Dr. Paul Massimiano, MD

Dr. Paul Massimiano, MD

Cardiac Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 65
Dr. Paul Massimiano, MD is a cardiac surgery specialist in Takoma Park, MD and has been practicing for 28 years. He graduated from Georgetown University School Of Medicine in 1978 and specializes in cardiac surgery.Read his story

7901 Maple Ave Ste A

Takoma Park, MD 20912

Contact Information

(202) 524-4200

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerihealth
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Mitral Valve Surgery
very high
more than 91% of peers
Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
more than 71% of peers
Septal Defect
more than 52% of peers

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Dr. Massimiano's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Massimiano "Paul Massimiano, MD, is one of the region's foremost experts in minimally invasive heart surgery, including minimally invasive mitral valve surgery – a procedure that he helped pioneer. Dr. Massimiano is board certified in Cardiothoracic Surgery and Surgery, and is a cardiac surgeon with Adventist Medical Group. He has a distinguished career in cardiac surgery spanning more than 30 years. Dr. Massimiano earned his medical degree from Georgetown University School of Medicine. He completed his residency at National Naval Medical Center and did further cardiac surgery training through fellowships at Yale New-Haven Hospital and St. Vincent Heart Institute. Dr. Massimiano is the medical director of Minimally Invasive Heart Surgery at Adventist HealthCare Washington Adventist Hospital. Dr. Massimiano sees patients at the Takoma Park office and performs surgery at Washington Adventist Hospital. He is deeply committed to providing excellent patient care and high-quality outcomes"
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Massimiano "Our team works closely with patients and their referring physicians to deliver personalized heart care to meet each patient's needs. "

1  Specialties

  • Cardiac Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*

32  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
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Aneurysm
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • Endocarditis
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Septal Defect
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24  Procedures

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • Duke University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1974
  • Georgetown University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1978
  • National Naval Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1979
  • National Naval Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1984
  • Yale-New Haven Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1987
  • St. Vincent Heart Institute
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1990

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Massimiano has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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What People Say About Dr. Paul Massimiano, MD
In July 2011, Dr. Massimiano performed minimally invasive Mitral Valve repair on my heart. With his expertise, he was able to repair the valve, instead of replacing it. The 1.5 - 2 in. incision was made on my right side, and 5 years later, I am unable to locate it! I continue to remain heart...Read More
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