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Specializes in Cardiac Surgery • Male • Age 54

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Virginia Hospital Center
1701 N George Mason Dr
Arlington, VA 22205

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Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery Partners at Virginia Hospital Center
Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery Partners at Virginia Hospital Center
1625 N George Mason Dr # 288
Arlington, VA 22205
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    Dr. Rhee's Experience

    Dr. Rhee's Care Philosophy

    Specialties

    • Cardiac Surgery
    • General Surgery
    • Thoracic Surgery
    • Vascular Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • General Surgery
    • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
    • Thoracic Surgery
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    • Ablation for Treatment of Atrial Fibrillation
    • Aortic Aneurysm Repair
    • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
    • Aortic Valve Replacement
    • Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
    • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
    • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
    • Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
    • Carotid Surgery
    • Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
    • Decortication and Pleurectomy
    • Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
    • Endovascular Repair of Abdominal Aorta
    • Endovascular Repair of Aorta
    • Endovascular Repair of Thoracic Aorta
    • Endovascular Stent Grafting
    • Heart Defect Repair
    • Heart Surgery
    • Heart Valve Replacement
    • Insertion of Epicardial Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
    • Laparotomy
    • Lobectomy, Open
    • Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
    • Lung Removal, Open
    • Lung Surgery
    • Lung Transplant
    • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
    • Maze Procedure
    • Mediastinal Tumors and Minimally Invasive Resection
    • Mediastinoscopy
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    • Minimally Invasive Heart Surgery
    • Mitral Valve Repair
    • Mitral Valve Surgery
    • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
    • Open Thymectomy
    • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
    • Peripheral Artery Bypass Procedures
    • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
    • Port Placements or Replacements
    • Removal of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
    • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
    • Revision of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
    • Segmentectomy, Open
    • Thoracentesis
    • Thoracic Surgical Procedure
    • Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
    • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
    • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
    • Tracheal Surgery
    • Ultrasound, Carotid
    • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
    • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
    • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic (VATS) Lobectomy
    • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS)
    • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
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    • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
    • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
    • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
    • Aneurysm and Dissection of Heart
    • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
    • Aortic Aneurysm
    • Aortic Diseases
    • Aortic Dissection
    • Aortic Ectasia
    • Aortic Stenosis
    • Aortic Valve Disease
    • Arrhythmias (incl. Atrial Fibrillation)
    • Atherosclerosis of Aorta
    • Atrial Fibrillation
    • Cardiovascular Diseases
    • Carotid Artery Disease
    • Cerebral Vascular Disease
    • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
    • Congenital Heart Disease
    • Congestive Heart Failure
    • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
    • Empyema
    • Endocarditis
    • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
    • Heart Disease
    • Heart Tumors, Benign
    • Lung Cancer
    • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
    • Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome (MALS)
    • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
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    • Mitral Valve Disease
    • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
    • Mitral Valve Stenosis
    • Pericardial Disease
    • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
    • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
    • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
    • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
    • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
    • Pleural Neoplasm, Malignant
    • Pulmonary Embolism
    • Pulmonary Valve Disease
    • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
    • Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
    • Septal Defect
    • Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm
    • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
    • Varicose Veins
    • Venous Compression
    • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
    • Venous Insufficiency
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    Background Check for Dr. Rhee

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for Virginia.
    • 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

    Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University
    Graduated in 1984

    Residency Hospital

    University Of Buffalo
    Complete in 1990

    Fellowship Hospital

    University Of Buffalo
    Complete in 1992

    Undergraduate Schools

    Pennsylvania State Univ
    Graduated in 1982

    Memberships & Professional Affiliations

    Professional Affiliations

    Virginia Hospital Center , Vice Chief of Cardiac of Thoracic and Vascular Surgery
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Rhee & Staff

    • English
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    Dr. Rhee's Office & Staff

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    4.8 out of 5

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    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    4.8 out of 5

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    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    4.8 out of 5

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    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    10 – 15 minutes

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    Experience with Dr. Rhee

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    4.8 out of 5

    18 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    4.8 out of 5

    18 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    4.7 out of 5

    18 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    4.8 out of 5

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