Dr. Christopher Eger, MD

Dr. Christopher Eger, MD

Thoracic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 69
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Dr. Christopher Eger, MD is a thoracic 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 thoracic surgery and general 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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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)
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
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
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Surgery
Nerve Block, Sympathetic
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
Pericardial Disease
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Pleural Cancer
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 24 years. He graduated from Georgetown Univ Sch Of Med 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
    1994
  • 1983
    Georgetown U Hosps
    Residency Hospital
    1983
  • 1979
    Washington Hospital Center
    Internship Hospital
    1979
  • 1976
    Georgetown Univ Sch Of Med
    Medical School
    1976

Languages

  • Tagalog
  • English

Awards

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5.0

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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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Blue Preferred PPO
CareFirst Maryland POS
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
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First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO

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