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Joseph D. Wachspress, MD

Joseph D. Wachspress, MD Physician

Languages spoken:

  • Hebrew
  • Spanish

Dr. Wachspress is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

In New Jersey, providers are affiliated with Penn Medicine through Clinical Health Care Associates of New Jersey.

Patient Satisfaction Ratings

Patient Rating Breakdown

The Patient Satisfaction Rating is an average of all responses to the care provider related questions shown below from our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Patients that are treated in outpatient or hospital environments may receive different surveys, and the volume of responses will vary by question.

Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.

The comments are submitted by patients and reflect their views and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of Penn Medicine.

Overall Ratings

Patient Comments

Clinical Specialties

Specialty:

  • Cardiology

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Cardiovascular Disease, 1987
  • Internal Medicine, 1983

Clinical Expertise:

  • Acute Coronary Disease
  • Bradycardia
  • Cardiac Intensive Care
  • Cardiac Nuclear Imaging
  • Cardiac Risk Reduction
  • Cardiac Stress Tests
  • Cardiology Risk Intervention
  • Consultative Cardiology
  • Echocardiography
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG or ECG)
  • Heart Attack (Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease - Non-Surgical Treatment
  • High Cholesterol (Hypercholesterolemia)
  • Hyperlipidemia (Hyperlipoproteinemia)
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypertrophic Obstructive Cardiomyopathy
  • Ischemic Heart Disease (Myocardial Ischemia)
  • Non-Invasive Cardiac Imaging
  • Nuclear Stress Test
  • Preventive Cardiology
  • Syncope
  • Tachycardia
  • Ventricular Tachycardia
  • Women Cardiology

Practice Locations and Appointments

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna US Healthcare
  • Cigna
  • CVS Health
  • Devon Health Services (Americare)
  • Gateway Health Plan
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • HealthAmerica / HealthAssurance, a Coventry Plan
  • HealthSmart
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana / Choicecare
  • Intergroup
  • Multiplan
  • NJ Amerihealth
  • NJ Medicaid
  • NJ Medicare
  • NJ Qualcare
  • Oxford Health Plan
  • Preferred Health Care/LGH
  • Rail Road Medicare / Palmetto GBA
  • Remedy Partners at Penn Medicine
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • US Family Health Plan

Education and Training

Medical School: Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Residency: Johns Hopkins Hospital
Fellowship: Montefiore Medical Center

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Wachspress is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

Hospital Privileges:

  • Penn Presbyterian Medical Center: On the medical staff, but does not have privileges to treat patients in the hospital.