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Licensure and Certifications

  • American Board of Medical Specialties – Licensed Cardiac and Vascular Surgeon
  • 2005-2008: Passed USMLE (all steps and sections) & obtained ECFMG Certificate
  • 2017: RPVI and RVT presented by the board of ARDMS

Honors and Awards

  • Research and Clinical Studies in 37 Medical Publications
  • 2014: Research abstract poster award presented by the American College of Cardiology

Professional Affiliations

  • Member of the American Medical Association
  • Member of the Society of Thoracic Surgery


About Dingchao He, M.D.

Dr. He received his medical degree from Xi’an Medical University in Xi’an, China. There, he completed various internships, along with his residency and fellowship in Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery. After more than a decade of practice, he was re-certified and licensed to practice in the USA. In 1998-2000, Dr. He became a research fellow in Biomedical Engineering/Cardiovascular Surgery at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation in Ohio. After a few years working in both Canada and China, he returned to Cleveland to become a postdoctoral scholar in pharmacology at Case Western Reserve University. Dr. He decided to leave the Midwest for The Capitol, and worked as a pediatric cardiovascular surgeon at Children’s National Medical Center in Washington DC. Since 2015, we have been grateful to have Dr. He on the USA Vein Clinics’ team as our Washington DC vascular surgeon. His clinical and research work has lead to 37 publications in well-known journals. Dr. He was awarded the best poster prize for his research abstract by the American College of Cardiology in 2014. He is fluent in both English and Mandarin. Dr. He’s clinical interests/focuses include surgical treatment of congenital cardiovascular malformations and arrhythmias.

Visit a Vein Doctor in Washington DC

At USA Vein Clinics in Washington DC, Dr. He offers a variety of non-surgical treatments for vein disease. Vein disease is a common condition that has the potential to cause complications if left untreated. If you are searching for a solution for your vein disease issues from a vein doctor in Washington DC, give us a call to schedule an appointment with Dr. He today. 

He can help you understand your condition and advise on the best treatment.

Give us a call today at (425) 278-5165 to schedule, or you can schedule your appointment online with a vein specialist like He.

Vein Center Virginia

Dr. He also practices at our Vein Center in Virginia. Located in Chantilly, this vein clinic location offers the same innovative and effective treatments for vein disease. If you are located near Chantilly and want to schedule an appointment at our Vein Center in Virginia, give us a call today.

Insurance Information

USA Vein Clinics accepts most insurances and does offer self pay options as well. To ensure your insurance compatibility with this doctor use our online scheduling to see which clinic is closest to you that accepts your insurance. You may also call us at (425) 278-5165. We will help you understand your benefits and the paperwork required for your provider’s approval and check if your insurance is accepted. Our goal is to minimize any out-of-pocket expenses.

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