Dr. Joseph Shrager, MD
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Thoracic Surgery | Male

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Dr. Joseph Shrager, MD is a thoracic surgery doctor who practices in Stanford, CA. He is 54 years old and has been practicing for 29 years. Dr. Shrager is affiliated with Stanford Hospital and Clinics.

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      EXCELLENT
    • Explains condition(s) well
      VERY GOOD
    • Answers Questions
      VERY GOOD
    • Time well spent
      VERY GOOD
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      VERY GOOD
    • Office environment
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    • Average wait time
      16 to 30 minutes
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    Dr. Shrager's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

    •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
    •  Specializes in Thoracic Surgery
    •  Board certified in General Surgery, Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery and Thoracic Surgery
    •  No malpractice claims found
    •  No sanctions found
    •  No board actions found

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    • General Surgery
    • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
    • Thoracic Surgery

    Conditions Treated

    • Aneurysm
    • Aortic Aneurysm
    • Aortic Ectasia
    • Aortic Stenosis
    • Aortic Valve Disease
    • Arrhythmias
    • Atrial Fibrillation
    • Atrial Flutter
    • Cancer
    • Cardiomegaly
    • Cardiomyopathy
    • Carotid Artery Disease
    • Congenital Heart Defects
    • Congenital Heart Disease
    • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
    • Emphysema
    • Empyema
    • Esophageal Cancer
    • Esophageal Diseases
    • Esophageal Tumor
    • Excessive Sweating
    • Head and Neck Cancer
    • Heart Disease
    • Lung Cancer
    • Lung Mass
    • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
    • Mediastinal Tumors
    • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
    • Mediastinal Tumors, Not Specified as Malignant
    • Mitral Valve Disease
    • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
    • Neuroendocrine Tumors
    • Pericardial Disease
    • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
    • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
    • Pleura Cancer
    • Pleural Cancer
    • Pleural Neoplasm, Not Specified as Malignant
    • Primary Hyperhidrosis
    • Pulmonary Disease
    • Pulmonary Embolism
    • Pulmonary Valve Disease
    • Thoracic Cancer
    • Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
    • Thrombosis
    • Thymic Epithelial Tumor
    • Thymomas
    • Vascular Disease

    Education

    • Medical School
      Harvard Medical School

      Graduated in 1988

    • Residency Hospital
      Hospital Of The University Of Pennsylvania

      Completed in 1995

    • Fellowship Hospital
      Massachusetts General Hospital

      Completed in 1998

    • Undergraduate School
      Amherst College

      Graduated in 1984

    Languages Spoken

    • English

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    Specialties

    • Thoracic Surgery
    • General Surgery

    Procedures Performed

    • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
    • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
    • Cardiac Electrophysiology
    • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
    • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
    • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
    • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
    • Decortication and Pleurectomy
    • Endoscopic Sympathectomy for Hyperhidrosis
    • Endoscopic Thoracic Sympathectomy
    • Esophageal Surgery
    • Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
    • Esophagostomy
    • Head and Neck Surgery
    • Heart Surgery
    • Hernia Repair
    • Hyperhidrosis and Minimally Invasive Sympathectomy
    • Impella Device
    • Lobectomy, Open
    • Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
    • Lung Removal, Open
    • Lung Surgery
    • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
    • Mediastinal Tumors and Minimally Invasive Resection
    • Minimally Invasive Esophagectomy (MIE)
    • Minimally Invasive Surgery
    • Minimally Invasive Thymectomy
    • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
    • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
    • Open Thymectomy
    • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
    • Port Placements or Replacements
    • Puncture Aspiration
    • Segmentectomy, Open
    • Thoracentesis
    • Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
    • Thoracoscopic Segmentectomy
    • Thoracoscopic Thymectomy
    • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
    • Thymectomy
    • Tracheal Surgery
    • Vascular Surgical Procedure
    • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic (VATS) Lobectomy
    • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS)
    • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy