Dr. Christine Bussey, MD

Dr. Christine Bussey, MD

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Cardiology  |  
Female  |  
47 y/o
(17)

Accepting new patients

Dr. Christine Bussey, MD is a cardiology specialist in Fairfax, VA and has been practicing for 16 years. She graduated from University Of Pennsylvania School Of Medicine in 1996 and specializes in cardiology.Read her story

Inova Medical Group - Cardiology

8505 Arlington Blvd Ste 200

Fairfax, VA 22031
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • MultiPlan
  • National Capital
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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See how frequently Dr. Bussey performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Hypertension
very high
more than 95% of peers
Hyperlipidemia
very high
more than 94% of peers
Aortic Ectasia
very high
more than 92% of peers

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Dr. Bussey's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Bussey "A specialty care physician with a clinical interest in hypertension, women's health, cardiac, and preventative disease care with Inova Medical Group Cardiology."
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Specialties

  • Cardiology
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Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

  • 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
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease

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Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Virginia.

0 Sanctions

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.

Education

  • University Of Pennsylvania School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1996
  • Johns Hopkins Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1997
  • John Hopkins University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1999
  • Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2002

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Bussey has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Bussey's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Bussey to family and friends
4.1
based on 17 total reviews (5 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (17)

  • 5
    (13)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Bussey's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

I've had Dr. Bussey as my cardiologist for over 9 years since I had a triple by-pass in 2008. Her knowledge, skill, bedside manners and complete care for her patient is outstanding! She genuinely listens and cares for her patients. I would give her my highest recommendation!
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Very considerate and thorough. Takes time to talk with you and explains everything. Highly recommend
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I'VE BEEN UNDER THE CARE OF DR BUSSEY FOR SEVERAL YEARS SUBSEQUENT TO MY DISSATISFACTION WITH A PREVIOUS CARDIOLOGIST. DR BUSSEY DISTINGUISHED HERSELF WITH EXPERTISE, COMPASSION AND DEDICATION TO "YOU" THE INDIVIDUAL IN DETERMINING APPROPRIATE, INDIVIDUAL MEDICAL TREATMENT VERSUS OFTEN SEEN WITH...more
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Horrible bedside manners, did not listen to any of my concerns. Her nurse, however was absolutely terrific
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She is one of the few heart doctors I have encountered in Fairfax who do not treat their patients like a science experiment. She is warm, friendly and objective.
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