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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Top Care Areas

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Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
very high
more than 98% of peers
Atrial Flutter
very high
more than 97% of peers
Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
very high
more than 97% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Vivas "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 important designation. Dr. Yoel Vivas offers comprehensive evaluation and treatment of abnormalities of the heart rhythm (Arrhythmia) including but not limited to ablation of atrial fibrillation, atrial flutter, supraventricular and ventricular tachycardia."

2  Specialties

  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiology

4  Board Certifications

  • Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • 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*

46  Conditions Treated

  • Abnormal Heart Beat
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Bradycardia
  • Cardiac Arrest
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Conduction Disorder of the Heart
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • 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
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Septal Defect
  • Supraventricular Tachycardia
  • Syncope
  • Tachycardia
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease
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34  Procedures

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

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

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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Fellow of the Heart Rhythm Society, 2011
Media & Publications

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hebrew
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Vivas' Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Vivas

4.4

Based on 18 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
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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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Jan 04, 2018
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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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Boynton Beach, FL – Sep 23, 2017
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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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Paul S in Boynton Beach, FL – Aug 25, 2016
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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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Sandi in Baton Rouge, LA – Apr 26, 2016
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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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Delray Beach, FL – Jan 12, 2016
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