Dr. Jose Spiwak, MD

Dr. Jose Spiwak, MD

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Thoracic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
74 y/o
(9)

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Dr. Jose Spiwak, MD is a thoracic surgery specialist in Lynwood, CA and has been practicing for 40 years. He specializes in thoracic surgery, cardiac surgery, and more.

Vascular & Thoracic Associates Of Los Angeles

3680 E Imperial Hwy Ste 502

Lynwood, CA 90262
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Insurance Accepted

  • Cigna
  • LACare

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for California
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Spiwak's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Aortic Dissection
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Spiwak treats Aortic Dissection more than 59% of his peers

Dr. Spiwak treats this condition more than 59% of his peers

Lung Surgery
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Spiwak performs Lung Surgery more than 44% of his peers

Dr. Spiwak performs this procedure more than 44% of his peers

Port Placements or Replacements
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Spiwak performs Port Placements or Replacements more than 33% of his peers

Dr. Spiwak performs this procedure more than 33% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Port Removal

Dr. Spiwak's conditions and procedures:

Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Aneurysm
Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Dissection
Aortic Ectasia
Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
Aortic Stenosis
Aortic Valve Disease
Arrhythmias
Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial Flutter
Benign Tumor
Cancer
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
Cardiomegaly
Cardiomyopathy
Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
Carotid Artery Disease
Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
Congenital Heart Defects
Congenital Heart Disease
Congestive Heart Failure
Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Decortication and Pleurectomy
Empyema
Endocarditis
Endovascular Repair of Aorta
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Surgery
Head and Neck Surgery
Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
Heart Disease
Heart Surgery
Hernia Repair
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Lobectomy, Open
Lung Cancer
Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
Lung Removal, Open
Lung Surgery
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Stenosis
Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
Pericardial Disease
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Pleura Cancer
Pleural Cancer
Port Placements or Replacements
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Embolism
Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
Segmentectomy, Open
Septal Defect
Thoracentesis
Thoracoscopic Segmentectomy
Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
Thrombosis
Tracheal Surgery
Vascular Disease
Vascular Surgical Procedure
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Care Philosophy

We provide state of the art surgical care, specializing in cardio/thoracic procedures.

Specialties

  • Thoracic Surgery
  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

  • 1978
    Res Allegheny Genl
    Fellowship Hospital
    1978
  • 1976
    Englewood Hospital and Med Center
    Residency Hospital
    1976
  • 1973
    Englewood Hospital and Med Center
    Internship Hospital
    1973
  • 1971
    Tel Hashomer
    Residency Hospital
    1971
  • 1970
    Kaplan Hospital
    Residency Hospital
    1970
  • 1967
    Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Facultad De Medicina
    Medical School
    1967

Languages

  • Spanish
  • Tagalog
  • English

Awards

Dr. Spiwak's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Spiwak

1.4

Based on 9 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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1 Star
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NO STARS Horrible MAN NOT A DOCTOR. Has no clue what he is talking about. Complete idiot, he is rude has no bedside manners. Should be fired.
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Very unprofessional and not a good leader in the healthcare team overall. He is only in the career for money and is not in it for the patients. He was very rude.
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