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Dr. Christopher Dressel Jr, MD

Cardiology ·  Male · Age 71

Dr. Dressel Jr

Dr. Christopher Dressel Jr, MD is a cardiology specialist in Scranton, PA and has been practicing for 41 years. He graduated from University Of Pittsburgh School Of Medicine in 1973 and specializes in cardiology and interventional cardiology.


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(570) 251-8050

Dr. Dressel Jr accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Select
Amerihealth
Personal Choice PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Coventry Health Care
Coventry Health America PPO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Geisinger Health Plan
Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO

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Dr. Dressel Jr's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Dressel Jr treats Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Dressel Jr treats this condition more than 92% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Coronary Artery Calcification
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 1
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 2
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Dressel Jr performs Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography) more than 90% of his peers

Dr. Dressel Jr performs this procedure more than 90% of his peers

Heart Disease
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Dressel Jr treats Heart Disease more than 90% of his peers

Dr. Dressel Jr treats this condition more than 90% of his peers

Dr. Dressel Jr's conditions and procedures:

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Aortic Valve Surgery
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cardioversion, Elective
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • 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
  • Insertion of Left Ventricular Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Lipidoses (incl. Gaucher Disease)
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Mitral Valve Surgery
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombolysis
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Tricuspid Valve Surgery
  • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography

About Me

Biography

Dr. Christopher Dressel Jr, MD is a cardiology specialist in Scranton, PA and has been practicing for 41 years. He graduated from University Of Pittsburgh School Of Medicine in 1973 and specializes in cardiology and interventional cardiology.

Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Interventional Cardiology

Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Internal Medicine
  • Interventional Cardiology

Education

1978
Allegheny Genl Hospital
Fellowship Hospital
1976
Nc Bapt Hospital
Residency Hospital
1974
Nc Bapt Hospital
Internship Hospital
1973
University Of Pittsburgh School Of Medicine
Medical School
1978
1976
1974
1973

Languages

  • Russian
  • English

Awards

Dr. Dressel Jr's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Dressel Jr

4.0

Based on 4 reviews

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1 Star
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Very thorough, looks at the patient’s overall health, not just cardiovascular. Explains things in lay terms. The best, especially with elderly and very kind.
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