Accepting new patients

Dr. M Swida, DO

Dr. M Swida, DO

Family Medicine ·  Female · Age 69

  

Dr. M Swida, DO is a family medicine specialist in La Canada Flintridge, CA and has been practicing for 28 years. She specializes in family medicine.


Insurance Check

Search for your insurance provider

Dr. Swida accepts

Accepted insurance can change. Please double-check when making an appointment.

(818) 839-2411

Dr. Swida accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna PPO
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Cross
Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Health Net
Health Net PPO
Humana
Humana PPO
UnitedHealthCare
PacifiCare PPO

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for California
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
Learn more about background checks

Experience Check

Check if Dr. Swida treats your condition or procedure

Dr. Swida's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acidosis
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Acute Postoperative Pain
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • Alkalosis
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • All Types of Food Poisoning
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anxiety
  • Arrhythmia Screening
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Asthma
  • Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
  • Ataxia
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Back Pain
  • Bacterial Sepsis
  • Balanoposthitis
  • Bedsores
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bladder Atony
  • Bladder Diseases
  • Bladder Infection
  • Blood Clot
  • Blood Disorders
  • Blood Draw
  • Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
  • Bone Disorders
  • Botox® Injection
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Pain
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchitis
  • Bronchospasm
  • Bruise of Face, Scalp, or Neck
  • Bunion
  • Bursitis
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Cancer Treatment
  • Canker Sore
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cellulitis
  • Chest Pain
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Pain Management
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Confusion
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Constipation
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Cough
  • Cryptococcosis
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Dehydration
  • Depressive Disorders
  • Dermatitis
  • Dermatitis Due to Drugs
  • Dermatitis Due to Substances Taken Internally
  • Diabetes
  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Diabetes Type 1
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Diarrhea
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Dizziness
  • Dry Skin
  • Dysphagia
  • Dysthymia (Chronic Depression)
  • Dysthymia and Cyclothymia (Mood Disorders)
  • Ear Ache
  • Ear Disorders
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Emphysema
  • Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
  • Enteritis
  • Erectile Dysfunction
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophagitis
  • Essential Tremor
  • Fatigue
  • Fatty Liver Disease
  • Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
  • Fever
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fungal Infections
  • Fungal Nail Infection
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gallbladder Diseases
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastroparesis
  • Gout
  • Hair Loss
  • Hammer Toe
  • Headache
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Heartburn
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis A
  • Hepatitis B Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis C Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • Herpes Zoster Without Complication
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • HIV Screening
  • Hormone Replacement Therapy
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypoglycemia
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypotension
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Immunization
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Insomnia
  • Iron Metabolism Disorders
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Itchy Skin
  • Jock Itch
  • Joint Injection
  • Joint Pain
  • Kidney Disease
  • Kidney Infection
  • Kidney Infection, Acute
  • Kidney Stone Pain (Renal Colic)
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lactose Intolerance
  • Leg and Foot Ulcers
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Liver Function Test
  • Low Back Pain
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Malnutrition
  • Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Metabolic Disorders
  • Migraine
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Muscle Spasm
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Mycobacterial Lung Infection
  • Nail and Nail Bed Infection
  • Nausea
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Neurogenic Bladder
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Nosebleed
  • Obesity
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Otitis Media
  • Overweight
  • Painful Urination (Dysuria)
  • Pap Smear Abnormalities
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Perimenopause
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Pharyngitis
  • Phenylketonuria Screening
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Physical Examination
  • Physical Therapy
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Pneumonia
  • Pollen Allergy
  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Polyuria
  • Pregnancy-Related Disorders
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Prostatitis
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rapid Flu Test
  • Rash
  • Raynaud's Disease
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Rh Incompatibility Screening
  • Rib Fracture
  • Ringworm
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Sepsis
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Shingles
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sickle Cell Disease
  • Sinusitis
  • Skin Infections
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Sore Throat
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stroke
  • Symptomatic Menopause
  • Syphilis Screening
  • Testicular Dysfunction
  • Thrombosis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Tinnitus
  • Tobacco Use Disorder
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Tremor
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Ulcer
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Urinary Stones
  • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Insufficiency
  • Vertigo
  • Viral Infection
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Well Woman Health Examination
  • Wheezing
  • Yeast Infections

About Me

Care Philosophy

10. Dr. M. Teresa Swida has been in General and Family Medicine practice in Southern California for 17 years. She has devoted much of her career to underserved Spanish speaking community of Northeast Los Angeles. Her passion has always been in the ar...

Specialties

  • Family Medicine

Board Certifications

Education

1991
Western Univ Of Health Sciences/College Of Osteopathic Medicine Of The Pacific, Western University Of Health Sciences
Medical School
1991

Languages

  • Polish
  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Swida's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Swida

3.8

Based on 17 reviews

5 Stars
70.58823529411765%
(12)
4 Stars
0%
(0)
3 Stars
0%
(0)
2 Stars
0%
(0)
1 Star
29.41176470588235%
(5)

Leave a review

How likely are you to recommend
Dr. Swida?
(Select your rating)
Average Wait Time
  • 10 – 15 minutes
Dr. Swida's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
  • Explains condition(s) well
  • Answers questions
  • Time well spent
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
What People Say About Dr. M Swida, DO
RecentHighestLowestMost Helpful
Reply
Helped my with my leaky gut and food sensitivities when no other doctor could figure out what the cause of my problem was. I had trouble putting sentences together due to brain fog, and breathing due to sinus inflammation, and constantly runny nose. Clear headed today, thanks to her though. ...Read More
Was this helpful?
thumbs up icon option
thumbs down icon option
×Post a ResponseAre you Dr. M Swida, DO?
Reply
Dr. Swida is very thorough and listens carefully. I was looking for an experienced physician with a more holistic approach, who would keep me healthy now that I'm in my 40's! She discovered things that no other doctors have ever inquired about, and I feel well-informed and very well cared for. I...Read More
Was this helpful?
thumbs up icon option1
thumbs down icon option
×Post a ResponseAre you Dr. M Swida, DO?
Reply
During my first appointment I mentioned I was eating healthy, working out regularly, and that over the past 8 months I had lost 20 pounds as I worked towards getting to a healthy BMI. Dr. Swida flat out told me "That won't last. You'll go back to your bad eating habits. and gain back the weight"...Read More
Was this helpful?
thumbs up icon option1
thumbs down icon option
×Post a ResponseAre you Dr. M Swida, DO?
Reply
I came to Dr. Swida a year ago discouraged, desperate and exhausted. I had spent the past few years trying to find the cause of symptoms that were robbing me of the joy and quality of life that I once had. Dr. Swida listened to my story and seemed as determined as I was to find the answer. Once the...Read More
Was this helpful?
thumbs up icon option
thumbs down icon option
×Post a ResponseAre you Dr. M Swida, DO?
Reply
It is really hard to find a doctor who really cares for you. I mean you can see the concern on her face when you mention an ailment. She always listens to you, never interrupts. I have always felt welcomed by her. I also like her way of handling health issues. Besides the fact that she always...Read More
Was this helpful?
thumbs up icon option
thumbs down icon option
×Post a ResponseAre you Dr. M Swida, DO?
Show more reviews

Leave a review

How was your experience with Dr. Swida?

Affiliated Hospitals

Check the quality of care at hospitals where Dr. Swida treats patients.

Learn more