Dr. Sara Shumway, MD

General SurgeryFemaleAge 69

Dr. Shumway
Accepting new patients

University of Minnesota Medical Center Fairview

420 Delaware St SE Minneapolis, MN 55455

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(612) 625-3902

Dr. Sara Shumway, MD is a General Surgery Specialist in Minneapolis, MN and has over 43 years of experience in the medical field. She graduated from Vanderbilt University School Of Medicine medical school in 1979. She is affiliated with medical facilities such as M Health Fairview Southdale Hospital and M Health Fairview University of Minnesota Medical Center - West Bank. She is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Shumway to book an appointment.

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Dr. Shumway is affiliated with M Health Fairview Southdale Hospital Edina, a highly rated hospital.

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  • Explains Conditions Well
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Dr. Shumway's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Shumway performs Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration more than 77% of her peers

Dr. Shumway performs this procedure more than 77% of her peers

Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Shumway performs Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage more than 76% of her peers

Dr. Shumway performs this procedure more than 76% of her peers

Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Shumway performs Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery more than 75% of her peers

Dr. Shumway performs this procedure more than 75% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Multi-Arterial Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
  • Off-Pump Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery

Dr. Shumway's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Pain
  • 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 Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Aortic Valve Surgery
  • Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Septal Defect
  • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Constipation
  • Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
  • Empyema
  • Endocarditis
  • Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastrotomy
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Defect Repair
  • Heart Transplant
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Ileus
  • Impella Device
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Insertion of Epicardial Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Insertion of Left Ventricular Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Ischemic Colitis
  • Laparotomy
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Transplant
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Maze Procedure
  • Meckel's Diverticulum
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Mitral Valve Surgery
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Patent Foramen Ovale (PFO)
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Resection of Cardiac Tumor
  • Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Septal Defect
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thyroid Nodule
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)
  • Tricuspid Valve Surgery
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
  • Ventricular Assist Device
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
  • Wound Repair

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Dr. Shumway accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
Group Value Network (Select Network)-MN
National (BlueCard) PPO
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota
Blue Cross Accord
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO

Dr. Shumway's Reviews

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4.0

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Sara shumway is an angel ….. nice smart and everything else a great doctor should be /Donald Boxmeyer roughly 13 years ago
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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My name is Adrian Trotter I had a double lung transplant performed by Dr. Shumway 9/5/2017 , while I was in surgery she crossed paths with my mother crying in cafeteria and took time too grab her and pray for me , I’m 2+ years out doing perfect no limitations God crafter this women I can’t thank enough words can never describe the blessing and opportunity I’ve had at UMMC I thank you for my life back
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Biography

Dr. Sara Shumway, MD is a General Surgery Specialist in Minneapolis, MN and has over 43 years of experience in the medical field. She graduated from Vanderbilt...Read more

Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Cardiothoracic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

1988
The Johns Hopkins Hospital
Fellowship Hospital
1985
Vanderbilt University
Residency Hospital
1979
Vanderbilt University School Of Medicine
Medical School

Awards

Frequently Asked Questions

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What are Dr. Sara Shumway, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Shumway frequently treats Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration , Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage, and Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Shumway treats.

Where is Dr. Sara Shumway, MD's office located?

Dr. Shumway's office is located at 420 Delaware St SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Locations

University of Minnesota Medical Center Fairview

Administrative420 Delaware St SE Minneapolis, MN 55455
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Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Shumway is affiliated with the following hospitals. Select a hospital below to learn more.

Learn more about how Healthgrades measuresHospital Quality.

M Health Fairview Southdale Hospital

Edina, MN

67% Patient Experience Rating, 2% lower than the national average

7 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2021)

M Health Fairview University of Minnesota Medical Center - West Bank

Minneapolis, MN

72% Patient Experience Rating, 3% higher than the national average

Saint Joseph's Hospital

Saint Paul, MN

70% Patient Experience Rating, 1% higher than the national average

1 Award Received