Dingchao He, M.D.
Licensure and Certifications
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 recertified 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.
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
Member of the American Medical Association
Member of the Society of Thoracic Surgery