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Dr. John M Fontaine Is this you?

About Dr. John M Fontaine

Dr. John M Fontaine, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Philadelphia, PA. His specialties include Internal Medicine, Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology and Cardiovascular Disease. Dr. Fontaine is affiliated with Hahnemann University Hospital. Dr. Fontaine has received 2 awards. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

10 Ratings with 5 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. John M Fontaine is Great. Dr. John M Fontaine has been rated by 10 patients. From those 10 patients 5 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. John M Fontaine is 4.2 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Drexel Cardiology

219 N Broad St Fl 2
Philadelphia, PA 19107
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Specialties

Dr. John M Fontaine has the following 3 specialties

  • Internal Medicine

    An internist is a physician who focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of conditions that affect the adult population—both acute and chronic.
    These doctors are often who adults see as their primary physicians because they treat a broad range of illnesses that do not require surgical or specialist interventions. They also work to help a patient maintain optimal health in order to prevent the onset of disease.
    In addition to treating the common cold and flu, internists also treat chronic diseases like diabetes and heart disease.

  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

    While cardiologists diagnose and treat all types of heart disease, electrophysiologists have extended education in rhythmic disorders, also known as cardiac arrhythmia or an irregular heartbeat. An electrophysiologist typically works closely with a cardiologist and together they can treat arrhythmia, help you prevent blood clots, or restore and control a normal heart rate.
    They can also provide information on medications and devices — such as a pacemaker or an implantable defibrillator — used to control an abnormal heart rate. When it come to treating arrhythmias, there are both invasive and non-invasive treatment options and an electrophysiologist can help you decide which is right for you.

  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Expertise

    15 Expertise

  • Atherosclerosis
  • Heart Failure
  • Heart Diseases
  • Acute Coronary Syndrome (ACS)
  • High Cholesterol
  • Arrhythmia
  • High Cholesterol (Hypercholesterolemia)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Blood Clot
  • Heart Attack
  • Stroke
  • Heart Block
  • Unstable Angina
  • Hypertension
  • Cardiac Arrhythmias

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Gentle giant

I had a cardiac ablation in 2011 done by Dr John Fontaine I was very well pleased with the surgery and the outcome I seem to be having some other issues and will be seeing him again

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Saved My Life

Dr. Fontaine saved my life. He patiently spent 7 hours in the cardiac cath lab cryoablating my AVNRT arrhythmia. He saved me from needing a pacemaker. It is 11 years since the procedure and I have had no arrhythmia. He is also compassionate. By the 5th hour, I could no longer take the pain and the consistent need to speed up my heart rate to find the source of the arrhythmia. He put me to sleep for the final 2 hours. All I wanted to know when I woke up was if the procedure worked. It did! Thank you Dr. Fontaine. I remember you, often.

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Three Stars

Dr. FONTAINE is an excellent ,caring,compassionate medical professional.Personal, in that he puts one at ease with one's disease. SPIRITUAL-MINDED. SO REFRESHING!ESPECIALLY WHEN TREATING "THE WHOLE PERSON "

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Four Stars

Excellent medical work well appreciated

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Dr. Fontaine

Dr. Fontaine treated me for my arrythmia condion when he worked at the MCP hospital. He did an electrophysiological study of the heart and then ablation. The procedure solved my problem completely. He was most attentive and even when I went back for a check up he was very thorough. I had very severe arrythmia episodes, including fainting, that would last upto 16hrs. At time the heart would go into fibrillation mode too. I have been able to resume my normal life after this threatment.

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  • Awards

    2 Awards

  • Castle Connolly Regional Top Doctors

    Castle Connolly Regional Top Doctors

    Castle Connolly is America's trusted source for the identification of Top Doctors. Their physician-led research team reviews and screens the credentials of tens of thousands of physicians who are nominated by their peers annually, via a nationwide online process, before selecting those physicians who are regionally or nationally among the very best in their medical specialties. Castle Connolly believes strongly that Top Doctors Make a Difference™.

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition

    Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2014)

    Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.

  • Hospital Affiliations

    Dr. Fontaine is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).

  • Education

  • Cleveland Clinic Health System

    Residency

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. John M Fontaine accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna HMO
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna Select
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • Capital Blue Cross
    • Capital BC PPO
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA HMO
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
    • CIGNA PPO
  • Coventry Health Care
    • Coventry HealthAmerica HMO
    • Coventry HealthAmerica PPO
  • First Health
    • First Health PPO
  • Highmark BCBS
    • Highmark Community Blue PPO
  • Horizon BCBS
    • Horizon BCBS OMNIA - TIER2
    • Horizon Direct Access
    • Horizon HMO
    • Horizon OMNIA
    • Horizon POS
    • Horizon PPO
  • Humana
    • Humana Choice POS
    • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • IBC
    • IBC Keystone HMO POS
    • IBC Personal Choice PPO
  • Multiplan
    • Multiplan PPO
    • PHCS PPO
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Navigate HMO
    • UHC Navigate POS
    • UHC Options PPO
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Locations & Directions

Drexel Cardiology, 219 N Broad St Fl 2, Philadelphia, PA

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