Dr. Richard Sweet, MD

Dr. Richard Sweet, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
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Age 67
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Dr. Richard Sweet, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in New Albany, IN and has been practicing for 36 years. He graduated from University Of Kentucky in 1976 and specializes in orthopedic surgery, bone & joint non-surgical orthopedics, and more.Read his story

3605 Northgate Ct Ste 207

New Albany, IN 47150

Contact Information

(812) 920-0408

Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • 3 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Knee Replacement
very high
more than 99% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Knee
very high
more than 99% of peers
Osteoarthritis
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Dr. Sweet's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Sweet "Dr. Sweet was born in Kentucky and earned his undergraduate and medical degrees at the University of Kentucky. He served his residency at the University of Louisville. He belongs to all the state and local medical societies and is board certified in orthopaedic surgery"

3  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Bone & Joint Non-Surgical Orthopedics
  • Joint Replacement & Reconstruction Orthopedics

1  Board Certifications

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

33  Conditions Treated

  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Hip Arthritis
  • Hip Disorders
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Pain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Arthritis
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Injuries
  • Knee Pain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Limb Pain
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spondylitis
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
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27  Procedures

  • Arthrocentesis
  • Computer-Assisted Total Knee Replacement
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Replacement Revision
  • Hip Resurfacing
  • Hip Surgery
  • Image-Guided Hip Replacement
  • Image-Guided Knee Replacement
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Surgery
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Steroid Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

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

  • University Of Kentucky
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1972
  • University Of Kentucky
    Medical School | Graduated 1976
  • Bowman Gray Med School
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1977
  • University Of Louisville
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1981
  • New Eng Bapt Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1982

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Sweet has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Sweet's Reviews

4.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Sweet to family and friends
48 total reviews (22 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (48)

  • 5
    (43)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 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

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (22)

About 11 years ago I severely dislocated my right ankle...He was on call for the ER at Baptist E in Louisville. Then 7 years ago I had both knee replaced and they were excellent. They felt so natural that in my foolishness I went out in snow and severely damaged my knee. It would not heal....more
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My recent appointment was very informative and cordial. Dr Sweet explained the MRI and possible options for me. I left the office feeling better about a course of action.
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Dr Sweet is an excellent physician and surgeon. He exhibits his knowledge and experience, along with his sincere concern for your well being, both before and after your surgery. His positive outlook for a patient’s recovery and physical therapy progress is encouraging. In addition to being a good...more
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He listens! He is honest about options as well as concerns in considering treatment. I have great confidence in his ability
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Just had my yearly checkup and everything looks great. I can highly recommend Dr Sweet.
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