Dr. Christopher Eger, MD

Dr. Christopher Eger, MD

Cardiac Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 69
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Dr. Christopher Eger, MD is a cardiac surgery specialist in Washington, DC and has been practicing for 24 years. He graduated from Georgetown Univ Sch Of Med in 1976 and specializes in cardiac surgery.

106 Irving St NW Ste 211

Washington, DC 20010

Contact Information

(202) 829-5603

Insurance Accepted

  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Eger performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
very high
more than 95% of peers
Lung Surgery
very high
more than 95% of peers
Lobectomy, Open
very high
more than 89% of peers

Dr. Eger's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Cardiac Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*

35  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Empyema
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Heart Disease
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thrombosis
  • Thymomas
  • Vascular Disease
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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for District of Columbia.

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.

Education

  • Georgetown Univ Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1976
  • Washington Hospital Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1979
  • George Washington U Hosps
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1994
  • Georgetown U Hosps
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1983

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Eger has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Tagalog

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Eger's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Eger to family and friends
3 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (3)

  • 5
    (3)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Eger's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

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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