Dr. Jonathan Vafai, MD

Dr. Jonathan Vafai, MD

Cardiology  |  
Male  |  
Age 39
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Jonathan Vafai, MD is a cardiology doctor who practices in Delray Beach, FL. He is 39 years old and has been practicing for 8 years.

5035 Via Delray

Delray Beach, FL 33484

Contact Information

(561) 637-0500

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • AvMed
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Bluegrass Family Health
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Dimension Health
  • Evolutions Healthcare Systems
  • 3 More

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Top Care Areas


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Heart Disease
very high
more than 92% of peers
more than 87% of peers
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
more than 86% of peers

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Care Philosophy

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  • Cardiology
  • Internal Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Cardiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Cardiovascular Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Cardiogenic Shock
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Chest Pain
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • High Cholesterol
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Paroxysmal Supraventricular Tachycardia
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease


Read More


  • 3D Quantitative Echocardiography
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cardioversion, Elective
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Dobutamine Stress Echocardiography
  • Echocardiography
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • ICD Monitoring
  • Nuclear Stress Testing
  • Pacemaker Implantation, Temporary
  • Pacemaker Monitoring
  • Pharmacologic Nuclear Stress Test
  • Pre-Operative Cardiovascular Examination
  • Stress Echocardiogram
  • Stress Test
  • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
  • Transesophageal Echocardiography (TEE)
  • Transthoracic Echocardiography (TTE)

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

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.


  • New York University School Of Medicine
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2000
  • New York University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2004
  • Harvard Medical School, Department Of Internal Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2005
  • Harvard Medical School, Department Of Internal Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2007
  • North Shore-Lij Health System, Nyu School Of Medicine Program, Department Of Cardiology
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2010

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Elected Chair of NYU Student Senators Council (University-Wide),, April 2003
  • Chief Fellow, North Shore-LIJ Cardiology Fellowship, June 2009
  • NYU President's Service Award,, May 2002
  • Lawrence Scherr, MD, Department of Medicine Scholarly Activity Award,, April 2008
  • NYU School of Medicine Student Council Award for Outstanding & Dedicated Service,, May 2003
Media & Publications
  • Angiographically evident thrombus following fibrinolytic therapy is associated with impaired myocardial perfusion in STEMI: a CLARITYTIMI 28 substudy, AJ Kirtane, J Vafai, SA Murphy, JM Aroesty, MS Sabatine, CP Cannon, CM Gibson, 27: 2040c, 2006
  • Dual Atrioventricular-Nodal Physiology, Elicited by Pacing and Leading to a Reversible Cardiomyopathy, JN Catanzaro, J Makaryus, J Vafai, AN Makaryus, R Jadonath, S Beldner, 36(4): 352, 2009
  • Evidenced-Based Management of ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction: 2007 Update, J Vafai, DS Pinto, CM Gibson, 2007

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Vafai's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Vafai to family and friends
based on 15 total reviews (4 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (15)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Vafai's Performance

Explains condition(s) well
Answers Questions
Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

Delray Beach |
Dr. Vafai is bright, compassionate, able to articulate complex ideas to the patient and patient's family. He welcomes patient's family questions. He is thorough. He is pleasant to work with. He's been our cardiologist for 5 years and we are very satisfied with his work with us.
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in Delray Beach, FL |
This man is of a Professional Demeanor, bright , cordial very very informative and even friendly and really cares for his patients. He might have a nice size facility but his staff and like him are caring and cordial. But, most of all he know's his stuff and follows up on new medial information on...more
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in Lantan, Fl. |
Doctor Vafai was great but the office staff is VERY UNPROFESSIONAL.
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in Lake Worth, FL |
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Dr. Vafai accepts 12 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
  • AvMed
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
    Beech Street (Multiplan) PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Bluegrass Family Health
    Worker's Compensation WC
  • Cigna
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Dimension Health
    Dimension Health PPO
  • Evolutions Healthcare Systems
    Evolutions Healthcare Systems PPO
  • Galaxy Health Network
    Galaxy Health Network PPO
  • MultiPlan
    PHCS Network PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Neighborhood Health Partnership

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Hospitals where Dr. Vafai has admitting privileges

Delray Medical Center
5352 Linton Blvd
Delray Beach, FL 33484
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