Dr. Joshua Sweaney, DO

Dr. Joshua Sweaney, DO

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 39
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Dr. Joshua Sweaney, DO is a neurosurgery specialist in Joplin, MO and has been practicing for 12 years. He graduated from Ks Univ Of Med & Biosci Coll Of Osteo Med in 2006 and specializes in neurosurgery.

1905 W 32nd St Ste 403

Joplin, MO 64804

Contact Information

(417) 782-5500

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • HealthLink
  • Medicaid
  • Medico
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Sweaney performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Myelopathy
very high
more than 96% of peers
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
very high
more than 95% of peers
Spondylosis
very high
more than 94% of peers

Dr. Sweaney'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

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Osteopathic Board of Surgery*

49  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
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14  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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

  • Ks Univ Of Med & Biosci Coll Of Osteo Med
    Medical School | Graduated 2006

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Sweaney has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Sweaney's Reviews

4.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Sweaney to family and friends
14 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (14)

  • 5
    (11)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Sweaney's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

I came to Dr. Sweaney and I was in tremendous pain from a herniated disc. He was amazing from the first consult, through surgery, and even aftercare. He was able to explain the procedure well and spoke to me about the risks. Dr. Sweaney is my hero. I woke up after the surgery and (aside from...more
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On 6-28-16 -I had carpel tunnel surgery. As of today, I am in pan everyday, my healing was slow and he would not see me after 1 time that I asked who stitched me. There was therapy that I had to pay for and my life has been hell. He made no attempt to work with me. Stay away from someone that cares...more
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