Dr. Ernesto Africano, MD

Cardiology  |  
Male  |  
Age 69
(3)
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Dr. Ernesto Africano, MD
Dr. Ernesto Africano, MD is a cardiology doctor who practices in Silver Spring, MD. He is 69 years old and has been practicing for 42 years. Dr. Africano is affiliated with Adventist Healthcare Washington Adventist Hospital.

344 University Blvd W Ste 211

Silver Spring, MD 20901

Contact Information

(301) 592-1700

Dr. Ernesto Africano, MD

Dr. Ernesto Africano, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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Top Care Areas

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Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
very high
more than 99% of peers
Heart Murmur
normal
more than 80% of peers
Heart Disease
normal
more than 80% of peers

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2

Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Internal Medicine
2

Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
22

Conditions Treated

  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Syncope
  • Vascular Disease
3

Procedures

  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test

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

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Howard University College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1975
  • Mercy Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1976
  • Howard University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1980
  • Howard University Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1982

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Africano has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Africano's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Africano to family and friends
2.3
based on 3 total reviews
Dr. Africano's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    GOOD
  • Time well spent
    GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    FAIR
  • Office environment
    GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    FAIR
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Africano accepts 6 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
    Select
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Choice Advantage
    Blue Preferred PPO
    CareFirst Maryland POS
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Africano has admitting privileges

Adventist Healthcare Washington Adventist Hospital
7600 Carroll Ave
Takoma Park, MD 20912
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