Dr. Philip J. Hess Jr., MD

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Specializes in Cardiac Surgery • Male • Age 51

1600 SW Archer Rd
Gainesville, FL 32610
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Dr. Hess Jr.' Experience

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Dr. Hess Jr.' Specialties

Procedures Dr. Hess Jr. Performs

  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
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Hospital Quality

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UF Health Shands Hospital
1600 South West Archer Road
Gainesville, FL 32603

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
University Of Florida THS
University Of Florida THS
1600 SW Archer Rd
Gainesville, FL 32610
UF Health
UF Health
1600 SW Archer Rd Ste 1191
Gainesville, FL 32610
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    Dr. Hess Jr.' Experience

    Specialties

    • Cardiac Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • General Surgery
    • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
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    • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
    • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
    • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
    • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
    • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
    • Carotid Artery Stent Placement
    • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
    • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
    • Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
    • Decortication and Pleurectomy
    • Endovascular Repair of Aorta
    • Endovascular Repair of Thoracic Aorta
    • Heart Defect Repair
    • Impella Device
    • Insertion of Epicardial Leads for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
    • Lung Transplant
    • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
    • Maze Procedure
    • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
    • Open Thymectomy
    • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
    • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
    • Port Placements or Replacements
    • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
    • Resection of Cardiac Tumor
    • Sympathectomy
    • Thoracentesis
    • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
    • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
    • Tracheal Surgery
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    • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
    • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
    Less
    2
    • Aneurysm and Dissection of Heart
    • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
    • Aortic Aneurysm
    • Aortic Dissection
    • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
    • Aortic Valve Disease
    • Arrhythmias (incl. Atrial Fibrillation)
    • Cardiomegaly
    • Cardiomyopathy
    • Carotid Artery Disease
    • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
    • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
    • Congenital Heart Disease
    • Congestive Heart Failure
    • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
    • Empyema
    • Endocarditis
    • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
    • Heart Tumors, Benign
    • Heart Tumors, Malignant
    • Lung Cancer
    • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
    • Mediastinal Tumors, Not Specified as Malignant
    • Mitral Valve Disease
    • Neuroendocrine Tumors
    • Pericardial Disease
    • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
    • Pulmonary Embolism
    • Septal Defect
    • Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
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    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

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    East Carolina University / Brody School of Medicine
    Graduated in 1992

    Residency Hospital

    University Of Fl College Of Med
    6

    Languages Spoken by Dr. Hess Jr. & Staff

    • English
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    Dr. Hess Jr.' Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    Patient Satisfaction

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    8 responses
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    national average

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    Dr. Hess Jr.' Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    8 responses
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    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    8 responses
    above
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    8 responses
    above
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes 7 responses
    same as
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Hess Jr.
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    8 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    8 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    7 responses
    above
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    8 responses
    above
    national average

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    Office Locations

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    University Of Florida THS
    1600 SW Archer Rd
    Gainesville, FL 32610
    (352) 265-2470 (Office)
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    UF Health
    1600 SW Archer Rd Ste 1191
    Gainesville, FL 32610
    (352) 273-5470 (Office)
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