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Michal (Misho) Hubka, MD
Minimally Invasive Surgery
4.8 out of 5
Would recommend this provider
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Special Interests
Dr. Hubka’s special interests include minimally invasive thoracic surgery, VATS Robotic thoracic surgery, lung cancer, esophageal cancer, esophageal surgery, benign and malignant disease of the lungs, mediastinum and chest wall.
Clinical Experience
Minimally Invasive Surgery, VATS, Robotic Thoracic Surgery, Lung Surgery, Esophageal Surgery, Thoracic Surgery, Lung Cancer, Esophageal Cancer
Board Certifications
American Board of Thoracic Surgery
Education and Professional Achievements
University of Washington, Seattle, 2005
General Surgery, Virginia Mason Medical Center, 2006
General Surgery, Virginia Mason Medical Center, 2010
Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Washington, 2013
Professional Activities and Awards
Society of Thoracic Surgeons
STS Patient Safety Workforce Member
Western Thoracic Surgical Association
Patient Ratings and Comments
Patient Ratings
All ratings are submitted by Virginia Mason patients and are verified by an independent, national patient survey company. Ratings are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score. Learn about the ratings.
Would recommend provider
4.8 out of 5 stars
Provider's friendliness and courtesy
4.9 out of 5 stars
My confidence in provider
4.8 out of 5 stars
Provider spoke in clear language
4.8 out of 5 stars
Provider's effort to include me in decisions
4.7 out of 5 stars
Provider's explanation of condition or problem
4.8 out of 5 stars
Provider's concern for questions and worries
4.7 out of 5 stars
Time provider spent with me
4.8 out of 5 stars
Patient Comments
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April 2018
Very professional but still took time to be friendly.
March 2018
Dr. Habka was very "down to Earth" & talked to my wife & I about my next day surgery where we could easily understand what to expect.
March 2018
March 2018
Dr. Hubka is a wonderful blend of scientist, medic, therapist and friend. He could easily describe the problem, procedure, and process while reassuring both patient and family. His gentleness, humor & sensitivity is a gift.
February 2018
Dr. Hubka & his staff are awesome.
February 2018
First doctor that sat down after surgery to explain what he did and explained what care she would have. Like the doctor a lot. Good bed side manors.
February 2018
Dr. Hubka was very friendly & through in diagnosing my diverticulitis. His staff Sam &Basil were also very caring & took the time to answer all my questions.
January 2018
Besides being a fine person, Dr. Hubka is a fun person. He never talks down to anyone , yet I think he may be the smartest man I´ve ever met. I feel very lucky to have him as my doctor.
January 2018
Outstanding care from Dr. Hubka. He is simply the best!
December 2017
Dr. Hubka is an excellent surgeon. He is very good with helping my husband and me make very difficult decisions.
December 2017
I am consistently grateful and humbled by the care I receive from Dr. Hubka and his staff. They are professional, courteous and extremely caring. I recommend them to whomever asks me.
November 2017
I noticed when he started talking on phone to record his notes he didn´t let me know what he was doing & I had to listen & correct some of his documentations.
October 2017
They took as much time as I needed and answered all my questions. The drs. cared and were honest.
October 2017
dr hubbka is a great surgeon. he gave me excellent care from start to finish. he has a great bedside manor, and is easy to talk to and understand in everyday language. he is the greatest!
October 2017
Don´t loose this dr. God given. #9. _____.
September 2017
Dr. Hubka, was excellent and very compassionate. His attitude has made me feel a lot more confident in my upcoming surgery.
August 2017
Very nice doctor & PA. Explained everything so we could understand & made sure they would schedule the appointments to our approval. DR. HUBKA is a very nice doctor.
July 2017
this doctor was highly recommended to me by Dr John Ryan. I was not disappointed
July 2017
Very pleased with Dr. Hubka & his staff.
June 2017
Dr. Hubka & his assistant are wonderful. My insurance carrier no longer covers VM, but will pay out of pocket just to make suer I see him!
May 2017
Good doctor.
April 2017
this is the first time I had surgery that after it was done I could actually see a huge difference improving breathing and eating with no heartburn something I had for years my quality of life is so much better after the surgery
April 2017
All staff providing care were great!
April 2017
Dr. colleagues & team were fantastic! Made a painful process smooth, warm, caring, considerate & informative. He´s a top notch surgeon of the compassion of the highest caliber. A real asset - gem for your hospital. His colleagues (Dr. Dean & Dr. Eric Taylor) were the same so I received excellent service - support across the board.
March 2017
Surgeon used exam table paper to make explanatory drawing - very helpful.
March 2017
Dr. Hubka & his team are fabulous!
March 2017
The doctors who worked with me were amazing. They go the extra mile to form a relationship w/the patient. They explain what to expect and support you through the process.
November 2016
Care provider was excellent. Only complaint was on wait time. This visit only!! Subsequent visits no wait time.
November 2016
Dr. Hubka is very humble, friendly, quietly confident and very knowledgeable. I feel he has done his homework. I feel like I am a special patient.
October 2016
I was very, very happy with the Dr. I felt they really cared about me & my problems & it made me feel confident that they know what they are doing & I will get very good care!
October 2016
All of the experiences were excellent!
September 2016
Dr. Hubka´s all nurses & assistant were excellent. 10. 100%.
September 2016
Dr. Hubka was personable, courteous, and informative at this first meeting. He showed interest in me as a person and thoroughly and thoughtfully listened to my concerns and related questions. My husband and I were impressed with the time he gave us and his caring "bedside manner."
September 2016
Dr. Hubka is amazing! He spent a lot of time with me explaining surgery, what to expect after. Spent a lot of time w/me in hospital after surgery. Very concerned with how I was feeling etc.
August 2016
Dr. Hubka and his PA were both really great--took alot of time with me and seemed to care and focus on my issues. I felt better after having seen them.
August 2016
Love Dr. Hubra and the staff.
July 2016
Dr. Hubka & Dr. Kaplan went above and beyond to make sure all my care and needs were taken care of. Your very fortunate to have them on your staff.
July 2016
Understandably - Very busy man - Love these guys - Winners - ALL of them. #1. Exceptional. #8. Could be more. #9. Beyond exceptional. #10. Already have.
June 2016
Best doctors at VM!
June 2016
Excellent effort by all assistants and nurse were great receptionist also. Drs were excellent and explained thorough all -
June 2016
Dr. Hubka is fantastic!!!!
May 2016
What else can I say? Virginia Mason is my cherished hospital! And so is her staff!
April 2016
(Always professional.)
March 2016
All very good.