Dr. John A. Vaccaro, MD

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Specializes in Urology • Male • Age 64

3124 S 19th St # 320
Tacoma, WA 98405
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Dr. Vaccaro:

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Dr. Vaccaro's Experience

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Dr. Vaccaro's Specialties

Procedures Dr. Vaccaro Performs

Conditions Dr. Vaccaro Treats

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Hospital Quality

The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

MultiCare Tacoma General Hospital
315 Martin Luther King Jr Way
Tacoma, WA 98405

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9 Facts About Hospital Quality

Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

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Patient Satisfaction

Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Vaccaro

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8 Facts About Patient Satisfaction Surveys

Patient satisfaction surveys provide a standardized way of reporting about healthcare experiences. But there can be more than meets the eye when reviewing scores. Here's what you should know

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
3124 S 19th St # 320
Tacoma, WA 98405
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    10 Steps to Pick the Right Doctor

    Whether you need a primary care doctor or a specialist, these 10 steps will ensure you find the right doctor for you. View Slideshow

    Dr. Vaccaro's Experience

    Specialties

    • Urology

    Board Certifications

    • Urology
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    • Cystotomy
    • Cystourethroscopy and Transurethral Resection of Bladder Neck
    • Excision of Testicular Lesion
    • Incontinence Sling Procedure
    • Kidney and Ureter Removal
    • Lithotripsy
    • Orchiectomy
    • Pelvic Exenteration (For: Gynecologic, Urinary, or Colorectal Malignancy)
    • Penile Implants
    • Prostate Removal
    • Renal Transplant and Nephrectomy
    • TURP (Transurethral Resection of Prostate) or Laser Destruction of Prostate
    • Urethral Dilation
    • Urinary Stone Removal (Litholapaxy)
    • Uroflowmetry
    2
    • Atrophic Vaginitis
    • Balanoposthitis
    • Bladder Cancer
    • Bladder Infection
    • Bladder Stones
    • Blood in Semen (Hematospermia)
    • Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
    • Chronic Kidney Diseases
    • Diverticulum of Bladder
    • Elevated PSA (Prostate Specific Antigen)
    • Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
    • Erectile Dysfunction
    • Hydronephrosis
    • Kidney Infection, Acute
    • Kidney Stones
    • Neurogenic Bladder
    • Nighttime Urination (Nocturia)
    • Overactive Bladder
    • Painful Urination (Dysuria)
    • Prostate Cancer
    • Prostatitis
    • Renal (Kidney) Cancer
    • Sexual Dysfunction
    • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
    • Testicular Cancer
    • Testicular Dysfunction
    • Ureteral Stones
    • Ureteral Stricture or Kinking
    • Urethral Stricture
    • Urinary Hesitancy
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    • Urinary Incontinence
    • Urinary Stones
    • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
    • Vaginal & Pelvic Prolapse
    • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
    • Vesicoureteral Reflux
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    Background Check for Dr. Vaccaro

    Malpractice Claims not available

    • Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Washington.

    0 Sanctions

    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

    5

    Education & Training

    Medical School

    SUNY Upstate Medical University (Syracuse)
    Graduated in 1976

    Residency Hospital

    Clarian Indiana University Hospital
    Fitzsimons Army Med Center
    6

    Languages Spoken by Dr. Vaccaro & Staff

    • English
  2. Healthgrades

    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

    Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

    Dr. Vaccaro's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at the 2 hospitals where Dr. Vaccaro has admitting privileges:

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    • MultiCare Tacoma General Hospital

    • St. Joseph Medical Center

  3. Healthgrades

    8 Facts About Patient Satisfaction Surveys

    Patient satisfaction surveys provide a standardized way of reporting about healthcare experiences. But there can be more than meets the eye when reviewing scores. Here's what you should know

    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Vaccaro

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Vaccaro to family and friends

    13 responses
    below
    national average

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    Dr. Vaccaro's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    10 responses
    below
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    12 responses
    below
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    12 responses
    below
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes 12 responses
    same as
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Vaccaro
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    13 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    13 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    13 responses
    below
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    13 responses
    below
    national average

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  4. Healthgrades

    7 Tips to Prepare for Your Appointment

    The key to a successful appointment is communication. To get the most out of your visit, prepare ahead of time so you can lead the conversation with your doctor. These 7 tips will get you ready

    1

    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Vaccaro accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

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    Office Locations

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    3124 S 19th St # 320
    Tacoma, WA 98405
    (253) 301-5100 (Office)
    (253) 301-5101 (Fax)
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    Staff friendliness and courteousness
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    Experience with Dr. Vaccaro
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    How well provider listens and answers questions
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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