Board Certified: Cardiovascular Disease
Areas of Focus
Cardiovascular Disease, Interventional Cardiology
Georgetown University School of Medicine
University of Massachusetts Hospital
Cardiovascular Disease, Cleveland Clinic Foundation; Interventional Cardiology, Presbyterian Medical Center
Awards and Accolades
Joseph McGarvey, MD, has been recognized by Philadelphia Magazine as a Top Doc for 2018.
More About The Clinician
Dr. McGarvey is an Interventional Cardiologist specializing in emergent stenting for acute heart attacks. His areas of expertise include treatment of peripheral vascular disease (PVD), cardiac catheterization, carotid stenting, intra-arterial thrombectomy (IAT) treatment for acute stroke, ventricular device implantation, and AAA stent grafting for abdominal aortic aneurysms, as well as coronary stenting for acute heart attacks.
Dr. McGarvey is active in the treatment of structural heart disease and the implantation of the Watchman device for AFib patients that has the added benefit to patients who cannot tolerate blood thinners. He performs Patent Foramen Ovale (PFO) closures for patients with strokes and a hole in their heart. He joined the practice in 1996 and currently runs an active clinical research program.