Jennifer A. Sweet, MD Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery

After completing medical school at Georgetown University and neurosurgical residency at George Washington University, Dr. Sweet underwent a Stereotactic & Functional neurosurgery fellowship at University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center, Case Western Reserve University, where she has since joined the faculty in the Departments of Neurosurgery. She is currently an Associate Professor of Neurosurgery and Adjunct Associate Professor of Psychiatry. Her clinical areas of interest include deep brain stimulation for movement disorders and psychiatric diseases, as well as neuromodulation for epilepsy and chronic pain. Dr. Sweet is also highly involved in research. She was awarded two NIH grants, exploring brain connectivity in patients with Bipolar disorder, and she is an investigator in several other clinical trials, aiming to truly impact scientific discovery for the treatment of diverse diseases using cutting-edge technologies. Dr. Sweet is similarly extremely active in organized Neurosurgery, serving on the Congress of Neurological Surgeons (CNS) Executive Committee, Board of Directors of American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS), and Board of Directors of the American Society of Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery (ASSFN). She is also Past President of Women in Neurosurgery, Vice President of the Joint Neurosurgery Section on Pain, and Vice Chair of the Joint Guidelines Review Committee for Neurosurgery, and has regularly served on the SPC for NANS, CNS, and AANS. Dr. Sweet has authored numerous book chapters and peer-reviewed journal articles, including several neurosurgical guidelines, directed multiple national courses, regularly serving as faculty at international and national meetings, and has mentored undergraduate and medical students, residents, and fellows.

University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center
Cleveland, OH

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