Dr. Donald Sweet, MD

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Dr. Donald Sweet, MD

Dr. Donald Sweet, MD is an oncology doctor who practices in Hinsdale, IL. He is 72 years old and has been practicing for 46 years. Dr. Sweet is affiliated with Adventist Bolingbrook Hospital and Adventist Hinsdale Hospital.

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Compassionate, cutting-edge care in a community setting

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    Dr. Sweet's Performance
    • Trustworthiness
      EXCELLENT
    • Explains condition(s) well
      EXCELLENT
    • Answers Questions
      EXCELLENT
    • Time well spent
      EXCELLENT
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    • Scheduling
      EXCELLENT
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    • Staff friendliness
      EXCELLENT
    • Average wait time
      10 to 15 minutes
    Patient Comments (1)
    in Glen Ellyn, IL |
    Started seeing him 15 years ago for CML. Put in remission with routine chemo; then placed on Gleevac 2 months after it first came out. Still on it. Still in remission. Avoided bone marrow transplant (thank God). This doctor saved me, and has been so kind to me.
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    Dr. Sweet's Care Philosophy

    Compassionate, cutting-edge care in a community setting

    Dr. Sweet's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

    •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
    •  Specializes in Oncology
    •  Board certified in Hematology, Internal Medicine, Medical Oncology and Oncology
    •  No malpractice claims found
    •  No sanctions found
    •  No board actions found

    Awards & Recognition

    • Awards & Honors
      • Healthgrades Honor Roll
      • Chicago Consumers' CHECKBOOK Top Doctor, 2011
      • U.S. News Top Doctor, 2012
      • Patients' Choice Physician, 2011
      • Hinsdale Hospital Physician Leadership Medallion, 2009
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    • Hematology
    • Internal Medicine
    • Medical Oncology
    • Oncology

    Conditions Treated

    • Acute Leukemia
    • Acute Myeloid Leukemia
    • All Lymphoma
    • Anal Disorders
    • Anal and Rectal Cancer
    • Anemia
    • Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
    • Autoimmune Diseases
    • Basal Cell Carcinoma
    • Bladder Cancer
    • Bleeding Disorders
    • Blood Clot
    • Blood Coagulation Disorders, Inherited
    • Blood Disorders
    • Blood Disorders in Pregnancy
    • Bone Cancer
    • Bone Disorders
    • Brain Cancer
    • Brain Disorders
    • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
    • Breast Cancer
    • Breast Diseases
    • Cancer
    • Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML)
    • Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
    • Colorectal Cancer
    • Cryoglobulinemia
    • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
    • ENT Cancer
    • Esophageal Cancer
    • Esophageal Diseases
    • Eye Cancer
    • Gallbladder Cancer
    • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
    • Gastrointestinal Diseases
    • Gynecologic Cancer
    • Head and Neck Cancer
    • Hodgkin's Disease
    • Hypercoagulable State
    • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
    • Kidney Cancer
    • Laryngeal Cancer
    • Larynx Conditions
    • Leukocytosis
    • Liver Cancer
    • Lung Cancer
    • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
    • Lymphocytosis
    • Lymphoma, Large-Cell
    • Lymphosarcoma
    • Macroglobulinemia (incl. Waldenstrom's )
    • Mantle Cell Lymphoma
    • Marginal Zone Lymphoma
    • Melanoma
    • Myelodysplastic Syndromes
    • Myeloma
    • Myeloproliferative Disorders
    • Neuroendocrine Tumors
    • Neutropenia
    • Nodular Lymphoma
    • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
    • Oral Cancer
    • Ovarian Cancer
    • Pancreatic Cancer
    • Pancytopenia
    • Pleura Cancer
    • Pleural Cancer
    • Polycythemia Rubra Vera
    • Pregnancy-Related Disorders
    • Primary Hypercoagulable State (incl. Factor V Leiden Disease)
    • Prostate Cancer
    • Pulmonary Disease
    • Purpura
    • Reticulosarcoma
    • Salivary Gland Cancer
    • Secondary Malignancies
    • Sickle Cell Disease
    • Skin Cancer
    • Small Intestine Cancer
    • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
    • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
    • Stomach Cancer
    • Stomach Diseases
    • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
    • Testicular Cancer
    • Thalassemia
    • Throat Cancer (Hypopharyngeal)
    • Throat Cancer (Oropharyngeal)
    • Thrombocytosis
    • Thrombosis
    • Thyroid Cancer
    • Tongue Cancer
    • Tonsil Cancer
    • Urinary Disorders
    • Uterine Cancer
    • Uterine Diseases
    • Vascular Disease
    • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
    • Vulvar Cancer

    Education

    • Medical School
      Medical College of Wisconsin

      Graduated in 1971

    • Internship Hospital
      Milwaukee Co Genl Hospital

      Completed in 1972

    • Residency Hospital
      University of Chicago

      Completed in 1974

    • Fellowship Hospital
      University of Chicago

      Completed in 1976

    • Undergraduate School
      University of Wisconsin / Madison

      Graduated in 1967

    Languages Spoken

    • English

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    Specialties

    • Oncology
    • Hematology

    Procedures Performed

    • Bone Marrow Biopsy
    • Cancer Treatment
    • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
    • Chemotherapy
    • Genetic Counseling Services
    • Genetic Testing
    • Plasmapheresis
    • Thoracentesis