Dr. Jose Spiwak, MD

Dr. Jose Spiwak, MD

Thoracic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 74
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Dr. Jose Spiwak, MD is a thoracic surgery specialist in Lynwood, CA and has been practicing for 41 years. He graduated from Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Facultad De Medicina in 1967 and specializes in thoracic surgery, cardiac surgery, and more.

3680 E Imperial Hwy Ste 502

Lynwood, CA 90262

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Insurance Accepted

  • Cigna
  • LACare

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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
normal
normal

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 Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
  • 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

Biography

Dr. Jose Spiwak, MD is a thoracic surgery specialist in Lynwood, CA and has been practicing for 41 years. He graduated from Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Facultad De Medicina in 1967 and specializes in thoracic surgery, cardiac surgery, and more.

Specialties

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

Board Certifications

Education

1978
Res Allegheny Genl
Fellowship Hospital
1976
Englewood Hospital and Med Center
Residency Hospital
1973
Englewood Hospital and Med Center
Internship Hospital
1971
Tel Hashomer
Residency Hospital
1970
Kaplan Hospital
Residency Hospital
1967
Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Facultad De Medicina
Medical School
1978
1976
1973
1971
1970
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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2 Stars
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1 Star
88.88888888888889%
(8)

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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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