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Department Family Medicine
Primary Location Avon Lake Family Health Center
Type of Doctor Both Adults and Children & Adolescents
Languages English
Surgeon No
Locations Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Adolescent Health
  • Challenges and Choices of Aging
  • Family Medicine
  • General Adolescent Care
  • General Dermatology
  • General Obstetrics And Gynecology
  • General Pediatric And Adolescent Medicine
  • Men's Health
  • Pap Test
  • Pediatrics
  • Prevention And Wellness
  • Preventive Medicine
  • Skin Care
  • Smoking Cessation
  • Sports Safety
  • Student Health
  • Women's Health
View all 17 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Acne
  • Alzheimer's and Dementia
  • Amenorrhea
  • Anxiety Disorder
  • Back Pain in Athletes
  • Breast Cancer
  • Cancer
  • Cellulitis
  • Chronic Illness
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Dementia
  • Depression
  • Diabetes
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux (GERD)
  • Health and Wellness
  • Heartburn
  • High Cholesterol
  • Hypertension - High Blood Pressure
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Lead Poisoning
  • Mood Disorder
  • Myofascial Pain Syndrome
  • Obesity
  • Osteoporosis
  • Pressure Ulcers
  • Primary Care
  • Shingles (Varicella-Zoster Virus)
  • Substance Abuse
  • Warts
View all 29 Specialties +


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Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Residency - Fairview General Hospital
Family Practice
Cleveland, OH USA

Internship - MetroHealth Medical Center
Family Practice
Cleveland, OH USA

Medical Education - Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
Cleveland, OH USA

Undergraduate - College of The Holy Cross
English/Pre Medicine
Worcester, MA USA

Additional Training

  • Certified by the American Board of Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine


  • Family Medicine

Specialty Interests

Family Medicine with special interest in Geriatrics.

Awards & Honors

  • Regional Medical Practice Community Service Award, 2006
    Innovator Award, Cleveland Clinic, 2007
Research & Publications

Research & Publications

See publications for Daniel Sweeney, MD.

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists may collaborate with the pharmaceutical or medical device industries to help develop medical breakthroughs or provide medical expertise or education. Cleveland Clinic strives to make scientific advances that will benefit patient care and support outside relationships that promise public benefit. In order for the discoveries of Cleveland Clinic physicians' and scientists' laboratories and investigations to benefit the public, these discoveries must be commercialized in partnership with industry. As experts in their fields, Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists are often sought after by industry to consult, provide expertise and education.

To assure professional and commercial integrity in such matters, Cleveland Clinic maintains a program that reviews these collaborations and, when appropriate, puts measures in place to minimize bias that may result from ties to industry. Cleveland Clinic publicly discloses the names of companies when (i) its physicians/scientists receive $5,000 or more per year (or, in rare cases, equity or stock options) for speaking and consulting, (ii) its physicians/scientists serve as a fiduciary, (iii) its physicians/scientists receive or have the right to receive royalties or (iv) its physicians/ scientists hold any equity interest for the physician's/scientist's role as inventor, discoverer, developer, founder or consultant.* In publicly disclosing this information, Cleveland Clinic tries to provide information as accurately as possible about its physicians' and scientists' connections with industry.

As of 4/3/2020, Dr. Sweeney has reported no financial relationship with industry that is applicable to this listing. In general, patients should feel free to contact their doctor about any of the relationships and how the relationships are overseen by Cleveland Clinic. To learn more about Cleveland Clinic's policies on collaborations with industry and innovation management, go to our Integrity in Innovation page.

Public Health Service-Reportable Financial Conflicts of Interest. Cleveland Clinic scientists and physicians engage in basic, translational and clinical research activities, working to solve health problems, enhance patient care and improve quality of life for patients. Interactions with industry are essential to bringing the researchers' discoveries to the public, but can present the potential for conflicts of interest related to their research activities. Click here to view a listing of instances where Cleveland Clinic has identified a Public Health Service (PHS)-Reportable Financial Conflict of Interest and has put measures in place to ensure that, to the extent possible, the design, conduct and reporting of the research is free from bias.

* Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists subscribe to the guidance presented in the PhRMA Code on Interactions with Healthcare Professionals and the AdvaMed Code of Ethics on Interactions with Health Care Professionals. As such, gifts of substantial value are generally prohibited.

Patient Satisfaction Reviews

144 Patient Satisfaction Reviews

The Patient Satisfaction Rating is an average of all responses to the care provider related questions shown below from our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Patients that are treated in outpatient or hospital environments may receive different surveys, and the volume of responses will vary by question.

Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.

The comments are submitted by patients and reflect their views and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cleveland Clinic.

Overall Star Ratings
4.9 out of 5
Explains 4.9
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.9
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.8

29 Patient Comments

Reviewed on May 14, 2021

My PC Dr. is exceptionally skilled in all of these aspects, thus making the visit a comfortable and productive experience.

Reviewed on Mar 19, 2021

Sweeney is an excellent doctor. We have been with his for 40 years. My advise is for the Cleveland Clinic to clone him asap.

Reviewed on Feb 10, 2021

Dr. Sweeney is amazing. He always listens, he looks at me as a whole person - he asks questions and thoroughly understands before moving on. He leaves me with a clear plan and next steps before I leave. Dr. Sweeney is a doctor that makes you feel like together he will help you figure out what's wrong - no matter how complicated. And he always does. His follow through is also commendable.

Reviewed on Feb 10, 2021

I of course prefer an in person visit, but since I am in Buffalo, NY and have not found a physician comparable to Dr. Sweeney since moving here, a video visit is a welcome solution.

Reviewed on Feb 5, 2021

Dr Sweeney is thoughtful, caring, thorough and very knowledgeable and experienced. You will have a hard time finding a comparable replacement.

Reviewed on Dec 31, 2020

Needed quick assessment re: whether my symptons indicated need for covid test. Dr S was quick, clear, user friendly, listened well, got directly to the point. Provided the needed test order and had helpful related info. I got tested later that afternoon (12/31/2020).

Reviewed on Dec 30, 2020

Dr. Sweeney is great. He is caring and listens.

Reviewed on Nov 27, 2020

dr. Sweeneys team was perfect!

Reviewed on Nov 27, 2020

fortunate to have Dr. Sweeney as my doctor!

Reviewed on Nov 20, 2020

Dr. Sweeney was very pleasant and he explained to me what I was experiencing. He outlined a solution for me which seems to be effective.

Reviewed on Nov 20, 2020

Dr. Sweeney takes the time to go over all your concerns; I never feel rushed. He has a calming demeanor and he honestly answers your concerns.

Reviewed on Nov 11, 2020

Very nice Doctor.

Reviewed on Oct 23, 2020

Highly positive experience. Dr. Sweeney is a consummate professional and fastidious in his preparation for the visit and the thorough nature of his responses to questions posed. Staff was courteous and professional.

Reviewed on Oct 7, 2020

Dr Sweeney is very kind and a great listener and you don't feel rushed.

Reviewed on Sep 16, 2020

dr Sweeney is one of the best

Reviewed on Aug 28, 2020

Dr. Sweeney is one of the best. Have seen him for years. He always treats me like I am his only patient.

Reviewed on Aug 17, 2020

I like seeing the doctor once in awhile

Reviewed on Aug 5, 2020

Dr. Sweeney continues to be a concerned, caring, and attentive provider. I am a huge fan of Dr. Dan.

Reviewed on Aug 3, 2020

Dr. Sweeney took a great deal of time with me and seemed very concerned with my health issues

Reviewed on Jul 29, 2020

Dr Sweeney is a great physician. He is always careful in assessing my comfort with his recommendations and has given me consistently helpful advice. He is personable and professional, which I much appreciate.

Reviewed on Jul 24, 2020

Dr. Sweeney has been my primary care physician for more than 35 years. I will stay with him till he retires.

Reviewed on Jul 20, 2020

I am always satisfied with my experience with Dr. Sweeney. I also e-mail him with any issues between apts. and he responds quickly.

Reviewed on Jul 20, 2020

Dr. Sweeney is very attentive to any questions or issues I may have. He addresses them and provides any medication if needed.

Reviewed on Jun 26, 2020

Dr. Sweeney always takes the time to discuss my situation with understanding and empathy. His advice is very important to me.

Reviewed on Jun 17, 2020

i have gone to this doctor for 30 years so he knows me well

Reviewed on Jun 17, 2020

Dr. Sweeney always takes the time to explain everything and really cares about me as his patient.

Reviewed on Jun 8, 2020

Dr Sweeney is the best.

Reviewed on Jun 1, 2020

Appointment went well. Question were answered. Dr.'s suggestions helpful.

Reviewed on Jun 1, 2020

Dr. Sweeney has always taken the time to listen to our concerns. We feel very comfortable that he always has our best interests in mind.

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