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Dr. Christina Vassileva, MD

Cardiothoracic Surgery ·  Female · Age 45

Dr. Vassileva

SIU SCHOOL OF MEDICINE

619 E Mason St Springfield, IL 62701

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Dr. Christina Vassileva, MD is a cardiothoracic surgery specialist in Springfield, IL and has been practicing for 10 years. She graduated from Johns Hopkins University / School of Medicine in 2002 and specializes in cardiothoracic surgery.


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(217) 545-7600

Dr. Vassileva accepts the following insurance:

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AvMed
Open Access
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
CorVel
Coventry Health Care
Coventry Health Care of Missouri
HealthLink
HFN
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Medicare
Special Needs Plan SNP
MultiPlan
PHCS Network PPO
PHCS
Preferred Medical Plan
Tricare
TriCare for Life
UnitedHealthCare
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No malpractice claims found for Illinois
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Dr. Vassileva's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Vassileva performs Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary) more than 72% of her peers

Dr. Vassileva performs this procedure more than 72% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Aortic Valve Repair
  • Aortic Valve Replacement
  • Aortic Valvuloplasty
  • Heart Valve Replacement
  • Mitral Valve Repair
  • Mitral Valve Replacement
  • Percutaneous Balloon Valvuloplasty
  • Transcatheter Mitral Valve Repair
  • Transcatheter Mitral Valve Replacement
  • Tricuspid Valve Repair / Replacement
  • Valvuloplasty
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Vassileva treats Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) more than 71% of her peers

Dr. Vassileva treats this condition more than 71% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Coronary Artery Calcification
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 1
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 2
Heart Disease
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Vassileva treats Heart Disease more than 69% of her peers

Dr. Vassileva treats this condition more than 69% of her peers

Dr. Vassileva's conditions and procedures:

  • Ablation for Treatment of Atrial Fibrillation
  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Adult Congenital Heart Disease
  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm and Dissection of Heart
  • Aneurysm of Sinus of Valsalva
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Aneurysm Repair
  • Aortic Diseases
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Aortic Valve Repair
  • Aortic Valve Replacement
  • Aortic Valve Surgery
  • Aortic Valvuloplasty
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Atrial Septal Defect
  • Bacterial Endocarditis
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Sources of Embolism
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiomyopathy, Dilated, Idiopathic
  • Cardiomyopathy, Familial Dilated
  • Cardiomyopathy, Hypertrophic
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Congenital Aneurysms of the Great Vessels
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congenital Septal Defect
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Aneurysm
  • Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • Dissecting Aneurysm
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Defect Repair
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Disease in Women
  • Heart Surgery
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Heart Valve Diseases
  • Heart Valve Replacement
  • Impella Device
  • Insertion of Epicardial Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Insertion of Left Ventricular Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Maze Procedure
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Minimally Invasive Aneurysm Repair
  • Minimally Invasive Heart Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Valve Surgery
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Repair
  • Mitral Valve Replacement
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Mitral Valve Surgery
  • Multi-Arterial Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
  • Pacemaker Implantation, Permanent
  • Pacemaker Implantation, Temporary
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Percutaneous Balloon Valvuloplasty
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Pulmonary Valve Surgery
  • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Resection of Cardiac Tumor
  • Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Septal Defect
  • Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thrombosis
  • Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)
  • Transcatheter Mitral Valve Repair
  • Tricuspid Valve Surgery
  • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
  • Valvuloplasty
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Ventricular Septal Defect

About Me

My training at Johns Hopkins for general surgery and Harvard for cardiac surgery has instilled in me a philosophy to treating cardiac surgery patients that emphasizes strict attention to detail in preoperative, intraoperative and postoperative care. ...

Specialties

  • Cardiothoracic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery

Education

2009
Brigham and Womens Hospital
Fellowship Hospital
2007
The Johns Hopkins Hospital
Residency Hospital
2003
The Johns Hopkins Hospital
Internship Hospital
2002
Johns Hopkins University / School of Medicine
Medical School
1998
Northeastern University
Undergraduate School
2009
2007
2003
2002
1998

Languages

  • Bulgarian
  • French
  • English

Awards

Dr. Vassileva's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Vassileva

4.8

Based on 6 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
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Magnificent!. Perfection, as close as is humanly possible. I would trust her with mine or a family member's life. She performed open heart surgery in June 2012. What a wonderful person.
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2 year anniversary of emergency open heart surgery. I owe her my life.
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