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St. Claire HealthCare Proudly Welcomes New Internal Medicine & Pediatric Physician – Laith J. Sweis, M.D.

Corporate news | Thursday, January 10, 2019

St. Claire HealthCare is proud to announce the addition of Laith J. Sweis, M.D., to our medical staff. Dr. Sweis is board certified in both pediatrics and internal medicine.

“I decided to pursue medicine because I wanted to help people and I knew that medicine was a great way to do that,” says Dr. Sweis. “I fell in love with the idea of doing both internal medicine and pediatrics in medical school and decided to make that my focus.”

Dr. Sweis earned his medical degree from the University of Louisville School of Medicine where he also completed his internal medicine and pediatrics residency.

“I really enjoy working with everyone at St. Claire,” says Dr. Sweis. “The medical assistants, other providers, and staff have been extremely welcoming and helpful, and I love working with the people."

Dr. Sweis enjoys snorkeling, bowling, hiking, collecting old medical texts, and playing tennis, bocce, badminton, and chess. After taking an entomology course, he also enjoys identifying and observing insects while hiking in nature reserves or when walking around his neighborhood. He also enjoys doing ceramics and the making and eating, of Middle Eastern and Mediterranean cuisine.

Dr. Sweis is currently accepting new pediatric and internal medicine patients at the St. Claire Medical Pavilion. For more information or to schedule an appointment, call 606.780.5500 or visit