Dr. Mark Swanson, MD

Dr. Mark Swanson, MD

Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 32
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Dr. Mark Swanson, MD is an otolaryngology-head and neck surgery doctor who practices in Los Angeles, CA. He is 32 years old and has been practicing for 7 years.Read his story

1450 San Pablo St # 5100

Los Angeles, CA 90033

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Ambetter
  • Ameritas
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • 5 More

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Cancer
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more than 44% of peers
Head and Neck Cancer
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more than 26% of peers
Sinusitis
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more than 22% of peers

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Dr. Swanson's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Swanson "Mark Swanson, MD is a fellowship trained head and neck surgeon. After completing medical school at the Ohio State University, he entered a residency in Otolaryngology at University of Southern California. He continued his training with a fellowship in cancer and reconstructive surgery at the University of Miami, and returned to USC to join the faculty at Keck Medical Center. His expertise is in treatment of benign and malignant tumors of the mouth, throat, salivary glands, neck, and thyroid gland. He utilizes advanced robotic, organ preservation, and microvascular reconstructive techniques to maximize quality of life after treatment."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Swanson "Each patient is unique and requires a personalized approach to their cancer care.  In addition to treating the tumor, it is critical to restore patients' independence and enjoyment of life through minimally invasive techniques, thoughtful reconstruction, and robust rehabilitation.  Patients deserve a surgeon who is compassionate and available, which is why Dr. Swanson works to build trust so that he can be a consistent support system throughout their treatment. 

At USC, we strive to provide the highest quality of care for our patients.  We do this through a specialized multidisciplinary team of doctors to provide comprehensive care with goals of maximizing outcomes while preserving quality of life"

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Specialties

  • Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
  • Ear, Nose, and Throat
  • Head & Neck Surgical Oncology
  • Head and Neck Endocrine Surgery
  • Microvascular Reconstructive Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Robotic Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Cancer
  • Dysphagia
  • Ear Disorders
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head or Neck Lump or Swelling
  • Laryngeal Cancer
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Oral Cancer
  • Otitis Media
  • Sinusitis
  • Throat Cancer (Nasopharyngeal)
  • Throat Cancer (Oropharyngeal)
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Tongue Cancer
  • Vocal Cord Nodule
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Procedures

  • Complex Skull Base Surgery
  • ENT Surgery
  • Full Mouth Reconstruction
  • Head and Neck Reconstruction Surgery
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Laryngeal Cancer Surgery, Endoscopic
  • Laryngeal Cancer Surgery, Open
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Microvascular Head and Neck Reconstructive Surgery
  • Reconstructive Surgery After Head and Neck Cancer Treatment
  • Skin Cancer Surgery With Reconstruction

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

0 Sanctions

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.

Education

  • Oh State Univ Coll Of Med and Pub Hlth
    Medical School | Graduated 2011
  • Ohio State University / College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated
  • University Of Southern California / Keck School Of Medicine
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • University Of Southern California / Keck School Of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University Of Miami / School Of Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Swanson has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Swanson's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Swanson to family and friends
5.0
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Likelihood to Recommend (1)

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Dr. Swanson'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

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Now Accepting New Patients
This provider offers the following appointment availability:
Same Day
Next Day
Evening
Dr. Swanson accepts 14 insurance carriers
  • Ambetter
    Superior Health Plan
  • Ameritas
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
    Blue Care HMO
    BlueDental Choice
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    LocalPlus
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Health Net
  • Humana
    Preferred PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • United Concordia
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare

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Hospitals where Dr. Swanson has admitting privileges

Keck Hospital of USC
1500 San Pablo St
Los Angeles, CA 90033
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LAC + USC Medical Center
2051 Marengo St
Los Angeles, CA 90033
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