Dr. Thomas Sweeney, MD

Dr. Thomas Sweeney, MD

Orthopedic Surgery | Male | 58 years old

To continue to lead as a nationally recognized Center of Excellence for Spinal Care, which includes a teaching center, state-of-the-art treatments, a clinical research institute, as well as a leader in Minimally Invasive Surgery.Read more

Southeastern Spine Center & Research Institute
5922 Cattlemen Ln Ste 201
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To continue to lead as a nationally recognized Center of Excellence for Spinal Care, which includes a teaching center, state-of-the-art treatments, a clinical research institute, as well as a leader in Minimally Invasive Surgery.Read more

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in Bradenton, FL 34203 |
Straight to business, very thorough explaining the procedure. Comes across as a very intelligent man with a lot of confidence. I found him to be excellent, I hade a herniated disc that the procedure only took a half hour or so and I was completely pain free. If he were a woman, I would of kissed him. I would highly recommend himself and his staff to anybody. Thank you again you, unfortunately I am fairly confident I have another disc out, it was iffy when at the time. 3 yrs 0 complaints.
Sarasota, FL |
STAY AWAY - this surgeon botched my son's back then he had to undergo 2 Microdiscectomy surgeries from another surgeon to fix him.
in Bradenton, FL |
Dr. Sweeney realized and assessed the pain that I was in and took action. His staff is wonderful and caring and somehow made room for me in Dr. Sweeney's schedule so that he could do minimal invasive surgery for a herniated disc. The pain relief was immediate and with a bit of self chosen PT, I hope to regain and improve on my leg strength. I consider myself extremely fortunate to have had Dr. Sweeney as my surgeon
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Dr. Sweeney's Care Philosophy

To continue to lead as a nationally recognized Center of Excellence for Spinal Care, which includes a teaching center, state-of-the-art treatments, a clinical research institute, as well as a leader in Minimally Invasive Surgery.

Dr. Sweeney's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
  •  Board certified in Orthopedic Surgery
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Orthopedic Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Arthritis
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Sprain
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Lupus
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Strain (incl. Whiplash Injury)
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture

Education

  • Medical School
    University of Virginia

    Graduated in 1989

  • Internship Hospital
    University of Virginia
  • Residency Hospital
    University of Virginia
  • Fellowship Hospital
    University of Virginia

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Non-Surgical Orthopedics
  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery

Procedures Performed

  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Disc Replacement
  • Disc Surgery
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Kyphoplasty, Percutaneous
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Laminectomy
  • Microdiscectomy
  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
  • Neuroplasty
  • Posterior Lumbar Fusion With Robotic Assistance
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Injections
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spine Surgery
  • Steroid Injection
  • Synovial Biopsy