Dr. Joseph Shvidler, MD

Dr. Joseph Shvidler, MD

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Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery  |  
Male  |  
41 y/o
(25)

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Dr. Joseph Shvidler, MD is a facial plastic & reconstructive surgery specialist in Gig Harbor, WA and has been practicing for 10 years. He graduated from Pennsylvania State University / College of Medicine in 2002 and specializes in facial plastic & reconstructive surgery, ear, nose, and throat, and more.Read his story

MultiCare ENT Specialists - Gig Harbor

4545 Point Fosdick Dr NW Ste 225

Gig Harbor, WA 98335
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Choice Health
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Group Health Cooperative
  • Health Net
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Molina Healthcare
  • MultiPlan

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Chronic Sinusitis
high
more than 88% of peers
Headache
high
more than 87% of peers
Allergic Reaction
normal
more than 57% of peers

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Dr. Shvidler's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Shvidler "Dr. Joseph Shvidler moved to the South Puget Sound after finishing his residency training in ear nose and throat surgery to pursue a fellowship in cosmetic and reconstructive facial plastic surgery at University of Washington hospitals. Dr. Shvidler then returned to active duty at Joint Base Lewis McChord. During his tenure he served as a section chief of facial plastic and reconstructive surgery at Madigan Army Medical Center in Tacoma, WA. As an assistant professor of surgery for the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Dr. Shvidler trained generations of future ENT surgeons and medical students. He performed numerous complex reconstructive facial plastic surgeries on soldiers , military family members and retirees. After serving his country for over 12 years, Dr. Shvidler has transitioned to civilian life and is now working in the South Puget Sound area covering areas of greater Seattle, Tacoma, Gig Harbor, Pyallup and Federal Way. Dr. Shvidler provides comprehensive, state of the art care in management of congenital, traumatic, and cosmetic deformities in the facial and neck region. His unique training in ear nose and throat and facial plastic reconstructive surgery gives him ability to care for the most complex issues. He provides compassionate care by listening to each individuals needs."

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Shvidler "   My training and experience allow me to provide comprehensive, state of the art care in management of congenital, traumatic, and cosmetic deformities in the facial and neck region. My combined expertise in ear nose and throat and facial plastic reconstructive surgery gives me ability to care for the most complex issues. I strive to provide compassionate care by listening to each individuals needs. I take time educating patients about all possible options and alternatives, setting realistic expectations. "
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Specialties

  • Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
  • Ear, Nose, and Throat
  • Facial Cosmetic Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*
  • Plastic Surgery & Facial Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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

  • Loyola University Chicago
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1998
  • Pennsylvania State University / College of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2002
  • Tripler Army Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2003
  • Tripler Army Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2007
  • University Of Washington Med Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2008

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Shvidler has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Russian
  • Ukrainian

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Shvidler's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Shvidler to family and friends
5.0
based on 25 total reviews (10 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (25)

  • 5
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  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Shvidler'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 (10)

in gig harbor
Was a 2nd opinion. WAAAAYYY better. Nice office, nice Dr, pain free procedure, well explained, calmed all concerns. Seems very knowledgeable, kind, and listened. Wait time was a little long but totally worth it. Got me in right away after I called in. Explained my options and respected my decision....more
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in Bremerton, WA
I had to have my entire bottom right nostril removed due to skin cancer via Moh's (at a different clinic). This is terrifying, especially since I'm not even 40 yet. DR. SHVIDLER SAVED MY FACE! He knows what he's doing, he answered all my questions, and the results are nothing short of miraculous. ...more
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in Gig Harbor, WA
Dr Shvidler has clearly explained each procedure and takes the time to answer my questions. Very happy with my outcomes and I trust his advice.
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in Gig Harbor, WA
Dr. Shvidler provides excellent care and I would definitely recommend him to family and friends.
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in Tacoma, WA
I had a great experience with Dr. Shvidler. I take some medications that I find most physicians aren't familiar with. Dr. Shvidler was very informed and helped me navigate my recovery and my medications. He is extremely knowledgeable and is willing to go the extra mile to ensure your well being....more
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