Dr. Justin Sweeney, MD

Dr. Justin Sweeney, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 42
Dr. Justin Sweeney, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Saint Louis, MO and has been practicing for 6 years. He graduated from Saint Louis University / School of Medicine in 2004 and specializes in neurosurgery.

621 S New Ballas Rd Ste 297A

Saint Louis, MO 63141

Contact Information

(314) 251-6364

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HealthLink
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Subdural Hemorrhage
very high
more than 97% of peers
Traumatic Brain Injury
very high
more than 95% of peers
Cranial Trauma
more than 89% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

66  Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Arachnoid Cyst
  • Arteriovenous Malformation
  • Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM) Brain
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Cysts, Adult
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Tumor
  • Brainstem Glioma
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cavernous Hemangioma
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebral Ventricle Neoplasm
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Disorders
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pituitary Tumor
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rasmussen's Syndrome
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Skull Base Tumor
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • 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
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Vascular Disease
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27  Procedures

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • Georgetown University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2000
  • University of California At San Diego
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1999
  • Saint Louis University / School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2004
  • St Louis University
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2005
  • St Louis University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2011
  • University of South Florida / College of Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2012

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Sweeney has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

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What People Say About Dr. Justin Sweeney, MD
I waited for my back surgery for 30 yrs. He answered all my 32 typed questions when I went to see him. He explained the good, bad and ugly about the surgery in clear, concise language. He explained all the risks. I am extremely happy, I am without pain for the first time in decades and my...Read More
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Jul 20, 2018
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Dr. Sweeney listened to us and explained the approach he would take to solve the problem. He was very easy to talk to and took the time to answer all of our questions. He made us feel at ease on the day of surgery and the spinal fusion was very successful. My husband is walking again with little...Read More
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Dionesia Ervolina in Lake Saint Louis, MO – Jun 09, 2018
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I had a couple visits with other doctors about my 2 aneurysms but when I went to see Dr. Sweeney, I knew he would be the one to do my craniotomy. He put me totally at ease and actually spent time each appt answering all my questions. I am now seeing him for my back issues, and I trust him...Read More
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J. Milner in O FALLON – May 25, 2018
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My Son was involved in a vehicle accident and Dr. Sweeney performed a Spinal Fusion on him. He is very attentive and very concerned with doing the right thing and doing it to the best of his ability. He and his staff are very attentive to all needs. I would recommend him to anyone that could use...Read More
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Mr. Neal ( Son was patient) in Wappapello – Mar 10, 2018
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I've never met a doctor who has this amazing of a bedside manner. He had to operate on me twice and I had to spend 12 days in the hospital, and he came and saw me every day he was there. I would recommend him to anyone who needs an amazing neurosurgeon.
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