Dr. Peter McSweeney, MD

Dr. Peter McSweeney, MD

Hematology  ·  
Male  ·  
58 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Peter McSweeney, MD is a hematology specialist in Denver, CO. He specializes in hematology, medical oncology, and more.Read his story

Colorado Blood Cancer Institute

1721 E 19th Ave Ste 200

Denver, CO 80218
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Myeloproliferative Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers
Blood Disorders
very high
more than 98% of peers
Multiple Myeloma
very high
more than 94% of peers

Dr. McSweeney'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.

Dr. McSweeney's bio

This content was provided by Dr. McSweeney "Peter McSweeney, MD, joined the Rocky Mountain Blood and Marrow Transplant Program now known as the Colorado Blood Cancer Institute in 2004. Dr. McSweeney is board certified in internal medicine, hematology and hematopathology. Dr. McSweeney hails from New Zealand. He earned his medical degree at the University of Otago Medical School in Dunedin, New Zealand. He completed his internal medicine residency and fellowships in oncology/hematology and clinical hematology and hematopathology at Wellington Public Hospital in New Zealand. Dr. McSweeney then came to the United States, completing fellowships in clinical hematology, hematopathology and oncology at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle. After finishing his fellowships, Dr. McSweeney worked in clinical research at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center for seven years. During this time, he also served as an instructor in medicine at the University of Washington School of Medicine where he became an assistant professor of medicine. Dr. McSweeney was the clinical director and laboratory medical director at the University of Colorado’s Blood and Marrow Transplant Program. Dr. McSweeney has been published numerous times and won many awards for his work in blood and marrow transplantation."


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4  Specialties

  • Hematology
  • Hematology & Oncology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Medical Oncology

0  Board Certifications

Dr. McSweeney does not have any board certifications listed.

56  Conditions Treated


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8  Procedures

  • Allogenic Stem Cell Transplant for Hematologic Malignancy
  • Autologous Stem Cell Transplant for Hematologic Malignancy
  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Bone Marrow Transplant
  • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
  • HPC Transplantation (Stem Cell Transplant)
  • Plasmapheresis
  • Stem Cell Transplant

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Colorado.

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.


  • University of Otago Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1982
  • Wellington Public Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1985
  • Hutchinson Cancer Research Center-University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1991

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. McSweeney has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. McSweeney has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. McSweeney's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. McSweeney to family and friends
7 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (7)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. McSweeney'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 (2)

Truly an excellent provider. I met Dr. McSweeney while at a visit for my mother and he was knowledgeable, patient, and organized as he walked us through her diagnoses, the prospective treatment options and the trajectory of the illness. I am very grateful for excellent providers like Dr. McSweeney...more
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Dr. McSweeney is a kind, intelligent, and patient Doctor. He answered all my questions and addressed my concerns without making me feel he was rushed. I would highly recommend Dr. McSweeney to anyone in need of the services he provides.
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