Dr. John Najjar, MD

Dr. John Najjar, MD

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Dr. John Najjar, MD is a general surgery specialist in Worcester, MA and has been practicing for 17 years. He graduated from American University Of Beirut, Faculty Of Medicine in 1993 and specializes in general surgery and vascular surgery.Read his story

123 Summer St Ste 210

Worcester, MA 01608

Contact Information

(508) 368-3190

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • MultiPlan
  • Tufts Health Plan

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Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
very high
more than 97% of peers
Aortic Aneurysm
very high
more than 92% of peers
Aneurysm
very high
more than 92% of peers

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Dr. Najjar's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Najjar "As a vascular surgeon at Reliant Medical Group, Dr. John Najjar specializes in the treatment of disorders of the blood vessels, such an aneurysms, varicose veins as well as many other problems. Asked why he decided to become a vascular surgeon, Dr. Najjar explains, "After medical school I had started off thinking I was going to be a cardiac surgeon, but once I saw all the opportunities for innovation and the difficult clinical challenges in vascular surgery, I decided to pursue that instead." Like other vascular surgeons, Dr. Najjar spends a lot of time keeping with the latest new technologies in his field. "The technology is always evolving," he explains. "Every month, it seems like there are new medical developments happening in vascular surgery – a new balloon, a new stent, or a new device to treat varicose veins. So we spend a lot of time learning about these new technologies." Dr. Najjar has seen how new technology and techniques have transformed treatment for vascular problems. "Before, many vascular problems such as aneurysms were corrected with traditional surgery. Now we can fix many of those problems through less invasive repairs utilizing stents (small flexible tubes). This method is less taxing on the patient and results in a shorter recovery time. These new methods have made it a very exciting time to be a vascular surgeon." Less invasive procedures utilizing stents have become so popular that Reliant Medical Group now has its own procedure room at the Worcester Medical Center for specializing in these types of repairs. "This allows us to have all the equipment we need to fix aneurysms and other problems. It's been a real asset to patient care," Dr. Najjar explains. One of the reasons Dr. Najjar enjoys practicing at Reliant Medical Group is that he can offer truly comprehensive care – from open surgery to diagnostic procedures to less invasive repairs with stents. "We pride ourselves on offering the best solution for each patient's problem. In many cases, such as treating varicose veins, we can even offer a patient different options for procedures to rectify the problem." When working with vascular patients, Dr. Najjar tries to treat each one as if they were a brother, sister or other family member. It's not hard to notice his caring attitude and rapport with his patients. "I always try to respect and listen to the patient and keep them as informed of the situation as I can. In my mind, that's the only way to do it." When he is not busy treating patients in his vascular surgery practice, Dr. Najjar enjoys traveling and biking with his wife and three children. "I hope to have a little more time to travel when my family is grown.""
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2  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Vascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

35  Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Aneurysm
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atherosclerosis of Aorta
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Chronic Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Heart Disease
  • Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome (MALS)
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Thrombosis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Compression
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Insufficiency
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27  Procedures

  • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
  • Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
  • Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
  • Carotid Artery Stent Placement
  • Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Carotid Ultrasound
  • Dialysis Access Procedures
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
  • Endovascular Repair of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Endovascular Repair of Aorta
  • Endovascular Repair of Visceral Aorta
  • Heart Surgery
  • Laparotomy
  • Lung Surgery
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Peripheral Artery Bypass
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Removal of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
  • Revision of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
  • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Varicose Vein Procedure
  • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Massachusetts.

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

  • American University Of Beirut, Faculty Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1993
  • SUNY Health Science Center Brooklyn
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • SUNY Downstate Mc
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2001

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Arabic

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