Joshua A. Dearing, MD| Vascular Surgery | MedStar Health

Joshua A. Dearing, MD
Provider is directly employed by MedStar Health

4.7 out of 5 (663 reviews)

Specialties: Vascular Surgery

Languages: English

301-877-5637

About me

Dr. Dearing earned a bachelor’s degree in biology and researched molecular and cell biology at Duke University. He attended medical school at the University of North Carolina’s Chapel Hill School of Medicine. While there, he conducted research on abdominal transplant surgery. His residency took place at the Albert Einstein School of Medicine with the Montefiore Medical Center in New York. Dr. Dearing completed his fellowship in vascular surgery at MedStar Washington Hospital Center in Washington, DC.

Dr. Dearing speaks French and is proficient in medical Spanish. He performs procedures Tuesdays and Thursdays at MedStar Southern Maryland Hospital Center and has office hours from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Fridays. He also operates at MedStar Washington Hospital Center on Wednesdays.

Clinical areas of focus

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Carotid Stent
  • Inferior Vena Cava Filter Removal
  • Leg Pain
  • May Thurner Syndrome
  • Peripheral Artery Disease
  • Peripheral Edema
  • Spider Veins
  • Thoracoabdominal Aneurysm
  • Varicose Veins
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Conditions and procedures

Conditions I treat

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Abdominal Aortic Ectasia
  • Acquired Arteriovenous Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm Of Artery Of Neck
  • Aneurysm Of Ascending Aorta
  • Aneurysm Of Descending Aorta
  • Aneurysm Of Leg Artery
  • Aneurysm Of Renal Artery
  • Aneurysm Of Splenic Artery
  • Aneurysm Of Subclavian Artery
  • Aneurysm Of Upper Extremity Artery
  • Aneurysm Of Visceral Artery
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Arch Aneurysm
  • Aortic Atresia
  • Aortic Bifurcation Syndrome
  • Aortic Coarctation
  • Aortic Ectasia Thoracoabdominal
  • Aortic Ulcer
  • Aortoiliac Obstruction
  • Arterial Embolism
  • Arterial Thrombosis
  • Arteriovenous Fistula
  • Arteriovenous Fistula Thrombosis
  • Arteriovenous Graft Occlusion
  • Atheroembolism Of Lower Extremities
  • Atheroembolism Of Upper Extremities
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atherosclerosis Of Renal Artery
  • Atherosclerosis Of The Extremities
  • Carotid Aneurysm
  • Carotid Intimal Thickness
  • Carotid Stenosis
  • Celiac Artery Compression Syndrome
  • Cerebral Venous Thrombosis
  • Claudication
  • Cold Sensitivity Hands
  • Complex Thoracoabdominal Aortic Disease
  • Critical Limb Ischemia
  • Deep Thrombophlebitis
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis
  • Diabetic Foot Infection
  • Diabetic Ulcer
  • Dissecting Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Dissection Carotid Artery
  • Dissection Of Aorta
  • Dissection Of Vertebral Artery
  • Dissection Renal Artery
  • Familial Aneurysmal Disease
  • Fibromuscular Dysplasia
  • Gangrene
  • Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia
  • Iliac Aneurysm
  • Iliac Artery Endofibrosis
  • Iliac Artery Stenosis
  • Intestinal Artery Disease
  • IVC Occlusion
  • Klippel Trenaunay Syndrome
  • Leg Pain
  • Leg Ulcers
  • Leriche Syndrome
  • May Thurner Syndrome
  • Mesenteric Artery Disease
  • Mesenteric Vascular Disease
  • Paraganglioma
  • Pelvic Congestion Syndrome
  • Pelvic Varicose Veins
  • Peripheral Artery Disease
  • Peripheral Edema
  • Peripheral Malformation
  • Peripheral Vascular Diseases
  • Poor Circulation In Hands
  • Popliteal Artery Aneurysm
  • Popliteal Artery Entrapment Syndrome
  • Postphlebitic Syndrome
  • Pseudoaneurysm
  • Recurrent Thrombosis
  • Renal Artery Dysplasia
  • Renal Artery Stenosis
  • Ruptured Aneurysm
  • Saddle Embolus
  • SMA Stenosis
  • Spider Veins
  • Stenosis Vascular Graft
  • Stent Thrombosis
  • Stricture Of Artery
  • Subclavian Steal Syndrome
  • Subclavian Stenosis
  • Superficial Phlebitis
  • Superior Mesenteric Artery Stenosis
  • Thoracoabdominal Aneurysm
  • Thromboangiitis Obliterans
  • Thrombophlebitis
  • Thrombosis
  • Thrombotic Disorders
  • Trauma
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Anomalies
  • Vascular Disorders Of Kidney
  • Vascular Insufficiency Of Intestine
  • Vascular Malformation
  • Venous Insufficiency
  • Venous Stasis Disease
  • Visceral Malformation
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Procedures I perform

  • Abdominal Aneurysm Repair
  • Abdominal Aorta Aneurysm Repair
  • Abdominal Aorta PTA
  • Angiography
  • Aortic Angioplasty
  • Aortofemoral Shunt
  • Arterial Biopsy
  • Arterial Reconstruction Of The Lower Extremities
  • Arteriovenous Bypass
  • Arteriovenous Graft
  • Balloon Angioplasty Maturation
  • Balloon Catheter
  • Carotid Artery Angioplasty
  • Carotid Artery Ultrasound
  • Carotid Doppler
  • Carotid Endarterectomy
  • Carotid Stent
  • Catheter Ablation For Pelvic Congestion Syndrome
  • Celiac Artery Angiogram
  • Celiac Artery Bypass
  • Celiac Artery Embolization
  • Celiac Artery PTA
  • Celiac Artery Stenting
  • Common Carotid Artery Stenting
  • Common Femoral Thromboendarterectomy
  • Diabetic Limb Salvage
  • Dialysis Access
  • Dialysis Catheter
  • Dialysis Graft Angioplasty
  • Embolectomy
  • Endarterectomy
  • Endarterectomy Of Abdominal Artery
  • Endarterectomy Of Intracranial Artery
  • Endarterectomy Of Lower Limb Artery
  • Endarterectomy Of Upper Limb Artery
  • Endovascular Aneurysm Repair
  • Endovascular Atherectomy
  • Endovascular Celiac Artery Surgery
  • Endovascular Femoral Artery Surgery
  • Endovascular Iliac Artery Surgery
  • Endovascular Laser Atherectomy
  • Endovascular Stenting
  • Endovascular Superior Mesenteric Artery Surgery
  • Endovenous Laser Ablation Of Varicose Veins
  • Femoral Artery Angioplasty
  • Iliac Artery Angioplasty And Stenting
  • Ilioiliac Artery Bypass Graft
  • Infected Graft Surgery
  • Inferior Vena Cava Filter Removal
  • Interruption Of Vena Cava
  • Laparoscopic Aortic Surgery
  • Ligation Of Internal Jugular Vein
  • Limb Salvage
  • Lower Extremity Angioplasty And Stenting
  • Lower Extremity Bypass
  • Mesenteric Artery Stenting
  • Mesenteric Open Bypass
  • Open Aortic Surgery
  • Open Portocaval Venous Anastomosis
  • Open Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair
  • Peripheral Artery Angioplasty
  • Peripheral Artery Bypass
  • Portosystemic Shunt
  • Radial Artery Access
  • Removal Of Infected Abdominal Graft
  • Removal Of Infected Neck Graft
  • Renal Angioplasty And Stenting
  • Renal Artery Bypass Surgery
  • Renal Artery Stenting
  • Renoportal Anastomosis Procedure
  • Repair Of Axial Brachial Aneurysm
  • Repair Of Blood Vessel Of Leg
  • Repair Of Carotid Subclavian Aneurysm
  • Repair Of Intraabdominal Blood Vessel
  • Repair Of Neck Blood Vessel
  • Repair Of Popliteal Artery
  • Repair Of Vertebral Artery
  • Robotic Endovascular Surgery
  • Saphenous Vein Ligation
  • Sclerotherapy For Spider Veins
  • Sclerotherapy For Varicose Veins
  • SMA Angiogram
  • SMA Embolization
  • Splenic Artery Repair
  • Superior Mesenteric Artery Bypass
  • Superior Mesenteric Artery Stenting
  • Thoracic Endovascular Aortic Repair
  • Thoracic Outlet Decompression
  • Unna Boot
  • Upper Extremity Angioplasty And Stenting
  • Valvuloplasty Of Femoral Vein
  • Varicose Vein Treatment
  • Vascular Access Device
  • Vascular Access Surgery
  • Vascular Laser
  • Vascular Stenting
  • Vascular Surgery
  • Vein Ligation
  • Vertebral Transposition
  • Wound Care
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Practice locations

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7501 Surratts Road
Suite 208
Clinton, MD, 20735

301-877-7353

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301 Steeple Chase Drive
Suite 107
Prince Frederick, MD, 20678

410-535-7290

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106 Irving Street Northwest
POB N 3600
Washington, DC, 20010

202-877-0275

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100 Hospital Road
Prince Frederick, MD, 20678

410-414-2790

Fax 410-414-2791

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Fax 410-414-2791

Insurance

MedStar Health accepts most major health insurance plans. If you are uncertain as to whether your individual health insurance plan is accepted at MedStar Health, please call your insurance company.

  • List of insurance plans we accept
    • Carefirst BlueChoice HMO
    • Kaiser Medicare Advantage Signature and Select
    • Innovation Health: PPO
    • Aetna Select HMO/HealthFund/Health Network
    • Kaiser Maryland Medicaid MCO
    • Cigna TotalCare (HMO D-SNP)
    • Kaiser Permanente Signature-Added Choice
    • Aetna Open Choice (PPO)
    • United AARP Medicare Complete
    • United Navigate
    • United Erickson Advantage Plans
    • Private Health Care Systems (PHCS) (PPO)
    • CareFirst Blue Card Program (Out-of-area BCBS plans)
    • Amerigroup DC Alliance
    • Kaiser Select-Added Choice
    • Traditional Medicare Fee for Service
    • United Student Resources
    • Aetna Traditional Choice (PPO)
    • United Mamsi Life & Health
    • Cigna Indemnity
    • Tricare East Select
    • Tricare East Prime
    • United Nursing Home Plan (C-SNP
    • WellPoint Maryland - Maryland Health Choice
    • Carefirst Blue Preferred PPO
    • Veterans Affairs Community Care Network (VA CCN)
    • United MD IPA Preferred (POS)
    • United Optimum Choice
    • AmeriHealth Caritas DC Healthy Families
    • Amerigroup DC Healthy Families
    • United Medicare Advantage DSNP District of Columbia
    • Cigna POS Open Access & Open Access Plus
    • Aetna Managed Choice (POS)
    • Aetna HealthFund/Health Network Option OA
    • United Optimum Choice Preferred (POS) & OCI Direct (HMO)
    • Federal Employee Program (Std/Basic PPO/Blue Focus)
    • Cigna True Choice Medicare (PPO)
    • Cigna True Choice Plus Medicare (PPO)
    • Aetna Choice POS & Choice POS II
    • Cigna Preferred Medicare
    • Medicaid - Virginia
    • Carefirst EPO
    • CareFirst BC/BS Advantage Core/Enhanced
    • WellPoint Maryland
    • Innovation Health: Open POS II
    • Veterans Affairs Community Care Network
    • United Select HMO - EPO/NPP
    • Innovation Health: Open POS Plus
    • Aetna Elect Choice/ Open Access (POS)
    • D-SNP)
    • Uniformed Services Family Health Plan (USFHP)
    • Innovation Health: HMO & EPO Plus
    • United Options (PPO) (includes Empire PPO)
    • United Golden Rule
    • MedStar Family Choice DC Healthy Families
    • United Community Plan - Maryland Health Choice Program
    • Kaiser Select
    • Cigna PPO and PPO Plus
    • CareFirst MedStar Select PPO
    • United Choice Plus
    • HumanaChoice Honor’s plan PPO
    • Priority Partners - Maryland Health Choice
    • Aetna Elect Choice/ EPO (Aetna Health Fund)
    • Medicaid - Maryland
    • MedStar Family Choice DC Healthcare Alliance
    • Aetna Managed Choice Open Access (POS)
    • Innovation Health: Network Only Plus
    • Cigna POS/Network POS
    • CareFirst MedStar PPO
    • UnitedHealthcare Individual Exchange Plans
    • Police and Fire Clinic
    • Cigna Network Open Access
    • United Select Plus (POS)
    • Choice Care Network/HUMANA (PPO)
    • Aetna HMO-Open Access/Select OA
    • Innovation Health: Indemnity
    • Aetna Medicare Advantage HMO & PPO Plans
    • I-SNP
    • Innovation Health: Open Network Only Plus
    • Innovation Health: POS Plus
    • CareFirst NASCO
    • Maryland Point of Service Plan (MPOS)
    • Carefirst BlueChoice Opt Out Open Access
    • Virginia Premier
    • CareFirst (NCA) Indemnity
    • AmeriHealth Caritas DC Healthcare Alliance
    • Carefirst Healthy Blue (HMO/POS)
    • Kaiser Signature
    • Cigna Achieve Medicare (HMO C-SNP)
    • Tricare Reserve Select
    • Aetna HMO
    • United GEHA (for all other states) Compass Rose
    • Cigna HMO Open Access
    • CareFirst Group Medicare Advantage prescription drug benefit (PPO)
    • Aetna Quality Point of Service (POS)
    • HumanaChoice PPO
    • Cigna Alliance Medicare (HMO) |
    • United Group Medicare Advantage Plans
    • United Choice
    • CareFirst Maryland Indemnity or PPO
    • Aetna Signature Administrator PPO/TPA
    • CareFirst Administrators
    • Innovation Health: POS
    • Kaiser HMO Plus and DHMO Plus Member
    • Cigna EPO
    • HealthyBlue PPO
    • Carefirst BlueChoice Open Access
    • Kaiser Medicare Plus
    • Tricare for Life East
    • Kaiser Flexible Choice
    • CareFirst Group Medicare Advantage
    • Aetna Student Health Insurance
    • Carefirst BlueChoice Opt Out Plus Open Access (POS)
    • Cigna HMO & Network (HMO)
    • Health Services for Children with Special Needs (HSCSN)
    • Aetna Open HMO/Open HMO Option/Open EPO Plus
    • Medicaid - District of Columbia
    • United MD IPA (HMO)
    • Cigna Choice Fund PPO
    • United Core Essential (HMO)
    • Coventry of Delaware HMO/PPO
    • First Health PPO
    • Coventry Health Care of Virginia
    • MedStar Family Choice - Maryland Health Choice
    • Coventry Health Care National Network PPO
    • Great-West Healthcare POS/CIGNA

Videos

Education

Fellowship Program: MedStar Washington Hospital Center (2017)

Residency Program: Montefiore Medical Center (2015)

Medical School: University of North Carolina Chapel Hill (2010)

News and publications

  • Sulzinski MC, Rossi MJ, Alfawaz AA, Reynolds KB, Maloni KC, Kiguchi MM, Dearing JA, Abramowitz SD, Vallabhaneni R, Woo EY, Fatima J. Optimization of factors for the prevention of spinal cord ischemia in thoracic endovascular aortic repair. Vascular. 2021 Apr 14
  • Alfawaz AA, Dunphy KM, Abramowitz SD, Kiguchi MM, Dearing JA, Shults CC, Woo EY. Parallel Grafting Should Be Considered as a Viable Alternative to Open Repair in High-Risk Patients With Paravisceral Aortic Aneurysms. Ann Vasc Surg. 2021 Feb 5

Ratings and reviews

  • Explanations the care provider gave you about your problem or condition

    4.7
  • Extent to which the care provider listened to you

    4.7
  • Care provider's discussion of any proposed treatment (options, risks, benefits, etc.)

    4.7
  • Care provider's efforts to include you in decisions about your care

    4.7
  • Concern the care provider showed for your questions or worries

    4.7
  • Likelihood of recommending this care provider to others

    4.7
  • Apr 15, 2024

    Dr. Dearing always explains everything and let's me know exactly what is going on and what I need to do to take care of my condition and asks me if I have questions before we end the appointment. I really appreciate that.

  • Mar 15, 2024

    All in all it was a good experience.

  • Mar 1, 2024

    Very good.