Brian P. Swehla, MD
Provider is directly employed by MedStar Health

Specialities: Vascular Interventional Radiology

Languages: English

410-350-2033

About me

Brian Swehla, MD, grew up in Havre de Grace, MD and after completing training in Pennsylvania, he returned to Maryland, specializing in minimally invasive image-guided procedures using CT scan, X-ray and ultrasound. His interests include uterine fibroid embolization, minimally invasive cancer therapy and IVC filter retrieval.

Dr. Swehla was named a Top Doctor in Baltimore magazine for Interventional Radiology in 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, and 2020.

Dr. Swehla and his family live in Baltimore County. He enjoys spending time with his wife and children as well as reading and bicycling.

Conditions and procedures

Conditions I treat

  • Deep Vein Thrombosis
  • Ivc Occlusion
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Kidney Stone
  • Lung Abscess
  • Pelvic Congestion Syndrome
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Portal Vein Thrombosis
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Testicular Hydrocele
  • Tubo Ovarian Abscess
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Procedures I perform

  • Adrenal Ct
  • Antegrade Pyelogram
  • Biopsy Chest Wall
  • Biopsy Of Lung
  • Biopsy Of Skull
  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Bronchial Artery Embolization
  • Chemotherapy Embolization Of Tumor
  • Chest Tube Insertion
  • Cholecystostomy
  • Cryoablation Of The Liver
  • Ct Abdominal Abscess Drainage
  • Ct Abscess Drainage
  • Ct Abscessogram
  • Ct Guided Aspiration Drainage
  • Ct Guided Biopsy
  • Ct Guided Bone Biopsy
  • Ct Of The Abdomenpelvis
  • Ct Renal Abscess Drainage
  • Ct Retroperitoneal Abscess Drainage
  • Cta For Dissection
  • Cta For Mesenteric Ischemia
  • Ctv Abdomenpelvis
  • Cystogram
  • Drainage From Abdomen
  • Fiducial Marker Placement
  • Fine Needle Aspiration
  • Fistulogram
  • G Tube Check And Exchange
  • G Tube To Gj Conversion
  • Gallbladder Ultrasound
  • Gastrojejunostomy
  • Gastrostomy
  • Gu Stent
  • Hepatic Artery Angiogram
  • Hepatic Artery Embolization
  • Ij Line Insertion
  • Inferior Vena Cava Filter Placement
  • Inferior Vena Cava Filter Removal
  • Intravenous Pyelogram
  • Kyphoplasty
  • Lumbar Puncture
  • Lymph Node Biopsy
  • Microwave Ablation Of Tumors
  • Mr Abdomen
  • Mr Female Pelvis
  • Mr Renal Mass Protocol
  • Mr Urogram
  • Mra Of The Abdomen
  • Mrcp
  • Mrv Abdomenpelvis
  • Myelogram
  • Nasojejunal Nj Tube Placement
  • Nephrostomy Tube
  • Non Tunneled Central Line
  • Palliative Bone Tumor Ablation
  • Pancreatic Mass Ct
  • Percutaneous Biopsy Of Kidney
  • Percutaneous Ct Guided Thoracic Biopsies
  • Percutaneous Liver Biopsy
  • Percutaneous Transhepatic Biliary Drain
  • Percutaneous Transhepatic Cholangiography
  • Peritoneal Pleurx Placement
  • Picc Line
  • Port
  • Portal Vein Embolization
  • Portal Vein Recanalization
  • Pulmonary Artery Angiogram
  • Radial Artery Access
  • Radioembolization
  • Radioembolization Of Tumors
  • Radiofrequency Rhizotomy
  • Renal Artery Angiogram
  • Renal Artery Embolization
  • Rf Ablation Of The Kidney
  • Rf Ablation Of The Liver
  • Soft Tissue Biopsy
  • Splenic Artery Angiogram
  • Splenic Artery Embolization
  • Svcivc Lysis
  • Svcivc Pta
  • Svcivc Venogram
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombolysis
  • Tips Creation
  • Tips Lysis
  • Tips Revision
  • Tips Revision Pta
  • Tips Revision Stent
  • Transarterial Chemoembolization
  • Transhepatic Biliary Catheter
  • Transhepatic Biliary Stent Placement
  • Transhepatic Biliary Stone Removal
  • Transhepatic Biliary Stricture Dilation
  • Transhepatic Portographyportal Vein Dilation
  • Transjugular Liver Biopsy
  • Transradial Access For Vascular Interventions
  • Trans-Thoracic Microwave Ablation
  • T-Tube Cholangiogram
  • Tubogram
  • Tunneled Line
  • Ultrasound
  • Ultrasound Guided Arthrocentesis
  • Ultrasound Guided Biopsy
  • Ultrasound Guided Thyroid Biopsy
  • Ureteral Stent
  • Ureteral Stricture Dilation
  • Us Perc Cholecystostomy
  • Us Thoracic Pleurx Placement
  • Uterine Artery Embolization
  • Uterine Fibroid Embolization
  • Uterine Fibroid Embolization Counseling
  • Varicocele Embolization
  • Vertebral Augmentation
  • Vertebroplasty
  • Y 90 Treatment
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Practice locations

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7501 Surratts Road
Clinton, MD, 20735

301-868-0972

Fax 301-856-4559

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25500 Point Lookout Road
Medstar St Mary's Hospital
Leonardtown, MD, 20650

301-475-6399

Fax 240-434-7248

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7503 Surratts Road
MedStar Southern Maryland Hospital Center
Clinton, MD, 20735

301-877-4772

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5454 Wisconsin Avenue
Bethesda, MD, 20815

301-215-9420

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18101 Prince Philip Drive
Medstar Montgomery Medical Center
Olney, MD, 20832

301-774-8650
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9000 Franklin Square Drive
Medstar Franklin Square Medical Center
Baltimore, MD, 21237

443-777-7441

Fax 443-777-7397

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201 East University Parkway
MedStar Union Memorial Hospital
Baltimore, MD, 21218

410-554-2728

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3001 South Hanover Street
Medstar Harbor Hospital Center
Baltimore, MD, 21225

410-350-3300

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12158 Central Avenue
Bowie, MD, 20721

301-430-2750

Fax 301-430-2751

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5601 Loch Raven Boulevard
MedStar Good Samaritan Hospital
Baltimore, MD, 21239

443-444-2430

Fax 443-444-4656

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12 Medstar Boulevard
Bel Air, MD, 21015

443-625-5430

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13950 Brandywine Road
Brandywine, MD, 20613

240-546-3010

Fax 240-681-2446

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2118 Greenspring Drive
Lutherville, MD, 21093

443-470-1070

Fax 443-561-6234

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Insurance

MedStar Medical Group accepts most major health insurance plans. If you are uncertain as to whether your individual health insurance plan is accepted at MedStar Medical Group, please call your insurance company.

  • List of insurance plans we accept
    • Aetna Elect Choice/ EPO (Aetna Health Fund) Innovation Health: Network Only Plus
    • Aetna Quality Point of Service (POS)
    • Aetna USAccess (POS)
    • Aetna Student Health Insurance
    • Aetna Medicare Advantage HMO & PPO Plans
    • CFBCBS BlueChoice HMO
    • CFBCBS Blue Choice Opt Out Plus Open Access (POS)
    • CFBCBS Maryland Point of Service Plan (MPOS)
    • CFBCBS Federal Employee Program (Std. & Basic PPO)
    • CFBCBS Maryland Indemnity or PPO
    • CFBCBS (NCA) Indemnity
    • CIGNA HMO & Network (HMO)
    • CIGNA POS/Network POS
    • Great-West Healthcare POS/CIGNA
    • CIGNA Indemnity
    • Coventry Health Care of Virginia
    • Coventry of Delaware HMO/PPO
    • First Health PPO
    • FIRST HEALTH
    • Tricare Prime
    • Tricare Standard
    • Tricare Extra (Indemnity)
    • Tricare for Life (Medicare Supplemental Plan)
    • MedStar Family Choice - Maryland Health Choice
    • MedStar Select (MedStar Associates' Plan)
    • MedStar Medicare Choice
    • United Healthcare Select HMO - EPO/NPP
    • United Healthcare Select Plus (POS)
    • United Healthcare Choice Plus
    • United Student Resources
    • M.D. IPA (HMO)
    • M.D. IPA Preferred (POS)
    • Optimum Choice Preferred (POS) & OCI Direct (HMO)
    • Mamsi Life & Health (Indem./PPO)
    • Aetna Worker's Compensation Network
    • Coventry Health Care National Network PPO
    • Private Health Care Systems (PHCS) (PPO)
    • United Healthcare Options (PPO) (includes Empire PPO, GEHA, Compass Rose)
    • OneNet PPO, Inc.
    • United Healthcare Choice
    • United Healthcare Core Essential (HMO)
    • Optimum Choice
    • United Healthcare Navigate
    • United Healthcare Compass (HMO)
    • CIGNA HMO Open Access (OA)
    • Network OA
    • POS OA & OA Plus
    • CIGNA EPO
    • PPO and PPO Plus
    • Choice Fund PPO
    • CFBSBC Blue Preferred PPO
    • HealthyBlue PPO
    • CFBCBS Blue Choice Opt Out Open Access
    • BlueChoice Open Access
    • Blue Choice Advantage & Healthy Blue (HMO, POS)
    • Aetna Traditional Choice (PPO)
    • Innovation Health: Indemnity
    • Aetna Open Choice (PPO)
    • Innovation Health: PPO
    • Aetna Managed Choice (POS)
    • Innovation Health: POS Plus
    • Aetna Elect Choice/ Open Access (POS)
    • Innovation Health: Open Network Only Plus
    • Aetna HMO-Open Access/Select OA/HealthFund/Health Network Option OA
    • Innovation Health: POS
    • Open HMO
    • Opoen HMO Option
    • Open EPO Plus
    • Aetna Managed Choice Open Access (POS)
    • Choice POS & Choice POS II
    • Innovation Health: Open POS Plus
    • Open POS II
    • Aetna HMO
    • Select HMO/HealthFund/Health Network
    • Aetna Innovations: HMO & EPO Plus

Education

Board Certification: American Board of Radiology, Interventional Radiology and Diagnostic Radiology

Fellowship Program: University of Maryland Medical Center (2013)

Residency Program: Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center (2012)

Internship Program: Abington Memorial Hospital (2008)

Medical School: Temple University School of Medicine (2007)

Awards

    • Baltimore magazine, Top Doc, 2016-2020