Dr. Christina Vassileva, MD

Dr. Christina Vassileva, MD

Cardiac Surgery  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 44
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Dr. Christina Vassileva, MD is a cardiac surgery specialist in Springfield, IL and has been practicing for 9 years. She graduated from Johns Hopkins University / School Of Medicine in 2002 and specializes in cardiac surgery, adult cardiac surgery, and more.Read her story

619 E Mason St

Springfield, IL 62701

Contact Information

(217) 545-7600

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • CorVel
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Coventry Health Care of Missouri
  • HealthLink
  • HFN
  • 7 More

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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Illinois
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Vassileva's Top Procedures and Conditions

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

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)
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
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)
Tricuspid Valve Surgery
Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
Valvuloplasty
Vascular Disease
Vascular Surgical Procedure
Ventricular Septal Defect

About Me

Care Philosophy

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 car...

Specialties

  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Adult Cardiac Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery

Education

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

Languages

  • Bulgarian
  • French
  • English

Awards

Dr. Vassileva's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Vassileva

4.8

Based on 5 reviews

5 Stars
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  • Office environment
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2 year anniversary of emergency open heart surgery. I owe her my life.
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Aetna
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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
Choice Plus POS
Options PPO

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