Dr. Vincent Abbrescia, DO

CardiologyMaleAge 54

Dr. Vincent Abbrescia, DO is a Cardiology Specialist in Milford, DE and has over 28 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine medical school in 1993. He is affiliated with Bayhealth Hospital, Kent Campus. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Abbrescia to book an appointment.

Dr. Abbrescia

Bayhealth Heart & Vascular

112 Sussex Ave Ste 101 Milford, DE 19963
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

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Dr. Abbrescia is affiliated with Bayhealth Hospital, Kent Campus Dover, a highly rated and top awarded hospital for cardiology.

At a Glance

  • Explains Conditions Well
    Patients said this doctor explains conditions well. See reviews
  • Offers Telehealth
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  • Practices at Top Hospital
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Dr. Abbrescia's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Abbrescia treats Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Abbrescia treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Heart Disease
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Abbrescia treats Heart Disease more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Abbrescia treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Electrocardiogram (EKG)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Abbrescia performs Electrocardiogram (EKG) more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Abbrescia performs this procedure more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Abbrescia's conditions and procedures:

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm and Dissection of Heart
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmia Screening
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Atrial Septal Defect
  • Cardiac Arrest
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiomyopathy, Dilated
  • Cardiovascular Diagnostic Test
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cardioversion, Elective
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chest Pain Evaluation
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Angiogram
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • Dobutamine Thallium Stress Test
  • Echocardiography
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Endocarditis
  • First Degree Heart Block
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • HeartAware Online Risk Screening
  • High Cholesterol
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Long QT Syndrome
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Prolapse
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Mobitz, Type 2, Heart Block
  • Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
  • Nuclear Stress Testing
  • Patent Foramen Ovale (PFO)
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pericarditis
  • Peripartum Cardiomyopathy
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease Screening (PAD)
  • Pharmacologic Nuclear Stress Test
  • Pharmacologic Stress Test, Adenosine
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Prinzmetal Angina
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Pulmonary Venous Return Anomaly
  • Second Degree Heart Block
  • Septal Defect
  • Septic Embolism
  • Sick Sinus Syndrome
  • Sinus Bradycardia
  • Sinus Tachycardia
  • Stress Test
  • Structural Heart Disease Evaluations and Treatment
  • Supraventricular Tachycardia
  • Syncope
  • TCD Bubble Test
  • Tetralogy of Fallot
  • Third Degree Heart Block
  • Thrombosis
  • Tilt Table Testing
  • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
  • Treadmill Stress Test
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Hypertension
  • Ventricular Fibrillation
  • Ventricular Tachycardia (VT)
  • Wolff-Parkinson-White Pattern

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Dr. Abbrescia's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Abbrescia

4.9

Based on 48 ratings

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
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What went well
  • Explained conditions well (47)
  • Office environment (47)
  • Appointment wasn't rushed (46)
What could be improved
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions (2)
  • Long wait times (2)
  • Didn't listen or answer questions (1)
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Dr. Abbrescia has a wonderful bedside manner. He communicates well with patients and is able to relay the information in an way you can easily understand. You can tell immediately that he cares about the health of his patients. I would highly recommend Dr. Abbrescia.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
3 people found this helpful
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Deidra – Feb 19, 2020
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From first contact with this office to meeting with Dr. Abbrescia, we are extremely happy. We have never had need to see a cardiologist, and having moved to Delaware only two years ago, we didn't know where to go. Dr. Abbrescia came highly recommended by my wife's coworkers and we are very happy we listened to their recommendations.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
5 people found this helpful
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Harold Spina in Magnolia, DE – Jul 31, 2018
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Being in the medical field myself, I could not have found a better cardiologist to help me navigate through a medical situation. Dr. Abbrescia is laser focused on your care, totally engaged with you during your visit, compassionate, knowledgeable, and definitely your advocate. His emphasis is on prevention as well as diagnosis and treatment. Five stars.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
3 people found this helpful
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E.H. MD in Dover – Jun 22, 2018
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No issues whatsoever! Office expects punctuality, as do I! Paperwork completed before hand seen a couple min after scheduled appt time. and was out within 45 min. There for surgical clearance, reviewed information, discussed issues. Overall great experience!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
1 person found this helpful
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Angela in Dover, DE – Jun 03, 2018
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I met Dr. Abbrescia when I was 17 for a heart murmur. It resolved, but I knew this was the cardiologist I wanted for life. I'm 28 now, and I've referred my entire family to his practice. He's thorough, answers all your questions, and actually implements realistic treatment regimens that aren't setup to fail. Waiting room/total wait time is usually >10-15 minutes. I'm not sure why that's a problem for some but I don't want a 5-minute physician and neither should you.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
3 people found this helpful
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Camden, DE – Apr 03, 2018
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This is my first time visiting Dr. Abbrescia after having heart surgery. He was so thorough and explained everything that was going on with me in layman's terms with easy to understand examples. I am really impressed and look forward to him providing my care.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
1 person found this helpful
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Gloria Pitts in Dover, DE – Dec 11, 2017
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The doctor is rude and uncaring. I scheduled an appointment, after waiting several weeks, and shortly before my appointment was planned, the doctor called and abruptly cancelled my visit for no apparent reason. I do not recommend this doctor.
What went well
No results
What could be improved
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
2 people found this helpful
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Denton, MD – Jul 08, 2017
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He was very thorough in his examination and spent time with me explaining findings as well as prescribed medications. He took time and had completely reviewed my health background materials and came to the appointment prepared to help me.
What went well
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
1 person found this helpful
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Bob Sorensen in Greenwood DE – Apr 04, 2017
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I would definitely recommend Dr. Abbrescia to my family and friends. From the minute I walked into the office, I was greeted by a friendly and helpful staff. My wait to see the Dr. was 15 minutes. He immediately picked up on a condition I had, that was unrelated to his field, and had gone unnoticed by many other physicians. He is kind, courteous, and extremely knowledgeable. I have 100% trust in his ability to diagnose, treat and care for his patients. What a breath of fresh air!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
1 person found this helpful
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Sandy in Dover, DE – Mar 04, 2017
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It was only my first visit, everyone was very professional and friendly. Everything was explained in easy to understand terms and they gave me contact information which made me feel much more comfortable. Overall they seem like a very good team.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
1 person found this helpful
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Thomas Kadunce in Camden DE – Feb 14, 2017
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Dr. Abbrescia is extremely knowledgable, and treats you like an actual customer, which is rare with physicians! He was prepared for my appointment, and explained things thoroughly and in an easy-to-understand way. Will always come to him! Only downside is that he's such a good doctor, he has a longer wait for appointments!
What went well
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
  • Difficult to schedule appointment
1 person found this helpful
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Tiffany R in Magnolia, DE – Jan 31, 2017
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I would definitely recommend Dr Abbbrecia and his staff to anyone in need of his services. Dr Abbrecia's staff were friendly and professional. Dr. Abbrecia spent time to educate me regarding my recent diagnosis. He explained how my recent medial diagnosis could affect my heart. He was very patient and made sure when I looked puzzled or apprehensive, he would make sure I was clear regarding the information. I left that office feeling Dr Abbbecia truly cared about helping to keep me healthy.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
1 person found this helpful
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Larry Foxworth in Camden, DE – Jan 07, 2017
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Dr. Abbrescia took alot of time with me, listening to and addressing all of my concerns. He was very personable. I was taken back to the examining room as soon as I checked in.
What went well
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Stefanie F. in Camden,DE – Dec 12, 2016
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Dr. Abbrescia was very thorough not only with exam but also asking & answering questions. He took the time to explain what he believed was happening and why in a way that was easily understood. I felt so at ease after the appointment.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
1 person found this helpful
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Nanette in Dover, DE – Aug 11, 2016
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I took my mother-in-law to see Dr. Abbrescia following an abnormal EKG. Dr. Abbrescia was very warm, engaging and reassuring to us. He spent time with us, explaining what her results meant and answering our questions. He seems to be very knowledgeable, caring, and has a good sense of humor!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
  • Long wait times
1 person found this helpful
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Carol B. in Smyrna, DE – Aug 05, 2016
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Dr Abbrescia is my father,s cardiologist and he is without question the best! Caring, knowledgeable, and engaging, he always finds time to respond to questions --- and he responds in comprehensible layperson language. Likewise, his MA, Jessica, is kind, responsive, and very accessible. together they are truly a the cardiac dream team. I just wish I lived closer so they could be my cardio team as well as my father's. Great job guys. Thanks for all you do!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
1 person found this helpful
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Jeff Wootten in Newark, DE – Aug 03, 2016
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The entire office is on time, efficient, professional and friendly. Dr Abbrescia took time, explained all aspects of cardiac risk, gave me a thorough examination, stressed that he would call me personally with the results after my scheduled cardiac stress test 7/22/16 and to contact the office with questions or concerns between appointments.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
  • Long wait times
1 person found this helpful
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Gloria M in Camden Wyoming, DE – Jul 21, 2016
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He took time to explain everything very thoroughly. He has an excellent bedside manner. He was caring and kind. I wouldn't see anyone else for Cardiology. I can not say enough about my experience.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
2 people found this helpful
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Natalie M in Dover, DE – Jul 12, 2016
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I enjoyed my first visit with Dr. Abbrescia. He greeted me with a smile and was personable. He performed a thorough exam, formulated a plan, and explained everything to me. I was also appreciative that he asked me about myself and thanked me for my husband's and my service in the military. I have run into several doctors over the past 16 years as a CCU/ICU RN, and he by far, has been one of the most pleasurable physicians that I have encountered.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
1 person found this helpful
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Apr 08, 2016
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Dr Abbrescia is very smart, very personable, and very accessible. He listens, discusses, explains, and finds solutions. Great doc. And Jessica, his assistant, is terrific. We're managing my father's health long distance and call her often with questions. She's always friendly, extremely responsive, and sensitive to both my father's needs and to our situation. And she always gets us answers. Thanks you Dr A and Jessica!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Jeffrey Wootten in Newark, DE – Mar 04, 2016
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About Me

Care Philosophy

I place a special emphasis on a good compassionate communicating relationship with my patients and their family members. I always spend the "extra time"...Read more

Specialties

  • Cardiology

Education

1999
Alber Einstein Medical Center
Fellowship Hospital
1996
Delaware Valley Medical Center
Residency Hospital
1994
Delaware Valley Medical Center
Internship Hospital
1993
Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Medical School
1988
Loyola College In Maryland
Undergraduate School
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Languages

  • English
  • Italian
  • Spanish

Awards

  • Beta Beta Beta Biology Honor Society Award, 1988
  • The Dean Arthur M. Flack & Belle B. Flack Memorial Award, 1993
  • Raymond J. Harris Scholarship Award, 1991
  • Delaware Valley Medical Centers Intern of The Year Award, 1994
  • Delaware Valley Medical Centers-Resident of The Year Award, 1996

Frequently Asked Questions

Does Dr. Vincent Abbrescia, DO offer telehealth services?

Dr. Abbrescia has indicated that they offer telehealth. Contact the office to check for eligibility for your needs.

Is Dr. Vincent Abbrescia, DO accepting new patients?

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What are Dr. Vincent Abbrescia, DO's top areas of care?

Dr. Abbrescia frequently treats Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload, Heart Disease, and Electrocardiogram (EKG). See all procedures and conditions Dr. Abbrescia treats.

Where is Dr. Vincent Abbrescia, DO's office located?

Dr. Abbrescia's office is located at 112 Sussex Ave Ste 101, Milford, DE 19963. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

What languages does Dr. Vincent Abbrescia, DO speak?

Dr. Abbrescia speaks Spanish, Italian, and English. View profile to see all.

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Locations

Bayhealth Heart & Vascular

Milford Medical Annex112 Sussex Ave Ste 101 Milford, DE 19963
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Delaware Heart & Vascular, P.A.200 Banning St Ste 340 Dover, DE 19904
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Smyrna-Clayton Medical Service Center315 N CARTER RD Smyrna, DE 19977
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Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Abbrescia is affiliated with the following hospital. Select the hospital below to learn more.

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Bayhealth Hospital, Kent Campus

Dover, DE

64% Patient Experience Rating, 5% lower than the national average

1 Award Received

Award Highlight: Coronary Intervention Excellence Award™ (2021)