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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (4)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. James McSweeney is Good. Dr. McSweeney has been reviewed by 18 patients who have provided 4 comments. The rating is 4 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.2
Promptness 2.9
Courteous Staff 4.2
Accurate Diagnosis 3.7
Bedside Manner 3.7
Spends Time with Me 3.7
Follows Up After Visit 3.7

Specialties & Research

Dr. James McSweeney, MD is board certified in Orthopaedic Surgery.

  • He has special expertise in 8 areas:
  • Arthroscopic Surgery (Arthroscopy)
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Hip Osteoarthritis
  • Hip Surgery (Hip Replacement Arthroplasty)
  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Knee Surgery (Knee Replacement Arthroplasty)
  • Sports Medicine
  • Wrist Injury

Education & Awards

Dr. McSweeney graduated from St. George's University, Bay Shore.


Dr. McSweeney has 7 hospital affiliations:

  • Sharp Memorial Hospital 
  • Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla 


  • Spanish
  • English

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Additional Information
Dr. James McSweeney MD is a male Orthopaedic Surgeon, has 30 years of experience and practices in Orthopaedic Surgery.
Where does Dr. James McSweeney practice?
Dr. James McSweeney has 4 office locations.
Dr. James McSweeney practices Orthopaedic Surgery near San Diego, CA.
Additional practice locations include: El Centro, CA and Chula Vista, CA.
See San Diego Orthopedic Surgeons.