Dr. George Sopko MD Cardiologist

Dr. George Sopko is a cardiologist in Bethesda, Maryland and is affiliated with Inova Fairfax Hospital. He received his medical degree from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and has been in practice for 37 years. Dr. Sopko accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 109 doctors at Inova Fairfax Hospital who specialize in Cardiovascular Disease.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Cardiologist: General Cardiology

Clinical Interests: Heart Failure, Acute Coronary Syndrome (Acute Chest Syndrome, ACS), Peripheral Vascular Diseases, Anticoagulation, Cardiac Imaging, Atrial Fibrillation

Hospital Affiliation

Inova Fairfax Hospital
High performing in Cardiology & Heart Surgery

Education & Medical Training

District of Columbia General Hospital
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1973 - 1976

University of Minnesota at Fairview
Fellowship, Cardiovascular Disease, 1978 - 1982

University of Vermont/Fletcher Allen Health Care
Fellowship, Cardiovascular Disease, 1976 - 1978

Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
Class of 1973

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Cardiovascular Disease

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Internal Medicine

MD State Medical License
Active through 2013

VA State Medical License
Active through 2014

Publications & Presentations

Pulseless electric activity: definition, causes, mechanisms, management, and research priorities for the next decade: report from a national heart, lung, and blood institute workshop.
Myerburg, R. J.,Halperin, H.,Egan, D. A.,Boineau, R.,Chugh, S. S.,Gillis, A. M.,Goldhaber, J. I.,Lathrop, D. A.,Liu, P.,Niemann, J. T.,Ornato, J. P.,Sopko, G.,Van Eyk, J. E.,Walcott, G. P.,Weisfeldt, M. L.,Wright, J. D.,Zipes, D. P.

Pulseless electric activity: definition, causes, mechanisms, management, and research priorities for the next decade: report from a national heart, lung, and blood institute workshop.
Myerburg, R. J.,Halperin, H.,Egan, D. A.,Boineau, R.,Chugh, S. S.,Gillis, A. M.,Goldhaber, J. I.,Lathrop, D. A.,Liu, P.,Niemann, J. T.,Ornato, J. P.,Sopko, G.,Van Eyk, J. E.,Walcott, G. P.,Weisfeldt, M. L.,Wright, J. D.,Zipes, D. P.

Coronary bypass surgery with or without surgical ventricular reconstruction.
Jones, R. H.,Velazquez, E. J.,Michler, R. E.,Sopko, G.,Oh, J. K.,O'Connor, C. M.,Hill, J. A.,Menicanti, L.,Sadowski, Z.,Desvigne-Nickens, P.,Rouleau, J. L.,Lee, K. L.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • 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
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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