Dr. Nicholas Cossa, MD

Dr. Nicholas Cossa, MD

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Interventional Cardiology  ·  
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64 y/o
(9)

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Dr. Nicholas Cossa, MD is an interventional cardiology specialist in Falls Church, VA and has been practicing for 32 years. He specializes in interventional cardiology and cardiology.

Virginia Heart

2901 Telestar Ct Ste 200

Falls Church, VA 22042
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Coventry Health Care of Virginia
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Humana
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)

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Top Care Areas

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

Chest Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Heart Murmur
very high
more than 98% of peers
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
very high
more than 98% of peers

Dr. Cossa'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.

2  Specialties

  • Interventional Cardiology
  • Cardiology

3  Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Interventional Cardiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

35  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Aneurysm
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Virginia.

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

  • Albany Medical College
    Medical School | Graduated 1980
  • Washington Hospital Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1982
  • Washington Hospital Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1984
  • Washington Hospital Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1986

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Cossa has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Cossa does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Cossa and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Reston Hospital Center

is a Recipient of a Healthgrades Excellence Award
Patient Safety Excellence Award

Hospital Quality Award

Dr. Cossa is on the medical staff at our top-rated hospital.

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Dr. Cossa's Reviews

4.6
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Cossa to family and friends
9 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (9)

  • 5
    (8)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Cossa's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Dr. Cossa did angioplasty on one clogged artery and inserted a stent in theother clogged artery and then waited hurs for me to awaken from the procedure. Very thorough and professional. Four years later and still no recurrence of problems. His associate Dr. Vives is now my cardiologist at the...more
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Excellent care. Very thorough. The doctor, PA and all of the staff have been wonderful. I'm feeling much better!
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My first visit to Dr. Cossa. I left quite impressed. Never felt rushed when talking to him. He is an exceptional listener and answered all of my questions throughly. He makes you feel like this is the first time he has heard these questions and you are the first patient who has asked. A rare...more
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