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Specializes in Cardiac Surgery • Male • Age 54

3841 Piper St Ste T3-377
Anchorage, AK 99508
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Dr. Stephens Jr.' Experience

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Dr. Stephens Jr.' Specialties

  • Cardiac Surgery

Procedures Dr. Stephens Jr. Performs

  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
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Hospital Quality

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Providence Alaska Medical Center
3200 Providence Dr
Anchorage, AK 99508
Alaska Regional Hospital
2801 Debarr Rd
Anchorage, AK 99508

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Denali Cardiac Thoracic Surgica
Denali Cardiac Thoracic Surgica
3841 Piper St Ste T3-377
Anchorage, AK 99508
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    Dr. Stephens Jr.' Experience

    Specialties

    • Cardiac Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • General Surgery
    • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
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    • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
    • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
    • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
    • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
    • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
    • Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
    • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
    • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
    • Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
    • Decortication and Pleurectomy
    • Endovascular Repair of Aorta
    • Endovascular Repair of Thoracic Aorta
    • Heart Defect Repair
    • Impella Device
    • Insertion of Epicardial Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
    • Insertion of Left Ventricular Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
    • Lobectomy, Open
    • Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
    • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
    • Maze Procedure
    • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
    • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
    • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
    • Open Thymectomy
    • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
    • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
    • Port Placements or Replacements
    • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
    • Resection of Cardiac Tumor
    • Thoracentesis
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    • Thoracoscopic Excision of Lung With Robotic Assistance
    • Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
    • Thoracoscopic Segmentectomy
    • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
    • Tracheal Surgery
    • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
    • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
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    • Aneurysm and Dissection of Heart
    • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
    • Aortic Aneurysm
    • Aortic Dissection
    • Aortic Ectasia
    • Aortic Valve Disease
    • Arrhythmias (incl. Atrial Fibrillation)
    • Cardiomegaly
    • Cardiomyopathy
    • Carotid Artery Disease
    • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
    • Congenital Heart Disease
    • Congestive Heart Failure
    • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
    • Empyema
    • Endocarditis
    • Esophageal Cancer
    • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
    • Lung Cancer
    • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
    • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
    • Mitral Valve Disease
    • Neuroendocrine Tumors
    • Pericardial Disease
    • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
    • Pleural Neoplasm, Malignant
    • Pulmonary Embolism
    • Septal Defect
    • Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
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    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Stanford University
    Graduated in 1989

    Internship Hospital

    University Of Washington
    Complete in 1990

    Residency Hospital

    University Of Washington
    Complete in 1994

    Fellowship Hospital

    University Of Washington
    Complete in 1996
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Stephens Jr. & Staff

    • English
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    Dr. Stephens Jr.' Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    • Providence Alaska Medical Center

    • Alaska Regional Hospital

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    Patient Satisfaction

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    Likelihood to Recommend

    4.8
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    4.8 out of 5

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    Dr. Stephens Jr.' Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    4.9 out of 5

    8 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    4.9 out of 5

    8 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    4.9 out of 5

    8 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    10 – 15 minutes

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    Experience with Dr. Stephens Jr.

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    4.9 out of 5

    8 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    5 out of 5

    7 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    5 out of 5

    8 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    4.9 out of 5

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    Denali Cardiac Thoracic Surgica
    3841 Piper St Ste T3-377
    Anchorage, AK 99508
    (907) 375-2000 (Office)
    (907) 375-5588 (Fax)
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