Dr. Howard Massey, MD

Dr. Howard Massey, MD

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Thoracic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
55 y/o
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Dr. Howard Massey, MD is a thoracic surgery specialist in Philadelphia, PA and has been practicing for 28 years. He specializes in thoracic surgery and cardiothoracic surgery.

Jefferson Heart Institute, Division of Cardiology

925 Chestnut St # Mezzaninelevel

Philadelphia, PA 19107
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Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • Amerihealth
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital Blue Cross
  • Cigna
  • Cigna-HealthSpring
  • Devon Health
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Intergroup
  • Keystone Health Plan East
  • MultiPlan

Background Check

1 Board Action Found
Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Pennsylvania
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Massey's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Ventricular Assist Device
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Massey performs Ventricular Assist Device more than 75% of his peers

Dr. Massey performs this procedure more than 75% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Impella Device
Cardiomyopathy
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Massey treats Cardiomyopathy more than 79% of his peers

Dr. Massey treats this condition more than 79% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Atrial Cardiomyopathy With Heart Block
  • Cardiomyopathy 1, Familial Hypertrophic
  • Cardiomyopathy Due to Anthracyclines
  • Cardiomyopathy, Alcoholic
  • Cardiomyopathy, Chagas
  • Cardiomyopathy, Dilated 10
  • Cardiomyopathy, Dilated With Conduction Defect
  • Cardiomyopathy, Dilated With Conduction Defect Type 1
  • Cardiomyopathy, Dilated With Conduction Defect Type 2
  • Cardiomyopathy, Dilated, Idiopathic
  • Cardiomyopathy, Dilated, With Woolly Hair and Keratoderma
  • Cardiomyopathy, Familial Dilated
  • Cardiomyopathy, Fatal Fetal, Due to Myocardial Calcification
  • Cardiomyopathy, Fetal Hypertrophic
  • Cardiomyopathy, Hypertrophic
  • Cardiomyopathy, Hypogonadism, Collagenoma Syndrome
  • Cardiomyopathy, Infantile Histiocytoid
  • Cardiomyopathy, Takotsubo
  • Cardiomyopathy, X-Linked, Fatal Infantile
Thrombosis
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Massey treats Thrombosis more than 78% of his peers

Dr. Massey treats this condition more than 78% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Arterial Thrombosis
  • Budd-Chiari Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Effort Vein Thrombosis
  • Intracranial Venous Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Portal Vein Thrombosis
  • Renal Vein Thrombosis
  • Thromboembolism
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Thrombosis

Dr. Massey's conditions and procedures:

Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Aneurysm
Aneurysm of Heart
Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Dissection
Aortic Ectasia
Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
Aortic Stenosis
Aortic Valve Disease
Aortic Valve Regurgitation
Aortic Valve Surgery
Arrhythmias
Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial Flutter
Benign Tumor
Cancer
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
Cardiac Electrophysiology
Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
Cardiomegaly
Cardiomyopathy
Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
Carotid Artery Disease
Carotid Artery Stent Placement
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
Congenital Heart Defects
Congenital Heart Disease
Coronary Artery Aneurysm
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Coronary Artery Dissection
Decortication and Pleurectomy
Empyema
Endocarditis
Esophageal Cancer
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Surgery
Head and Neck Cancer
Head and Neck Surgery
Heart Defect Repair
Heart Disease
Heart Surgery
Heart Tumors, Benign
Hernia Repair
Impella Device
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Lung Cancer
Lung Surgery
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Maze Procedure
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Mitral Valve Stenosis
Mitral Valve Surgery
Nerve Block, Sympathetic
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
Pericardial Disease
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Peripheral Arterial Dissection
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Port Placements or Replacements
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Embolism
Pulmonary Valve Disease
Resection of Cardiac Tumor
Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
Septal Defect
Sympathectomy
Thoracentesis
Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
Thrombosis
Tracheal Surgery
Tricuspid Valve Surgery
Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
Vascular Disease
Vascular Surgical Procedure
Ventricular Assist Device
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Biography

Dr. Howard Massey, MD is a thoracic surgery specialist in Philadelphia, PA and has been practicing for 28 years. He specializes in thoracic surgery and cardiothoracic surgery.

Specialties

  • Thoracic Surgery
  • Cardiothoracic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

  • University Tex Southwestern
    Fellowship Hospital
  • University Louisville
    Residency Hospital
  • University Louisville
    Internship Hospital
  • 1990
    Med Coll Of Ga Sch Of Med
    Medical School
    1990

Dr. Massey's Reviews

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4.5

Based on 4 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
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Insurance accepted

Accepted insurance can change. Please double-check when making an appointment.

Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Amerihealth
Personal Choice PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Capital Blue Cross
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Cigna-HealthSpring
Devon Health
Devon Health PPO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Geisinger Health Plan
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
Intergroup
Intergroup PPO
Keystone Health Plan East
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Private HealthCare Systems
Private HealthCare Systems PPO
QualCare
QualCare HMO
Tricare
UnitedHealthCare
United Healthcare HMO
United Healthcare PPO

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