CHOC Docs :: Provider Profile

Richard E Swensson, MD

(714) 979-8002


Board Certified:
Pediatrics, Pediatric Cardiology

Special Interests:
Interventional heart cathaterization including ASO closure, echocardiograms, diagnosis and treatment of arrhythmias, fetal echo cardiograms and counseling.

Dr. Swensson is on staff at CHOC Children's Hospital & CHOC Children's at Mission Hospital

11180 Warner Ave.
Suite 269
Fountain Valley, CA 92708
phone: (714) 979-8002
fax: (714) 979-8939
map & directions

2801 Atlantic Avenue
Floor 3
Long Beach, CA 90801
phone: (562) 933-3350
fax: (562) 933-3359
map & directions

Pacific Cardiovascular Associates Medical Group
24411 Health Center Drive
Suite 410
Laguna Hills, CA 92653
phone: (949) 837-9862
fax: (949) 837-9940
map & directions

Physician Bio

Dr. Swensson did his undergraduate work at Harvard, received his medical degree from the University of Kansas and did his internship and residency at the University of Texas. He completed a fellowship at the University of Colorado.

He is a Fellow with the American College of Cardiology and the American Academy of Pediatrics. Dr. Swensson is board certified with the American Board of Pediatrics and the American Sub Board of Cardiology.

His philosophy of care is to combine the state of the art diagnostics and treatment modalities with a friendly and caring approach to infants, children and young adults with cardiac problems.


  • Medical School
    University of Kansas School of Medicine
  • Pediatrics Residency
    University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX
  • Pediatric Cardiology Fellowship
    University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX
  • Pediatric Cardiology Fellowship
    University of Colorado School of Medicine, Denver, CO

Board Certifications

  • Pediatrics
  • Pediatric Cardiology

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