Dr. Y Joseph Woo, MD

Dr. Y Joseph Woo, MD

Cardiothoracic Surgery  ·  
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Age 52
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Dr. Y Joseph Woo, MD is a cardiothoracic surgery specialist in Stanford, CA and has been practicing for 18 years. He graduated from Univ Of Pa Sch Of Med in 1992 and specializes in cardiothoracic surgery and cardiac surgery.

300 Pasteur Dr

Stanford, CA 94305

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • CoreSource
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • 8 More

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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for California
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No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Woo's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Mitral Valve Surgery
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Woo performs Mitral Valve Surgery more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Woo performs this procedure more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Mitral Valve Repair
  • Mitral Valve Replacement
  • Transcatheter Mitral Valve Repair
  • Transcatheter Mitral Valve Replacement
Maze Procedure
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Woo performs Maze Procedure more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Woo performs this procedure more than 98% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Mini-Maze Procedure
Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Woo performs Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary) more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Woo performs this procedure more than 94% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Aortic Valve Repair
  • Aortic Valve Replacement
  • Aortic Valvuloplasty
  • Heart Valve Replacement
  • Mitral Valve Repair
  • Mitral Valve Replacement
  • Percutaneous Balloon Valvuloplasty
  • Transcatheter Mitral Valve Repair
  • Transcatheter Mitral Valve Replacement
  • Tricuspid Valve Repair / Replacement
  • Valvuloplasty

Dr. Woo's conditions and procedures:

  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm and Dissection of Heart
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Aneurysm Repair
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
  • Aortic Root Surgery
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Aortic Valve Repair
  • Aortic Valve Surgery
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Carotid Artery Stent Placement
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
  • Coronary Artery Bypass With Robotic Assistance
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • Ebstein's Anomaly
  • Empyema
  • Endocarditis
  • Endovascular Repair of Aorta
  • Endovascular Repair of Thoracic Aorta
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Defect Repair
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Surgery
  • Heart Transplant
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Heart Tumors, Malignant
  • Impella Device
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Insertion of Epicardial Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Insertion of Left Ventricular Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lung Transplant
  • Maze Procedure
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Minimally Invasive Heart Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Valve Surgery
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Mitral Valve Surgery
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Off-Pump Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Pulmonary Valve Surgery
  • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Resection of Cardiac Tumor
  • Septal Defect
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Thrombosis
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Transcatheter Mitral Valve Repair
  • Tricuspid Valve Surgery
  • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Ventricular Assist Device
  • Ventricular Septal Defect
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Care Philosophy

My approach is simple: Optimize Cardiac Health for Longevity in the pursuit of an increased quality of life for the patients I treat. With constant advancements in Medicine and Surgical technology, the vast transformative capacity of Stanford Univers...

Specialties

  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Cardiac Surgery

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

2001
Fellow, Univeristy of Pennsylvania, Cardiothoracic Surgery
Fellowship Hospital
2001
University of Pennsylvania - Cardiothoracic Surgery
Residency Hospital
1999
University of Pennsylvania - General Surgery (Chief Resident)
Residency Hospital
1998
Unoversity of Pennsylvania - General Surgery
Residency Hospital
1998
MIT
Undergraduate School
1997
Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, Univeristy of Pennsylvania
Fellowship Hospital
1993
Intern, Univeristy of Pennsylvania - Surgery
Internship Hospital
1992
Univ Of Pa Sch Of Med
Medical School
2001
2001
1999
1998
1998
1997
1993
1992

Awards

Dr. Woo's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Woo

3.8

Based on 8 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
25%
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Dr Woo did an excellent job of replacing my aortic valve. I had total confidence in him. His staff is extremely friendly, courteous and helpful. The Stanford experience was first class.
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Blue Card PPO
Blue Care Connection PPO
Blue Choice HMO
Blue Choice POS
Blue Choice PPO
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Blue Cross Blue Shield of California POS
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
Carefirst Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access
CoreSource
Geisinger Health Plan
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
Direct Access
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Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Keystone Health Plan East
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MedHealthInsurance
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MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
Oxford Health Plans
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Tricare
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Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO
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