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Jay Snow, MD

Dr. Snow is a general surgeon in the Festus area. He is affiliated with Mercy Hospital Jefferson.
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Conditions treated

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Dr. Snow saw more obesity patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Greater St. Louis area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Snow saw more digestive tract conditions patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Greater St. Louis area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Snow saw more obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Greater St. Louis area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Snow saw more acid reflux patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Greater St. Louis area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Snow saw more sleep apnea patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Greater St. Louis area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Snow saw more gastritis patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Greater St. Louis area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Snow saw polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Greater St. Louis area. Learn more.
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Dr. Snow saw more benign polyps patients than 75% of similar doctors in the Greater St. Louis area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Snow saw more hiatal hernia patients than 75% of similar doctors in the Greater St. Louis area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Snow saw more stomach ulcer patients than 75% of similar doctors in the Greater St. Louis area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Snow saw colon polyps patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Greater St. Louis area. Learn more.

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164 doctors
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Dr. Snow saw more swelling patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Greater St. Louis area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Snow saw more cardiovascular disease (CVD) patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Greater St. Louis area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Snow saw more vascular disease patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Greater St. Louis area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Snow saw more high cholesterol patients than 75% of similar doctors in the Greater St. Louis area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Snow saw anal polyp patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Greater St. Louis area. Learn more.

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6 doctors
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7 doctors
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3 doctors
Dr. Snow saw H. pylori patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Greater St. Louis area. Learn more.

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330 doctors
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Dr. Snow saw more type 2 diabetes patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Greater St. Louis area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Snow saw more diabetes patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Greater St. Louis area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Snow saw more non-alcoholic liver disease patients than 75% of similar doctors in the Greater St. Louis area in 2014–2018. Learn more.
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Dr. Snow saw hormonal imbalance patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Greater St. Louis area. Learn more.
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110 doctors
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Dr. Snow saw more hernia patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Greater St. Louis area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Snow saw pain patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Greater St. Louis area. Learn more.

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103 doctors
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Dr. Snow saw more biliary tract disease patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Greater St. Louis area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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252 doctors
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Dr. Snow saw asthma patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Greater St. Louis area. Learn more.

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261 doctors
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Dr. Snow saw chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Greater St. Louis area. Learn more.

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159 doctors
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Dr. Snow saw more liver condition patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Greater St. Louis area in 2014–2018. Learn more.
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125 doctors
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Dr. Snow saw sleep disorders patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Greater St. Louis area. Learn more.
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86 doctors
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Dr. Snow saw dehydration patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Greater St. Louis area. Learn more.
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Dr. Snow saw osteoarthritis patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Greater St. Louis area. Learn more.

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Laparoscopic hernia surgery rate

Dr. Snow’s laparoscopic hernia surgery rate is similar to the rate we predicted for his mix of cases and patients.
44%
laparoscopic hernia surgery rate

As a patient, you may prefer a doctor who has a higher rate of laparoscopic hernia surgery to reduce scarring and pain compared to traditional open surgery.

Decision factor

Compared to predicted rates calculated for each doctor’s unique mix of cases and patients

  • Lower than our predicted rate
  • Higher than our predicted rate
  • Similar to our predicted rate

Laparoscopic surgery involves smaller incisions, less scarring, and sometimes less pain than traditional open surgery.

To help you understand how Dr. Snow’s rate of laparoscopic hernia surgery compares to a typical doctor who performs hernia surgeries:

  1. We first measure how many of Dr. Snow’s hernia surgeries were performed laparoscopically.
  2. We then analyze the typical practices of all other doctors in the United States who perform hernia surgeries, using a data-driven model to predict the rate of laparoscopic hernia surgeries for patients like Dr. Snow’s.

By comparing these two numbers, you can see whether Dr. Snow’s rate of laparoscopic hernia surgery is lower than, similar to, or higher than predicted.

This prediction adjusts based on the types of patients the doctor sees, so a doctor who treats sicker patients may have a different predicted rate than a doctor who treats healthier patients.

Outpatient gallbladder removal rate

Dr. Snow’s outpatient gallbladder removal rate is similar to the rate we predicted for his mix of cases and patients.
100%
outpatient gallbladder removal rate

As a patient, you may prefer a doctor who has a higher rate of outpatient gallbladder removal to improve your odds of having an uncomplicated recovery after surgery.

Decision factor

Compared to predicted rates calculated for each doctor’s unique mix of cases and patients

  • Lower than our predicted rate
  • Higher than our predicted rate
  • Similar to our predicted rate

Hospitalizations are costly and associated with a higher risk of infections, so avoiding unnecessary hospital stays can save money and improve your odds of having an uncomplicated recovery after surgery. Gallbladder removals are commonly performed in an outpatient setting, avoiding hospitalizations altogether.

To help you understand how Dr. Snow’s rate of outpatient gallbladder removal compares to a typical doctor who performs gallbladder removals:

  1. We first measure how many of Dr. Snow’s gallbladder removals were performed in an outpatient setting.
  2. We then analyze the typical practices of all other doctors in the United States who perform gallbladder removals, using a data-driven model to predict the rate of outpatient gallbladder removal for patients like Dr. Snow’s.

By comparing these two numbers, you can see whether Dr. Snow’s rate of outpatient gallbladder removal is lower than, similar to, or higher than predicted.

This prediction adjusts based on the types of patients the doctor sees, so a doctor who treats sicker patients may have a different predicted rate than a doctor who treats healthier patients.

Outpatient hernia surgery rate

Dr. Snow’s outpatient hernia surgery rate is lower than the rate we predicted for his mix of cases and patients.
Dr. Snow 20%
Predicted for his patients 59%

As a patient, you may prefer a doctor who has a higher rate of outpatient hernia surgery to improve your odds of having an uncomplicated recovery after surgery.

Decision factor

Compared to predicted rates calculated for each doctor’s unique mix of cases and patients

  • Lower than our predicted rate
  • Higher than our predicted rate
  • Similar to our predicted rate

Hospitalizations are costly and associated with a higher risk of infections, so avoiding unnecessary hospital stays can save money and improve your odds of having an uncomplicated recovery after surgery. Hernia surgeries are commonly performed in an outpatient setting, avoiding hospitalizations altogether.

To help you understand how Dr. Snow’s rate of outpatient hernia surgery compares to a typical doctor who performs hernia surgeries:

  1. We first measure how many of Dr. Snow’s hernia surgeries were performed in an outpatient setting.
  2. We then analyze the typical practices of all other doctors in the United States who perform hernia surgeries, using a data-driven model to predict the rate of outpatient hernia surgery for patients like Dr. Snow’s.

By comparing these two numbers, you can see whether Dr. Snow’s rate of outpatient hernia surgery is lower than, similar to, or higher than predicted.

This prediction adjusts based on the types of patients the doctor sees, so a doctor who treats sicker patients may have a different predicted rate than a doctor who treats healthier patients.

Locations

Dr. Snow sees patients and can be reached at the following location.

Mercy Hospital Jefferson
1400 US Highway 61
Festus, MO 63028
695 miles away

Reviews

Credentials
  • University of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine
    MEDICAL EDUCATION, 2005

Hospital affiliations

Dr. Snow is able to admit and treat patients at the following hospitals.

  • Mercy Hospital Jefferson
    A
    Hospital safety grade (Fall 2018)

Insurance accepted

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  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Mississippi
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Montana
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Mexico
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Dakota
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Oklahoma
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Rhode Island
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Wyoming
  • Blue Cross of Idaho
  • Blue Shield of California
  • BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina
  • BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee
  • CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield
  • Cigna
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina
  • Health Alliance
  • HealthSCOPE Benefits
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana
  • Independence Blue Cross AmeriHealth
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • Medicare
  • Meritain Health
  • MultiPlan
  • Premera Blue Cross
  • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • TRICARE
  • United Healthcare
  • Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield