Dr. Joseph Vijungco, MD

Dr. Joseph Vijungco, MD

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Vascular Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
48 y/o
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Dr. Joseph Vijungco, MD is a vascular surgery specialist in Chandler, AZ and has been practicing for 14 years. He specializes in vascular surgery.

Discover Vein & Vascular Center, PLLC

1840 W Chandler Blvd # D2

Chandler, AZ 85224
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Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • Arizona Foundation
  • Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS)
  • Banner Health
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Care 1st Health Plan
  • Cigna
  • CorVel
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Fortified Provider Network
  • Galaxy Health Network

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Top Care Areas

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Atherosclerosis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Atherosclerosis of Aorta
very high
more than 99% of peers
Aortic Aneurysm
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Vijungco "I believe that vascular operations should be presented to a patient in a compassionate, ethical, & responsible manner. Instead of going to the operating room with anxiety, I believe a patient should go to the operating room with 100% confidence."

1  Specialties

  • Vascular Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
  • Vascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

75  Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Stroke
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Aneurysm
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic-Iliac Occlusive Disease
  • Arterial Calcification of Infancy
  • Arterial Insufficiency
  • Arterial Occlusive Disease
  • Arterial Tortuosity Syndrome
  • Arteriosclerosis
  • Arteriosclerosis Obliterans
  • Arteriovenous Fistula
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atherosclerosis of Aorta
  • Behçet's Disease
  • Berger's Disease
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Carotid Artery Stenosis
  • Carotid Bruit
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Chronic Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Claudication
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Embolus
  • Endovascular Disorders
  • Leg Ulcer
  • Leg Venous Ulcer
  • Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome (MALS)
  • Mesenteric Artery Ischemia
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Artery Disease
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Plaque
  • Raynaud's Disease
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Renal Vein Thrombosis
  • Retinal Artery Occlusion
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Superior Mesenteric Artery Syndrome
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
  • Thromboembolism
  • Thrombophlebitis
  • Thrombosis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Trauma
  • Vasculitis
  • Vein Diseases
  • Venous Compression
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Insufficiency
  • Venous Reflux
  • Venous Thromboembolic Disease
  • Venous Thrombosis
  • Venous Ulcer
  • Wound Infection
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61  Procedures

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair
  • Acute Stroke Intervention
  • Ambulatory Phlebectomy
  • Amputation
  • Aneurysm Embolization
  • Aneurysm Stenting
  • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
  • Arterial Aneurysm Surgery
  • Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
  • Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
  • Atherectomy
  • Cardiovascular Imaging
  • Carotid Artery Stent Placement
  • Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Carotid Surgery
  • Carotid Ultrasound
  • Cerebral Angiography
  • Dialysis Access Procedures
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
  • Embolization
  • Endovascular Aneurysm Repair
  • Endovascular Procedure
  • Endovascular Repair of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Endovascular Repair of Aorta
  • Endovascular Repair of Visceral Aorta
  • Endovascular Stent Grafting
  • Endovenous Laser Treatment
  • Fistulogram
  • Inferior Vena Cava Filter
  • Intra-Arterial Thrombolysis
  • Laser Ablation
  • Minimally Invasive Aneurysm Repair
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Non-Invasive Vascular Testing for Arterial Disease
  • Non-Invasive Vascular Testing for Venous Diseases
  • Peripheral Angioplasty
  • Peripheral Arterial Puncture
  • Peripheral Artery Bypass
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Peripheral Vascular Intervention
  • Peripheral Vascular Studies
  • Peripheral Vascular Surgical Procedures
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Radiofrequency Catheter Ablation
  • Removal of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
  • Revision of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
  • Stent Grafting
  • Stenting
  • Stroke Prevention
  • Temporal Artery Biopsy
  • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Thrombolytic Therapy
  • Varicose Vein Procedure
  • Varicose Vein Surgery
  • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
  • Vein Treatment
  • Venous Closure
  • Venous Sclerotherapy
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Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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Education

  • Boston College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1992
  • Rush University
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1995
  • Saint Louis University School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1996
  • Cook County Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2002
  • Rush University Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2002
  • Northwestern University Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2004

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Top Surgeon Award by the American Consumers' Council, 2010
Media & Publications

Languages Spoken

  • Spanish
  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Vijungco's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Vijungco

4.4

Based on 214 reviews

5 Stars
81.77570093457943%
(175)
4 Stars
3.7383177570093458%
(8)
3 Stars
0.9345794392523364%
(2)
2 Stars
0.4672897196261682%
(1)
1 Star
13.08411214953271%
(28)

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I have been going to Dr. Vijungco for 12 years. He is the most caring Dr. I had and emergency surgery in the middle of the night, and he saved my life.
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My husband had a horrible experience with this surgeon. He is very arrogant, blunt and highly defensive if questioned about his surgical ability and experience. Not very comforting or personable. We would never recommend him to anyone.
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I would NOT go to any of these offices!! The surgery scheduler Kailey never gets back to you, I have waited 3 mo for a procedure that should have only taken 1 mo. They schedule surgeries with NO authorization just because they want to fill up the schedule! Then you get stuck with a $15,000 bill!!...Read More
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Arrived to see man (80s) sitting in wheelchair in sun (100s). He didn't want to be in freezing AC & was left unattended in sun instead of shade. Staff x2 never introduced themselves - name or title - asked elderly pt with dementia what he weighed. Told unknown staff person not to chart, he doesn't...Read More
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I have been a patient for many years and I would not go anywhere else
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