Dr. Stephan Sweet is board certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. His positive and warm bedside manner is one of his strongest attributes. Customizing his approach to match each patient’s specific needs, Dr. Sweet has an excellent track record of patient satisfaction and proven successful results.
After earning his Master’s degree in public health from Columbia University and a Medical degree from Georgetown University, he completed his orthopedics surgery residency in Los Angeles at the University of Southern California. As he became proficient in treating a variety of orthopedic conditions throughout the body including bone fractures and arthritic joint conditions, Dr. Sweet also developed a special interest in sports medicine.
He stayed in LA to expand on his sports-related orthopedic training and completed a fellowship at UCLA in sports medicine and arthroscopic surgery. Here Dr. Sweet gained expertise in shoulder replacement as well as some of the most innovative orthopedic techniques available to patients. These skills include treating shoulder, knee and hip conditions with minimally invasive arthroscopic procedures. His use of these state-of-the-art practices allows patients to return to their regular activities as quickly as possible. During his time at UCLA he was a team physician for several of the sports teams including football, water polo, tennis, and track.
In addition to Dr. Sweet’s medical training, he has an impressive educational background including Emory University and the University of Pennsylvania. He has also participated in award winning orthopedic research projects and been published in journals and a sports medicine text book. In his free time, he enjoys: movies, sports, exercising, travel and most of all spending time with his wife and young daughter.