Susan D. Sweat, MD

Susan D. Sweat, MD


AdventHealth/Shawnee Mission Medical Center
7450 Kessler Street
Suite 110
Merriam, KS 66204

Harrison County Community Hospital
2600 Miller Street
Bethany, MO 64424

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Dr. Susan D. Sweat joined KCUC on January 1, 2004. She graduated from Baker University in 1990 and received her medical degree from the University of Kansas School of Medicine in 1994. She completed her urologic training at the Mayo Clinic in 2000. Dr. Sweat spent a total of 10 years at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. (Clinical training including residency then hired as a senior associate consultant and consultant) She was a staff physician in the Department of Urology at Mayo Clinic for three and a half years before moving back to Kansas City. She has authored and co-authored many articles and abstracts in the field of urology. Dr. Sweat has been named as a Top Doctor in Kansas City, as published in the Kansas City Magazine, 2020-2024, and has been named as an Exceptional Women in Medicine, by Castle Connolly, 2020-2024.

Dr. Sweat practices many aspects of general urology but mainly focuses on the surgical treatments for urologic issues. She is a leading robotic surgeon in the Kansas City area.

Benign prostate hypertrophy (BPH):

  • Aquablation
  • UroLIFT
  • Thulium cyber laser vaporization, resection and enucleation
  • Greenlight laser vaporization
  • Transurethral resection of prostate (TURP)
  • Robotic assisted laparoscopic prostate surgery for benign disease
  • Open surgery for prostate benign disease

Urolithiasis (stones):

  • Kidney stone surgery, including percutaneous nephrostolithotomy, flexible ureteroscopy, robotic assisted laparoscopic and open stone surgeries
  • Ureteral stones, including flexible and rigid ureteroscopy, robotic assisted laparoscopic and open stone surgeries
  • Bladder stones

Kidney Cancer/Diseases:

  • Robotic-assisted laparoscopic partial nephrectomy and radical nephrectomy
  • Open radical nephrectomy and open partial nephrectomy
  • Robotic-assisted laparoscopic simple nephrectomy
  • Open simple nephrectomy

Prostate Cancer:

  • Robotic-assisted laparoscopic prostatectomy
  • Open prostatectomy

Ureteral Obstruction and Ureteral Cancer:

  • Robotic-assisted laparoscopic removal of ureteral cancers (nephro-ureterectomy)
  • Robotic-assisted laparoscopic repair of ureteral obstruction including ureteropelvic junction obstruction and ureteral reimplant
  • Open removal of ureteral cancer
  • Open repair of ureteral obstruction


  • Scalpel and non-scalpel techniques employed

Dr. Sweat has been certified by the American Board of Urology since 2002. She is a member of American Urological Association, The Society of Laparoscopic and Robotic surgeons, Kansas Urological Society, Missouri Urological Association, The Society of Women in Urology and Alpha Omega Alpha She is licensed in both Missouri and Kansas.