Dr. Jaime Escanellas, MD

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Specializes in Cardiology • Male • Age 52

57 Beam Ln Ste 105
Fishersville, VA 22939
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Dr. Escanellas' Experience

Dr. Escanellas' Care Philosophy


  • Cardiology
  • Clinical Cardiology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Nuclear Cardiology
  • Vascular Sonography

Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Internal Medicine
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardioversion, Elective
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Echocardiography
  • EKG (Electrocardiogram, ECG)
  • Nuclear Stress Testing
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Radiofrequency Ablation
  • Stress Echocardiogram
  • Transesophageal Echocardiography (TEE)
  • Aneurysm and Dissection of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Arrhythmias (incl. Atrial Fibrillation)
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiovascular Diseases
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • High Cholesterol
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease

Background Check for Dr. Escanellas

0 Malpractice Claims

  • No malpractice history found for Virginia.
  • Professional Misconduct  (6/3/2010)
  • Action Taken: Reprimand
  • Summary: Dr. Jaime Escanellas; License # 0101050866

    Nature of Complaint:

    The physician admitted that he had long-standing, serious concerns regarding the competency of another physician with whom the physician was involved in a business partnership. The physician for many years did not discuss these concerns with the other physician or report his concerns to administrators at the medical center where both physicians worked. The physician was concerned regarding the other physician's ability and skill to interpret and perform transesophageal echocardiograms. The physician from approximately 1998 to 2007 corrected mistakes made by the other physician without the other physician's knowledge. The physician performed transesophageal echocardiograms on patients for whom the other physician had already performed TTEs.

    The physician admitted for a number of years that he intentionally subverted the quarterly peer review process at the medical center in order to keep the other physician's mistakes and deficiencies from coming to light.

    The physician admitted that he did not review all work done by the other physician and the other physician may have made errors of which the physician was unaware.

    The physician in 2007 reported his concerns about the competency of the other physician to medical center administrators. The physician was issued a reprimand and required to attend a program on medical professionalism and ethics which the physician completed in January 2009.

    Action Taken-Consent Order

    The physician has been issued a Reprimand by the Virginia Board of Medicine. The physician within thirty days shall provide the Board written certification that the physician has read and shall comply with the laws governing the practice of medicine (Title 54.1, Chapter 29 of the Code); and the Regulations Governing the Practice of Medicine, Osteopathy, Podiatry, and Chiropractic (18 VAC 85-20-10 et seq.).

    June 9, 2010-Terms Terminated

    The physician has complied with the 06-03-2010 Order. The Virginia Board of Medicine has terminated the terms placed on the physician's license. The physician currently has a full and unrestricted license in the State of Virginia.

  • State: Virginia

0 Board Actions

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

Awards & Recognitions

Media & Publications

  • Diplomate American Society of Echocardiography, 2000
  • Diplomate American Board of Cardiovascular Diseases, 1995
  • Diplomate American Society of Nuclear Cardiology, 1999
  • Diplomate Registered Physician Vascular Imaging Interpretation, 2007
  • Diplomate American Board of Internal Medicine, 1991
  • Top Cardiologist by Consumers' Research Council of America, 2007
  • Top Cardiologist by The Leading Physicians of the World, 2009

Education & Training

Medical School

Ponce Med School
Graduated in 1988

Internship Hospital

Va Medical Center San Juan
Complete in 1989

Residency Hospital

Va Medical Center San Juan
Complete in 1991

Fellowship Hospital

Va Medical Center San Juan
Complete in 1994

Undergraduate Schools

Eckerd College
Graduated in 1984

Languages Spoken by Dr. Escanellas & Staff

  • English
  • Spanish

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