Dr. Y Joseph Woo, MD

Dr. Y Joseph Woo, MD

Cardiothoracic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 51
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Dr. Y Joseph Woo, MD is a cardiothoracic surgery specialist in Stanford, CA and has been practicing for 17 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
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
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 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)
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
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 Univ...

Specialties

  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Cardiac Surgery

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

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

Awards

Dr. Woo's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Woo

3.8

Based on 8 reviews

5 Stars
62.5%
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4 Stars
0%
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3 Stars
12.5%
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2 Stars
0%
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1 Star
25%
(2)

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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 HMO
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
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Keystone Health Plan East
Keystone Health Plan East HMO
MedHealthInsurance
Medicaid
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
Oxford Health Plans
Freedom Plan
Tricare
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UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO
Oxford Liberty
United Healthcare