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Dr. Richard Sweet, MD

Neurology ·  Male · Age 80

Dr. Sweet

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3030 Westchester Ave Purchase, NY 10577

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Dr. Richard Sweet, MD is a neurology specialist in Purchase, NY and has been practicing for 49 years. He graduated from Washington University St Louis in 1963 and specializes in neurology.


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3.3

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About Me

Biography

Dr. Richard Sweet, MD is a neurology specialist in Purchase, NY and has been practicing for 49 years. He graduated from Washington University St Louis in 1963 and specializes in neurology.

Specialties

  • Neurology

Board Certifications

Education

1970
Ny Hospital Cornell Med Center
Residency Hospital
1965
Vanderbilt Hospital
Residency Hospital
1964
Vanderbilt Hospital
Internship Hospital
1963
Washington University St Louis
Medical School
1970
1965
1964
1963

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(914) 607-5830

Dr. Sweet accepts the following insurance:

Anthem
Pathway X Ind PPO Direct Access CT
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
BlueConnect HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
Preferred Blue PPO
Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP) HMO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
EmblemHealth
Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP) PPO
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
MVP Health Care
MVP Health Care PPO

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for New York
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Sweet's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Gait Abnormality
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Sweet treats Gait Abnormality more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Sweet treats this condition more than 92% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Antalgic Gait
  • Myopathic Gait
  • Scissoring Gait
  • Spastic Gait
  • Steepage Gait
Brain Disorders
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Sweet treats Brain Disorders more than 84% of his peers

Dr. Sweet treats this condition more than 84% of his peers

All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Sweet treats All Headaches (incl. Migraine) more than 82% of his peers

Dr. Sweet treats this condition more than 82% of his peers

Dr. Sweet's conditions and procedures:

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Aneurysm
  • Anterior Horn Disease
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuritis
  • Chronic Pain
  • Cluster Headache
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Concussion
  • Confusion
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Dementia
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Diplopia
  • Dystonia
  • EEG (Electroencephalogram)
  • Epilepsy
  • Essential Tremor
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
  • Insomnia
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lyme Disease
  • Meningiomas
  • Migraine
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Myelopathy
  • Myoclonus
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Nystagmus
  • Parkinsonism
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Polymyositis
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Polyneuropathy Due to Alcohol and Drugs
  • Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP)
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Sleep-Related Leg Cramp
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Syncope
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Tension Headache
  • Thrombosis
  • Tic Disorders
  • Torticollis
  • Tourette's Syndrome
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Tremor
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertigo
  • Visual Field Defects

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White Plains Hospital

White Plains, NY

78% Patient experience rating, 9% higher than the national average

  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2019, 2018)