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Joyce Eaker, MD

Dr. Eaker is a general surgeon in the Roseville area. She is affiliated with Sutter Auburn Faith Hospital and 3 more hospitals.
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Conditions treated

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Top 25%
35 doctors
Top 15%
36 doctors
Top 5%
17 doctors
Dr. Eaker saw more breast cancer patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Sacramento area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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252 doctors
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252 doctors
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125 doctors
Dr. Eaker saw digestive tract conditions patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition in the Sacramento area. Learn more.

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29 doctors
Top 15%
30 doctors
Top 5%
14 doctors
Dr. Eaker saw carcinoma patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition in the Sacramento area. Learn more.

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62 doctors
Top 15%
61 doctors
Top 5%
30 doctors
Dr. Eaker saw biliary tract disease patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition in the Sacramento area. Learn more.

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42 doctors
Top 15%
42 doctors
Top 5%
20 doctors
Dr. Eaker saw gallstones patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition in the Sacramento area. Learn more.

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155 doctors
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155 doctors
Top 5%
77 doctors
Dr. Eaker saw obesity patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition in the Sacramento area. Learn more.

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261 doctors
Top 15%
261 doctors
Top 5%
130 doctors
Dr. Eaker saw cardiovascular disease (CVD) patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition in the Sacramento area. Learn more.

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51 doctors
Top 15%
50 doctors
Top 5%
25 doctors
Dr. Eaker saw hernia patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition in the Sacramento area. Learn more.

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254 doctors
Top 15%
254 doctors
Top 5%
126 doctors
Dr. Eaker saw vascular disease patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition in the Sacramento area. Learn more.

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Top 25%
177 doctors
Top 15%
176 doctors
Top 5%
88 doctors
Dr. Eaker saw heart disease patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition in the Sacramento area. Learn more.

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Top 25%
218 doctors
Top 15%
218 doctors
Top 5%
109 doctors
Dr. Eaker saw lung condition patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition in the Sacramento area. Learn more.
Top 25%
296 doctors
Top 15%
296 doctors
Top 5%
147 doctors
Dr. Eaker saw pain patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition in the Sacramento area. Learn more.

Outpatient gallbladder removal rate

Dr. Eaker’s outpatient gallbladder removal rate is higher than the rate we predicted for her mix of cases and patients.
Dr. Eaker 95%
Predicted for her patients 67%

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. Eaker’s rate of outpatient gallbladder removal compares to a typical doctor who performs gallbladder removals:

  1. We first measure how many of Dr. Eaker’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. Eaker’s.

By comparing these two numbers, you can see whether Dr. Eaker’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.

Locations

Dr. Eaker sees patients and can be reached at the following locations.

Sutter Sierra Surgery Center
8 Medical Plaza Dr
Roseville, CA 95661
1,589 miles away
3 Medical Plaza Dr
Roseville, CA 95661
1,589 miles away
Sutter Valley Medical Foundation-Capitol Pavilion
2725 Capitol Ave
Sacramento, CA 95816
1,597 miles away

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Credentials
  • UC Irvine Medical Center
    RESIDENCY
  • University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine
    MEDICAL EDUCATION, 1987

Hospital affiliations

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

  • Sutter Auburn Faith Hospital
    B
    Hospital safety grade (Spring 2019)
  • Sutter Davis Hospital
    B
    Hospital safety grade (Spring 2019)
  • Sutter Medical Center Sacramento
    C
    Hospital safety grade (Spring 2019)
  • Sutter Roseville Medical Center
    C
    Hospital safety grade (Spring 2019)

Insurance accepted

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  • Aetna
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • Anthem
  • Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Aultcare
  • AvMed
  • Avera
  • Banner Health
  • Baptist Health Plan
  • Beacon Health Strategies
  • 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
  • Capital District Physicians Health Plan
  • CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield
  • Chinese Community Health Plan
  • Cigna
  • Community Health Options
  • CommunityCare
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina
  • Dean Health Plan
  • EmblemHealth
  • Evergreen Health Cooperative
  • Fallon Health
  • First Choice Health
  • FirstCare Health Plans
  • FrontPath Health Coalition
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • Group Health Cooperative
  • Group Health Cooperative of Eau Claire
  • Group Health Cooperative of South Central Wisconsin
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Hawaii Medical Assurance Association
  • Hawaii Medical Service Association
  • Health Alliance
  • Health Alliance Plan of Michigan
  • Health First
  • Health Net
  • Health New England
  • HealthCare Partners
  • HealthNow New York
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthPlus
  • HealthSCOPE Benefits
  • HealthSmart
  • Heritage Provider Network
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Hill Physicians
  • Hometown Health
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana
  • Independence Blue Cross AmeriHealth
  • Independent Health
  • Indiana University Health Plan
  • Lifetime Healthcare
  • MVP Health Care
  • Magellan Health
  • MagnaCare
  • Mayo Clinic Health Solutions
  • MedCost
  • Medica
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • Medicare
  • Meritain Health
  • Midlands Choice
  • Moda Health
  • MultiPlan
  • Neighborhood Health Plan
  • Ohio PPO Connect
  • Optima Health
  • Oregons Health COOP
  • PacificSource
  • Paramount
  • Physicians Health plan
  • Pomco
  • PreferredOne
  • Premera Blue Cross
  • Presbyterian Health Plan
  • Priority Health
  • Providence Health Plan
  • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Rocky Mountain Health Plans
  • Scott and White Health Plan
  • Security Health Plan
  • SelectHealth
  • Southeastern Indiana Health Organization
  • SummaCare
  • SynerMed
  • TRICARE
  • The Health Plan
  • Tufts Health Plan
  • UPMC Health Plan
  • United Healthcare
  • Unity Health Insurance
  • ValueOptions
  • Vantage Health Plan
  • Viva Health
  • WPS Health Insurance
  • WellMed Medical Management
  • Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield