Richard D. Sweet

Richard D. Sweet, MD

Neurology, Back and Spine Center
4.7 rating based on 83 ratings
(4.7/5 stars) 83 Reviews | 4 Comments
  • Purchase 3030 Westchester Avenue, Purchase, NY 10577-2510
  • 914-607-5830
  • 914-607-5831

About the Provider

Dr. Sweet is board certified in neurology by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. He practices general neurology with particular interest in Parkinson’s disease and other movement disorders, tic disorders, and stroke.

He was awarded his medical degree by Washington University in St. Louis. He completed two years of residency in internal medicine at Vanderbilt University and a residency in neurology at New York Hospital Cornell Medical Center. He then served as assistant professor of neurology at Cornell and as associate professor at New York Medical College and at Mount Sinai School of Medicine.

Dr. Sweet was chief of neurology at Metropolitan Hospital and then at the Bronx VA Medical Center before entering private practice in Westchester. He was a partner in the Neurology Group of Westchester from 1980 till 2014.

He is attending neurologist and medical director of the Stroke Service at White Plains Hospital, where he previously served as chief of neurology. He is also a neurology consultant at Burke Rehabilitation Center.

Dr. Sweet is a Fellow of the American Academy of Neurology and is a member of the Movement Disorder Society, the American Stroke Association, and the American Association for the Advancement of Science. He is gratified that many people seek his care on the recommendation of his former patients or their families.

Medical School
Washington University
Degree: Doctor of Medicine
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
New York Hospital - Cornell Medical Center
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Board Certification
Hospital Affiliation
Burke Rehabilitation Hospital
White Plains Hospital

Office Location (1)

  • Purchase
    3030 Westchester Avenue
    Purchase, NY 10577-2510
    Ph: 914-607-5830
    Fax: 914-607-5831


dr Sweet is fabulous
November 3, 2017
I trust Dr. Sweet and his examiniation and suggestions
June 24, 2017
A very kind and caring physician. Dr Sweet is a fine listener and he forms a quick and accurate understanding of my concerns. He respects my awareness and perceptions of the issues.
April 17, 2017
Dr. Sweet included me in the entire process from beginning to end concerning the problems being discussed, but he was definitely highly skilled in revealing the target throughout.
March 1, 2017