Dr Lenise Swanson is a paediatric cardiologist based at N1 City Netcare Hospital in Cape Town. While providing excellent paediatric and neonatal care to all her patients, her main area of specialisation is that of congenital and acquired heart disease in children.
By combining early diagnosis with appropriate therapy, she offers a holistic patient-centred treatment approach. Her wish for each of her patients is that they may experience their childhood as a happy, carefree adventure, growing up to live rich and fulfilling lives as adults with families of their own one day.
Dr Swanson treats children with a range of congenital heart defects, including cyanotic and acyanotic diseases. In cases of both cyanotic and acyanotic disease, the heart pumps inefficiently.
Cardiac failure refers to a condition, during which the heart pumps inefficiently, and is unable to pump sufficient blood to the body’s organs. In many cases, cardiac failure occurs in children with another ...
Acquired heart disease refers to heart disease that develops after birth, as opposed to congenital heart disease, which is present at birth. If your child has been diagnosed with a congenital heart disease,
An echocardiographic assessment is a test that is used to produce a detailed image of the heart, with the use of sound waves. Dr Swanson may recommend the test in cases where she needs to monitor the ...
Dr Lenise Swanson is a Cape Town-based paediatric cardiologist providing services to patients in both the public and private sectors. While she remains a general paediatrician at heart, she specialises in the diagnosis and management of children born with heart defects, as well as those who acquire heart disease later in their childhood.