Dr. Joseph Szumowski, MD

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Specializes in Oncology • Male • Age 59

5725 W Las Positas Blvd Suite 100
Pleasanton, CA 94588
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Dr. Szumowski:

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Dr. Szumowski's Experience

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Dr. Szumowski's Care Philosophy

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Hospital Quality

The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

Valleycare Medical Center
5555 West Las Positas Boulevard
Pleasanton, CA 94588

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Patient Satisfaction

Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Szumowski

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Valley Medical Oncology Consultants
Valley Medical Oncology Consultants
5725 W Las Positas Blvd Suite 100
Pleasanton, CA 94588
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    Dr. Szumowski's Experience

    Research training, expertise and qualifications

    Dr. Szumowski's Care Philosophy

    Specialties

    • Oncology
    • Medical Oncology

    Board Certifications

    • Internal Medicine, 1987
    • Medical Oncology, 1989
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    • Acute Leukemia
    • Anal and Rectal Cancer
    • Anemia
    • Bladder Cancer
    • Blood Disorders
    • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
    • Brain Cancer
    • Breast Cancer
    • Carcinoma in Situ
    • Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML)
    • Colorectal Cancer
    • ENT Cancer
    • Esophageal Cancer
    • Fallopian Tube Cancer
    • Gallbladder & Biliary Tract Cancer
    • Hodgkin's Disease
    • Liver Cancer
    • Lung Cancer
    • Lymphoma
    • Myelodysplastic Syndromes
    • Myeloma
    • Myeloproliferative Disorders
    • Neutropenia
    • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
    • Ovarian Cancer
    • Pancreatic Cancer
    • Pancytopenia
    • Pleura Cancer
    • Pleural Neoplasm, Malignant
    • Polycythemia Rubra Vera
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    • Prostate Cancer
    • Renal (Kidney) Cancer
    • Secondary Malignancies
    • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
    • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
    • Testicular Cancer
    • Thyroid Cancer
    • Uterine Cancer
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    Background Check for Dr. Szumowski

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for California.
    • 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

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Michigan State University College Of Human Medicine
    Graduated in 1984

    Residency Hospital

    Henry Ford Hospital
    University Of Pittsburgh Med Center
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Szumowski & Staff

    • English
    • Spanish
  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. Szumowski's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at Valleycare Medical Center where Dr. Szumowski has admitting privileges:

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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

    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Szumowski

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Szumowski to family and friends

    7 responses
    above
    national average

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    Dr. Szumowski's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    6 responses
    above
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    7 responses
    above
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    7 responses
    above
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    Under 10 minutes 6 responses
    shorter than
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Szumowski
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    7 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    7 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    7 responses
    above
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    7 responses
    above
    national average

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    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

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    Appointments & Offices

    Check insurance plans, locations and make an appointment

    Is Dr. Szumowski accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

    What insurance does he accept?

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    • Tricare
    • United Healthcare
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    Office Locations

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    Valley Medical Oncology Consultants
    5725 W Las Positas Blvd Suite 100
    Pleasanton, CA 94588
    (925) 734-8130 (Office)
    • Parking: Free parking adjacent to the Cancer Center
    • Free Standing Surgery Center
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