Richard D. Sweet

Richard D. Sweet, MD

Neurology, Back and Spine Center
4.7 rating based on 121 ratings
(4.7/5 stars) | 10 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
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


a very a caring and concerned doctor, thank you Dr. Sweet
December 30, 2018
Excellent experience.
October 18, 2018
*Dr. Sweet is an excellent dr.!
October 5, 2018
*Dr. Sweet is a brilliant, caring doctor who has attended to my needs for decades.
October 5, 2018
Dr. Sweet is an outstanding PHYSICIAN who has an outstanding patient manner, and is such an intelligent man.
October 3, 2018
In my long life, the only physicians as good as Richard Sweet were my father and his two closest friends in the profession.
August 18, 2018
August 17, 2018
Dr. Sweet is top ranked in my book
June 28, 2018
Dr. Sweet is pro-active and gets things done.
March 26, 2018
Excellent and highly professional!
February 26, 2018