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Matthew T. Sweney, M.D., M.S.

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Languages

  • English

Clinical Details

Schedule An Appointment Clinical Office Address
(801) 587-7575 PCH Outpatient Services at Riverton
3773 West 12600 South
Riverton, UT 84065
(801) 585-1676 Primary Children's Hospital
Clinic B
100 N Mario Capecchi Drive
Salt Lake City, UT 84113

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Bio

Dr. Matthew Sweney received his medical degree from the University of Nebraska College of Medicine after completing a Master’s program in Biomedical Engineering at the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities. He completed his Pediatric residency at the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha, NE, and his child neurology fellowship at the University of Utah. He has completed additional training in pediatric movement disorders and clinical neurophysiology with emphasis on epilepsy and intraoperative monitoring. Dr. Sweney is board-certified in General Pediatrics and Neurology with special qualification in child and adolescent neurology, and subspecialty certification in epilepsy, as well as with the American Board of Clinical Neurophysiology with qualification in Epilepsy Monitoring and Intraoperative Monitoring (IOM).

He is currently an Assistant Professor with joint appointment in Pediatrics and Neurology at the University of Utah. His specific clinical interests are in pediatric epilepsy and EEG, Intraoperative Neuromonitoring, movement disorders, and general child neurology.

His research interests include investigation into the genetic basis for and treatment of Alternating Hemiplegia of Childhood, as well as ongoing participation in novel anti-epileptic drug trials. He specializes in the care of children with drug-resistant epilepsy and those requiring epilepsy surgery.

Board Certification and Academic Information

Academic Departments Pediatrics - Assistant Professor (Clinical)
Neurology - Assistant Professor (Clinical)
Academic Divisions Pediatric Neurology
Board Certification American Board of Clinical Neurophysiology
American Board of Clinical Neurophysiology (Neurophysiologic Intraoperative Monitoring)
American Board of Pediatrics (Pediatrics)
American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology
American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology (Sub: Epilepsy)

Academic Profile

Board Certification and Academic Information

Academic Departments Pediatrics - Assistant Professor (Clinical)
Neurology - Assistant Professor (Clinical)
Academic Divisions Pediatric Neurology
Board Certification American Board of Clinical Neurophysiology
American Board of Clinical Neurophysiology (Neurophysiologic Intraoperative Monitoring)
American Board of Pediatrics (Pediatrics)
American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology
American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology (Sub: Epilepsy)

Academic Office Locations

Academic Office Phone Number Academic Office Address
(801) 587-7575 Primary Children's Hospital
100 N Mario Capecchi Drive
Salt Lake City, UT 84113

Academic Bio

Dr. Sweney is currently appointed as an Assistant Professor of Child Neurology within the Department of Pediatrics and Neurology. He has completed additional training in clinical neurophysiology with a focus on electroencephalography and epilepsy after completing his child neurology fellowship at the University of Utah. In 2007, he completed a three-year general pediatrics residency through the University of Nebraska-Creighton University Pediatrics Residency Training Program in Omaha, NE. He has also done an additional year of research into Alternating Hemiplegia of Childhood (2007-08) through the University of Utah Pediatric Motor Disorders Program. He has a Master's Degree in Biomedical Engineering from the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities (1998-2000) after completing his undergraduate training in Biological Systems Engineering at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. He currently holds board certification in General Pediatrics (ABP), General Neurology (ABPN, with added qualification in child and adolescent neurology), as well as subspecialty qualification in epilepsy (ABPN, Epilepsy) and Clinical Neurophysiology (ABCN, in both epilepsy and intraoperative monitoring). He specializes in the care of children with drug-resistant epilepsy and those requiring epilepsy surgery.

Education

Education History

Type School Degree
Fellowship University of Utah
Clinical Neurophysiology/Epilepsy
Fellow
Fellowship University of Utah
General Child Neurology
Fellow
Research Fellow University of Utah
Alternating Hemiplegia of Childhood
Research Fellow
Residency University of Nebraska - Omaha
Pediatrics
Resident
Internship University of Nebraska - Omaha
Pediatrics
Intern
Professional Medical University of Nebraska - Omaha
Medicine
M.D.
Graduate Training University of Minnesota
Biomedical Engineering
M.S.
Undergraduate University of Nebraska - Lincoln
Bioengineering
B.S.

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