Dr. Joseph Schmoker, MD

Dr. Joseph Schmoker, MD

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

500 W Broadway St Ste 320

Missoula, MT 59802

Contact Information

(406) 329-5615

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

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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

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1  Specialties

  • Thoracic 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

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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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

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Schmoker

4.9

Based on 19 reviews

5 Stars
94.73684210526316%
(18)
4 Stars
5.2631578947368425%
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
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He is very professional, explains the problems with your heart, the consequences of not correcting the problems and the procedure to be used to correct the problems. He has a very calm personality and great bedside manner. He is very direct in explaining issues which is greatly appreciated.
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Bill Lawrence in Missoula , MT – Sep 01, 2018
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Schmoker is the whole package: personable, informative and a superb surgeon.
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fred haefele in missoula, MT – Aug 24, 2018
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Outstanding doctor and team
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D Henke – Aug 10, 2018
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Dr. Schmoker is an excellent doctor and I highly recommend him and his team. He is thorough with his care and explains everything so that you can understand. He is compassionate and caring and listens and addresses all your questions and concerns. The after care with his team of nurses is also...Read More
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Floyd – Jul 26, 2018
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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...Read More
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Missoula – May 11, 2018
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