Dr. Joseph Desimone, MD

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Specializes in Cardiac Surgery • Male • Age 44

1 Medical Center Dr
Lebanon, NH 03756
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Dr. Desimone's Experience

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Dr. Desimone's Specialties

  • Cardiac Surgery

Procedures Dr. Desimone Performs

  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
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Hospital Quality

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Dartmouth - Hitchcock Medical Center
1 Medical Center Dr
Lebanon, NH 03756

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Patient Satisfaction

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
DARTMOUTH HITCHCOCK MED CTR
DARTMOUTH HITCHCOCK MED CTR
1 Medical Center Dr
Lebanon, NH 03756
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    Dr. Desimone's Experience

    Specialties

    • Cardiac Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • General Surgery
    • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
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    • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
    • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
    • Cardiac Electrophysiology
    • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
    • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
    • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
    • Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
    • Head and Neck Surgery
    • Heart Defect Repair
    • Heart Surgery
    • Impella Device
    • Insertion of Epicardial Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
    • Lung Surgery
    • Maze Procedure
    • Open Thymectomy
    • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
    • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
    • Port Placements or Replacements
    • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
    • Resection of Cardiac Tumor
    • Thoracentesis
    • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
    • Tracheal Surgery
    • Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)
    • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
    • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
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    • Aneurysm
    • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
    • Aortic Aneurysm
    • Aortic Dissection
    • Aortic Ectasia
    • Aortic Stenosis
    • Aortic Valve Disease
    • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
    • Arrhythmias
    • Atrial Fibrillation
    • Atrial Flutter
    • Benign Tumor
    • Cancer
    • Cardiomegaly
    • Cardiomyopathy
    • Carotid Artery Disease
    • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
    • Congenital Heart Defects
    • Congenital Heart Disease
    • Congestive Heart Failure
    • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
    • Empyema
    • Endocarditis
    • Esophageal Diseases
    • Head and Neck Cancer
    • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
    • Heart Disease
    • Heart Tumors, Benign
    • Lung Cancer
    • Mitral Valve Disease
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    • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
    • Mitral Valve Stenosis
    • Neuroendocrine Tumors
    • Pericardial Disease
    • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
    • Pulmonary Disease
    • Pulmonary Embolism
    • Pulmonary Valve Disease
    • Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
    • Septal Defect
    • Thrombosis
    • Vascular Disease
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    Background Check for Dr. Desimone

    Malpractice Claims not available

    • Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for New Hampshire.
    • 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

    University of Connecticut

    Residency Hospital

    Mary Hitchcock Mem Hospital
    University Of Ct School Of Med
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Desimone & Staff

    • English
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    Dr. Desimone's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    Patient Satisfaction

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    Likelihood to Recommend

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    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Desimone to family and friends

    5 out of 5

    3 responses

    Dr. Desimone's Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    4.3 out of 5

    3 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    4.7 out of 5

    3 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    5 out of 5

    3 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    10 – 15 minutes

    2 responses

    Experience with Dr. Desimone

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    5 out of 5

    3 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    4.7 out of 5

    3 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    5 out of 5

    3 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    5 out of 5

    3 responses

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    Office Locations

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    DARTMOUTH HITCHCOCK MED CTR
    1 Medical Center Dr
    Lebanon, NH 03756
    (603) 650-5000 (Office)
    (603) 653-0403 (Fax)
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