Dr. Chirag Mauendra Sandesara MD Cardiologist

Dr. Chirag Sandesara is a cardiologist in Manassas, Virginia and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Fauquier Hospital and Inova Fairfax Hospital. He received his medical degree from Ross University School of Medicine and has been in practice for 14 years. Dr. Sandesara accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 12 doctors at Fauquier Hospital and one of 115 at Inova Fairfax Hospital who specialize in Cardiovascular Disease. He also speaks multiple languages, including Hindi/Urdu and Gujarati.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Cardiologist: Cardiac Electrophysiology

Clinical Interests: Electrophysiology

Hospital Affiliation

Inova Fairfax Hospital
High performing in Cardiology & Heart Surgery

Prince William Hospital

Fauquier Hospital

Education & Medical Training

Medical College of Wisconsin Affiliated Hospitals
Residency, Internal Medicine, 2000–2004

University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics
Fellowship, Cardiovascular Disease, 2004–2007

Ross University School of Medicine
Class of 2000

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 11 years in Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 6 years in Cardiovascular Disease

VA State Medical License
Active through 2014

Publications & Presentations

A Randomized, Placebo-Controlled Trial of Omega-3 Fatty Acids for Inhibition of Supraventricular Arrhythmias After Cardiac Surgery: The FISH Trial.
Sandesara, C. M., Chung, M. K., Van Wagoner, D. R., Barringer, T. A., Allen, K., Ismail, H. M., Zimmerman, B., Olshansky, B.

Older persons with diabetes receive fewer inappropriate ICD shocks: results from the INTRINSIC RV trial.
Sandesara, C.M., Sullivan, R.M., Russo, A.M., Li, W., Kendig, A., Day, J.D., Mullin, C., Stolen, K., Olshansky, B.

Antiarrhythmic effects of statins in heart failure.
Sandesara, C.M., Roodneshin, H., Sbaity, S., Olshansky, B.

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Anthem HealthKeepers HMO/POS
  • Anthem KeyCare PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Texas BlueChoice
  • CareFirst BlueChoice Advantage
  • CareFirst BlueChoice Network POS
  • CareFirst BluePreferred PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • Coventry Carelink Health Plans PPO
  • Coventry Virginia - HMO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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