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Patient Reviews

4.5
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(7)
Patient comments (2)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. John Kucharczuk, Surgeon, Thoracic Surgeon is Excellent. Dr. Kucharczuk has been reviewed by 7 patients who have provided 2 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.1
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Promptness 2.8
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Courteous Staff 3.7
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Accurate Diagnosis 3.7
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Bedside Manner 3.7
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Spends Time with Me 3.2
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Follows Up After Visit 3.2
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Specialties & Research

Dr. John Kucharczuk, MD is board certified in Surgery and Thoracic Surgery (Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery).

  • He has special expertise in 18 areas:
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Esophagectomy
  • Esophagus Cancer (Esophogeal Neoplasm)
  • Gene Therapy
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Cancer (Malignant Pleural Effusion)
  • Mediastinal Diseases
  • Mediastinum Cancer (Mediastinal Neoplasm)
  • Mesothelioma (Asbestos-related Cancer)
  • Pneumonectomy (Lung removal)
  • Pneumothorax
  • Pulmonary Coin Lesion
  • Thoracoscopy
  • Thoracotomy
  • Thymus Gland Removal (Thymectomy)
  • Thymus Tumor (Thymoma)
  • Tracheal Stenosis
  • Video-Assisted Thoracic Surgery

Education & Awards

Dr. Kucharczuk graduated from University of Pennsylvania , Philadelphia. He has 4 awards.

Awards  
Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® (2009, 2011 - 2014)
Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® for Cancer (2009, 2011 - 2012, 2014)
Patients' Choice Award (2008 - 2009, 2014)
Top 10 Doctor - Metro Area (2014)
Delaware Valley
Thoracic Surgeon

Affiliations

Dr. Kucharczuk has 7 hospital affiliations:

  • University of PA Medical Center/Presbyterian 
  • Hospital of the University of PA 

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Additional Information
Dr. John Charles Kucharczuk MD is a male Surgeon, has 19 years of experience and practices in Surgery, Thoracic Surgery, and Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery.
Where does Dr. John C. Kucharczuk practice?
Dr. John Kucharczuk has 8 office locations.
Dr. John Kucharczuk practices Surgery, Thoracic Surgery, and Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery near Philadelphia, PA.
Additional practice locations include: Glenside, PA.
See Philadelphia Surgeons.