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  • Brett A Sweitzer, M.D.

    Brett Sweitzer, MD is an attending orthopedic surgeon at Einstein Medical Center Philadelphia and Einstein Medical Center Montgomery. He specializes in general orthopedics, sports medicine and shoulder reconstruction surgery. His subspecialty is shoulder arthroplasty and reverse shoulder arthroplasty.

    Dr. Sweitzer completed his fellowship in sports medicine at the Steadman Hawkins Clinic of the Carolinas where he provided care for secondary, collegiate and professional athletes.

    He actively publishes, and has received two awards for his recent study on shoulder arthroplasty implants.


    1. Sweitzer B, Thigpen C, et al. A comparison of glenoid morpology and glenohumeral range of motion between professional baseball pitchers with and without a history of SLAP repair. Arthrooscopy (online) May 21, 2012; DOI:10.1016/J Arthro. 2012.02.02

    2. Sweitzer BA, Cook C, Steadman JR, Hawkins RJ, Wyland DJ. The inter-rater reliability and diagnostic accuracy of patellar mobility tests in patients with anterior knee pain. Phys Sportsmed. 2010 Oct;38(3):90-6.

    3. Labib SA, Wilczynski MC, Sweitzer BA. Two-layer repair of a chronic patellar tendon rupture: a novel technique and literature review. Am J Orthop (Belle Mead NJ). 2010 Jun;39(6):277-82.

    Locations & Hours

    Steadman Hawkins Clin of the Carolina

    Medical School

    Temple University Sch of Med


    Emory University Sch of Med

    Teaching Appointment

    Albert Einstein Medical Center

    Board Certifications
    • Orthopaedics
    • Orthopaedics Sports Medicine
    Takes Referrals for:
    • Orthopaedics
    • Orthopaedics Sports Medicine
    Areas of Interest
    • Arthritis
    • Arthroscopy
    • Elbow injuries/surgery
    • Foot & Ankle Problems
    • Hand/Wrist Surgery
    • Joint Replacement Surgery
    • Shoulder injuries/surgery
    • Sports Medicine
  • Brett Sweitzer