Dr. Joanna Sesti, MD

Dr. Joanna Sesti, MD

Thoracic Surgery  ·  
Dr. Joanna Sesti, MD is a thoracic surgery specialist in West Orange, NJ and has been practicing for 2 years. She graduated from Umdnj-New Jersey Med Sch in 2009 and specializes in thoracic surgery.

101 Old Short Hills Rd

West Orange, NJ 07052

Contact Information

(212) 322-6757

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • MultiPlan
  • QualCare

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Top Care Areas

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Esophageal Diseases
more than 67% of peers
Esophageal Cancer
more than 55% of peers
more than 32% of peers

Dr. Sesti'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. Sesti "Our mission is to treat every patient with compassion, healthcare excellence, and superior service.  We aim to see every patient within 1 week of their first phone call and initiate treatment within 2 weeks of their first appointment.  The incredible effort put forth by our office and hospital staff members as well as the extent of services offered through the Robert Wood Johnson Barnabas Health System allows us to make that happen.  Our office also offers a preoperative educational service headed by our chief nurse practitioner, Jaimie Bell. Patients have expressed that it has been very beneficial in getting them mentally and emotionally ready for surgery. "

1  Specialties

  • Thoracic Surgery

2  Board Certifications

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

10  Conditions Treated

  • Cancer
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Stricture
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Lung Cancer
  • Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
  • Thymomas
  • Tracheal Stenosis Syndrome
  • Tracheal Tumors

16  Procedures

  • Diaphragmatic-Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair With Robotic Assistance
  • Esophageal Stenting
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Esophagomyotomy
  • Esophagoscopy
  • Excision of Tracheal Tumor or Stenosis
  • Lung Resection
  • Lung Volume Reduction Surgery (LVRS)
  • Mediastinoscopy
  • Minimally Invasive Mediastinal Tumor Surgery With Robotic Assistance
  • Robotic Heller Myotomy for the Treatment of Achalasia
  • Stenting Procedures of the Airway (Trachea) and Esophagus
  • Thoracic Outlet Surgery
  • Thoracic Sympathectomy for Sweaty Palms
  • Tracheal Resection
  • Ultrasound, Endobronchial

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New Jersey.

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.


  • Umdnj-New Jersey Med Sch
    Medical School | Graduated 2009
  • New York University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2014
  • New York University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2016
  • University of Pittsburgh / Main Campus
    Other Education | Completed 2017

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Sesti has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Sesti's Reviews

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Patient Comments (1)

Really compassionate doctor and very knowledgeable. We met at a hospital where I was urgently admitted for a collapsed lung and she was the only one with clear answers, plan for action and follow through.
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