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Dr. Stefan Chock

Trauma Surgery
Las vegas, NV
23 years experience male

Locations

Desert Surgical Associates

Las vegas, NV

Address

3186 S Maryland Pkwy #101, Las vegas, NV
Directions

My office hours

Wednesday: 8:00am - 5:00pm
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About

Specialties
Doctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.

Trauma Surgery

Critical Care

General Surgery

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

14 Answers
164 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stefan Chock
Trauma Surgery 23 years experience
Very harmful: Brain herniation secondary to increased intracranial pressure can lead to death if surgical procedures and medical interventions are unable to relieve... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stefan Chock
Trauma Surgery 23 years experience
Probably not: Asymptomatic hemangiomas do not require surgery. Only if they begin to cause pain, or if they grow large enough to compress other organs are they usu... Read More
A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stefan Chock
Trauma Surgery 23 years experience
May need followup: Depending on the type of hernia repair and the circumstances, constant burning in the area could mean a number of things and not necessarily a recurre... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stefan Chock
Trauma Surgery 23 years experience
Depends on severity: Depending on the severity of the injury, your primary md may be able to help you or perhaps refer you to a thoracic surgeon or trauma surgeon.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stefan Chock
Trauma Surgery 23 years experience
80-100 mm hg: Normal po2 is 80-100 mm hg which is the partial pressure of oxygen in blood. If your asking about o2 saturation, then 94-100%.
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stefan Chock
Trauma Surgery 23 years experience
Incureable: Any terminal illness is one that cannot be cured regardless of treament.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stefan Chock
Trauma Surgery 23 years experience
See your physician: Stomach bloating can be a very general symptom caused by a lot of things. If your symptoms persist its best to be evaluated by your primary physician... Read More
A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stefan Chock
Trauma Surgery 23 years experience
Possibly: Cirrhosis and ascites are comorbid conditions that will make surgery more risky. Your surgeon will operate if they feel the benefits gained from the ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stefan Chock
Trauma Surgery 23 years experience
Seek medical help: A third degree burn requires medical attention. Keep the wound clean and dry and seek medical attention as soon as possible.
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stefan Chock
Trauma Surgery 23 years experience
Yes: If the abscess was incised and then packed open to heal, the pink patch could be the scar tissue that healed the area which was drained.
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stefan Chock
Trauma Surgery 23 years experience
Yes: You may have an undiagnosed sternal fracture causing the pain. X-rays are not 100% at being able to diagnose these. Nevertheless, the treatment rema... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stefan Chock
Trauma Surgery 23 years experience
It depends: Depending on where the gunshot wound is and what structures were damaged will affect the length of time for healing. A gunshot that goes through a bo... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stefan Chock
Trauma Surgery 23 years experience
6-8 weeks: The skull fracture itself will heal just like any other bone in the body and usually take 6-8 weeks. The actual symptoms however, may persist dependi... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stefan Chock
Trauma Surgery 23 years experience
Ask your surgeon: Usually a minimum of 6 weeks before a fistula can be used for dialysis.

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Testimonials
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Chock is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Chock is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful!
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful!
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Thanks for your quick reply!

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Rosalind Franklin University - Chicago Medical School, IL
Graduated 1999MD

Residency

PINNACLE HEALTH HOSPITALS

Awards

Top Trauma Surgeon , First Place, National - Summer
2013
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