Dr. Joseph Vijungco, MD

Dr. Joseph Vijungco, MD

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Vascular Surgery  ·  
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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

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

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

Dr. Vijungco'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.

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

Malpractice Claims not available

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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

  • Boston College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1992
  • Saint Louis University School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1996
  • Rush University
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1995
  • 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

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dignity Health - Mercy Gilbert Medical Center

is a Recipient of a Healthgrades Excellence Award
Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence

Hospital Quality Award

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Dr. Vijungco's Reviews

4.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Vijungco to family and friends
206 total reviews (38 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (206)

  • 5
    (170)
  • 4
    (8)
  • 3
    (2)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (25)

Dr. Vijungco'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 (38)

Dr. Vijungco is a great Doctor with a wonderful staff at the Mesa location, but with the exception of Jackie, front desk clerk at the Chandler office. I interacted with Jackie on several occasions and she always sounds irritated and annoyed... she appears concerned about your situation, but will...more
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Dr. Vijungco is a great doctor! I was referred to him by a foot doctor. Vijungco examined the dark spots on my legs and explained it. He said to wear compression stockings whenever I am up and out. One of his nurses got my sizing and gave me stockings (which can be ordered either through his office...more
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Dr. Vijungco explained the procedures to repair a large abdominal aortic aneurysm, found during a routine CT scan by my primary doctor, and put my wife and I at ease before the procedure. After the endovascular abdominal aortic aneurysm repair I am recovering very well thanks to their excellent...more
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very unprofessional office staff! Front office person was very rude and demanding, Scheduling/ check out person was VERY unprofessional chewing gum blowing bubbles! 4 to 6 weeks out for ultra sounds and follow up is completely acceptable.
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Dr. Vijungco is very easy to talk to. He takes the time to listen and understand any patient concerns or questions you may have. His diagnosis and explanation of a treatment plan are very easy to understand because he talks in layman's language not just all the medical terminology. His office staff...more
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