Dr. Lode Swinnen, MD

HematologyMaleAge 66

Dr. Swinnen
Accepting new patients
1650 Orleans St Baltimore, MD 21287

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(410) 614-6398

Dr. Lode Swinnen, MD is a Hematology Specialist in Baltimore, MD and has over 43 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from U Cape Town medical school in 1978. He is affiliated with The Johns Hopkins Hospital. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Swinnen to book an appointment.

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Dr. Swinnen is affiliated with The Johns Hopkins Hospital Baltimore, a highly rated hospital.

At a Glance

  • Explains Conditions Well
    Patients said this doctor explains conditions well. See reviews
  • Practices at Top Hospital
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Dr. Swinnen's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Swinnen treats Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Swinnen treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma, During Pregnancy
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma, Gastric
Central Nervous System Lymphoma
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Swinnen treats Central Nervous System Lymphoma more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Swinnen treats this condition more than 95% of his peers

Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Swinnen treats Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Swinnen treats this condition more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Swinnen's conditions and procedures:

  • Acute Leukemia
  • Acute Lymphoid Leukemia
  • Acute Myeloid Leukemia
  • Anemia
  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia
  • Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Erythropoietin Test
  • Hemophilia
  • HPC Transplantation (Stem Cell Transplant)
  • Hypercoagulable State
  • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
  • Lymphoma, Large Cell, Anaplastic
  • Myelodysplastic Syndromes
  • Myeloma
  • Myeloproliferative Disorders
  • Neutropenia
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Pancytopenia
  • Plasmapheresis
  • Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Primary Hypercoagulable State (incl. Factor V Leiden Disease)
  • Purpura
  • Thalassemia
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Vitamin B Deficiency
  • Vitamin B12 Deficiency
  • Vitamin K Deficiency

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Dr. Swinnen accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
National (BlueCard) PPO
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
KeyCare PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Choice Advantage
Blue Preferred PPO
CareFirst Maryland POS
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO

Dr. Swinnen's Reviews

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5.0

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Dr. Swinnen is a gem! He's patient, thorough, and has a gift for clearly explaining conditions and treatment options. I have a rare form of non-Hodgkins lymphoma and have been under his care and cancer-free for three years. I recommend him highly.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Jan 06, 2021
Dr. Swinnen explained my condition to me in a way that was easily understood and very thorough and also went over any and all possibilities that exist with my type of malignancy and organ transplant. I walked out very satisfied and felt like for the first time I was explained exactly what I have and how it a treatment should be approached.
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May 29, 2019
Dr. Swinnen is fabulous. I have been at Hopkins for Liver transplant, colectomy and recently Lymphoma. He saved my life. Has to be one of the top Lymphoma Doctors in the world.
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May 15, 2019
We can not imagine having any other doctor. Dr. Swinnen, Amy and his staff are amazing on every level.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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About Me

Biography

Dr. Lode Swinnen, MD is a Hematology Specialist in Baltimore, MD and has over 43 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from U Cape Town...Read more

Specialties

  • Hematology
  • Medical Oncology

Board Certifications

  • Hematology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Medical Oncology

Education

1986
Loyola U-Hines Va
Fellowship Hospital
1983
St Joseph Hospital
Residency Hospital
1980
Wellington Hosp, New Zealan
Internship Hospital
1978
U Cape Town
Medical School
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Languages

  • English
  • Dutch

Awards

Frequently Asked Questions

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What are Dr. Lode Swinnen, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Swinnen frequently treats Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma, Central Nervous System Lymphoma, and Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Swinnen treats.

Where is Dr. Lode Swinnen, MD's office located?

Dr. Swinnen's office is located at 1650 Orleans St, Baltimore, MD 21287. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

What languages does Dr. Lode Swinnen, MD speak?

Dr. Swinnen speaks Dutch and English. View profile to see all.

Does Dr. Lode Swinnen, MD offer telehealth services?

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Locations

Practice

1650 Orleans St Baltimore, MD 21287
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Affiliated Hospitals

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The Johns Hopkins Hospital

Baltimore, MD

83% Patient Experience Rating, 14% higher than the national average

22 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2021)