Dr. William F. Sasser, MD

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Specializes in General Surgery • Male • Age 80

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Dr. Sasser's Experience

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Dr. Sasser's Specialties

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Hospital Quality

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SSM Saint Mary's Health Center
6420 Clayton Road
Richmond Heights, MO 63117
Saint Louis University Hospital
3635 Vista Avenue
Saint Louis, MO 63110

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Patient Satisfaction

Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Sasser

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Saint Louis University Medical Group
SLUCare University Medical Group
3635 Vista Ave
Saint Louis, MO 63110
SLUCare Cardiothoracic Surgery
University Medical Group
3655 Vista Ave
Saint Louis, MO 63110
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    Dr. Sasser's Experience

    Research training, expertise and qualifications

    Specialties

    • General Surgery
    • Thoracic Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • General Surgery, 1967
    • Thoracic Surgery, 1968
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    • Bronchoscopy
    • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
    • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
    • Decortication and Pleurectomy
    • Lobectomy, Open
    • Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
    • Lung Removal, Open
    • Lung Resection
    • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
    • Mediastinoscopy
    • Port Placements or Replacements
    • Thoracentesis
    • Thoracic Surgical Procedures
    • Thoracoscopic Surgery
    • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
    • Tracheal Surgery
    • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS)
    • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
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    • Aortic Aneurysm
    • Arrhythmias (incl. Atrial Fibrillation)
    • Cardiomegaly
    • Cardiomyopathy
    • Chest Wall Deformity
    • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
    • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
    • Empyema
    • Lung Cancer
    • Lung Diseases
    • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
    • Lymphadomopathy
    • Pleural Effusion
    • Pulmonary Embolism
    • Septal Defect
    • Thoracic Disorders
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    Background Check for Dr. Sasser

    Malpractice Claims not available

    • Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Missouri.
    • 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

    Emory University School Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1960

    Internship Hospital

    Barnes Hospital
    Complete in 1961

    Residency Hospital

    Barnes Hospital
    Complete in 1966

    Fellowship Hospital

    Barnes Hospital
    Complete in 1968
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Sasser & 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. Sasser'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. Sasser has admitting privileges:

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    • SSM Saint Mary's Health Center

    • Saint Louis University Hospital

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Sasser

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Sasser to family and friends

    2 responses
    above
    national average

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    Dr. Sasser's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    2 responses
    above
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    2 responses
    below
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    2 responses
    above
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes 2 responses
    shorter than
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Sasser
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    2 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    2 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    2 responses
    above
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    2 responses
    above
    national average

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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Sasser accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

    What insurance does he accept?

    Less

    Office Locations

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    Saint Louis University Medical Group
    SLUCare University Medical Group
    3635 Vista Ave
    Saint Louis, MO 63110
    (314) 977-4440 (Office)
    • Parking: Free patient parking at rear of building
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    SLUCare Cardiothoracic Surgery
    University Medical Group
    3655 Vista Ave
    Saint Louis, MO 63110
    (314) 977-4440 (Office)
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