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

Contact Information

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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Top Care Areas

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Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
very high
more than 95% of peers
Tricuspid Valve Surgery
very high
more than 94% of peers
Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
very high
more than 93% of peers

Dr. Woo's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Woo "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 University's collective expertise allows us as a Cardiovascular unit to stay on the cusp of the leading edge in the field. We strive to comprehensively evaluate, accurately diagnose, and skillfully operate in the best interest of each patient. Dr. Y. J. Woo"

2  Specialties

  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Cardiac Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*

47  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm and Dissection of Heart
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Ebstein's Anomaly
  • Empyema
  • Endocarditis
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Heart Tumors, Malignant
  • Lung Cancer
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Septal Defect
  • Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Ventricular Septal Defect
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49  Procedures

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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

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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Woo has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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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
12.5%
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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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