Dr. Jo Pollack, MD
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General Surgery | Female

JP Surgical Associates 18400 Katy Fwy Ste 330 Houston, TX 77094 Get Directions

Care Philosophy

early detection, early treatment. compassion. no one should ever wait for breast care needs. No one should ever wait more than 1-2 days for a surgical evaluation.

Biography

Dr. Jo Pollack, MD is a general surgery doctor who practices in Houston, TX. She is 66 years old and has been practicing for 24 years. Dr. Pollack is affiliated with Houston Methodist West Hospital and Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center.

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Dr. Pollack's Performance
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    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
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  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
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Dr. Pollack's Care Philosophy

early detection, early treatment. compassion. no one should ever wait for breast care needs. No one should ever wait more than 1-2 days for a surgical evaluation.

Dr. Pollack's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in General Surgery
  •  Board certified in General Surgery
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  Board actions found

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    Dr. Pollack has 1 board action

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    • Unprofessional Conduct (3/4/2016)
    • Action Taken: Education
    • Summary: Please reference the following Document
    • Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    • State: Texas
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  • General Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Benign Tumor
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Lump
  • Cancer
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Fracture
  • Gallbladder Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Hernia
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Lipomas
  • Lung Cancer
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Vascular Disease
  • Ventral Hernia

Education

  • Medical School
    Baylor University

    Graduated in 1993

  • Residency Hospital
    Baylor University

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Specialties

  • General Surgery

Procedures Performed

  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Breast Exam
  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Surgery
  • Hernia Repair
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Wound Repair