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Yosef Greenspon, MD

Dr. Greenspon is a general surgeon in the Saint Louis area.
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Conditions treated

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34k doctors
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34k doctors
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Dr. Greenspon saw more digestive tract conditions patients than 75% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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40k doctors
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40k doctors
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20k doctors
Dr. Greenspon saw pain patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.

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1.6k doctors
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1.6k doctors
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776 doctors
Dr. Greenspon saw more phimosis patients than 75% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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771 doctors
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771 doctors
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385 doctors
Dr. Greenspon saw hydrocele patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.
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18k doctors
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18k doctors
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8.9k doctors
Dr. Greenspon saw more birth defects patients than 85% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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18k doctors
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18k doctors
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9.0k doctors
Dr. Greenspon saw more congenital disorders patients than 85% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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1.9k doctors
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1.9k doctors
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966 doctors
Dr. Greenspon saw more burns patients than 85% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.
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2.6k doctors
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2.6k doctors
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1.3k doctors
Dr. Greenspon saw concussion patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.
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2.0k doctors
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2.0k doctors
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990 doctors
Dr. Greenspon saw more appendicitis patients than 85% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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944 doctors
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944 doctors
Top 5%
471 doctors
Dr. Greenspon saw femur fracture patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.
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11k doctors
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11k doctors
Top 5%
5.5k doctors
Dr. Greenspon saw broken bone patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.

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11k doctors
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11k doctors
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5.4k doctors
Dr. Greenspon saw more hernia patients than 85% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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4.2k doctors
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4.2k doctors
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2.1k doctors
Dr. Greenspon saw ovarian cyst patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.
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2.9k doctors
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2.9k doctors
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1.5k doctors
Dr. Greenspon saw more umbilical hernia patients than 85% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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10k doctors
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10k doctors
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5.1k doctors
Dr. Greenspon saw more open wound patients than 75% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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15k doctors
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15k doctors
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7.7k doctors
Dr. Greenspon saw constipation patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.

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1.6k doctors
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1.6k doctors
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822 doctors
Dr. Greenspon saw traumatic brain injury (TBI) patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.
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4.1k doctors
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4.1k doctors
Top 5%
2.1k doctors
Dr. Greenspon saw gas patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.
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22k doctors
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22k doctors
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11k doctors
Dr. Greenspon saw asthma patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.

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3.5k doctors
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3.5k doctors
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1.8k doctors
Dr. Greenspon saw more inguinal hernia patients than 75% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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23k doctors
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23k doctors
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12k doctors
Dr. Greenspon saw chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.

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2.6k doctors
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2.6k doctors
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1.3k doctors
Dr. Greenspon saw collapsed lung patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.
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3.9k doctors
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3.9k doctors
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2.0k doctors
Dr. Greenspon saw broken arm patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.
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30k doctors
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30k doctors
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15k doctors
Dr. Greenspon saw lung condition patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.

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6.9k doctors
Top 15%
6.9k doctors
Top 5%
3.5k doctors
Dr. Greenspon saw malnutrition patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.
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14k doctors
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14k doctors
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7.0k doctors
Dr. Greenspon saw diarrhea patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.
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14k doctors
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14k doctors
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6.9k doctors
Dr. Greenspon saw gastroenteritis patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.
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6.4k doctors
Top 15%
6.4k doctors
Top 5%
3.2k doctors
Dr. Greenspon saw blood cancer patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.
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735 doctors
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735 doctors
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367 doctors
Dr. Greenspon saw pilonidal cyst patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.
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19k doctors
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19k doctors
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9.3k doctors
Dr. Greenspon saw cellulitis patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.

Laparoscopic hernia surgery rate

Dr. Greenspon’s laparoscopic hernia surgery rate is similar to the rate we predicted for his mix of cases and patients.
12%
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. Greenspon’s rate of laparoscopic hernia surgery compares to a typical doctor who performs hernia surgeries:

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

By comparing these two numbers, you can see whether Dr. Greenspon’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 hernia surgery rate

Dr. Greenspon’s outpatient hernia surgery rate is similar to the rate we predicted for his mix of cases and patients.
94%
outpatient hernia surgery rate

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. Greenspon’s rate of outpatient hernia surgery compares to a typical doctor who performs hernia surgeries:

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

By comparing these two numbers, you can see whether Dr. Greenspon’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. Greenspon sees patients and can be reached at the following location.

SSM Cardinal Glennon Children's Medical Center
1465 S Grand Blvd
Saint Louis, MO 63104
917 miles away

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Credentials
  • George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences
    MEDICAL EDUCATION, 2003

Specializations

    1. Allopathic & Osteopathic Physicians
    2. Surgery
    1. Allopathic & Osteopathic Physicians
    2. Surgery
    3. Pediatric Surgery

Insurance accepted

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  • Aetna
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • Anthem
  • Assurant Health
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois
  • BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee
  • Capital District Physicians Health Plan
  • Cigna
  • CommunityCare
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Dean Health Plan
  • EmblemHealth
  • Group Health Cooperative of Eau Claire
  • Group Health Cooperative of South Central Wisconsin
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Health Alliance
  • Health Alliance Plan of Michigan
  • Health Net
  • HealthCare Partners
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthSCOPE Benefits
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana
  • Indiana University Health Plan
  • MVP Health Care
  • MagnaCare
  • Medica
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • Medicare
  • Meritain Health
  • Midlands Choice
  • MultiPlan
  • Neighborhood Health Plan
  • Network Health Plan
  • Optima Health
  • Pomco
  • TRICARE
  • Trilogy Health Insurance
  • United Healthcare