Dr. Joseph Cvancara, MD

Dr. Joseph Cvancara, MD

Dermatology  ·  
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Age 53
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Dr. Joseph Cvancara, MD is a dermatologist in Spokane Valley, WA and has been practicing for 26 years. He graduated from Uniformed Services University Of The Health Sciences in 1992 and specializes in dermatology.Read his story

1807 N Hutchinson Rd

Spokane Valley, WA 99212

Contact Information

(509) 456-7414

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Altius Health Plans
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross of Idaho
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Group Health Cooperative

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Cvancara performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Itchy Skin
very high
more than 99% of peers
Skin Infections
very high
more than 98% of peers
Dermatitis
very high
more than 98% of peers

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Dr. Cvancara's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Cvancara "Joe Cvancara, M.D. is a dermatologic surgeon who specializes in treatments for skin cancers and aging skin. Dr. Cvancara is a fellowship-trained Mohs surgeon from the professionally respected American College of Mohs Surgery (ACMS). Dr. Cvancara graduated from the University of Idaho in 1987 with summa cum laude honors and was awarded University of Idaho Senior of the Year. In 1992 he graduated with highest honors from the Uniformed Services University School of Medicine in Bethesda, MD as a United States Air Force officer. He completed his medical internship at Wilford Hall USAF Medical Center, in San Antonio, TX, and then served as a flight surgeon, taking care of active duty personnel and their families both in the U.S. and in the Middle East. He then returned to San Antonio and completed his dermatology residency at Brooke Army Medical Center. While a dermatology resident, he received numerous accolades, to include Chief Resident and award for the best scientific publication and presentation for the Pacific Dermatology Association. Dr. Cvancara was then assigned Chief of Dermatology, David Grant Medical Center at Travis Air Force Base, CA for 4 years, after which he completed a prestigious fellowship in Mohs surgery and cutaneous surgical oncology at Billings Clinic, Billings, MT. He is the author of numerous scientific publications, a textbook chapter, and a speaker at both national and international forums. Dr. Cvancara has been in private practice in Spokane, WA and Coeur d'Alene, ID since 2004, focusing on the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of skin cancers. As a Mohs surgeon, he has treated and repaired over 10,000 complex skin cancer cases. Dr. Cvancara is a member of the American Academy of Dermatology, the American College of Mohs Surgery (ACMS), the American Society of Dermatologic Surgery, and the International Society of Dermatology. Additionally, Dr. Cvancara is a Clinical Instructor to the University of Washington WWAMI medical residency program and volunteer physician at Christ Clinic in Spokane, WA. Dr. Cvancara has been married for over 24 years to his wife, Anne. They have 4 daughters, and all of them enjoy hiking, fishing and playing music."
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Care Philosophy

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1  Specialties

  • Dermatology

1  Board Certifications

  • Dermatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Dermatology*

32  Conditions Treated

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8  Procedures

  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Mohs Surgery
  • Skin Tag Removal

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Washington.

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.

Education

  • Uniformed Services University Of The Health Sciences
    Medical School | Graduated 1992

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Cvancara has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Cvancara's Reviews

4.9
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Cvancara to family and friends
75 total reviews (21 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (75)

  • 5
    (71)
  • 4
    (3)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Cvancara's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (21)

Dr. Cvsncara was kind, thoughtful and highly professional.
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Everything is always excellent. I will only have dr Cvancara do my procedures and I have had many.
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Dr. Cvancara is a warm caring physician. His training and technique are excellent. Have recommendee him to many family and friends.
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I was pleased with all aspects of my experience.
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Friendly, efficient and professional.
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