Dr. David Criss, MD

Cardiology •  Male • Age 56
  
Dr. Criss

Melrose Internal Medicine

50 Rowe St Ste 500 Melrose, MA 02176

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(781) 979-3800

Dr. David Criss, MD is a Cardiology Specialist in Melrose, MA and has over 30 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Criss has more experience with Cardiac Care and Adult Congenital Cardiac Disorders than other specialists in his area. He graduated from George Washington U, School of Medicine medical school in 1990. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as Health Alliance Hospital Burbank and Lawrence Memorial Hospital of Medford. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Criss to book an appointment.


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Dr. Criss accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
National (BlueCard) PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
BlueConnect HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
Preferred Blue PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
Open Access Plus
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Tufts Health Plan
Tufts PPO

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Massachusetts
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Practice Areas

Cardiac Care

Cardiac care specialists diagnose and treat general cardiac conditions such as high blood pressure, angina, and arrhythmias through procedures including cardiovascular stress tests, ablation therapy, and heart valve surgery.Compare with other Cardiac Care specialists.

Typically treats 68% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 17 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Hypertension
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Criss treats Hypertension more than 98% of their peers

Dr. Criss treats this condition more than 98% of their peers

Heart Disease
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Criss treats Heart Disease more than 97% of their peers

Dr. Criss treats this condition more than 97% of their peers

Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Criss treats Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) more than 97% of their peers

Dr. Criss treats this condition more than 97% of their peers

Adult Congenital Cardiac Disorders

Adult congenital cardiac disorder specialists diagnose and treat heart disorders, such as arrythmias and mitral valve disease, that have been present from birth to adulthood.Compare with other Adult Congenital Cardiac Disorders specialists.

Typically treats 59% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 5 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Atrial Fibrillation
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Criss treats Atrial Fibrillation more than 82% of their peers

Dr. Criss treats this condition more than 82% of their peers

Arrhythmias
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Criss treats Arrhythmias more than 78% of their peers

Dr. Criss treats this condition more than 78% of their peers

Aortic Valve Disease
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Criss treats Aortic Valve Disease more than 55% of their peers

Dr. Criss treats this condition more than 55% of their peers

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Dr. Criss' conditions and procedures:

  • 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
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
  • 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)
  • Coarctation of the Aorta
  • 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
  • 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
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombosis
  • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease

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Dr. Criss is very thorough and gives a diagnosis, he quickly orders appropriate tests and fully explains what will happen. I was extremely pleased.
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Biography

Dr. David Criss, MD is a Cardiology Specialist in Melrose, MA and has over 30 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Criss has more experience with Cardiac Care and Adult Congenital Cardiac Disorders than other specialists in his area. He gr...Read more

Specialties

  • Cardiology

Board Certifications

Education

1996
New Eng MC
Fellowship Hospital
1993
New Eng MC
Residency Hospital
1991
New Eng MC
Internship Hospital
1990
George Washington U, School of Medicine
Medical School

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Locations

Melrose Internal Medicine

Melrose Internal Medicine50 Rowe St Ste 500 Melrose, MA 02176
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Affiliated Hospitals

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Health Alliance Hospital Burbank

Fitchburg, MA

67% Patient experience rating, 2% lower than the national average

  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2018)

Lawrence Memorial Hospital of Medford

Medford, MA

65% Patient experience rating, 4% lower than the national average

  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)
  • Coronary Intervention Excellence Award™ (2018)

Massachusetts General Hospital

Boston, MA

82% Patient experience rating, 13% higher than the national average

  • America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Care Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)
  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020, 2019)
  • Coronary Intervention Excellence Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)
  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)

Tufts Medical Center

Boston, MA

77% Patient experience rating, 8% higher than the national average

  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2019)