Dr. Dean Vassar, MD

Dr. Dean Vassar, MD

Cardiology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 71
Dr. Dean Vassar, MD is a cardiology specialist in Nottingham, MD and has been practicing for 41 years. He graduated from Univ Of MD Sch Of Med in 1972 and specializes in cardiology.

4924 Campbell Blvd Ste 110

Nottingham, MD 21236

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Heart Palpitations
more than 77% of peers
Cardiovascular Stress Test
more than 61% of peers
more than 55% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Cardiology

2  Board Certifications

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

32  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease


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5  Procedures

  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

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  • Univ Of MD Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1972
  • MD Hosp
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1974
  • MD Hosp
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1975
  • Loch Raven Va Hosp
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1977

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Vassar has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Vassar's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Vassar to family and friends
2 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (2)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Vassar's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

I fortunately was never a patient but worked with him as an RN in the CCU many years ago. Have worked with many cardiologists since but he is still the best!!!! Excellent cardiologist!!! Joanne Matukaitis, MSN, RN, FAACVPR
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