Dr. Joseph Shrager, MD

Dr. Joseph Shrager, MD

Thoracic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 55
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Dr. Joseph Shrager, MD is a thoracic surgery specialist in Stanford, CA and has been practicing for 20 years. He graduated from Harvard Medical School in 1988 and specializes in thoracic surgery and general surgery.

300 Pasteur Dr # A260

Stanford, CA 94305

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Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Principal Life
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Lung Cancer
very high
more than 99% of peers
Lung Surgery
very high
more than 99% of peers

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2  Specialties

  • Thoracic Surgery
  • General Surgery

3  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*
  • Thoracic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*

51  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • 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 Disease (CAD)
  • Emphysema
  • Empyema
  • Endocarditis
  • 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
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Primary Hyperhidrosis
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Thoracic Cancer
  • Thrombosis
  • Thymic Epithelial Tumor
  • Thymomas
  • Vascular Disease
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49  Procedures

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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

  • Amherst College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1984
  • Harvard Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1988
  • Hospital Of The University Of Pennsylvania
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1995
  • Massachusetts General Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1998

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Shrager has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Shrager's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Shrager

3.3

Based on 4 reviews

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2 Stars
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We wanted to get second opinion prior to VATS surgery to take out a Neuroendocrine carcinoid. It was an out of pocket visit (we are insured w/ Kaiser). Our experience was not good. We met with his assistant first - then once we met with him it was only for 5 minutes without even bothering to read...Read More
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