Dr. Dennis J. Rassias, MD

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Specializes in Cardiac Surgery • Male • Age 43

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Dr. Rassias' Experience

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Dr. Rassias' Specialties

Procedures Dr. Rassias Performs

  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
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Hospital Quality

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Saint Peter's Hospital
315 South Manning Boulevard
Albany, NY 12208

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

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ALBANY THORACIC & ESOPHOGEAL SURGICAL GROUP
ALBANY THORACIC & ESOPHOGEAL SURGICAL GROUP
317 S Manning Blvd Ste 280
Albany, NY 12208
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    Dr. Rassias' Experience

    Specialties

    • Cardiac Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • General Surgery
    • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
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    • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
    • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
    • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
    • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
    • Decortication and Pleurectomy
    • Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
    • Esophagomyotomy
    • Excision of Esophageal Lesion
    • Lobectomy, Open
    • Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
    • Lung Removal, Open
    • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
    • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
    • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
    • Port Placements or Replacements
    • Segmentectomy, Open
    • Thoracentesis
    • Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
    • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
    • Tracheal Surgery
    • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
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    • Aortic Aneurysm
    • Aortic Valve Disease
    • Arrhythmias (incl. Atrial Fibrillation)
    • Cardiomegaly
    • Cardiomyopathy
    • Carotid Artery Disease
    • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
    • Congenital Heart Disease
    • Congestive Heart Failure
    • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
    • Empyema
    • Endocarditis
    • Esophageal Cancer
    • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
    • Lung Cancer
    • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
    • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
    • Mediastinal Tumors, Not Specified as Malignant
    • Mitral Valve Disease
    • Neuroendocrine Tumors
    • Pericardial Disease
    • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
    • Pleura Cancer
    • Pleural Neoplasm, Malignant
    • Pleural Neoplasm, Not Specified as Malignant
    • Pulmonary Embolism
    • Septal Defect
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    Background Check for Dr. Rassias

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for New York.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Ross University, School Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1998
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Rassias & Staff

    • English
    • Greek
  2. Healthgrades

    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

    Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

    Dr. Rassias' Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    • Yes.

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    ALBANY THORACIC & ESOPHOGEAL SURGICAL GROUP
    317 S Manning Blvd Ste 280
    Albany, NY 12208
    (518) 454-0846 (Office)
    (518) 454-0849 (Fax)
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