Dr. Joseph Schmoker, MD

Dr. Joseph Schmoker, MD

Cardiac Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 57
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Dr. Joseph Schmoker, MD is a cardiac surgery specialist in Burlington, VT and has been practicing for 31 years. He graduated from St Louis Univ Sch Of Med in 1987 and specializes in cardiac surgery.

111 Colchester Ave

Burlington, VT 05401

Contact Information

(802) 847-4044

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Aortic Valve Surgery
very high
more than 97% of peers
Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
very high
more than 96% of peers
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
very high
more than 93% of peers

Dr. Schmoker'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.

1  Specialties

  • Cardiac Surgery

1  Board Certifications

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

42  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Coronary Artery Aneurysm
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • Empyema
  • Endocarditis
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Lung Cancer
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Septal Defect
  • Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease
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30  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Vermont.

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

  • St Louis Univ Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1987
  • Fletcher Allen Hlth Care
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Stanford University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Schmoker has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Schmoker's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Schmoker to family and friends
9 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (9)

  • 5
    (9)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (0)

Dr. Schmoker'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 (4)

Dr. Schmoker is excellent. He explains complex things in a simple, understandable manner, and gives you pros and cons for surgery given your condition. He answers all questions in a clear, open manner and you never feel rushed. As a cardiac surgery, he is outstanding. My open heart surgery for 3...more
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Cabg x 4 + aortic valve. Up and running in a few days. Now 18 months and all quite fine. Thanks for my life. Best in your future endeavors.
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He did both aortic/mitral mechanical valve replacements and performed excellently. He told me ahead of time that my size would make the operation a challenge for him but all went well. He visited me in my room twice and also kept family and friends informed immediately after the surgery. I know...more
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The Doctor tell's it like it is ,doesn't sugar coat your condition.I feel very at easy and comfortable with the team and care from BURLINGTON HOSPITAL and Staff=THANKS TO ALL
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