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Dr. John F Sweeney has the following 1 specialty
- Bariatric Medicine
Bariatric medicine focuses on the causes, prevention and treatment of obesity. Bariatric specialists are trained in medically supervised weight loss and the management of obesity as a chronic condition. These specialists are skilled in various disciplines that help patients lose weight and obtain optimal health.
The field encompasses dieting, exercise and behavioral therapy, anti-obesity medication, pharmacotherapy and surgery. Bariatric specialists might be from surgical backgrounds and perform obesity-related operations or they might be nutrition and hormone focused, prescribing diet and exercise plans as well as weight loss medications.
Patients defined as obese or having unhealthy Body Mass Indices (BMI) have much greater risk of heart disease, diabetes, asthma, sleep apnea, hypertension, many types of cancer and chronic musculoskeletal problems.
One subspecialty of bariatrics is the focus on the correlation between obesity and mortality.
Dr. John F Sweeney has the following 9 expertise
- Gastric Bypass (Gastrojejunostomy)
- Wounds and Injuries
- Weight Loss Surgery (Bariatric Surgery)
- Surgical Blood Loss
- Colorectal Surgery
- Yeast Infection (Candidiasis)
- Laproscopic Surgery (Laparoscopy)
- Enlarged Spleen (Splenomegaly)
- Morbid Obesity
Dr. John F Sweeney has 0 board certified specialties
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Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors (2017)
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Patients' Choice Award (2014, 2015)
Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.
On-Time Doctor Award (2014)
Vitals On-Time + Promptness Award recognizes doctors with consistent high ratings for timeliness of appointments. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and promptness scores.
30 Years Experience
Rush Medical College Of Rush University Medical Center
Graduated in 1988
Dr. John F Sweeney accepts the following insurance providers.
- CIGNA HMO
- CIGNA Open Access Plus
- CIGNA PPO
Locations & DirectionsEmory University Hospital, 1364 Clifton Rd NE, Atlanta, GA
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