Bianca J. Sweeten, MD, FAAP, is a dedicated, passionate, and compassionate pediatrician serving her patients in an attentive and caring manner for the past 17 years. She currently works as a pediatrician at Comprehensive Medical Associates, a well reputed pediatric care provider located in Memphis, Tennessee. The practice is on a mission of building life-long relationships between staff and patients by consistently providing patients with compassion, excellence, and value. A specialist in general pediatrics, Dr. Bianca J. Sweeten deals with a variety of health issues that affect children, including ADD and ADHD. In addition to her clinical functions at Comprehensive Medical Associates, Dr. Sweeten is an attending physician at Methodist/Lebonheur Healthcare System and Baptist Hospital and occasionally works at Leboneur Urgent Care. She is highly regarded as a caring and devoted primary care doctor for children from birth through 18 years of age. “As a pediatrician, I try to provide the quality of care that I would expect my own children to receive, not because I am a doctor, but because I am a concerned parent”, says Dr. Bianca J. Sweeten.
Education and Training
UT Health Science Center MD 1997
Tennessee State University BS in Biology 1993
American Board of Pediatrics - Pediatrics
PediatricsAmerican Board of PediatricsABP
Dr. Bianca J. Sweeten, MD, FAAP's Expert Contributions
Yes, just because you all have already been sharing the same space and wouldn’t want to risk someone else getting sick from COVID. Although, the child may be negative now, those results could change. So it’s best for everyone who have shared the space together already to stay together during the quarantine process. READ MORE
It depends on where you are taking it. I’m making the assumption that since the child is 15 years old, this is an oral temperature which would make it a normal temperature. READ MORE
No, it’s not. However, if you are aggressive during the process, you could potentially harm the blood vessels in the penis which could lead to blood in the urine and also a sore penis. READ MORE
It sounds more like a syncopated episode (passing out) and you need to see your primary care physician for that. READ MORE
You need to take the child to the ER because medical conditions that would cause the testicles to swell are sometimes medical emergencies that require surgery. READ MORE
One of the pros of getting the flu shot, is that you are attempting to protect your child from an illness that could have a detrimental effect on his health. One of the cons of getting the flu shot, is that the vaccine is created from the strain of the virus from the previous year, so depending on the mutations of the strain of the current year, its effectiveness can be low. READ MORE
Usually by 17 years old. The initial series of shots are 2 months, 4months 6 months, 12-15 months, some offices 2 years, 4-5 years old (for entry into school), 11-12 years old (Tdap, MCV4, HPV), 16 years old (Men B- 2 doses), MCV4 booster shot is 5 years after the first one. This is assuming all of the vaccinations are given on time. READ MORE
Good morning, Usually the neck pain after sleeping is due to the pillow either being too flat or too large causing the neck to not be in alignment while sleeping. READ MORE
The safest cold medications for a 3 year are Zarbees or Hylands brand. You can also use nasal saline drops to thin the mucus out in the nose. Some parents will also use aromatherapy with peppermint in it to help with congestion. READ MORE
Your child will need to stay home between 24-48 hours after being treated. If tamiflu isn’t given, then your child will need to stay home for 5-7 days. READ MORE
Your child will need antibiotics after being diagnosed with strep throat because the pneumococcal bacteria that causes the strep throat can have several complications such as scarlet fever, arthritis, heart infection. READ MORE
When babies start teething, they can have a low grade fever (up to 101), drooling, and swollen/sore gums. READ MORE
You don’t necessarily have to give fever reducer for your child when they have a fever. It depends on how high the fever is and how the child is behaving. If you decide to give the fever reducer make sure you take the temperature before giving the medicine to document how high they get and how often. READ MORE
Good afternoon, Yes, Tylenol can help with the discomfort of teething. Some parents may choose to use some of the non-medicinal treatments such as teething rings or allowing the baby to chew on a popsicle. There are also some homeopathic medicines that can be used. READ MORE
Good morning, We give baby boys up to 1 year for the testicles to drop into the scrotum. If they haven’t descended by then, an ultrasound is done to make sure they are either in the inguinal canal or abdomen. If they are in the canal, we watch, however, if they are in the abdomen, they go surgery to have them pulled down. READ MORE
Good morning, You can take your son to the pediatrician and she/he will check the back for any curvatures. If it’s there, a scoliosis survey can be done. READ MORE
Good morning, The best way is with patience and understanding. The entire family needs to go to counseling to let the child know that you are supportive and concerned about their well being. The child can also benefit from tutorial services to help with subjects they are struggling with. They also need to have a structured environment with repetitive routines to help them remember things. She can also make a check list for the child. READ MORE
Areas of expertise and specialization
Faculty Titles & Positions
- Adjunct Professor Christian Brothers University, PA Program 2019 - Present
- American Academy of Pediatrics, Tennessee Chapter
- National Medical Association
- American College of Pediatrics
- La State U/Chldns Hosp
- Louisiana State University School of Medicine
Professional Society Memberships
- Bluff City Medical Society
Hobbies / Sports
Favorite professional publications
- Pediatric Annals, Consultation for Pediatricians
Dr. Bianca J. Sweeten, MD, FAAP's Practice location
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Patient Experience with Dr. Sweeten
Love her she's so sweet & very helpful....mom
Always a pleasure. Always helpful.
Great doctor knows knowlege and explains it well
Best doctor ever
She is a very good doctor. Love her
Superior service received
She is an excellent doctor and patient with my son
It was good and I love coming to the doctor.
The best ever!!!!
Excellent doct. Will recomend to everyone'
Best doctor ever
Best doctor ever
Very quick and efficient...
She is a very good doctor and I'm very glad that's she's my child's doctor
I enjoy dr.sweeten she is a very good doctor I wood recomend her to anybody.
Awesome Doctor! She takes care of every need and my daughter LOVES her! I highly recommend Dr Sweeten to anyone who has a little one.
Dr sweeten is always very helpful and understanding.
Dr. Sweeten has always been beyond great!!!
It was a great visit
It's a good doctors office
Doc Sweeten is a great doctor. Very professional and accurate.
Excellent doctor with a great disposition/bedside manner!
Love doctor sweeten she is the best been with her for years
She is absolutely the best. My entire family loves her we are so blessed to have her as the doctor
Great friendly staff
Timely. Md engaged and very attentive
Dr. Sweeten is AWESOME!!!!!!!!
I love her been with her for 10 years !!she really cared
We love Dr Sweeten! She is always excellent with our kids!
Best pediatric physician ever. Love this facility, staff, and service!
Always a pleasure.
She's the best!!!!!!!
She hella dope
Deja love dr sweeten
I enjoyed the services!
She is very patient and gentle. She shows a genuine concern for my newborns health.
She was great
She is always so sweet and takes time to answer all of my questions and reexplain things that I don't understand.
She is amazing knew her all my life
I always have a wonderful experience
The visit was very good thank u
Everything was great!
I would recommend every parent to bring their child(ren) to the BEST Dr on this side creation!!! Thanks Dr Sweeten
Dr. sweeten is the best doctor. She is patient and kind. I recommend her to all my friends and family.
Best doctor in town and the kids love her!
Best Dr. Ever
she is amazing. She has taken care of both of my children from birth until now. She will continue to take care of them until they are too old to come to her. I trust her with everything.
Dr. Sweeten is wonderful! I've been in her care as well as my own children. Would not see anybody else.
Dr. Sweeten is always a great physician. My son loves to come to the doctor because of her she makes his visit easy.
Overall review was great
Excellent his shots went great love the service
Great as always....super doctor!
Excellent provider and has always been very thorough when it comes to my daughter. Highly recommended!!!
We love her
I love Dr. Sweeten and her staff. I wouldn't choose another Doctor!!! Thanks for all that you do! The Wright's
Dr Sweeten is awesome!!
Great Doctor. She cares about her patients. I highly recommend her.
Excellent!! Very personable with patients!!
Awesome experience with Dr. Sweeten! She is very knowledge, down to earth, and efficient.
I love dr sweeten she has always taking care of my kids now she see after my grand baby she is I mean words can not explain
Dr sweeten is Always sweet , I'll recommend everyone to her
I love Dr. Sweeten! Best doctor hand down!
It was great
Dr Sweeten is a wonderful doctor.
I love Dr. Sweeten! She is the best.
She is the best! Fast and accurate! Love her!!!
She is good for my girls and I would not change for nothing in the world
Dr. Sweeten is absolutely a great Doctor.
Great doctor. Cadence loves her!
Overall good experiences
Wonderful doctor that cares deeply for her patients. She took care of my husbands family when they were younger and now she cares for our children. Highly recommend her!!
I love my doctor
Dr. Sweeten is a wonderful doctor She explains everything to you...
Very good vist each time I come
Love Bianca Great Doctor. Thanks for everything
As always, Dr. Sweeten was wonderful. She is helpful, answers all questions and sees us quickly and efficiently. My son loves his doctor!
She is a wonderful physician. We appreciate everything she has done for our son
She was great !!! I love her attitude . Excellent doctor !!!!
A great vist
Excellent service and thorough exam.
Visit was on time and everything was at its best
Love every doctor visit experience
She did a wonderful job and works quick
she is amazing with children!!!!! My son Loves her :)
Dr. Sweeten is wonderful doctor. She comes highly recommended and very patient with your child. I love her dearly.
She was great.
Dr. Sweeten is always take the time to care for my children.
I believe she is efficient and she got it done quickly
Great jobs Bianca Sweeten
No complaints. Absolutely LOVE Dr. Sweeten!
It was great!!!
Dr.Sweeten is awesome!! There is nothing that needs any improvement she's the best!
Great doctor. Always joyful and happy to see my daughter. Makes the experience less scary for her
Thanks and she is great
She's a sweetheart
Great doctor, excellent service. I've been coming here since I was a child and now my daughter comes here, she's very loving, genuine and concerned. Great staff as we'll very friendly
Very informative. Gives great instructions and answered all questions asked.
She was great as usual.
I really love the care she gives my girls. I have been bring my oldest child to her since she was born. Now my child is thirteen, and I have a two year that come to her now. I really can go on and on about Dr. Sweeten, I will need to write a book on how I love her services and how my girls feel great coming to her. I thank her so much for being my girls doctor.
Love Dr. Sweeten!!!!! She is the best Dr. there is. She is concerned with all the children and she cares about well being!!!!!
Wonderful office. Friendly staff. Smiling faces.
Everything when we'll
Everything was excellent . Everyone was polite and I love this office and the nurses
As always, the most professional, wonderful, knowledgeable and patient group of medical associates ever!
Dr. Sweeten is seriously the world's BEST pediatrician. She handles the babies with so much love and care. We wouldn't trade her for the world!!!!
I love Dr.Sweeten. She's the sweetest and take great care of the babies!
We Love Dr. Sweeten
We loooooooovvvvvvveeeeee dr. Sweetin,!!!!!!
Great doctor love her!!!!
She a good doctor
Always great service
Great doctor I have no complaints. all my boys love her they have been coming to her since birth! Oldest 17,13,12 and 6"
Excellent doctor. Personalized service each and every visit.
Fine with services
She is a very kind loving caring and gentle doctor
Great time and very attentive to child
She offered us excellent service and answered all of our questions!
Doctor was nice
We love our Dr. Sweeten. Kids love coming to the doctor. She is the best.
Very attentive and answered all questions.
love love love love our doctor. There will never be a more caring and patient woman that has taken care of my family and know there care even after seeing hundreds of other patients she knows my her patients and there families she always will be my family doctor.
She is very thorough.
I like her attentiveness and concern for my baby.
The appointment was fast and sufficient. The doctor was very helpful.
I love Dr. Sweeten and would recommend her to anyone.
Great facility and nice staff!
Very good and helpful
Great and fast friendly service
Great experience ALWAYS !!!
Great doctor I so love her and I strongly recommend her to anyone
She is great at what she do.
I enjoyed my visit
Everything was GREAT!
it was good
Great doctor! Very knowledgable and kind
Dr. Sweeten is awesome! We love her customer service and she is great with children. She should be recognized and awarded for her stellar performance in the office. I have been coming here for 8 years, and have not had a complaint once!
Great great great
She is awesome! She is always available if I have a problem.
Dr. Sweeten is always Amazing & fast. Love her
Fabulous as always.love dr.sweeten
Dr.Sweeten always does a excellent job!
She is just amazing!! All three of my babies love her!!!
She is amazing and my children love her.
Dr. Sweeten is Awesome!!!!
The best doctor in the world
Best doctor in this practice. I trust her with the health and care of my children.
Wonderful as usual.
Dr. Sweeten is very informative, knowledgable and caring. She takes the time to thoroughly explain all results with an action plan to follow. Love her.
The doctors was nice and treated my child great
Always sweet and quick service.
Dr. Sweeten is the best doctor. She's always nice and friendly and most of all she knows her patients.
Dr. Sweeten is an excellent doctor. I am very pleased with my daughters care. Thanks for for being a great doctor.
Dr. Sweeten is one of the greatest doctors in the Memphis area!!!! The staff is always pleasant and hospitable. You can't go wrong choosing Comprehensive Medical Associates they loved their patients!! Keep up the Great Work.
Dr. Sweeten is very patient and thorough. Great listener! Keep up the great work with the youth!
It was great not a long wait
Dr. Sweeten is a wonderful doctor and I love how she works with my children.
Speedy service and loooooooovvvvveeee her
Great doctor and great service every visit.
Dr. Sweeten shows patience with my son and I love how she remembers him every visit and knows about him personally. I have referred family and friends to bring their children to her because to me she is just that good. Thank God my OB, Dr. Rouselle, told me about her! Keep doing what your doing Dr. Sweeten! My little family appreciates you!
Dr Sweeten is an excellent Dr
Bianca Sweeten is an awesome doctor! She does an amazing job with my son who truly adores her. So glad I have her caring for my son Armani. She gets a 10 from me. She is so sweet and very nice as well as a wonderful doctor.
Everyone was very helpful with getting us in and out without an appointment.
Great with my daughter even though Addison always gives her a hard time
Great and friendly. I have been with her since my kids were little. Love her to the moon and back.
Always a pleasure!
Dr. B is the BEST!!!!
She did great!!!!
From Rudy to Tudy wonderful like jada her own fam do wonderful wk ups thank you Chiquita Ma great too thanks
Dr. Sweeten is great. She is very professional and has a genuine concern for her patients
She did a good job
Great doctor! Very personable and my son loves her!
Excellent , Excellent, and Excellent
Our visit was great Dr. Sweeten is always nice and pleasant every time I bring my children
I rate her a 10
Awesome.....does very well with my two boys...I was referred by a family member. My only compliant is the front staff at times they are rude...but dr.sweeten is great
Mrs.Sweeten is a kind and sweet lady,she patient with my children.she's the best pediatrician I've met.
The visit went well......hopefully Alana will return back to school soon
Dr. Sweeten was nice and fast. Love her
She is the best pediatrician
I just love Dr. Sweeten she always able to answer any ? I have for her she does well with the kids
Dr. Sweeten is always very professional and concerned. My son loves her and that says a lot I would recommend her to anyone as a pediatrician.
Wonderful and loving doctor.
Awesome as always.
Every thing was great!
As always we had a GREAT EXPERIENCE..... Dr. Sweeten and staff are the BEST!!!!
We been a patient for six years and my teens never want to leave....we love Dr.Sweeten my three daughters love her+ Show More
Get to know Pediatrician Dr. Bianca J. Sweeten, who serves patients in Memphis, Tennessee.
Dr. Sweeten is a caring and compassionate board-certified pediatrician who attributes her success to listening to her patients and their families, as well as treating patients the way she would want her children to be treated. She works at Comprehensive Medical Associates in Memphis, Tennessee, offering a full array of services to help children maintain good health.
Comprehensive Medical Associates is working together to build life-long relationships between staff and patients by consistently providing patients with compassion, excellence, and value. To fulfill this mission, the practice is committed to: improving the lives of the children it serves by providing quality care in a child-centered environment; listening to young patients and their families; guiding patients along a path of optimal health and wellness; and continually pursuing excellence at all levels through continuing education.
Originally from Millington, Tennessee, Dr. Sweeten graduated from Bolton High School. She earned her bachelor’s degree from Tennessee State University, before going on to obtain her medical degree from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. Following her graduation, she completed her residency in pediatrics at Louisiana State University Health Science Center and joined Comprehensive Medical Associates in 2003.
To stay abreast of the latest developments in her field, the doctor keeps professional memberships with the membership in Bluff City Medical Society, the American Academy of Pediatrics, and the American Medical Association. She is also a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics (FAAP).
Furthermore, she is board-certified in pediatrics by the American Board of Pediatrics, an independent, nonprofit organization whose certification is recognized throughout the world as a credential signifying a high level of physician competence.
Pediatrics is the branch of medicine that involves the medical care of infants, children, and adolescents. As a pediatrician, Dr. Sweeten examines, diagnoses, and treats children of all ages with a wide variety of injuries and illnesses. She understands that children change rapidly and they must be approached with an appreciation for their stage of physical and mental development.
For her dedication and excellence in patient care, Patient Preferred Physicians and Practitioners proudly named Dr. Sweeten a 2019 Patient Preferred Physician representing Pediatrics for the state of Tennessee.
When her time allows it, she enjoys traveling. Her favorite professional publications are Pediatric Annals and Consultant for Pediatricians.
Bianca J. Sweeten, MD, FAAP, is an Exceptional Pediatrician with Comprehensive Medical Associates in Memphis, Tennessee
Bianca J. Sweeten, MD, FAAP, is a dedicated, passionate, and compassionate pediatrician serving her patients in an attentive and caring manner for the past 17 years. She currently works as a pediatrician at Comprehensive Medical Associates, a well reputed pediatric care provider located in Memphis, Tennessee. The practice is on a mission of building life-long relationships between staff and patients by consistently providing patients with compassion, excellence, and value. A specialist in general pediatrics, Dr. Bianca J. Sweeten deals with a variety of health issues that affect children, including ADD and ADHD. In addition to her clinical functions at Comprehensive Medical Associates, Dr. Sweeten is an attending physician at Methodist/Lebonheur Healthcare System and Baptist Hospital and occasionally works at Leboneur Urgent Care. She is highly regarded as a caring and devoted primary care doctor for children from birth through 18 years of age. “As a pediatrician, I try to provide the quality of care that I would expect my own children to receive, not because I am a doctor, but because I am a concerned parent”, says Dr. Bianca J. Sweeten. For more information about Dr. Bianca J. Sweeten, please visit http://www.comprehensivemedicalassociates.net/about-us.
Comprehensive Medical Associates is a well reputed pediatric clinic serving patients in Memphis, Tennessee. The group works through a team of highly skilled practitioners and friendly, nurturing staff. As a primary medical provider for children, the Comprehensive Medical Associates focus on offering the quality of care and service that each patient deserves. The practice receives patients in a professional, supportive, and welcoming environment. Currently, Comprehensive Medical Associates diagnose and treat a full spectrum of health issues in children, including asthma, strep throat, immunization, flu, autism, whooping cough, diabetes, learning and developmental disabilities, allergies, cancer, ADHD, chronic conditions, fever, cardiac disease, bronchiolitis, tonsillitis, conjunctivitis, colds, burns, infections, sports injuries, cancer, chronic conditions, ear infections, and problems of the genitals and urinary tract. For more information about Comprehensive Medical Associates, please visit http://www.comprehensivemedicalassociates.net/about-us.
Bianca J. Sweeten, MD, FAAP, is a well-established pediatrician who launched her career in the healthcare realm in 1997, when she acquired her medical degree from the University of Tennessee College of Medicine in Memphis, Tennessee. Dr. Sweeten completed her residency training at Louisiana State University School of Medicine and ultimately became board certified in Pediatrics by the American Board of Pediatrics. In addition, Dr. Bianca J. Sweeten is a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatricians (FAAP) and member of the Bluff County Medical Society. In her spare time, she enjoys travelling. She attributes her success as a medical practitioner to her ability to listen to her patients and their families and treat them the way she should want to be treated herself. For more information about Dr. Bianca J. Sweeten, please visit https://www.findatopdoc.com/doctor/8128790-Bianca-Sweeten-pediatrician-Memphis-Tennessee-38104.
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