Dr. Jeffrey Cross, MD

Dr. Jeffrey Cross, MD

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Thoracic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
61 y/o
(12)

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Dr. Jeffrey Cross, MD is a thoracic surgery specialist in Lakewood, CO and has been practicing for 33 years. He specializes in thoracic surgery and general surgery.

CHPG St. Anthony Associated Surgeons

11700 W 2nd Pl # 210A

Lakewood, CO 80228
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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

Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
high
more than 87% of peers
Lung Surgery
high
more than 87% of peers
Hernia Repair
high
more than 80% of peers

Dr. Cross'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.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Cross "There is tremendous inner satisfaction to be part of the process of helping a patient feel better and becoming a healthy, whole person again."

2  Specialties

  • Thoracic Surgery
  • General Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Thoracic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*

40  Conditions Treated

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

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Colorado.

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

  • Dartmouth
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1981
  • Brown Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1985
  • Rhode Island Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1986
  • Brown University / Alpert Medical School
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • U Colo Sch Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1989
  • Brown University / Alpert Medical School
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Cross has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Cross' Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Cross to family and friends
12 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (12)

  • 5
    (12)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Cross' 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 (4)

Dr Cross is truly dedicated to patient care. My healthcare needs are a top priority when I'm in his care. I saw many Drs for my illness and the only one willing and able to help was this amazing physician. I am so grateful. He takes time to address questions and concerns. I would recommend him to...more
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Dr. Cross is one of the most compassionate, talented and impressive medical professionals I have ever met. We have gone through multiple internal surgeries together and I trust him implicitly. He is truly dedicated to patient care and comfort. When I was in the hospital, he would come by before...more
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I can't tell you how much we love Dr. Cross. He has been wonderful to my baby brother who was diagnosed with lung cancer and had to have his lung removed. Dr. Cross has taken the time to answer all of our questions and he treated us with respect and compassion. He is amazing and Jon is so thankful...more
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He has been taking care of my situation for almost 9 years he is a very caring doctor to my needs wouldn't go anywhere else
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