Ron Waksman, MD
Provider is directly employed by MedStar Health

Specialities: Valvular Disease Cardiology, Structural Heart Disease Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology

Languages: English

(202) 877-3339

About me

Ron Waksman, MD, specializes in Interventional Cardiology. Dr. Waksman is the associate director of the Division of Cardiology at MedStar Heart Institute. He is also the director of Cardiovascular Research and Advanced Education at the Heart Institute. In addition, Dr. Waksman serves as clinical professor of Medicine (Cardiology) at Georgetown University.

He is editor-in-chief of Cardiovascular Revascularization Medicine and on the editorial boards of a number of other publications, including European Heart Journal and Journal of Interventional Cardiology.

Dr. Waksman publishes extensively and has authored or co-authored more than 600 articles. He has been the principal investigator for more than 100 research trials. Dr. Waksman serves on the Cardiac Cath Laboratory Peer Review Committee at MedStar Washington Hospital Center and is a MedStar Heart Institute board member.

Conditions and procedures

Conditions I treat

  • Abnormal Coronary Angiography
  • Abnormal Stress Test
  • Acute Bacterial Endocarditis
  • Anomalies Of The Coronary Artery
  • Aortic Diseases
  • Aortic Regurgitation
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atherosclerosis Of The Aorta
  • Athletic Heart Syndrome
  • Bicuspid Aortic Valve
  • Cardiac Angina
  • Cardiogenic Shock
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Chronic Total Occlusion
  • Congestive Heart Failure Chf
  • Coronary Artery Disease
  • Coronary Artery Fistula
  • Dilated Cardiomyopathy
  • Exercise Intolerance
  • Familial Dilated Cardiomyopathy
  • Family History Of Sudden Cardiac Death
  • Genetic Cardiomyopathy
  • Giant Cell Myocarditis
  • Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy
  • Idiopathic Hypertrophic Subaortic Stenosis
  • Iliac Aneurysm
  • Ischemic Cardiomyopathy
  • Myocardial Infarction Mi
  • Myocarditis
  • Myxoma
  • Prinzmetals Angina
  • Refractory Angina
  • Restrictive Cardiomyopathy
  • Rheumatic Heart Disease
  • Rheumatic Heart Failure
  • Right Heart Failure
  • Right Ventricular Hypertrophy
  • Unstable Angina
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Procedures I perform

  • Adenosine Stress Test
  • Alcohol Septal Ablation
  • Atherectomy
  • Balloon Catheter
  • Cardiac Rehabilitation
  • Cardiopulmonary Exercise Testing
  • Cardiovascular Care
  • Collateral Vessel Closure
  • Coronary Angiography
  • Coronary Angioplasty
  • Coronary Artery Stent Placement
  • Directional Atherectomy
  • Dobutamine Stress Test
  • Electrocardiogram Ekg
  • Embolic Protection Devices
  • Fractional Flow Reserve
  • Heart Biopsy
  • In Office Cardiac Echocardiogram
  • In Office Cardiac Stress Test
  • Laser Atherectomy
  • Left Atrial Appendage Closure
  • Preoperative Evaluation
  • Prosthetic Heart Valves
  • Pulmonary And Cardiac Rehabilitation
  • Rotational Atherectomy
  • Stress Echo Cardiogram
  • Thrombectomy
  • Tilt Table Test
  • Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement
  • Transcatheter Mitral Valve Repair
  • Transcatheter Pulmonary Valve Replacement
  • Transesophageal Echocardiography
  • Transradial Catheterization
  • Transradial Coronary Angioplasty
  • Transthoracic Echocardiogram
  • Vo2 Measurement
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Practice locations

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110 Irving Street Northwest
Washington, DC, 20010

202-877-5975

Fax 202-877-3339

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Insurance

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

  • List of insurance plans we accept
    • Aetna Elect Choice/ EPO (Aetna Health Fund) Innovation Health: Network Only Plus
    • Aetna Quality Point of Service (POS)
    • Aetna USAccess (POS)
    • Aetna Student Health Insurance
    • Aetna Medicare Advantage HMO & PPO Plans
    • CFBCBS BlueChoice HMO
    • CFBCBS Blue Choice Opt Out Plus Open Access (POS)
    • CFBCBS Maryland Point of Service Plan (MPOS)
    • CFBCBS Federal Employee Program (Std. & Basic PPO)
    • CFBCBS Maryland Indemnity or PPO
    • CFBCBS (NCA) Indemnity
    • CIGNA HMO & Network (HMO)
    • CIGNA POS/Network POS
    • Great-West Healthcare POS/CIGNA
    • CIGNA Indemnity
    • Coventry Health Care of Virginia
    • Coventry of Delaware HMO/PPO
    • First Health PPO
    • FIRST HEALTH
    • Tricare Prime
    • Tricare Standard
    • Tricare Extra (Indemnity)
    • Tricare for Life (Medicare Supplemental Plan)
    • MedStar Family Choice - Maryland Health Choice
    • MedStar Select (MedStar Associates' Plan)
    • MedStar Medicare Choice
    • United Healthcare Select HMO - EPO/NPP
    • United Healthcare Select Plus (POS)
    • United Healthcare Choice Plus
    • United Student Resources
    • M.D. IPA (HMO)
    • M.D. IPA Preferred (POS)
    • Optimum Choice Preferred (POS) & OCI Direct (HMO)
    • Mamsi Life & Health (Indem./PPO)
    • Aetna Worker's Compensation Network
    • Coventry Health Care National Network PPO
    • Private Health Care Systems (PHCS) (PPO)
    • United Healthcare Options (PPO) (includes Empire PPO, GEHA, Compass Rose)
    • OneNet PPO, Inc.
    • United Healthcare Choice
    • United Healthcare Core Essential (HMO)
    • Optimum Choice
    • United Healthcare Navigate
    • United Healthcare Compass (HMO)
    • CIGNA HMO Open Access (OA)
    • Network OA
    • POS OA & OA Plus
    • CIGNA EPO
    • PPO and PPO Plus
    • Choice Fund PPO
    • CFBSBC Blue Preferred PPO
    • HealthyBlue PPO
    • CFBCBS Blue Choice Opt Out Open Access
    • BlueChoice Open Access
    • Blue Choice Advantage & Healthy Blue (HMO, POS)
    • Aetna Traditional Choice (PPO)
    • Innovation Health: Indemnity
    • Aetna Open Choice (PPO)
    • Innovation Health: PPO
    • Aetna Managed Choice (POS)
    • Innovation Health: POS Plus
    • Aetna Elect Choice/ Open Access (POS)
    • Innovation Health: Open Network Only Plus
    • Aetna HMO-Open Access/Select OA/HealthFund/Health Network Option OA
    • Innovation Health: POS
    • Open HMO
    • Opoen HMO Option
    • Open EPO Plus
    • Aetna Managed Choice Open Access (POS)
    • Choice POS & Choice POS II
    • Innovation Health: Open POS Plus
    • Open POS II
    • Aetna HMO
    • Select HMO/HealthFund/Health Network
    • Aetna Innovations: HMO & EPO Plus

Education

Fellowship Program: Emory University Hospital (1995)

Fellowship Program: Emory University Hospital (1994)

Residency Program: Hadassah University Hospital (1991)

Residency Program: Mt. Scopus University Hospital (1988)

Internship Program: Hadassah University Hospital (1982)

Medical School: Ben Gurion University of the Negev (1981)