Dr. Eric J. Keyser, MD

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Specializes in Thoracic Surgery • Male • Age 47

1740 SE 18th St Ste 1201
Ocala, FL 34471
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Dr. Keyser's Experience

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Dr. Keyser's Care Philosophy

Dr. Keyser's Specialties

Procedures Dr. Keyser Performs

  • Atrial Fibrillation Surgery
  • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
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Conditions Dr. Keyser Treats

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Hospital Quality

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Ocala Regional Medical Center
1431 South West 1st Avenue
Ocala, FL 34471
West Marion Community Hospital
4600 South West 46th Court
Ocala, FL 34474

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9 Facts About Hospital Quality

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Patient Satisfaction

Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Keyser

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Cardiac Surgical Associates
Cardiac Surgical Associates
1740 SE 18th St Ste 1201
Ocala, FL 34471
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    Dr. Keyser's Experience

    Dr. Keyser's Care Philosophy

    Specialties

    • Thoracic Surgery
    • Cardiac Surgery
    • General Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • Cardiovascular Surgery
    • General Surgery
    • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
    • Thoracic Surgery
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    • Atrial Fibrillation Surgery
    • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
    • Beating Heart Surgery
    • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
    • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
    • Cardiovascular Surgical Procedures
    • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
    • Carotid Artery Stent Placement
    • Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
    • Carotid Surgery
    • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
    • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
    • Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
    • Decortication and Pleurectomy
    • Endovascular Repair of Aorta
    • Heart Defect Repair
    • Heart Surgery
    • Impella Device
    • Lobectomy, Open
    • Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
    • Lung Surgery
    • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
    • Maze Procedure
    • Minimally Invasive Heart Surgery
    • Minimally Invasive Surgery
    • Mitral Valve Repair
    • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
    • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
    • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
    • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
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    • Segmentectomy, Open
    • Thoracentesis
    • Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
    • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
    • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
    • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
    • Tracheal Surgery
    • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
    • Ventricular Assist Device
    • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic (VATS) Lobectomy
    • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
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    • Aneurysm and Dissection of Heart
    • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
    • Aortic Aneurysm
    • Aortic Dissection
    • Aortic Ectasia
    • Aortic Valve Disease
    • Arrhythmias (incl. Atrial Fibrillation)
    • B-Cell Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia
    • Cardiomegaly
    • Cardiomyopathy
    • Carotid Artery Disease
    • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
    • Congenital Heart Disease
    • Congestive Heart Failure
    • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
    • Dandelion Pollen Allergy
    • Empyema
    • Esophageal Cancer
    • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
    • Heart Tumors, Malignant
    • Lung Cancer
    • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
    • Mitral Valve Disease
    • Pericardial Disease
    • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
    • Pleural Neoplasm, Malignant
    • Pulmonary Embolism
    • Pulmonary Valve Disease
    • Septal Defect
    • Thymomas
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    Background Check for Dr. Keyser

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for Florida.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

    Awards

    Media & Publications

    • Governor Generals Award of Excellence for Outstanding Academic Achievement, 1986
    • McGill General Surgery, Distinction, 2000
    • Fraser Gurd Award for Excellence in Surgical Research, 1999
    • McGill Physics, Cum Laude, 1990
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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    McGill University
    Graduated in 1994

    Internship Hospital

    Montreal General Hospital
    Complete in 1995

    Residency Hospital

    Long Island Jewish Medical Center
    Complete in 2004
    McGill University Health Center
    Complete in 2000

    Fellowship Hospital

    Massachusetts General Hospital
    Complete in 2007

    Undergraduate Schools

    McGill University, Physics, Cum Laude
    Graduated in 1990

    Other Education

    Cardia Surgery Certification-Royal College Of Physicians & Surgeons Of Canada
    Complete in 2004
    McGill University, Cardiac Surgery
    Complete in 2002
    University Of California
    Complete in 2001
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Keyser & Staff

    • English
  2. Healthgrades

    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

    Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

    Dr. Keyser's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    • Ocala Regional Medical Center

    • West Marion Community Hospital

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    Patient Satisfaction

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    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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    7 responses
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    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    7 responses
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    Office Locations

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    Cardiac Surgical Associates
    1740 SE 18th St Ste 1201
    Ocala, FL 34471
    (352) 789-6450 (Office)
    (352) 789-6453 (Fax)
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