Dr. John Luber, MD

Dr. John Luber, MD

Cardiothoracic Surgery  |  
Male  |  
71 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. John Luber, MD is a cardiothoracic surgery doctor who practices in Tacoma, WA. He is 71 years old. Dr. Luber is affiliated with St. Anthony Hospital and St. Joseph Medical Center.

Franciscan Cardiothoracic Surgery Associates at St. Joseph

1802 Yakima Ave Ste 102

Tacoma, WA 98405
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Accepted insurance

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.

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Care Philosophy

Dr. John Luber is a board certified cardiothoracic surgeon who has been practicing for over 25 years. He received his undergraduate degree from Stanford University, his medical degree at Tulane University School of Medicine and his general and thoracic surgery training at the Oregon Health Science University, Portland.

Dr. Luber completed his surgical training in 1982 at the Children s Hospital Medical Center, Boston, MA as the Senior Resident in Cardiovascular Surgery. Dr. Luber has been published in numerous papers, books and abstracts and has served as principal investigator in more than 30 clinical trials. Dr. Luber has been a part of the Franciscan Health System Heart Leadership team since 1998. He has served as Associate Professor of Surgery and chaired the division of cardiothoracic surgery at Albany Medical College and State University of New York at Stonybrook School of Medicine. 

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Dr. Luber's Experience

Dr. Luber's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Board certified in Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found


  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Cardiac Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*

Conditions Treated

  • Adult Congenital Heart Disease
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm


  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Aortic Valve Repair
  • Aortic Valve Replacement
  • Aortic Valve Surgery
  • Congenital Heart Surgery
  • Heart Valve Surgery
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Minimally Invasive Valve Surgery
  • Mitral Valve Repair
  • Mitral Valve Replacement
  • Mitral Valve Surgery
  • Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)
  • Tricuspid Valve Surgery
  • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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.


  • Tulane University of Louisiana
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Oregon Health And Science University
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Oregon Health Sciences Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Childrens Hospital Boston
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Luber has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Luber's Reviews

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Dr. Luber's Performance
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  • Explains condition(s) well
  • Answers Questions
  • Time well spent
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
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  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.

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Hospitals where Dr. Luber has admitting privileges

St. Joseph Medical Center
1717 S J St
Tacoma, WA 98405
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St. Anthony Hospital
11567 Canterwood Blvd NW
Gig Harbor, WA 98332
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