Raymond C. Sweet, MD, FACS, joined the faculty of the University of South Carolina School of Medicine as an assistant professor in 2007 after serving as a locum tenens physician in the Division of Neurosurgery for a year. Before coming to USC, Dr. Sweet was in private practice for more than 25 years in Richmond and Petersburg, Va., and Charlotte and Gastonia, NC. A graduate of the University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Va., Dr. Sweet earned a Doctorate of Medicine from Medical College of Virginia, Richmond, Va. He also served a neurosurgery residency and head injury fellowship at the Medical College of Virginia. Board certified in neurological surgery, Dr. Sweet's special interests are trauma, spine, pain surgery, pituitary tumors, and brain tumors. He is a member of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons, the Congress of Neurological Surgeons, the South Carolina Medical Society, and the Southern Neurological Society. He is also a Fellow in the American College of Surgeons.