Dr. Ernesto Africano, MD

Dr. Ernesto Africano, MD

Cardiology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 70
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Dr. Ernesto Africano, MD is a cardiology specialist in Silver Spring, MD and has been practicing for 36 years. He graduated from Howard University College Of Medicine in 1975 and specializes in cardiology and internal medicine.

344 University Blvd W Ste 211

Silver Spring, MD 20901

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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

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

Dr. Africano's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

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

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Maryland.

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

2.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Africano to family and friends
3 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (3)

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

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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