Dr. Joseph Wasselle, MD

Dr. Joseph Wasselle, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 57
Dr. Joseph Wasselle, MD is a general surgery specialist in Melbourne, FL and has been practicing for 28 years. He graduated from Univ Of South Fl Coll Of Med in 1986 and specializes in general surgery and vascular surgery.Read his story

240 N Wickham Rd Ste 311

Melbourne, FL 32935

Contact Information

(321) 752-1660

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • CareOregon
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Community Health Choice
  • 18 More

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Top Care Areas

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

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

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Dr. Wasselle's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Wasselle "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."
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2  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery

2  Board Certifications

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

33  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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35  Procedures

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Background Check

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


  • 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

Dr. Wasselle has no awards or honors listed.

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
15 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (15)

  • 5
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  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Wasselle's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

It frustrates me even giving him 1 star as he does not deserve it. First issue I had with him is he didn't even have the kindness to have a family member present to tell my mother that she had cancer (I live 5 mins from the hospital and was not working at the time). Secondly, he did not properly...more
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Dr Wasselle is a wonderful doctor and surgeon. He is caring and thoughtful. He looks you in the eye when he speaks with you. Answered all questions and takes time and listens to concerns I had. Would highly recommend Dr Wasselle if you need a surgeon.
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