Dr. Joseph Schmoker, MD

Dr. Joseph Schmoker, MD

Thoracic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 58
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Dr. Joseph Schmoker, MD is a thoracic surgery specialist in Missoula, MT and has been practicing for 32 years. He graduated from St Louis U, School Of Medicine in 1987 and specializes in thoracic surgery and general 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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Dr. Schmoker's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Aortic Valve Surgery
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Schmoker performs Aortic Valve Surgery more than 90% of his peers

Dr. Schmoker performs this procedure more than 90% of his peers

Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Schmoker performs Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary) more than 89% of his peers

Dr. Schmoker performs this procedure more than 89% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Aortic Valve Repair
  • Aortic Valve Replacement
  • Aortic Valvuloplasty
  • Heart Valve Replacement
  • Mitral Valve Repair
  • Mitral Valve Replacement
  • Percutaneous Balloon Valvuloplasty
  • Transcatheter Mitral Valve Repair
  • Transcatheter Mitral Valve Replacement
  • Tricuspid Valve Repair / Replacement
  • Valvuloplasty
Congenital Heart Disease
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Schmoker treats Congenital Heart Disease more than 89% of his peers

Dr. Schmoker treats this condition more than 89% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Adult Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congenital Aneurysms of the Great Vessels
  • Congenital Cardiovascular Malformations
  • Congenital Heart Block
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Defects, Adult
  • Congenital Heart Defects, Fetal
  • Congenital Heart Defects, Pediatric
  • Congenital Mitral Malformation
  • Congenital Mitral Stenosis
  • Congenital Septal Defect

Dr. Schmoker's conditions and procedures:

Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
Aneurysm
Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Dissection
Aortic Ectasia
Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
Aortic Stenosis
Aortic Valve Disease
Aortic Valve Regurgitation
Aortic Valve Surgery
Arrhythmias
Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial Flutter
Benign Tumor
Cancer
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
Cardiac Electrophysiology
Cardiomegaly
Cardiomyopathy
Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
Carotid Artery Disease
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
Congenital Heart Defects
Congenital Heart Disease
Coronary Artery Aneurysm
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Coronary Artery Dissection
Decortication and Pleurectomy
Empyema
Endocarditis
Endovascular Repair of Aorta
Endovascular Repair of Thoracic Aorta
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Surgery
Head and Neck Surgery
Heart Defect Repair
Heart Disease
Heart Surgery
Heart Tumors, Benign
Impella Device
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Lobectomy, Open
Lung Cancer
Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
Lung Surgery
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Maze Procedure
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Mitral Valve Stenosis
Mitral Valve Surgery
Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
Pericardial Disease
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Peripheral Arterial Dissection
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Port Placements or Replacements
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Embolism
Pulmonary Valve Disease
Resection of Cardiac Tumor
Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
Septal Defect
Thoracentesis
Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
Thrombosis
Tracheal Surgery
Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)
Tricuspid Valve Surgery
Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
Vascular Disease
Vascular Surgical Procedure
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Biography

Dr. Joseph Schmoker, MD is a thoracic surgery specialist in Missoula, MT and has been practicing for 32 years. He graduated from St Louis U, School Of Medicine in 1987 and specializes in thoracic surgery and general surgery.

Specialties

  • Thoracic Surgery
  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

Stanford University
Fellowship Hospital
Fletcher Allen Hlth Care
Residency Hospital
1987
St Louis U, School Of Medicine
Medical School
1987

Awards

Dr. Schmoker's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Schmoker

5.0

Based on 27 reviews

5 Stars
96.29629629629629%
(26)
4 Stars
3.7037037037037037%
(1)
3 Stars
0%
(0)
2 Stars
0%
(0)
1 Star
0%
(0)

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I had 5 coronary artery blockages, ranging from 50% to 90% occluded. Dr. Schmoker fixed them all and his staff follow-up was excellent. After I went home they checked on my progress daily through email.
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Dr Schmoker and staff are wonderful. I had the best care. They are always there for you with any questions. I highly recommend him and his staff.
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Absolutely yes! A skilled surgeon. Is highly regarded by past and current colleagues. Truly _the best_ in the field.
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Very thorough with explanations. Has an excellent care team t support his work.
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The care that I received from both Dr. Schmoker’s team, as well as the post surgery staff was excellent. I felt that any concerns or questions that I had were answered quickly and thoughtfully. I am very happy with the care that I received.
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Cigna
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First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
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