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Dr. Joseph B Shrager MD is a male Cardiothoracic Surgeon, has 22 years of experience and practices in Thoracic Surgery and Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery.
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Dr. Joseph Shrager has 4 office locations.
Stanford University
300 Pasteur Dr
Stanford, CA 94305

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Locations and availability (4)
License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

3.0
  • Currently 3 of 4 stars
(5)
Patient comments (3)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Joseph Shrager is Good. Dr. Shrager has been reviewed by 5 patients who have provided 3 comments. The rating is 3 out of 4 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 3.3
  • Currently 3.25 of 4 stars
Promptness 3.3
  • Currently 3.25 of 4 stars
Courteous Staff 3.3
  • Currently 3.25 of 4 stars
Accurate Diagnosis 3.5
  • Currently 3.5 of 4 stars
Bedside Manner 3.3
  • Currently 3.25 of 4 stars
Spends Time with Me 3.3
  • Currently 3.25 of 4 stars
Follows Up After Visit 3.0
  • Currently 3 of 4 stars

Specialties & Research

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

  • He has special expertise in 16 areas:
  • Animal Muscular Dystrophy
  • Cardiac Surgical Procedures
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Cancer (Non-Small-Cell Lung Carcinoma)
  • Mediastinal Cyst
  • Mediastinum Cancer (Mediastinal Neoplasm)
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Pneumonectomy (Lung removal)
  • Pneumothorax
  • Pulmonary Emphysema (COPD)
  • Thoracoscopy
  • Thymus Cancer
  • Thymus Gland Removal (Thymectomy)
  • Thymus Tumor (Thymoma)
  • Video-Assisted Thoracic Surgery

Education & Awards

Dr. Shrager graduated from Harvard University , Boston. He has 3 awards.

Awards  
Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® (2007 - 2008, 2010 - 2014)
Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® for Cancer (2006 - 2007, 2009 - 2012, 2014)
Patients' Choice Award (2013)

Affiliations

Dr. Shrager has 10 hospital affiliations:

  • Chestnut Hill Hospital 
  • University of PA Medical Center/Presbyterian 

Accepted Insurance Plans

Dr. Shrager accepts these health insurances in at least one office:

  • United Healthcare - 16 plans
  • Great-West Healthcare - 2 plans
  • Santa Clara Family Health Plan - 3 plans
  • Humana - 6 plans
  • Cigna - 5 plans
  • USA H & W Network - 1 plan
  • Unicare - 12 plans
  • Oxford Health Plans - 2 plans
  • Anthem Blue Cross - 11 plans
  • Blue Shield of California - 77 plans

Languages

  • French


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Additional Information
Where does Dr. Joseph B. Shrager practice?
Dr. Joseph Shrager practices Thoracic Surgery and Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery near Stanford, CA.
Additional practice locations include: Philadelphia, PA and Palo Alto, CA.
See Stanford Surgeons.