Dr. Jeffrey Cross, MD

Dr. Jeffrey Cross, MD

Thoracic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 62
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Dr. Jeffrey Cross, MD is a thoracic surgery specialist in Lakewood, CO and has been practicing for 34 years. He graduated from Brown Medical School in 1985 and specializes in thoracic surgery and general surgery.

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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No malpractice claims found for Colorado
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Dr. Cross' Top Procedures and Conditions

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Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Cross performs Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure more than 88% of his peers

Dr. Cross performs this procedure more than 88% of his peers

Hernia Repair
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Cross performs Hernia Repair more than 86% of his peers

Dr. Cross performs this procedure more than 86% of his peers

Lung Surgery
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Cross performs Lung Surgery more than 75% of his peers

Dr. Cross performs this procedure more than 75% of his peers

Dr. Cross' conditions and procedures:

  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Decortication and Pleurectomy
  • Empyema
  • Endocarditis
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
  • Esophagomyotomy
  • Excision of Esophageal Lesion
  • Excision of Tracheal Tumor or Stenosis
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hernia Repair
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Lobectomy, Open
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Open Thymectomy
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Pleural Neoplasm, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Pulmonary Arteriovenous Malformation
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Septal Defect
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thoracic Surgical Procedure
  • Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Segmentectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Thymectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
  • Thrombosis
  • Thymomas
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Vascular Disease
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Care Philosophy

There is tremendous inner satisfaction to be part of the process of helping a patient feel better and becoming a healthy, whole person again.

Specialties

  • Thoracic Surgery
  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery

Education

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

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Thank you so much to Dr. Cross. You improved the quality of life for my husband and for our whole family. We appreciate you beyond measure!
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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...Read 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...Read 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...Read 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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Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Options PPO
United Healthcare