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Dr. Joseph Chammas, MD

Cardiothoracic Surgery ·  Male · Age 52

Dr. Chammas

Joseph Chammas, MD

701 E Grand Ave Ste 100 Escondido, CA 92025

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Dr. Joseph Chammas, MD is a cardiothoracic surgery specialist in Escondido, CA and has been practicing for 20 years. He graduated from Medical College of Wisconsin in 1993 and specializes in cardiothoracic surgery and cardiovascular surgery.


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(760) 690-2061

Dr. Chammas accepts the following insurance:

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Cigna
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Cigna PPO
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No malpractice claims found for California
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Dr. Chammas' Top Procedures and Conditions

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Vascular Disease
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Chammas treats Vascular Disease more than 40% of his peers

Dr. Chammas treats this condition more than 40% of his peers

Thrombosis
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Chammas treats Thrombosis more than 21% of his peers

Dr. Chammas treats this condition more than 21% 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
Heart Disease
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Chammas treats Heart Disease more than 13% of his peers

Dr. Chammas treats this condition more than 13% of his peers

Dr. Chammas' conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • 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
  • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • Decortication and Pleurectomy
  • Empyema
  • Endocarditis
  • Endovascular Repair of Aorta
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Defect Repair
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Surgery
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Insertion of Epicardial Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Lobectomy, Open
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Maze Procedure
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Surgery
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Open Thymectomy
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Resection of Cardiac Tumor
  • Septal Defect
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
  • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Thrombosis
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)
  • 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. Joseph Chammas, MD is a cardiothoracic surgery specialist in Escondido, CA and has been practicing for 20 years. He graduated from Medical College of Wisconsin in 1993 and specializes in cardiothoracic surgery and cardiovascular surgery.

Specialties

  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Cardiovascular Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

Med College Of Wisconsin
Fellowship Hospital
1999
Med College Of Wisconsin
Residency Hospital
1994
Med College Of Wisconsin
Internship Hospital
1993
Medical College of Wisconsin
Medical School
1999
1994
1993

Languages

  • Arabic
  • English

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Dr. Chammas, was an excellent doctor in Loma Linda hospital. He take care of my mom very well. Dr. Chammas and the staff were very compassionate to the patient. I am very thankful for Dr. Chammas, Dr, Tiwari and the Loma Linda staff. Excellent job.
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Dr. Chammas, was a very confident and comforting surgeon during a scary time. Took excellent care of me and outcome was great. I am grateful. Linda Jolliff
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