Jefferson University Hospitals
Vakhtang  Tchantchaleishvili, MD

Vakhtang Tchantchaleishvili MD

Jefferson University Physician

Academic Title

Assistant Professor

Specialty

Cardiothoracic Surgery

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Overview

Locations

Departments & Programs

Education & Fellowships

  • Tbilisi State Medical Institute, Medical School
  • Internship: Brigham and Women's Hospital
  • Internship: Tbilisi Medical Institute
  • Residency: University of Rochester School of Medicine
  • Residency: University of Minnesota Hospital & Clinic
  • Fellowship: Mayo Clinic/Foundation, MN
  • Fellowship: Brigham and Women's Hospital

Years in Practice

9

Board Certification

  • Thoracic Surgery

Hospital Affiliation

  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals

Insurances Accepted

Jefferson physicians accept most health insurance plans, including those listed below. However, plan acceptance may vary by practice and may be subject to change. If you have questions about whether a specific physician accepts your insurance, please contact your insurance company.

  • Aetna
  • Aetna Better Health
  • Aetna Medicare
  • Aetna PA Employee Benefit Trust Fund (PEBTF)
  • Amer Assoc Retired Persons (AARP)
  • AmeriHealth
  • AmeriHealth Comprehensive
  • AmeriHealth HMO
  • AmeriHealth Major Medical
  • AmeriHealth Personal Choice
  • Amerihealth Caritas
  • BC BS Special Care
  • Blue Choice
  • Blue Cross/Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Delaware
  • Cigna Healthspring
  • Cigna PPO, POS
  • Consumer Health Network PPO
  • CorVel
  • Coventry/Health America
  • Delaware Blue Cross/Blue Shield
  • Devon
  • Empire BC/BS
  • Employers Health Network PPO
  • Evolutions (Guardian Resources)
  • Federal BCBS
  • First Health Network
  • Galaxy
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • Health America PPO
  • Health Management Network PPO
  • Horizon Blue Cross/Blue Shield
  • Horizon HMO
  • HumanaChoicePPO,Medicare,GoldPlusHMO
  • Inter-County Health Plan
  • Intergroup Preferred
  • Keystone 65 HMO
  • Keystone First Community HealthChoices
  • Keystone First VIP Choice
  • Keystone First VIP Community HealthChoices
  • Keystone First/Connect
  • Keystone Health Plan East
  • Medallion of New Jersey
  • Medicaid of PA
  • Medicare
  • Mercy LIFE
  • MultiPlan Inc.
  • NJ Blue Shield
  • NJ Plus
  • Oxford of PA
  • PPO Next
  • Personal Choice (GPPPN)
  • Personal Choice 65
  • PlanCare America
  • Postal Workers/Mailhandlers
  • Preferred Care PPO
  • Premier Blue
  • Prime Health Services, Inc.
  • Private Healthcare Systems (PHCS)
  • Qualcare
  • Tricare
  • UPMC Community Health Choices (CHC)
  • UPMC For Life
  • UPMC HMO,PPO ReadingHspEmpONLY
  • UPMC Medicare HMO
  • US Family Health Plan
  • United AARP Medicare Complete
  • United Healthcare

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Notes

Dr. Tchantchaleishvili performs all aspects of adult cardiac surgery, specializing in heart failure surgery including transplantation & mechanical circulatory support.

Awards

C. Walton Lillehei / Earl Bakken Prize, Lillehei Surgical Society 2017
Paul Malchesky Fellowship for Young Innovators, American Society for Artificial Internal Organs 2015
Society of Thoracic Surgeons President's Award for best scientific abstract by a resident or young investigator 2017

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Locations

111 South 11th Street
Suite 6210
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Phone: (215) 955-6996
Fax: (215) 955-6010
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