Dr. Charles M. Jost, MD

Dr. Charles M. Jost, MD

Interventional Cardiology | Male | 63 years old

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  • Cardiovascular Diseasenull
  • Internal Medicinenull
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  • Medical School
  • Internship Hospital
  • Residency Hospital
  • Fellowship Hospital
  • Undergraduate School
  • Other Education
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      4.1 based on 34 responses
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      • How well provider listens and answers questions
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      • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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      Dr. Jost's Office & Staff
      • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
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      • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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      • Staff friendliness and courteousness
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      • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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      in Mesa, AZ |
      To my knowledge he is the kindest and most knowledgeable heart doctor I have been to.Made me feel like a VIP and took time to listen to me.
      in Tempe, AZ |
      Dr. Jost is an outstanding doctor. He is an excellent cardiologist, always updating his knowledge and skills, has built a comprehensive office with cardiac stress testing, blood collection, & ultrasound imaging to serve his patients with efficiency & less stress and fewer appointments. He also is a real doctor and a great diagnostician, by which I mean his Swiss & US training have given him a comprehensive understanding of the human body. He is able to identify cardiac issues and others.
      Phoenix, AZ |
      I wouldn't trust anyone else with my heart issues. He has saved my life.
      in Phoenix, AZ |
      Has seen me thru 2 open heart surgeries and 3 leg artery cleanouts.
      in mesa |
      Very courteous office staff!!! Dr jost is fantastic.
      in Phoenix, AZ |
      Thank you Dr. Jost for saving my dad!!
      in Tempe, AZ |
      Thank you Dr. Jost for saving my life! Such a great experience at his office. I was taken care of, given samples and prescription was taken care of right away. I feel so comfortable in this office because the staff is very warm and caring and I can laugh and joke with them. I recommend this office to anyone who wants to be taken care of well.
      in Mesa, AZ |
      excellent doc. outstanding surgeon
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      Specialties

      • Interventional Cardiology

      Board Certifications

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      • Cardiology
      • Cardiovascular Disease
      • Internal Medicine

      Conditions Treated

      • Aneurysm
      • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
      • Aortic Stenosis
      • Aortic Valve Disease
      • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
      • Coarctation of the Aorta
      • Congenital Heart Defects
      • Congenital Heart Disease
      • Coronary Artery Aneurysm
      • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
      • Coronary Artery Dissection
      • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
      • Heart Disease
      • Immune Deficiency, Familial Variable
      • Malignant Obstructive Biliary Disease
      • Mitral Valve Disease
      • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
      • Mitral Valve Stenosis
      • Neuropathy, Hereditary Sensory, Type I
      • Septal Defect
      • Tricuspid Valve Disease
      • T-Wave Alternans
      • Vascular Disease

      Procedures Performed

      • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair
      • Angiography
      • Angioplasty With Stent Placement
      • Aortic Valve Surgery
      • Atherectomy
      • Cardiac Angiography
      • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
      • Cardiac Electrophysiology
      • Cardiovascular Intervention
      • Carotid Ultrasound
      • Coronary Angiogram
      • Coronary Stenting
      • Echocardiography
      • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
      • Nuclear Stress Testing
      • Pacemaker Implantation, Permanent
      • Peripheral Angioplasty
      • Peripheral Vascular Intervention
      • Radiofrequency Ablation
      • Stress Test
      • Thrombolysis
      • Transesophageal Echocardiography (TEE)
      • Ultrasound
      • Ultrasound, Abdominal Aortic
      • Ultrasound, Cardiac
      • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
      • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
      • Vascular Stenting

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        Malpractice Claims not available

        Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Arizona.

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        Sanctions

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      • 0
        Board Actions

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

      Education

      • Medical School
        University Of Geneva

        Graduated in 1985

      • Internship Hospital
        Suny-State University Of New York

        Completed in 1987

        Univ. Of Geneva-Hopitaux Universitaire

        Completed in 1986

      • Residency Hospital
        Albert Einstein-Montifiore Medical Center

        Completed in 1989

      • Fellowship Hospital
        University Of Texas-Sw Medical Center

        Completed in 1993

        University Of Toronto-The General Hospital

        Completed in 1994

      • Undergraduate School
        University Of Geneva-Masters Of Science

        Graduated in 1978

      • Other Education
        Univeristy Of Tennessee-Ass. Professor

        Completed in 1995

      Awards & Recognition

      • Awards & Honors
        • Healthgrades Honor Roll
        • Ursula Banks Cardiology Fellows Award, Excellence Presentation, 1994
        • Consultant , Unrestricted Grant, Johnson and Johnson and Cordis Corporation, USA with European consulting position, 1998
        • Intern of the Year, 1986
        • Reviewer, Journal of Cardiac Catheterization and Cardiovascular Diagnosis, 1995-2000
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      • Media & Publications
        • Acute Blood Loss and Shock. (Book Chapter), 1994
        • Paromysmal Autonomic Syncope. (Chapter), 1994
        • Angioplasty of Two Sub-Occlusive Lesions in a Heart Transplant Patient Using a Single Lo Profile Rapid Exchange Balloon Catheter with Anti-Creeping Effect., 1994
        • Are Current Stents MRI Safe?, 1998
        • Thoracoscopic Maze Procedure is Effective Treatment for Atrial Fibrillation, 2005
        • Role of Transesophageal Echocardiography in the Clinical Management of a Patient with a Giant Coronary Aneurysm., 1997
        • Combined Thrombolytic Therapy for Prosthetic Mitral Valve Thrombosis., 1993
        • Stenting in Europe. What can we learn? Development of a Stent Classification System Based on a Survey of European Clinical Experience, 1998
        • Effects of Cooler Temperature Dialysate in Hemodynamic Stability in Problem Dialysate Patients., 1993
        • www.swcva.com

      Languages Spoken

      • English
      • French
      • German
      • Spanish
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      Dr. Jost's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

      • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
      • Specializes in Interventional Cardiology
      • Board certified in Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease and Internal Medicine
      • Malpractice claims in Arizona not available
      • No sanctions found
      • No board actions found
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      Dr. Jost's Office & Staff

      Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
      Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
      Staff friendliness and courteousness
      Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
      10 – 15 minutes

      Experience with Dr. Jost

      Level of trust in provider's decisions
      How well provider explains medical condition(s)
      How well provider listens and answers questions
      Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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      Dr. Jost's Care Philosophy

      We are dedicated to providing the most comprehensive, dynamic & compassionate cardiovascular care, while still remaining committed to being cost effective, by equipping our office with state of the art equipment and methods and being integrally involved in cutting edge research, development and patient education. We want to care for you and help you achieve your health objectives. Our doctors, nurse practioner and office staff are committed to your care. Each member of our staff knows that they can make a difference in for you and that they are responsible for helping you connect to the knowledge that will put you at ease and in control of your healthcare decision making. We recognize that each patient is different and we endeavor to put in place first class resources, and create an atmosphere respectful of your individual needs. We are always striving to improve our knowledge so that we can better serve you. You are not just our patient, you are our priority.

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      Dr. Jost says...

      Dr. Jost is a highly experienced Interventional Cardiovascular physician.

      specializing in cardiac catheterizations and cardiac intervention, He is also

      highly skilled in peripheral interventions as well.