Fadi Sweiss, MD

  • Clinical Assistant Professor

Fadi Sweiss, MD, joined the University of Pittsburgh Department of Neurological Surgery in August of 2020, practicing at UPMC Williamsport in north central Pennsylvania. Dr. Sweiss specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of degenerative, traumatic, and oncologic spinal conditions using traditional, open surgical techniques and advanced, minimally invasive techniques.

Dr. Sweiss received his medical degree from Northeast Ohio Medical University, Rootstown, Ohio, and completed his residency in neurosurgery at George Washington University Hospital, Washington, D.C.

“As long as I can remember, I’ve wanted to be a doctor,” said Sweiss. “My brother is a neurosurgeon and the field fascinated me. I enjoy being able to care for and build relationships with my patients. It never ceases to amaze me how the proper care can transform and change a patient’s life and that’s what it is all about for me.”

Specialized Areas of Interest

Complex spine disorders; adult spine revision surgery and deformity correction, cervical, thoracic and lumbar surgery; neurotrauma.

Hospital Privileges

UPMC Williamsport

Education & Training

  • BS, Biology, Virginia Tech, 2006
  • MD, Northeast Ohio Medical University, 2013
  • Residency, George Washington University, 2020