Dr. Yoel Vivas, MD

Dr. Yoel Vivas, MD

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology  ·  
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Age 41
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Dr. Yoel Vivas, MD is a clinical cardiac electrophysiologist in Delray Beach, FL and has been practicing for 8 years. He graduated from Universisdad Central De Venezuela-Escuela Jose Maria Vargas in 2001 and specializes in clinical cardiac electrophysiology and cardiology.

5258 Linton Blvd Ste 106

Delray Beach, FL 33484

Contact Information

(561) 303-3491

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Careplus
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Care District of Palm Beach County
  • Humana
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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Florida
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Vivas' Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Vivas performs Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement more than 98% of his peers

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

Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Vivas performs Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Vivas performs this procedure more than 97% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Defibrillator Implantation
  • Pacemaker Implantation, Permanent
  • Pacemaker Implantation, Temporary
Cardiac Electrophysiology
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Vivas performs Cardiac Electrophysiology more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Vivas performs this procedure more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Vivas' conditions and procedures:

Ablation for Treatment of Atrial Fibrillation
Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
Abnormal Heart Beat
Arrhythmias
Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial Flutter
Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
Bradycardia
Cardiac Arrest
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
Cardiac Electrophysiology
Cardiac Event Monitor
Cardiac Imaging
Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy
Cardiomegaly
Cardiomyopathy
Cardiovascular Stress Test
Cardioversion, Elective
Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
Carotid Artery Disease
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
Chest Pain
Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
Complex Atrial Fibrillation (AF) Ablation
Conduction Disorder of the Heart
Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
Congenital Heart Defects
Congenital Heart Disease
Congestive Heart Failure
Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Cryoablation for Atrial Fibrillation
Defibrillator Implantation
Echocardiography
Electrophysiological Study
Electrophysiology
Endocarditis
Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
Heart Disease
Heart Murmur
Heart Palpitations
Heart Surgery
Hyperlipidemia
Hypertension
Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
Hypertensive Heart Disease
Hypotension
Insertion of Epicardial Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Insertion of Left Ventricular Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Limb Swelling
Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
Minimally Invasive Atrial Fibrillation Ablation
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Pacemaker Implantation, Permanent
Pacemaker Implantation, Temporary
Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
Pacemaker Monitoring
Pacemaker Therapy for Heart Failure
Pericardial Disease
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Edema
Pulmonary Hypertension
Pulmonary Valve Disease
Radiofrequency Catheter Ablation
Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Septal Defect
Supraventricular Tachycardia
Syncope
Tachycardia
Thoracentesis
Thrombosis
Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
Tricuspid Valve Disease
Vascular Disease

About Me

Care Philosophy

Dr. Yoel Vivas FHRS practices cardiac electrophysiology in Boynton Beach and Delray Beach area. Dr. Vivas is a Fellow of the Heart Rhythm Society (FHRS). He is one of only 1,100 arrhythmia specialists in the world to have been granted this importa...

Specialties

  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiology

Board Certifications

  • Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Internal Medicine

Education

  • 2010
    Allegheny Genl Hosp-Allegheny U Hlth Sci
    Fellowship Hospital
    2010
  • 2009
    Lahey Clinic Hospital / Tufts School Of Medicine Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
    Fellowship Hospital
    2009
  • 2003
    Hospital Of St Raphael
    Internship Hospital
    2003
  • 2002
    Hospital Of Saint Raphael / Yale School Of Medicine Internal Medicne
    Residency Hospital
    2002
  • 2001
    Universisdad Central De Venezuela-Escuela Jose Maria Vargas
    Medical School
    2001
  • 2000
    Universidad Central De Venezuela
    Undergraduate School
    2000

Languages

  • Hebrew
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Fellow of the Heart Rhythm Society, 2011

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Dr. Vivas' Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Vivas

4.4

Based on 18 reviews

5 Stars
77.77777777777777%
(14)
4 Stars
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(1)
3 Stars
5.555555555555555%
(1)
2 Stars
0%
(0)
1 Star
11.11111111111111%
(2)

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After being diagnosed with Atrial fibrillation, Dr. Vivas suggested I have an ablation. Dr. Vivas put me at ease explaing how the procedure would be performed using a cryoablation balloon. I underwent the ablation and I am completely satisfied with the results. I feel better and my symptoms are...Read More
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Beware!! If you want to stay alive, don't go here..Dr Vivas provided incomplete and in accurate options to cure my Afib. after installing a Pacemaker and performing an AV node ablation one of the three leads was discovered to have came off during a post op follow up exam. Further, three attempts...Read More
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Dr. Vivas did a cryoablation on me in January 2016. I had on and off bouts with AF for over six months. He did the ablation and so far I haven't had any problems. I have seen him twice since leaving the hospital and his attention to my questions are answered without hesitation. He is friendly and...Read More
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He is my mm's dr -& may be good he's become what the family calls the phantom doctor. My Mom's been to the hospital for an ablation twice. Now going on the 3rd time. First was OK - 2nd the nurses/staff couldn't find him so his associate handled it. This time she went into the hospital last night,...Read More
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I have every confidence in Dr. Vivas. However he does not respond to my telephone questions if I leave a message for him to call me and his staff do not follow up to see if he's returned the call. I have had to work around this, but won't hold it against him! He is a good doctor and very...Read More
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Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
AvMed
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Careplus
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access
Coventry Health Care
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
Health Care District of Palm Beach County
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Medicaid
Molina Healthcare
Molina
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Neighborhood Health Plan
Staywell (Wellcare)
Medicaid
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Options PPO
United Healthcare
Vita Health
WellCare
WellCare PPO

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Bethesda Hospital East

Boynton Beach, FL

Delray Medical Center

Delray Beach, FL

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