Dr. Joseph Vassallo, MD

Dr. Joseph Vassallo, MD

Cardiology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 65
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Dr. Joseph Vassallo, MD is a cardiology specialist in Chevy Chase, MD and has been practicing for 34 years. He graduated from University At Buffalo State University Of New York School Of Medicine in 1979 and specializes in cardiology and internal medicine.

5454 Wisconsin Ave Ste 925

Chevy Chase, MD 20815

Contact Information

(301) 656-9070

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Vassallo performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Heart Palpitations
very high
more than 99% of peers
Heart Murmur
very high
more than 99% of peers
Hyperlipidemia
very high
more than 98% of peers

Dr. Vassallo's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

2  Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Internal Medicine

2  Board Certifications

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

38  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease
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10  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Maryland.

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

  • University At Buffalo State University Of New York School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1979
  • New England Med Center Tufts University
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1979
  • New England Med Center Tufts University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1982
  • University Penn Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1984

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Vassallo has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Vassallo's Reviews

4.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Vassallo to family and friends
18 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (18)

  • 5
    (16)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (0)

Dr. Vassallo's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Fantastic doctor based on his skills and compassion. None better!
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Doctor Vassallo is extremely compassionate, an expert in cardiology and he makes an appointment with him enjoyable. He responds to your phone calls within 20 minutes. He is the very best in his field. I highly recommend Doctor Vassallo. B. Gubinsky
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I feel this physician is quickly dismissive when I ask questions, is curt, and is set in his ways. That's been my experience when going to see him for tests with subsequent follow-up appointments. I'm not sure who wrote all the five star reviews and five star service has NOT been my experience. ...more
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