Kevin Sweetwood, MD

Title(s)Assistant Professor, Radiology
SchoolSchool of Medicine
Address505 Parnassus Avenue, #B20
San Francisco CA 94117
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    Dr. Sweetwood earned his medical degree at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, TX, where he graduated with highest honors and a certificate of medical ethics. After an internship at St. Mary’s Medical Center in San Francisco, he completed a diagnostic radiology residency at UCSF, where he served as chief resident, and a musculoskeletal radiology fellowship. He received the Stanley W. Olson Award for Academic Excellence and Service and is inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society.

    At UCSF, Dr. Sweetwood has served on the Residency Recruitment Committee and as a chief resident representative to the Executive Committee, as well as on the Radiology COVID Response (RICS) Team. He has conducted lectures and teaching sessions for medical students and residents on multiple topics including ultrasound, chest imaging, and musculoskeletal imaging, as well as preparatory presentations for trainee call and board exams. Dr. Sweetwood has published on digital techniques to improve consensus among radiologists, MRI-guided prostate biopsy, and spindle cell lesions and carcinoma of the breast. His current research focuses on the clinical application of molecular imaging using 99mTc-MDP SPECT/CT and NaF PET/CT and PET/MRI in the evaluation of low back pain and guidance for therapeutic intervention. His clinical interests include sports imaging and image-guided procedures for pain management.

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    1. Influenza vaccine related periostitis: A case report of a rare complication. Radiol Case Rep. 2024 May; 19(5):1745-1747. Julian KR, Sweetwood K, Motamedi D. PMID: 38384696; PMCID: PMC10877120.
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    2. Utilizing a Digital Swarm Intelligence Platform to Improve Consensus Among Radiologists and Exploring Its Applications. J Digit Imaging. 2023 04; 36(2):401-413. Shah R, Astuto Arouche Nunes B, Gleason T, Fletcher W, Banaga J, Sweetwood K, Ye A, Patel R, McGill K, Link T, Crane J, Pedoia V, Majumdar S. PMID: 36414832; PMCID: PMC10039189.
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    3. Spindle cell lesions of the breast: Multimodality imaging and clinical differentiation of pathologically similar neoplasms. Eur J Radiol. 2017 May; 90:60-72. Raj SD, Sweetwood K, Kapoor MM, Raj KM, Nagi C, Sepulveda KA, Sedgwick EL. PMID: 28583649.
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