R. Sweet, M.D., a Reproductive Endocrinologist,
is board certified in Reproductive Endocrinology and
Infertility as well as Obstetrics & Gynecology.
His private practice, Specialists In Reproductive Medicine
& Surgery , P.A. (SRMS), is located in Fort Myers,
Florida. He is Medical and Laboratory Director of the
SRMS In Vitro Fertilization and Southwest Florida Egg
Donation, Embryo Donation & Surrogacy Programs as well as Embryo Donation International. Additionally, he was elected as President of the Lee County Medical Society.
Originally from Milwaukee, Dr. Sweet earned his bachelor
of arts degree in psychology & biology from Northwestern
University in Evanston, Illinois. He graduated with
Omega Alpha) from medical school at Southern Illinois
University (S.I.U.) School of Medicine. He went on to
complete his internship and residency in Obstetrics
& Gynecology at S.I.U. During residency, his areas
of research and publications included recurrent pregnancy
loss, pediatric gynecology and genetics. He won awards
for his research activities during his residency training.
Dr. Sweet received
his sub-specialty training in Reproductive Endocrinology,
Infertility and Genetics at the Medical College of Georgia.
During and shortly following his sub-specialty training,
Dr. Sweet became published in the areas of transvaginal
sonography, recurrent pregnancy loss, male infertility,
Embryo transfer techniques, advanced ART laboratory
techniques, ambiguous genitalia and molecular genetics.
Dr. Sweet is very
active in patient, nursing and physician education and
is a member of more than a dozen various professional
organizations and medical societies. He currently serves
on the Lee Memorial Health Systems (LMHS) HealthPark
Ethics Consultation Group, and the Pediatric Subcommittee
of the HealthPark Ethics Consultation Group.
Dr. Sweet has been voted as the region's top Reproductive
Endocrinologist by Gulfshore Life in 2004, 2005, 2007, 2008, 2009 & 2010. He is also frequently quoted in local and national
magazines commenting on such topics as surrogacy, oocyte
cryopreservation and embryo donation.
Dr. Sweet’s current areas of research include oocyte cryopreservation,
male-factor infertility and embryo donation. He has also written on contemporary
issues including truth-in-advertising in the field of
If you would like to learn more about Dr. Sweet's background,
please visit Dr.
Sweet's CV for a wealth of detailed information. if you would like to review his OB/GYN and Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility Board recertification scores, please click here.
Dr. Sweet has also been a Principal Investigator in
17 and Sub-Investigator in an additional 16 pharmaceutical
sponsored studies. If you would like to learn more about
Dr. Sweet's experience in pharmaceutical research, please
download the research