Dr. Augusto Descalzi Pichard MD Cardiologist

Dr. Augusto Pichard is a cardiologist in Washington, District of Columbia and is affiliated with MedStar Washington Hospital Center. He received his medical degree from Pontifical Catholic University Mother and Teacher and has been in practice for 40 years. He is one of 107 doctors at MedStar Washington Hospital Center who specialize in Cardiovascular Disease.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Cardiologist: General Cardiology

Hospital Affiliation

MedStar Washington Hospital Center
Ranked #29 in Cardiology & Heart Surgery

Education & Medical Training

Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1971 - 1973

Pontifical Catholic University Mother and Teacher
Class of 1969

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Cardiovascular Disease

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Interventional Cardiology

DC State Medical License
Active through 2012

MD State Medical License
Active through 2013

VA State Medical License
Active through 2014

Publications & Presentations

Safety and long-term outcomes after percutaneous coronary intervention in patients with human immunodeficiency virus.
Badr, S.,Minha, S.,Kitabata, H.,Fatemi, O.,Torguson, R.,Chen, F.,Suddath, W. O.,Satler, L. F.,Pichard, A. D.,Waksman, R.

Intravascular Ultrasound Analysis to Determine the Relationship between High-Density Lipoprotein Cholesterol and Lesion Characteristics in Patients with Coronary Artery Disease.
Kitabata, H.,Loh, J. P.,Pendyala, L. K.,Omar, A.,Magalhaes, M. A.,Torguson, R.,Chen, F.,Pichard, A. D.,Brewer, H. B.,Waksman, R.

Correlates for mortality in patients presented with acute myocardial infarct complicated by cardiogenic shock.
Minha, S.,Barbash, I. M.,Dvir, D.,Ben-Dor, I.,Loh, J. P.,Pendyala, L. K.,Satler, L. F.,Pichard, A. D.,Torguson, R.,Waksman, R.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Anthem HealthKeepers HMO/POS
  • Anthem KeyCare PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • CareFirst BCBS Maryland POS
  • CareFirst BlueChoice Advantage
  • CareFirst BlueChoice Network POS
  • CareFirst BluePreferred PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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