Dr. John Ricotta, MD

Dr. John Ricotta, MD

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69 y/o
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Dr. John Ricotta, MD is a phlebologist in Washington, DC and has been practicing for 38 years. He specializes in phlebology and vascular surgery.Read his story

The George Washington Medical Faculty Associates

5215 Loughboro Rd NW

Washington, DC 20016
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • EmblemHealth
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Kaiser Foundation Health Plan, Inc.
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • MVP Health Care

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Dr. Ricotta's Experience

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  • Specializes in Phlebology
  • Board certified in General Surgery and Vascular Surgery
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Dr. Ricotta's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Ricotta "Educated at Yale and Johns Hopkins, I have spent >30 years practicing and teaching Vascular Surgery. I have lectured all over the world and published >250 articles on all aspects of Vascular disease. I have served as President of multiple Vascular Organizations and have as a Senior Director of the American Board of Surgery and Chair their Board of Vascular Surgery. This organizations examines and certifies the competence of Vascular Surgeons. I have spent my entire career in University hospitals where I have trained >45 vascular surgeons. I am internationally known for my expertise in carotid surgery for stroke prevention. While i have extensive expertise in the diagnosis and management of aneurysms and peripheral arterial disease ("PAD"), my current areas of interest are carotid surgery for stroke prevention, the diagnosis and management of venous conditions and the management of Thoracic Outlet Syndrome.M y current practice is focused on the diagnosis and management of complex vascular problems. I emphasize a comprehensive approach, effective patient communication and education with joint decision making."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Ricotta "My practice is focused on the total vascular care of the patient. I emphasize doctor patient communication and joint care plan development."

2  Specialties

  • Phlebology
  • Vascular Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
  • Vascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

29  Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Aneurysm
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atherosclerosis of Aorta
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • 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
  • Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thrombosis
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Compression
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Insufficiency

21  Procedures

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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Education

  • Johns Hopkins University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1973
  • Johns Hopkins Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1974
  • Johns Hopkins Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1980

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Ricotta's Reviews

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Have had carotid surgery and followup for over 7 years. Condition remains stable and I see doctor every year. Much satisfied.
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Allen B. – Sep 12, 2018
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D. K. – Sep 12, 2018
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Dr Ricotta helped with problem and provided excellent help
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Paul J. – Sep 05, 2018
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Dr. Ricotta is a great doctor. He listens to your concerns, explains any diagnosis and provides a course of action. All of my experiences with Dr. Ricotta have been great thus far. He has a wonderful bedside manner, and is very knowledgeable.
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J. M. – Sep 04, 2018
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overall a good experience
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