Dr. Marco Mercader, MD

Dr. Marco Mercader, MD

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Age 48
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Dr. Marco Mercader, MD is a cardiology specialist in Washington, DC and has been practicing for 16 years. He graduated from Suny Upstate Medical University (Syracuse) in 1995 and specializes in cardiology.

2150 Pennsylvania Ave NW

Washington, DC 20037

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna

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Top Care Areas

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

Heart Disease
high
more than 87% of peers
Heart Palpitations
normal
more than 79% of peers
Syncope
normal
more than 73% of peers

Dr. Mercader'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. Mercader "I take care of patients with 'arrhythmias' (slow or fast heart beats), syncope, and patients with pacemakers/ICD's/cardiac resynchronization therapy, patients that need catheter ablations for SVT/atrial tachycardia/flutter/fibrillation or WPW."

1  Specialties

  • Cardiology

3  Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

52  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Tachycardia
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease
  • Wolff-Parkinson-White Pattern

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22  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for District of Columbia.

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

  • Syracuse University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1991
  • Suny Upstate Medical University (Syracuse)
    Medical School | Graduated 1995
  • George Washington University Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1996
  • George Washington University Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1998
  • George Washington University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2002
  • George Washington University Med Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2001
  • Geo Wash Hospital
    Other Education | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • American Federation for Clinical Research Award, 1995
  • Whos Who among students in American Universities and Colleges, 1991
Media & Publications
  • Resourse Use and Cost Associated with Atrial Fibrillation in the US, 2004
  • Reentrant Activity in the Form of Spiral Waves in Mathematical Models of the Sinoatrial Node, 1994
  • New Insights into the Mechanisms of Neurally Mediated Syncope, 2002

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Mercader's Reviews

4.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Mercader to family and friends
7 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (7)

  • 5
    (5)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
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Dr. Mercader'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

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Dr. Mercader was very responsive to my emergency situation, in which I needed an ICD. And over the last 6 years he has more than met my needs as my physician. He answers my questions and provides reassurance when I need it. Recently, he went well above the call of duty when I needed a procedure...more
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