Dr. Joseph Szwed, MD

CardiologyMaleAge 57

Cardiology

Dr. Joseph Szwed, MD is a Cardiology Specialist in Avon, IN and has over 31 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Szwed has extensive experience in Cardiac Electrical System Procedures, Cardiac Implantable Device Procedures, and Heart Conditions. He graduated from Indiana University School Of Medicine in 1991. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as Ascension Saint Vincent Carmel and Ascension St. Vincent Hospital - Indianapolis. His office is not accepting new patients.

Dr. Joseph Szwed, MD

Ascension Medical Group Thoracic Surgery

9166 E Us Highway 36 Avon, IN 46123

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Dr. Szwed is affiliated with Ascension Saint Vincent Carmel Carmel, a highly rated and top awarded hospital for cardiology.

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  • Explains Conditions Well
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  • Practices at Top Hospital
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Frequently Treated by Dr. Szwed

Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. Szwed treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. Szwed treats other conditions, please contact the office at (317) 415-5300.

Cardiac Electrical System Procedures

Electrophysiologists monitor, diagnose and treat abnormal heart rhythms through procedures such as electrocardiograms (EKGs) and pacemaker insertionsCompare with other Cardiac Electrical System Procedures specialists.

Dr. Szwed is experienced in the area of Cardiac Electrical System Procedures. See the graph below to learn more about his experience.

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Electrocardiogram (EKG)
Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
Cardiovascular Stress Test
Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
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High
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Cardiac Implantable Device Procedures

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Dr. Szwed is experienced in the area of Cardiac Implantable Device Procedures. See the graph below to learn more about his experience.

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Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
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High
Frequency
Very High
Frequency

Heart Conditions

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Dr. Szwed is experienced in the area of Heart Conditions. See the graph below to learn more about his experience.

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Heart Disease
Congestive Heart Failure
Hypertension
Third Degree Heart Block
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High
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Very High
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Adult Congenital Heart Conditions

Adult congenital cardiac disorder specialists diagnose and treat heart disorders, such as arrythmias and mitral valve disease, that have been present from birth to adulthood.Compare with other Adult Congenital Heart Conditions specialists.

Dr. Szwed is experienced in the area of Adult Congenital Heart Conditions. See the graph below to learn more about his experience.

Based on claims data for 19 conditions and procedures

Treatments
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Arrhythmias
Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial Flutter
Ventricular Fibrillation
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High
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Very High
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Dr. Szwed's conditions and procedures:

  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Aneurysm
  • Angina
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmia Screening
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Atrial Septal Defect
  • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiomyopathy, Dilated
  • Cardiomyopathy, Hypertrophic
  • Cardiovascular Diagnostic Test
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cardioversion, Elective
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Chest Pain
  • Chest Pain Evaluation
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Angiogram
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Dobutamine Thallium Stress Test
  • Echocardiography
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Electrophysiological Study
  • First Degree Heart Block
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Palpitations
  • HeartAware Online Risk Screening
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Insertion of Left Ventricular Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Long QT Syndrome
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Prolapse
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Mobitz, Type 2, Heart Block
  • Nuclear Stress Testing
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Patent Foramen Ovale (PFO)
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pericarditis
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease Screening (PAD)
  • Pharmacologic Nuclear Stress Test
  • Pharmacologic Stress Test, Adenosine
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Second Degree Heart Block
  • Septal Defect
  • Sick Sinus Syndrome
  • Sinus Bradycardia
  • Sinus Tachycardia
  • Stress Test
  • Structural Heart Disease Evaluations and Treatment
  • Supraventricular Tachycardia
  • Syncope
  • TCD Bubble Test
  • Third Degree Heart Block
  • Tilt Table Testing
  • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
  • Treadmill Stress Test
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Unstable Angina
  • Ventricular Fibrillation
  • Ventricular Tachycardia (VT)
  • Wolff-Parkinson-White Pattern

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(317) 415-5300

Dr. Szwed accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
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Balanced Blue Access-IN PPO
Blue Access-IN
Blue Preferred --IN HMO
Blue Preferred --IN POS
Blue Preferred Plus-IN POS
Blue Preferred-IN HMO
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Bronze Blue Access-IN PPO
Bronze Blue Access-IN PPO Plus
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Bronze HealthSync-IN HMO
Catastrophic Pathway-IN
Gold Blue Access-IN PPO
Gold Blue Access-IN PPO Plus
Gold HealthSync-IN HMO
HealthSync Options-IN POS
HealthSync-IN
HealthSync-IN HMO
HealthSync-IN POS
Healthy Indiana Plan PPO
Lumenos Plans-IN
National (BlueCard Basic) PPO
National (BlueCard) PPO
Pathway-IN HMO-POS
Platinum Blue Access-IN PPO
Silver Blue Access-IN PPO
Silver Blue Access-IN PPO Plus
Silver HealthSync-IN HMO
The Christ Hospital Health Network (TCHHN)-IN
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Blue Preferred Plus POS
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
Sagamore Health Network
Sagamore Plus

Dr. Szwed's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Szwed

4.4

Based on 17 ratings

5 Stars
82.3529411764706%
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3 Stars
5.882352941176471%
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1 Star
11.764705882352942%
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Outstanding!
Dr Szwed is First Class in all aspects. I couldn’t ask for more.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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William A Baines – Sep 20, 2022
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Dr Szwed is a great person and Dr.
Dr Szwed Delivers great health care while maintaining Professionalism and kindness!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Kent L Greene – Aug 16, 2022
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He is very pleasant to be around and is very caring when it comes to your health. Is always their to help
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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I see Dr Szwed every 6 months. He is a very knowledgeable and caring doctor. He always takes his time to listen and answer any questions. His staff is stellar as well.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Ronald Crull – Jun 21, 2022
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I like Dr. Szwed very much. He takes the time to listen to you and you don’t feel rushed. He seems like a very caring person.
What went well
  • Office environment
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
  • Long wait times
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Shirley Crum – Jun 03, 2022
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Dr Szwed took time to explain my situation very well. He was very helpful and wanted to make sure I understood. Very personable…
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Susanna Resler – Jun 02, 2022
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Dr Szwed was very helpful and thorough in explaining my health and future care
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Keith Fishburn – May 04, 2022
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Doctor explains things well. Also the nurse
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
  • Long wait times
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Apr 20, 2022
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Dr sewed has been my dr since 2006, he is kind,professional,patient and very caring regarding the treatment of my illness
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Apr 19, 2022
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He is a compassionate, caring Doctor! He has time to answer questions, explain procedures,etc. I have been with him for many years, and feel very blessed to be his patient!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Barbara Oliver – Feb 03, 2022
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Dr swezd is fun humorous And likeable I am RN.... worked ,,,,,40 yrs plus with MDs I know how they can be Dr swezd is above in goodness Like him
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Norbert Schott – Jan 08, 2022
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Love Dr Szwed. He is very professional and very knowledgeable. I trust him and his team.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Doctor Szwed has been my cardiologist for several years. He is the best! Very patient and takes all the time needed to get to my issues. Friendly, professional and truly cares about his patients. Highly recommend him.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Del Collins – Jul 29, 2021
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Dr Szwed is a remarkable, caring physician. He cared for my husband until his death last year, and also is my cardiologist. He listens, and he makes sure he knows your situation well so he can explain thoroughly. He is easy to talk to, and to trust.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
1 person found this helpful
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Feb 04, 2020
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Biography

Dr. Joseph Szwed, MD is a Cardiology Specialist in Avon, IN and has over 31 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Szwed has extensive experience...Read more

Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Education

1994
Indiana University / School of Medicine
Fellowship Hospital
1994
University Ala
Residency Hospital
1992
University Ala
Internship Hospital
1991
Indiana University School Of Medicine
Medical School
,

Frequently Asked Questions

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What are Dr. Joseph Szwed, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Szwed frequently treats Cardiac Electrical System Procedures, Cardiac Implantable Device Procedures, and Heart Conditions. See all practice areas where Dr. Szwed specializes.

Where is Dr. Joseph Szwed, MD's office located?

Dr. Szwed's office is located at 9166 E Us Highway 36, Avon, IN 46123. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Locations

Ascension Medical Group Thoracic Surgery

Ascension Medical Group Thoracic Surgery9166 E Us Highway 36 Avon, IN 46123
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Ascension Medical Group Indianapolis Cardiology

Ascension Medical Group Indianapolis Cardiology10590 N Meridian St Carmel, IN 46290
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Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Szwed is affiliated with the following hospitals. Select a hospital below to learn more.

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Ascension Saint Vincent Carmel

Carmel, IN

82% Patients that would definitely recommend, 12% higher than the national average

9 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2022)

Ascension St. Vincent Hospital - Indianapolis

Indianapolis, IN

75% Patients that would definitely recommend, 5% higher than the national average

6 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2021)

Franciscan Health Crawfordsville

Crawfordsville, IN

66% Patients that would definitely recommend, 4% lower than the national average

Franciscan Health Indianapolis

Indianapolis, IN

76% Patients that would definitely recommend, 6% higher than the national average

9 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2022)

Franciscan Health Lafayette East 

Lafayette, IN

80% Patients that would definitely recommend, 10% higher than the national average

9 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2022)

Franciscan Health Mooresville

Mooresville, IN

82% Patients that would definitely recommend, 12% higher than the national average

4 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2022)

IU Health Methodist Hospital

Indianapolis, IN

71% Patients that would definitely recommend, 1% higher than the national average

1 Award Received

Award Highlight: Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2022)

Iu Health West Hospital

Avon, IN

77% Patients that would definitely recommend, 7% higher than the national average

5 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2022)