Dr. Jose Spiwak, MD

Dr. Jose Spiwak, MD

Thoracic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
73 y/o

Accepting new patients

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

  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • LACare

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Top Care Areas

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Vascular Surgical Procedure
very high
more than 89% of peers
Aortic Dissection
more than 71% of peers
Vascular Disease
more than 66% of peers

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

5  Specialties

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

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

41  Conditions Treated

  • 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
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Empyema
  • Endocarditis
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Lung Cancer
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Septal Defect
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease
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33  Procedures

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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.


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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Spiwak has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish
  • Tagalog

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Spiwak's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Spiwak to family and friends
9 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (9)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Spiwak's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

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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