Dr. James J. Schopp, MD

Dr. James J. Schopp, MD

Surgery | Male | 56 years old

MultiCare Cedar Surgical Associates
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Dr. Schopp specializes in Surgery and practices in Tacoma, WA. He practices at 1 location.

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Likelihood of recommending Dr. Schopp to family and friends
4.6
based on 10 total surveys (3 with reviews)
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  • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
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  • How well provider listens and answers questions
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  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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Dr. Schopp's Office & Staff
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  • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes (10)
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in Gig Harbor |
Dr. Schopp was very thorough in explaining my condition and surgical operation. He helped me and my family by providing information that help reduce the mental stress associated with complex disease of colon cancer. He performed surgery not only to remove diseased part but also repaired two other minor problems which in long run would affect me. I highly recommend Dr. Schopp and am grateful to him for his care in my most stressful time.
in Tacoma, WA |
Amazing surgeon! He truly cares for you. I had gallbladder surgery 5 weeks ago. I would recommend him for any of your surgical needs. I wish he was my primary care doctor. He listens to all your concerns. He is thorough in explaining everything. I am so impressed with the way he interacts with patients. If I could give 10 stars I would. Also, his staff are wonderful too.
in Tacoma, WA |
I just had hiatal hernia surgery by Dr. Schopp, something he regularly does, as well as gallbladders. There were some complications (I was in worse shape than could have been known), but the surgery was a great success. He is easy to talk with, laid out all the options, and success rates beforehand. He is very caring and while I was still out of it, really well explained everything to my spouse in the waiting room.
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Specialties

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  • General Surgery

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Education

  • Medical School
    University of Illinois
  • Internship Hospital
    Cook Co Hospital University Ill College Med

    Completed in 1987

  • Residency Hospital
    University Of Illinois Hospital / Cook County Hospital

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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  • Specializes in Surgery
  • Board certified in General Surgery
  • Malpractice claims in Washington not available
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Schopp's Office & Staff

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Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
Staff friendliness and courteousness
Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
10 – 15 minutes

Experience with Dr. Schopp

Level of trust in provider's decisions
How well provider explains medical condition(s)
How well provider listens and answers questions
Spends appropriate amount of time with patients