Dr. Joseph Wasselle, MD

General Surgery  |  
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Age 56
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Dr. Joseph Wasselle, MD
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.

2222 S Harbor City Blvd Ste 450

Melbourne, FL 32901

Contact Information

(321) 541-1777

Dr. Joseph Wasselle, MD

Dr. Joseph Wasselle, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • CareOregon
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Community Health Choice
  • Health Net
  • HealthPlus
  • HealthPlus Amerigroup
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana
  • 13 More

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Top Care Areas

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Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
high
more than 91% of peers
Carotid Artery Disease
high
more than 86% of peers
Aneurysm
normal
more than 79% of peers

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Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery
2

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
  • Vascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
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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 Dissection
  • 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

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Procedures

  • 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
  • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization

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Background Check

1 Malpractice Claim
  • Settlement : 6/18/2015
    Amount or Range: $250,000.00
    Nature of Complaint: BREVARD COUNTY
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

  • Univ Of South Fl Coll Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1986
  • University South Fla
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1987
  • University South Fla
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1992
  • University South Fla
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1990

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

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Media & Publications

Dr. Wasselle has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Wasselle's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Wasselle to family and friends
3.9
based on 12 total reviews
Dr. Wasselle's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
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Dr. Wasselle accepts 27 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
    Medicaid
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
    Blue Care HMO
    Blue Select
    BlueDental Choice
    NetworkBlue
  • CareOregon
    Medicaid
  • CareSource
    Medicaid
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    LocalPlus
    Open Access Plus
  • Community Health Choice
    Medicaid
  • Health Net
    Medicaid
  • HealthPlus
    Medicaid
  • HealthPlus Amerigroup
    Medicaid
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
    Medicaid
  • Humana
  • Husky Health
    Medicaid
  • inHealth
    Medicaid
  • INTotal Health
    Medicaid
  • Medica
    Medicaid
  • Medicaid
  • Midwest Health Plan
    Medicaid
  • Molina Healthcare
    Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Peach State Health Plan
    Medicaid
  • Simply Healthcare Plans
    Medicaid
  • Staywell (Wellcare)
    Medicaid
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Medicaid
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO
    United Healthcare
  • Wellcare of Georgia
    Medicaid

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