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Specializes in Gastroenterology • Male • Age 46

4048 Laurel St Ste 103A
Anchorage, AK 99508
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Dr. Sweeney Jr.'s Experience

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Dr. Sweeney Jr.'s Specialties

  • Gastroenterology

Procedures Dr. Sweeney Jr. Performs

  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)

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Providence Alaska Medical Center
3200 Providence Dr
Anchorage, AK 99508

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

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Alaska Digestive Center
Alaska Digestive Center
4048 Laurel St Ste 103A
Anchorage, AK 99508
Brian F Sweeney Jr MD APC
Brian F Sweeney Jr MD APC
4048 Laurel St Ste 301
Anchorage, AK 99508
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    Dr. Sweeney Jr.'s Experience

    Specialties

    • Gastroenterology

    Board Certifications

    • Gastroenterology
    • Internal Medicine
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    • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
    • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
    2
    • Abdominal Pain
    • Anemia
    • Barrett's Esophagus
    • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
    • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
    • Cirrhosis
    • Colorectal Cancer
    • Crohn's Disease (Regional Enteritis)
    • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
    • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
    • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
    • Diverticulum of Esophagus
    • Duodenal Ulcer
    • Dysphagia
    • Enteritis
    • Esophageal Cancer
    • Esophageal Ulcer
    • Esophageal Varices
    • Esophagitis
    • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
    • Gastric Ulcer
    • Gastritis
    • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
    • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
    • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
    • Gastroparesis
    • Heartburn
    • Hemochromatosis
    • Hemorrhoids
    • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
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    • Indigestion
    • Intestinal Obstruction
    • Malnutrition
    • Pancreatitis
    • Ulcerative Colitis
    • Unexplained Weight Loss
    • Vomiting Disorders
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    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Johns Hopkins University School Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1974

    Internship Hospital

    Naval Reg Med Center
    Complete in 1975

    Residency Hospital

    Naval Reg Med Center
    Complete in 1977

    Fellowship Hospital

    Nrmc
    Complete in 1982
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Sweeney Jr. & Staff

    • English
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    Dr. Sweeney Jr.'s Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Sweeney Jr.

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    Likelihood to Recommend

    3.1
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    3.1 out of 5

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Sweeney Jr. to family and friends

    3.1 out of 5

    33 responses

    Dr. Sweeney Jr.'s Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    3.4 out of 5

    32 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    3.6 out of 5

    33 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    3.4 out of 5

    33 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    10 – 15 minutes

    33 responses

    Experience with Dr. Sweeney Jr.

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    3.1 out of 5

    33 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    3.1 out of 5

    33 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    3.2 out of 5

    33 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    3.2 out of 5

    33 responses

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    • Yes.

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    Office Locations

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    Alaska Digestive Center
    4048 Laurel St Ste 103A
    Anchorage, AK 99508
    (907) 563-1750 (Office)
    B
    Brian F Sweeney Jr MD APC
    4048 Laurel St Ste 301
    Anchorage, AK 99508
    (907) 562-2928 (Office)
    (907) 563-4848 (Fax)
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