Dr. Joseph Stella, DO

Dr. Joseph Stella, DO

Cardiothoracic Surgery  ·  
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Age 56
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Dr. Joseph Stella, DO is a cardiothoracic surgery specialist in Wilkes Barre, PA and has been practicing for 31 years. He graduated from Philadelphia College Of Osteopathic Medicine in 1987 and specializes in cardiothoracic surgery.

1000 E Mountain Dr

Wilkes Barre, PA 18711

Contact Information

(800) 275-6401

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerihealth
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital Blue Cross
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • 2 More

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Dr. Stella's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Stella performs Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs) more than 87% of his peers

Dr. Stella performs this procedure more than 87% of his peers

Lung Surgery
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Stella performs Lung Surgery more than 82% of his peers

Dr. Stella performs this procedure more than 82% of his peers

Aneurysm
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Stella treats Aneurysm more than 79% of his peers

Dr. Stella treats this condition more than 79% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm and Dissection of Heart
  • Aneurysm of Sinus of Valsalva
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry, 1
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry, 2
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry, 3
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry, 4
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry, 5
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry, 6
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry, 7
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry, 8
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Aneurysm, Familial Abdominal 1
  • Aortic Aneurysm, Familial Thoracic 1
  • Cerebral Aneurysm
  • Congenital Aneurysms of the Great Vessels
  • Coronary Artery Aneurysm
  • Dissecting Aneurysm
  • Endovascular Aortic Aneurysm
  • False Aneurysm
  • Femoral Aneurysm
  • Fetal Left Ventricular Aneurysm
  • Iliac Aneurysm
  • Leber Miliary Aneurysm
  • Popliteal Aneurysm
  • Pulmonary Arteriovenous Aneurysm
  • Retinal Macoaneurysm
  • Ruptured Aneurysm
  • Saccular Aneurysm
  • Suprarenal Aneurysm
  • Vein of Galen Aneurysm
  • Visceral Aneurysm

Dr. Stella's conditions and procedures:

Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Aneurysm
Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Dissection
Aortic Ectasia
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
Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
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 Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Empyema
Endocarditis
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Surgery
Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
Esophagostomy
Head and Neck Cancer
Head and Neck Surgery
Heart Defect Repair
Heart Disease
Heart Surgery
Heart Tumors, Benign
Heart Tumors, Malignant
Impella Device
Lung Cancer
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
Paracentesis
Pericardial Disease
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Port Placements or Replacements
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Embolism
Pulmonary Valve Disease
Secondary Hypertension
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
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Biography

Dr. Joseph Stella, DO is a cardiothoracic surgery specialist in Wilkes Barre, PA and has been practicing for 31 years. He graduated from Philadelphia College Of Osteopathic Medicine in 1987 and specializes in cardiothoracic surgery.

Specialties

  • Cardiothoracic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • General Surgery

Education

  • Hahnemann University Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital
  • Umdnj-Kennedy Memorial Hospital
    Residency Hospital
  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
    Residency Hospital
  • Suburban General Hospital
    Residency Hospital
  • Allentown Osteopathic Medical Center
    Internship Hospital
  • 1987
    Philadelphia College Of Osteopathic Medicine
    Medical School
    1987
  • Temple University School Of Pharmacy
    Undergraduate School

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Amerihealth
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Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card Test PPO
Capital Blue Cross
Cigna
Cigna PPO
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Coventry Health Care
Coventry Health America PPO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
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Geisinger Health Plan
Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
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