Dr. Joseph A. Wasselle, MD

Dr. Joseph A. Wasselle, MD

General Surgery | Male | 56 years old

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Dr. Wasselle is board-certified in both general and vascular surgery. He is a member of the American Medical Association, Florida...Read more

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Dr. Wasselle is board-certified in both general and vascular surgery. He is a member of the American Medical Association, Florida Medical Association, and Florida Surgical Society and is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. He graduated Cum Laude from the University of Miami and attended the University of South Florida Medical School where he was recognized as the Outstanding Student in Surgery. He completed his general surgical residency at the University of South Florida in Tampa and was an instructor for laparoscopic surgery during his last two years. He devoted himself to a year of research in a Fellowship of Surgical Oncology and Tumor Immunology and gained national recognition for his award-winning work in cancer research. Dr. Wasselle complemented his training by completing a fellowship in vascular surgery at the University of South Florida. Dr. Wasselle has complemented his career having authored or co-authored several internationally recognized papers in the fields of general, vascular, oncologic, cardiothoracic and laparoscopic surgery. He has also authored a book chapter on carotid surgery in the textbook entitled Surgical Management of Cerebrovasular Disease. Dr. Wasselle continues to dedicate himself to the total care of the surgical patient by being on the forefront of surgical technology and advances. He does not limit his practice to particular surgical sub-specialty, but rather offers all the skills for which he was trained. Recently featured in the September issue of Forbes magazine. Learn more » Dr. Wasselle is a native Floridian. He enjoys spending time with his family along with playing golf, tennis, volleyball, scuba diving and fishing.

Dr. Wasselle's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in General Surgery
  •  Board certified in General Surgery and Vascular Surgery
  •  Malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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    • Settlement (6/18/2015)
    • Amount or Range: $250,000.00
    • Nature of Complaint: BREVARD COUNTY
    • State: Florida
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  • General Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Aneurysm
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atherosclerosis of Aorta
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Chronic Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Heart Disease
  • Hypertensive Encephalopathy
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thrombosis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Compression
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Insufficiency

Education

  • Medical School
    Univ Of South Fl Coll Of Med

    Graduated in 1986

  • Internship Hospital
    University South Fla

    Completed in 1987

  • Residency Hospital
    University South Fla

    Completed in 1992

  • Fellowship Hospital
    University South Fla

    Completed in 1990

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery

Procedures Performed

  • Adrenalectomy
  • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
  • Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
  • Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
  • Carotid Artery Stent Placement
  • Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Carotid Ultrasound
  • Colon Surgery
  • Dialysis Access Procedures
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
  • Endovascular Repair of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Endovascular Repair of Aorta
  • Endovascular Repair of Visceral Aorta
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Surgery
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hemorrhoid Removal
  • Hernia and Hydrocele Repair
  • Laparotomy
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Lung Surgery
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Parathyroid Surgery
  • Peripheral Artery Bypass
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Revision of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
  • Splenectomy
  • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Varicose Vein Procedure
  • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure

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