John J. Ricotta, MD, FACS

Humanitarian AwardDr. Ricotta’s main mission as a vascular physician is to provide patients with the evaluation, prevention, management, treatment and follow-up care for all vascular disorders. He places high importance on educating his patients while in the process of treating them.

Title:  Medical Doctor, Vascular Surgeon
Company: Washington Hospital Center
Location: Washington, DC United States


  • Former Chairman of Surgery, Stony Brook University Hospital
  • Former Chairman of Surgery, Washington Hospital Center
  • Former Chairman of Vascular Surgery Board, American Board of Surgery
  • Member of the American College of Surgeons
  • Member of the American Surgical Association
  • Member of the Eastern Vascular Society
  • Member of the Peripheral Vascular Surgery Society
  • Member of the Society for Clinical Vascular Surgery
  • Member of the Southern Surgical Association
  • Senior Director, American Board of Surgery


  • Honoree, Distinguished Worldwide Humanitarian Award (2015)
  • Inductee, Elite American Physicians (2015)
  • Inductee, Lifetime Membership, Worldwide Registry (2015)
  • Inductee, Worldwide Lifetime Achievement (2015)
  • Industry Expert, “Top Doctors: Experts in Medicine,” Who’s Who Publishers (2015)
  • Professional of the Year, Worldwide Branding (2015)
  • Featured, “America’s Top Doctors,” Castle Connolly (2010-2015, 2002-2008)
  • Authored over 250 articles and book chapters in all areas of vascular disease
  • Certified Vascular Surgeon, American Board of Surgery
  • Director of the Regional Vascular Program, MedStar Heart and Vascular Institute
  • Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
  • Yale University

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