Dr. Fred Sweet, MD

Dr. Fred Sweet, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 56
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Dr. Fred Sweet, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Rockford, IL and has been practicing for 27 years. He graduated from Rush Medical College Of Rush University in 1991 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.

2902 McFarland Rd Ste 300

Rockford, IL 61107

Contact Information

(815) 316-2100

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Humana

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Top Care Areas

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Low Back Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Back Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Myelopathy
very high
more than 97% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

75  Conditions Treated

  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Broken Arm
  • Broken Neck
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy

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18  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Illinois.

0 Sanctions

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.

Education

  • Rush Medical College Of Rush University
    Medical School | Graduated 1991
  • Barnes Jewish Hospital S Campus
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Naval Med Center San Diego
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Washington U/B Jh/Slch Conc
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Sweet has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Sweet's Reviews

4.9
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Sweet to family and friends
194 total reviews (50 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (194)

  • 5
    (185)
  • 4
    (4)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Sweet's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (50)

Dr. Sweet and the team run a well oiled machine at the Rockford Spine Center. After being treated at another facility I switched to Rockford Spine and was refereed to Dr. Sweet. From my first visit to my final appointment I was treated by caring and professional people. Dr Sweet reassured me and...more
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Thank you to Dr. Sweet and his staff. I had surgery in Dec of 2017 and I waited till now to write my review to see how I would feel in 3 months. I feel good I am at about 80 to 90 percent pain free and expect to feel 100 percent in the next 3 months. When I went home the and needed advice his...more
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Dr. Sweet was very professional, explained everything thoroughly. He was very personable. I received excelent care before, during and after my procedure. Excellent results
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When pain is the only thing your mind and body take, the amazing help the Rockford Spine Center provides their patients can only be compared to a family that really cares about you! Every person from Dr Sweet and Associates to include his staff are so helpful and caring for you on a one on one...more
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Dr. Sweet and Sean did an excellent job on the surgery on my back. I could hardly walk or stand before surgery four weeks ago. I already can walk farther than I could before surgery. My pain is gone what a relief. I have allergies and my skin burns very easily from fabric and soaps. Dr. Sweet...more
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