Dr. Sweeney is passionate about medicine as well as the outdoors. When his wife came to Rochester to train as a Physician Assistant, he came too. He discovered Letchworth State Park, Stoneybrook, Niagara Falls, and the Finger Lakes. And he hasn’t looked back.
Dr. Sweeney is a graduate of the Georgetown University School of Medicine and has practiced for 34 years, 20 of them at Tri-County. He chose family medicine because he enjoys its diversity and personally understanding his patients’ values and outlook on life. His approach to patient care is to treat people with respect and to listen. “I need to acknowledge their difficulties and try to work with them to stay healthy. The challenge of primary care is very enjoyable because every person is unique.”
There were many reasons Dr. Sweeney chose Tri-County but one stands out. He likes working with a diverse group of providers here but interestingly they all share the same goal – to treat people as you would want to be treated.
Needless to say, after 20 years in Geneseo, Dr. Sweeney is pretty well known in the community and he enjoys it. “I’ve diagnosed a few cases of Shingles in the grocery store,” he says with a chuckle.
In his spare time, he enjoys the outdoors and gardening. Yoga is another passion along with jigsaw puzzles.