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Dr. Christopher Eger, MD

Thoracic Surgery ·  Male · Age 69

Dr. Eger

Dr. Christopher Eger, MD is a thoracic surgery specialist in Washington, DC and has been practicing for 25 years. He graduated from Georgetown U, School Of Medicine in 1976 and specializes in thoracic surgery and general surgery.


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(202) 829-5603

Dr. Eger accepts the following insurance:

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Dr. Eger's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Eger performs Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs) more than 89% of his peers

Dr. Eger performs this procedure more than 89% of his peers

Lung Surgery
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Eger performs Lung Surgery more than 87% of his peers

Dr. Eger performs this procedure more than 87% of his peers

Pulmonary Disease
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Eger treats Pulmonary Disease more than 72% of his peers

Dr. Eger treats this condition more than 72% of his peers

Dr. Eger's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Surgery
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Carotid Artery Stent Placement
  • Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Decortication and Pleurectomy
  • Empyema
  • Endovascular Repair of Aorta
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Surgery
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Lobectomy, Open
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
  • Lung Removal, Open
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Surgery
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Open Thymectomy
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Pleural Neoplasm, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Valve Surgery
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Pneumonectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Segmentectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
  • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Thrombosis
  • Thymomas
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Biography

Dr. Christopher Eger, MD is a thoracic surgery specialist in Washington, DC and has been practicing for 25 years. He graduated from Georgetown U, School Of Medicine in 1976 and specializes in thoracic surgery and general surgery.

Specialties

  • Thoracic Surgery
  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

1994
George Washington U Hosps
Residency Hospital
1983
Georgetown U Hosps
Residency Hospital
1979
Washington Hospital Center
Internship Hospital
1976
Georgetown U, School Of Medicine
Medical School
1994
1983
1979
1976

Languages

  • Tagalog
  • English

Awards

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Excellent surgeon. Explained my surgery clearly using terminology that I could understand and with compassion. I had a remarkable post surgical recovery that even surprised myself, experiencing little discomfort. A very talented and gifted surgeon
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