Joseph Woo

Cardiothoracic surgeon

4.7 out of 5
61 Patient Ratings
8 Patient Comments

Heart Surgery Clinic

  • 300 Pasteur Drive
  • 2nd Floor, Room A260
  • Stanford, CA 94305
  • Phone: 650-724-7500
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Heart Surgery Clinic at Blake Wilbur Building

  • 900 Blake Wilbur Drive
  • 3rd Floor
  • Palo Alto, CA 94304
  • Phone: 650-724-7500
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Heart Transplant Program

  • 300 Pasteur Drive
  • 2nd Floor, Room A260
  • Stanford, CA 94305
  • Phone: 650-723-5468
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Valvular Heart Disease Clinic

  • 300 Pasteur Drive
  • 2nd Floor, Room A260
  • Stanford, CA 94305
  • Phone: 650-723-6459
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Center for Advanced Lung Disease

  • 300 Pasteur Drive
  • 1st Floor, Suite A175
  • Stanford, CA 94305
  • Phone: 650-723-3633
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Professional Education

  • Board Certification: Cardiothoracic Surgery, American Board of Thoracic Surgery (2002)
  • Board Certification: General Surgery, American Board of Surgery (2000)
  • Fellowship: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (2001) PA
  • Residency: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (1999) PA
  • Internship: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (1993) PA
  • Medical Education: University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine (1992) PA
  • Fellow, University of Pennsylvania, Cardiothoracic Surgery (2001)
  • Resident, University of Pennsylvania, Cardiothoracic Surgery (2001)
  • Chief Resident, University of Pennsylvania, Surgery (1999)
  • Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, University of Pennsylvania (1997)
  • Resident, University of Pennsylvania, Surgery (1998)
  • Intern, University of Pennsylvania, Surgery (1993)
  • MD, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine (1992)
  • BS, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (1988)

Honors & Awards

  • Surgical Mentorship Teaching Award, Department of Surgery, University of Pennsylvania (2013)
  • Luigi Mastroianni Clinical Innovator Award, University of Pennsylvania (2012)
  • Top Doctors of Philadelphia Region, Philadelphia Magazine (2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013)
  • Class of 2012 Teaching Award, Penn Medicine (2009)
  • 10 Philadelphia Medical Researchers to Watch for 2005, Philadelphia Inquirer (2005)
  • 21 Up and Coming Leaders of Philadelphia Award Winner, Philadelphia Magazine (2003)
  • 40 under Forty Award Winner, Philadelphia Business Journal (2003)
  • Leonard J. Perloff Chief Resident Teaching Award (as determined by fellow residents), Department of Surgery, University of Pennsylvania (1999)
  • Resident Prize First Place, Pennsylvania Association of Thoracic Surgery (1997)
  • Surgical Scholar Award (Scoring 99th percentile on American Board of Surgery In-Service Exam), Department of Surgery, University of Pennsylvania (1997)
  • Vivien Thomas Young Investigator Award Winner, American Heart Association (1997)
  • William Y. Inouye Teaching Award (Top resident teacher as determined by medical students), Department of Surgery, University of Pennsylvania (1997)
  • Penn Pearls Teaching Award (Teaching excellence, as determined by medical students), University of Pennsylvania (1995)
  • I. S. Ravdin Prize (Top student in surgery), Department of Surgery, University of Pennsylvania (1992)
  • Alpha Omega Alpha, University of Pennsylvania (1991)

Administrative Appointments

  • Associate Director, Stanford Cardiovascular Institute, CT Surgery (2014 - Present)
  • Member, Perioperative Services Medical Committee (2014 - Present)
  • Member, Executive Committee, Stanford University School of Medicine (2014 - Present)
  • Attending Cardiothoracic Surgeon, Lucille Packard Children’s Hospital (2014 - Present)
  • Attending Cardiothoracic Surgeon, Stanford Hospital and Clinics (2014 - Present)
  • Chair, Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Stanford University School of Medicine (2014 - Present)
4.8

Friendliness

4.8

Recommended to others

4.7

Explanations

4.6

Listens

4.6

Includes you in decisions

4.8

Clear Communication

4.8

Confidence in your doctor

4.1

Wait times

SHC Patient, Nov 2015

Excellent surgeon, I had wanted to understand my BP & dose of medication better & he indicated he wanted the cardiologist to manage that which is understandable.

SHC Patient, Oct 2015

Excellent yes.

SHC Patient, Oct 2015

Extreme confidence with this provider.

SHC Patient, Sep 2015

Excellent communications, care, and advice, drugs prescribed etc.

SHC Patient, Aug 2015

Great.

SHC Patient, Jul 2015

I feel I am in good hands.

SHC Patient, Nov 2014

Other than 1 comment in response to one of my questions "you don't need to worry about that, it's complicated" I have no complaints.

SHC Patient, Oct 2014

V. good experience.

4.7 out of 5
61 Patient Ratings
8 Patient Comments

SHC Patient, Nov 2015

Excellent surgeon, I had wanted to understand my BP & dose of medication better & he indicated he wanted the cardiologist to manage that which is understandable.

SHC Patient, Oct 2015

Excellent yes.

SHC Patient, Oct 2015

Extreme confidence with this provider.

SHC Patient, Sep 2015

Excellent communications, care, and advice, drugs prescribed etc.

SHC Patient, Aug 2015

Great.

SHC Patient, Jul 2015

I feel I am in good hands.

SHC Patient, Nov 2014

Other than 1 comment in response to one of my questions "you don't need to worry about that, it's complicated" I have no complaints.

SHC Patient, Oct 2014

V. good experience.