December 27, 2021 | David DiPino | Palm Beach Health Network Physician Group

Dr. John Ricotta, a highly skilled and experienced vascular surgeon, clinical professor of surgery, joins Prime Vascular Institute

Boca Raton, Fla. – December 21, 2021 – John J. Ricotta, MD, FACS, an internationally renowned vascular surgeon with over four decades of experience providing diagnosis and treatments for vascular disease ailments, and clinical professor at The George Washington University School of Medicine, has joined the Prime Vascular Institute in Boca Raton, led by Dr. Joseph Ricotta, National Medical Director of Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy for Tenet Healthcare. Dr. John Ricotta is certified with the American Board of Surgery with Special Competency in Vascular Surgery. For arterial conditions, Dr. Ricotta specializes in carotid artery blockage/stroke prevention, arterial (aortic) aneurysm, peripheral vascular disease (PVD) and leg ulcers. For venous conditions, Dr. Ricotta specializes in varicose veins, reticular veins and venous telangiectasias (spider veins), pelvic congestion syndrome (PCS), venous compressive syndrome, deep vein thrombosis (DVT) and chronic venous insufficiency (CVI). Dr. Ricotta will see patients at the Prime Vascular Institute office in Boca Raton and is on-staff at West Boca Medical Center and Delray Medical Center.

Prior to joining Prime Vascular Institute, Dr. Ricotta led a successful practice at Capitol Vascular Care and served as clinical professor of surgery at The George Washington University School of Medicine & Health Sciences located in Washington D.C. Dr. Ricotta is also professor emeritus at the State University of New York at Stony Brook, School of Medicine. In addition, Dr. Ricotta’s experience includes serving as chair of surgery at Washington Hospital Center and director of the Regional Vascular Program for MedStar, a healthcare organization operating more than 120 entities, including ten hospitals in the Baltimore–Washington metropolitan area of the United States. Dr. Ricotta also served as medical director of Livanta BFCC-QIO, a healthcare company focusing on healthcare improvement and innovation.

For his education and training, Dr. Ricotta completed a residency and named chief resident at Johns Hopkins Hospital, located in Baltimore, MD. In addition, Dr. Ricotta completed an instructorship in surgery, internship in general surgery and medical school at Johns Hopkins Hospital. Prior to medical school, Dr. Ricotta graduated from Yale University located in New Haven, CT. During his illustrious medical career, Dr. Ricotta received numerous honors, awards and accolades including Keystone Educator Award, Washington Hospital Center Department of Surgery, Johns Hopkins Society of Scholars, The Contemporary Who’s Who – American Biographical Institute, Who’s Who in American Education, America’s Top Doctors: Castle Connolly Med, Ltd., Marquis Who’s Who in Medicine and Healthcare, Best Doctors in New York, New York Magazine, The Best Doctors in America: Northeast Region and Honorary Fellowship Royal Australasian College of Surgeons.

Dedicated to the advancement of vascular surgery and medicine, Dr. Ricotta has trained more than 250 surgeons, 40 vascular fellows and 29 research residents during his professorship. In addition, Dr. Ricotta has authored more than 250 articles and book chapters in all areas of vascular disease and has lectured all over the world on all aspects of vascular care.

Dr. Ricotta has professional affiliations as member of the following associations – Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) Residency Review Committee for Surgery, director, American Board of Surgery, chairman, Vascular Surgery Board of the American Board of Surgery, Vascular and Endovascular Surgery Society, Joint Council Society for Vascular Surgery/ International Society Cardiovascular Surgery, Southern Association of Vascular Surgery and American Medical Association. In addition, Dr. Ricotta is fluent in English, Italian and French. Dr. Ricotta has been practicing medicine since 1973.

Dr. John Ricotta’s Prime Vascular Institute office in Boca Raton is located at 9960 Central Park Blvd., North, Boca Raton, FL, 33428. For more information call Dr. Ricotta’s office at 561-405-7487.

Prime Vascular Institute

Internationally renowned vascular and endovascular surgeon Dr. Joseph Ricotta’s medical practice and office based laboratory (OBL) at Prime Vascular Institute in Delray Beach offers the full spectrum of vascular care with the most up-to-date technology, testing and treatment options tailored to address each patients individual needs.

About the Palm Beach Health Network Physician Group

Palm Beach Health Network Physician Group (PBHNPG), a division of Tenet Healthcare Corporation, is a multi-specialty physician group that has provided care to the Palm Beach County and Treasure Coast communities since 2007. Our award-winning physicians provide a level of expertise that has resulted in regional firsts and outstanding patient outcomes. As an affiliate of the Palm Beach Health Network, one of the largest healthcare networks in Palm Beach County, PBHNPG specialists, sub-specialists, primary care physicians, and staff, are committed to delivering the highest quality care to the communities we serve. The Palm Beach Health Network consists of Delray Medical Center, Good Samaritan Medical Center, Palm Beach Children’s Hospital, Palm Beach Gardens Medical Center, St. Mary’s Medical Center and West Boca Medical Center, along with various ambulatory surgery centers, outpatient facilities and urgent care centers. All of our hospitals have received prestigious awards and accolades, national rankings and multiple accreditations. We are dedicated to the standards of excellent patient care that are the hallmark of the Tenet brand. At PBHNPG, our mission is to improve the life of every person who enters our doors. Today, we are proud to be one of the most respected physician networks in the area.

About the Palm Beach Health Network:

The Palm Beach Health Network is one of the largest healthcare networks in Palm Beach County consisting of, Delray Medical Center, Good Samaritan Medical Center, Palm Beach Children’s Hospital, Palm Beach Gardens Medical Center, St. Mary’s Medical Center and West Boca Medical Center, along with various ambulatory surgery centers, outpatient facilities and urgent care centers. All of our hospitals have received prestigious awards and accolades, national rankings and multiple accreditations. We are dedicated to the standards of excellent patient care that are the hallmark of the Tenet brand.

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