Dr. Joseph Zarge, MD

General Surgery •  Male • Age 57
  
Dr. Zarge
Telehealth services available

Emory St. Joseph Vascular Surgery

5671 Peachtree Dunwoody Rd Atlanta, GA 30342

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Dr. Joseph Zarge, MD is a General Surgery Specialist in Atlanta, GA and has over 31 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Zarge has more experience with Peripheral Vascular Disorders, Aortic Aneurysm or Dissection, and Peripheral Vascular Procedures than other specialists in his area. He graduated from Emory University medical school in 1989. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as Emory Saint Joseph's Hospital and Northside Hospital. He has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Zarge to book an appointment.


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Biography

Dr. Joseph Zarge, MD is a General Surgery Specialist in Atlanta, GA and has over 31 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Zarge has more experience with Peripheral Vascular Disorders, Aortic Aneurysm or Dissection, and Peripheral Vascular Pr...Read more

Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

1997
Loyola University Hospital
Fellowship Hospital
1995
Temple University Hospital
Residency Hospital
1990
Temple University Hospital
Internship Hospital
1989
Emory University
Medical School
1985
Undergraduate School
Perelman School of Medicine University of Pennsylvania
Undergraduate School

Awards

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(678) 843-5400

Dr. Zarge accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Ambetter
Superior Health Plan
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Anthem
Blue Choice PPO, EPO-GA
Blue Choice-GA HMO-POS
Blue Essential Open Access-GA HMO
Blue Essential Open Access-GA POS
Blue Essential-GA PPO
Blue HRA Blue Choice-GA PPO
Blue HRA Blue Open Access-GA POS
Blue HSA Blue Choice-GA PPO
Blue HSA Blue Open Access-GA POS
Blue Open Access (Select Network)-GA POS
Blue Open Access (Small Grp)-GA POS
Blue Open Access-GA HMO
BlueChoice Healthcare Plan-GA
BlueChoice-GA HMO
BlueChoice-GA POS
BlueChoice-GA PPO
Healthy Support Open Access-GA POS
Healthy Support-GA PPO
National (BlueCard Basic) PPO
National (BlueCard) PPO
State Health Network - SHBP-GA
Traditional / Indemnity-GA
Traditional Health Plan-GA
Assurant Health
AvMed
Open Access
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Choice HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
Blue Choice HMO
Blue Choice Option POS
Blue Open Access POS
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
CHAMPVA
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
Open Access Plus
Commercial Insurance Company
Coventry Health Care
EmblemHealth
Emblem Health
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Golden Rule
Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
GEHA
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Preferred PPO
Kaiser Permanente
Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
MedHealthInsurance
Medicaid
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
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WellCare

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Georgia
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Practice Areas

Peripheral Vascular Disorders

Peripheral vascular disorder specialists diagnose and treat narrowing or blockages in the blood vessels outside the heart, most commonly caused by atherosclerosis, a buildup of plague inside the blood vessel wall.Compare with other Peripheral Vascular Disorders specialists.

Typically treats 89% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 14 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Zarge treats Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD) more than 100% of their peers

Dr. Zarge treats this condition more than 100% of their peers

Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Zarge treats Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) more than 100% of their peers

Dr. Zarge treats this condition more than 100% of their peers

Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Zarge treats Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) more than 100% of their peers

Dr. Zarge treats this condition more than 100% of their peers

Aortic Aneurysm or Dissection

Aortic aneurym or dissection specialists diagnose and treat abnormal bulges or tears in the wall of the aorta, which are life-threatening and require immediate surgery.Compare with other Aortic Aneurysm or Dissection specialists.

Typically treats 85% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 3 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Aortic Aneurysm
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Zarge treats Aortic Aneurysm more than 93% of their peers

Dr. Zarge treats this condition more than 93% of their peers

Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Zarge treats Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA) more than 82% of their peers

Dr. Zarge treats this condition more than 82% of their peers

Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Zarge performs Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open more than 82% of their peers

Dr. Zarge performs this procedure more than 82% of their peers

Peripheral Vascular Procedures

Peripheral vascular disorder is diagnosed through a variety of procedures, including angiogram, ankle-brachial index and Doppler ultrasound. Surgical treatments include bypass graft surgery, balloon angioplasty, and stent.Compare with other Peripheral Vascular Procedures specialists.

Typically treats 74% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 5 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Zarge performs Peripheral Artery Catheterization more than 96% of their peers

Dr. Zarge performs this procedure more than 96% of their peers

Peripheral Artery Bypass
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Zarge performs Peripheral Artery Bypass more than 89% of their peers

Dr. Zarge performs this procedure more than 89% of their peers

Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Zarge performs Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting more than 85% of their peers

Dr. Zarge performs this procedure more than 85% of their peers

Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM)

Arteriovenous malformation (AVM) specialists diagnose and treat abnormal blood vessel connections between arteries and veins that result in damage or death of body tissue and nerve cells.Compare with other Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM) specialists.

Typically treats 93% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 1 condition or procedure

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Zarge performs Arteriovenous Shunt Creation more than 93% of their peers

Dr. Zarge performs this procedure more than 93% of their peers

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Dr. Zarge's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Aneurysm
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
  • Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
  • Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atherosclerosis of Aorta
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Carotid Artery Stent Placement
  • Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Carotid Ultrasound
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Chronic Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • 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
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Surgery
  • Lung Surgery
  • Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome (MALS)
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Artery Bypass
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Removal of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Revision of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Thrombosis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Varicose Vein Procedure
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
  • Venous Compression
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Insufficiency
  • Venous Sclerotherapy

Locations

Emory St. Joseph Vascular Surgery

Emory St. Joseph Vascular Surgery-Atlanta Office5671 Peachtree Dunwoody Rd Atlanta, GA 30342
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Emory St. Joseph Vascular Surgery-Cumming Office1100 Northside Forsyth Dr Ste 360 Cumming, GA 30041
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Affiliated Hospitals

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Emory Saint Joseph's Hospital

Atlanta, GA

79% Patient experience rating, 10% higher than the national average

  • America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Gastrointestinal Care Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)
  • America’s 100 Best Hospitals for General Surgery Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)
  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)

Northside Hospital

Atlanta, GA

79% Patient experience rating, 10% higher than the national average

  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2019, 2018)

Wellstar North Fulton Hospital

Roswell, GA

58% Patient experience rating, 11% lower than the national average