Dr. John Sweeney, MD

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Specializes in Bariatric Surgery • Male • Age 53

1365 Clifton Rd NE Suite A
Atlanta, GA 30322
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Dr. Sweeney:

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Dr. Sweeney's Experience

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Hospital Quality

The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

Emory University Hospital
1364 Clifton Road North East
Atlanta, GA 30322

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Patient Satisfaction

Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Sweeney

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Emory Bariatrics Clinic
Emory Bariatric Center - Clinic A
1365 Clifton Rd NE Suite A
Atlanta, GA 30322
Emory Bariatrics Clinic
Emory Bariatric Center at EUHM
550 Peachtree St NE
Atlanta, GA 30308
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    Dr. Sweeney's Experience

    Research training, expertise and qualifications

    Specialties

    • Bariatric Surgery
    • Bariatric Medicine

    Board Certifications

    • General Surgery, 2004
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    • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
    • Colectomy
    • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
    • Excision of Stomach Tumor
    • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
    • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
    • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
    • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
    • Gastrectomy
    • Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic
    • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
    • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
    • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
    • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
    • Laparotomy
    • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
    • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
    • Port Placements or Replacements
    • Splenectomy
    • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
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    • Anal and Rectal Cancer
    • Anal Fissure
    • Anorectal Abscess
    • Appendicitis
    • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
    • Colorectal Cancer
    • Crohn's Disease (Regional Enteritis)
    • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
    • Hemorrhoids
    • Incisional Hernia
    • Inguinal Hernia
    • Intestinal Obstruction
    • Lipomas
    • Lung Cancer
    • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
    • Secondary Malignancies
    • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
    • Thyroid Cancer
    • Umbilical Hernia
    • Ventral Hernia
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    Background Check for Dr. Sweeney

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for Georgia.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Rush Medical College Of Rush University
    Graduated in 1988

    Internship Hospital

    University South Fla Affil Hosps
    Complete in 1989

    Residency Hospital

    University South Fla Affil Hosps
    Complete in 1995
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Sweeney & Staff

    • English
  2. Healthgrades

    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's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at Emory University Hospital where Dr. Sweeney has admitting privileges:

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    • Emory University Hospital

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Sweeney

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Sweeney to family and friends

    8 responses
    above
    national average

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    Dr. Sweeney's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    8 responses
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    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    8 responses
    above
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    8 responses
    above
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes 7 responses
    same as
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Sweeney
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    8 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    8 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    8 responses
    above
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    8 responses
    above
    national average

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    Appointments & Offices

    Check insurance plans, locations and make an appointment

    Is Dr. Sweeney accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

    What insurance does he accept?

    • Aetna
    • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
    • Assurant Health
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
    • Cigna
    • Commercial Insurance Company
    • Coventry Health Care
    • GEHA
    • Humana
    • Kaiser Permanente
    • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
    • MedHealthInsurance
    • Medicaid
    • Medical Mutual of Ohio
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    Office Locations

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    Emory Bariatrics Clinic
    Emory Bariatric Center - Clinic A
    1365 Clifton Rd NE Suite A
    Atlanta, GA 30322
    (800) 753-6679 (Office)
    B
    Emory Bariatrics Clinic
    Emory Bariatric Center at EUHM
    550 Peachtree St NE
    Atlanta, GA 30308
    (404) 778-7777 (Office)
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