Dr. Joan Sweeney, MD

Dr. Joan Sweeney, MD

Neurology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 50
Dr. Joan Sweeney, MD is a neurology specialist in Bethlehem, PA and has been practicing for 25 years. She graduated from GEORGETOWN UNIV SCH OF MED in 1993 and specializes in neurology.

1417 8th Ave

Bethlehem, PA 18018

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerihealth
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital Blue Cross
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
very high
more than 96% of peers
Brain Disorders
very high
more than 96% of peers
Restless Leg Syndrome
very high
more than 94% of peers

Dr. Sweeney's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Neurology

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurology
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*

71  Conditions Treated


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Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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    Medical School | Graduated 1993

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Sweeney's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Sweeney to family and friends
19 total reviews (7 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (19)

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Dr. Sweeney's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (7)

I never ever get to see this woman, I'm constantly dealing with a PA, I have MS, I want a doctor!!! Not a physician assistant!!! I've called since with symptoms sine mid week with no results. It's Friday, they said go to the ER if I'm in that much pain --- we wonder why insurance is so high?? ...more
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I had been travelling into the city to one of the top hospitals for over 8 years. I thought I was getting the best care I could get up until I experienced two separate situations where I needed additional care and could not get it. Dr. Sweeney was recommended to me and I decided it was time to make...more
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Today was my first visit. She took her time with me and my husband. She is very patient. I love my first visit. TWO THUMBS UP!
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It took a while to get in to see her for our initial appointment, but she was worth the wait! Dr. Sweeney is kind, listens, coordinated "team" of doctors to get to the bottom of a difficult diagnosis, follows-up on your care in every way. Ordered all tests needed to find out what was wrong and...more
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Dr Sweeney treats me for MS. She's very high energy and after my first appointment, I was overwhelmed. But I've since come to respect her. She really does listen and is interested in digging deeper to identify root causes.
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