Dr. Brian F. Sweeney Jr, MD

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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

Procedures Dr. Sweeney Jr Performs

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

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Hospital Quality

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Providence Alaska Medical Center
3200 Providence Drive
Anchorage, AK 99508
Alaska Regional Hospital
2801 Debarr Road
Anchorage, AK 99508

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
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
    • Colorectal Cancer
    • Crohn's Disease (Regional Enteritis)
    • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
    • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
    • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
    • Diverticulum of Esophagus
    • Dysphagia
    • Enteritis
    • Esophageal Cancer
    • Esophageal Ulcer
    • Esophageal Varices
    • Esophagitis
    • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
    • Gastric Ulcer
    • Gastritis
    • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
    • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
    • Gastroparesis
    • Heartburn
    • Hemochromatosis
    • Hemorrhoids
    • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
    • Indigestion
    • Malnutrition
    • Ulcerative Colitis
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    • Unexplained Weight Loss
    • Vomiting Disorders
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    • Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Alaska.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

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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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    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

    Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

    Dr. Sweeney Jr's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    • Providence Alaska Medical Center

    • Alaska Regional Hospital

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    Patient Satisfaction

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    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    32 responses
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    32 responses
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    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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    Experience with Dr. Sweeney Jr
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
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    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    32 responses
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    32 responses
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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Sweeney Jr accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

    What insurance does he accept?*

    • Assurant Health
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    • First Choice Health
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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)
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