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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (8)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Joseph Hessel is Good. Dr. Hessel has been reviewed by 19 patients who have provided 8 comments. The rating is 4 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 3.8
Promptness 3.6
Courteous Staff 4.1
Accurate Diagnosis 4.3
Bedside Manner 3.9
Spends Time with Me 3.9
Follows Up After Visit 3.8

Specialties & Research

Dr. Joseph Hessel, MD is board certified in Thoracic Surgery (Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery).

Education & Awards

Dr. Hessel graduated from The University of Texas at Houston. He has 2 awards.

Top 10 Doctor - State (2014)
Thoracic Surgeon
Top 10 Doctor - Metro Area (2014)
Phoenix Metro Area
Thoracic Surgeon


Dr. Hessel has 23 hospital affiliations:

  • John C Lincoln Hospital - North Mountain 
  • Banner Thunderbird Medical Center 


  • Spanish
  • English

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Additional Information
Dr. Joseph James Hessel MD is a male Cardiothoracic Surgeon, has 28 years of experience and practices in Thoracic Surgery and Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery.
Where does Dr. Joseph J. Hessel practice?
Dr. Joseph Hessel has 2 office locations.
Dr. Joseph Hessel practices Thoracic Surgery and Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery near Goodyear, AZ.
Additional practice locations include: Phoenix, AZ.
See Goodyear Cardiothoracic Surgeons.