital

    Hospital Broussais
    Complete in 1985

    Undergraduate Schools

    Princeton University
    Graduated in 1970
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Swanson & Staff

    • English
  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. Swanson's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    Patient satisfaction surveys provide a standardized way of reporting about healthcare experiences. But there can be more than meets the eye when reviewing scores. Here's what you should know

    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Swanson

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Swanson to family and friends

    16 responses
    above
    national average

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    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    15 responses
    above
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    14 responses
    above
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    15 responses
    above
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes 13 responses
    same as
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Swanson
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    16 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    15 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    16 responses
    above
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    16 responses
    above
    national average

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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Swanson accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

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    Office Locations

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    Providence Heart Clinic Cardiovascular Surgeons
    Mother Joseph Building
    9427 SW Barnes Rd
    Portland, OR 97225
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    Providence Cardiovascular Sgns
    9427 SW Barnes Rd Ste 596
    Portland, OR 97225
    (503) 216-8670 (Office)
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