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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (6)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Stephen Cassivi is Excellent. Dr. Cassivi has been reviewed by 13 patients who have provided 6 comments. The rating is 5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 5.0
Promptness 4.8
Courteous Staff 5.0
Accurate Diagnosis 5.0
Bedside Manner 5.0
Spends Time with Me 5.0
Follows Up After Visit 5.0

Specialties & Research

Dr. Stephen Cassivi, MD is board certified in Thoracic Surgery (Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery).

  • He has special expertise in 16 areas:
  • Acid Reflux Disease (Gastroesophageal Reflux / GERD)
  • Adjuvant Chemotherapy
  • Esophagectomy
  • Esophagoscopy
  • Esophagus Cancer (Esophogeal Neoplasm)
  • Gastrectomy (Stomach Removal)
  • Glandular Cancer (Adenocarcinoma)
  • Laproscopic Surgery (Laparoscopy)
  • Local Neoplasm Recurrence
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Cancer (Non-Small-Cell Lung Carcinoma)
  • Lung Transplantation
  • Pneumonectomy (Lung removal)
  • Recurrence
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Stomach Stapling (Gastroplasty)

Education & Awards

Dr. Cassivi graduated from University Of Ottawa Faculty Of Medicine. He has 6 awards.

One of America's Leading Experts on:
Lung Cancer (Lung Neoplasm)
Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® (2009, 2013 - 2015)
Castle Connolly's Top Doctors™ (2012 - 2013)
Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award (2012 - 2013)
Patients' Choice Award (2008 - 2013)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2011 - 2014)


Dr. Cassivi has 5 hospital affiliations:

  • Rochester Methodist Hospital 
  • St Marys Hospital - Rochester 

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Additional Information
Dr. Stephen D Cassivi MD is a male Surgeon, has 17 years of experience and practices in Surgery, Thoracic Surgery, and Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery.
Where does Dr. Stephen D. Cassivi practice?
Dr. Stephen Cassivi has 1 office location.
Dr. Stephen Cassivi practices Surgery, Thoracic Surgery, and Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery near Rochester, MN.
See Rochester Surgeons and Rochester Cardiothoracic Surgeons.