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Surgical Specialist, Cardiothoracic Surgeon
24 years of experience
Accepting new patients
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License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (6)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Irving Shen is Excellent. Dr. Shen has been reviewed by 15 patients who have provided 6 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.6
Promptness 4.7
Courteous Staff 4.6
Accurate Diagnosis 5.0
Bedside Manner 5.0
Spends Time with Me 5.0
Follows Up After Visit 5.0

Specialties & Research

Dr. Irving Shen, MD is board certified in Thoracic Surgery (Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery) and Congenital Cardiac Surgery.

  • He has special expertise in 4 areas:
  • Cardiac Surgical Procedures
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Heart Valve Diseases
  • Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome

Education & Awards

Dr. Shen graduated from Oregon Health & Science University, Portland. He has 6 awards.

One of America's Leading Experts on:
Cardiac Surgical Procedures
Cardiopulmonary Bypass
Congenital Heart Defects
Patients' Choice Award (2008 - 2009, 2013 - 2014)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2009, 2013 - 2014)
On-Time Doctor Award (2014)


Dr. Shen has 1 hospital affiliations:

  • Oregon Health Science University 


  • Persian
  • Russian
  • Spanish
  • Chinese
  • Thai
  • English

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Additional Information
Dr. Irving Shen MD is a male Cardiothoracic Surgeon, has 24 years of experience and practices in Thoracic Surgery, Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery, and Congenital Cardiac Surgery.
Where does Dr. Irving Shen practice?
Dr. Irving Shen has 2 office locations.
Dr. Irving Shen practices Thoracic Surgery, Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery, and Congenital Cardiac Surgery near Falls Church, VA.
Additional practice locations include: Alexandria, VA.
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