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Specializes in Cardiac Surgery • Male • Age 43

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Dr. Cartledge's Experience

Dr. Cartledge's Care Philosophy


  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery
  • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
  • Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
  • Decortication and Pleurectomy
  • Esophagomyotomy
  • Heart Defect Repair
  • Heart Surgery
  • Impella Device
  • Lobectomy, Open
  • Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
  • Lung Removal, Open
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lung Surgery - Abscesses and Diagnostic Procedures
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Maze Procedure
  • Open Thymectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Segmentectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
  • Tracheostomy
  • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
  • Aneurysm and Dissection of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Arrhythmias (incl. Atrial Fibrillation)
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Empyema
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pleural Neoplasm, Malignant
  • Septal Defect
  • Thymomas

Background Check for Dr. Cartledge

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.

Awards & Recognitions


Media & Publications

  • Surgery Resident of the Year, Mercer University School of Medicine, General Surgery Residency, 1997
  • Surgery Teaching Resident of the Year, Mercer University School of Medicine, General Surgery Residency, 1999
  • Listed in "Americas Top Surgeons", 2007
  • Listed in "Yearbook 2000", 2000
  • Surgery Resident of the Year, Mercer University School of Medicine, General Surgery Residency, 1998
  • Cells isolated from adult human skeletal muscle are capable of differentiating into multiple mesodermal phenotypes, Williams JT, Souza J, Cartledge RG, January 1999; 65(1): 22-26, 1999
  • Combined Panendoscopy With Laparotomy in Peutz-Jeghers Syndrome, Werner AM, Cartledge RG, Ashley DW, 1998; 12(5): 631, 1998
  • Successful Surgical Treatment of Spontaneous Coronary Artery Dissection, Lande JE, Cartledge RG, Johnson JH, 2001; 58:316-318, 2001

Education & Training

Medical School

Medical College Of Pennsylvania
Graduated in 1995

Residency Hospital

Mercer University School Of Medicine/Medical Center Of Central Georgia

Fellowship Hospital

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center--Thoracic Surgery
The New York Hospital/Cornell Medical Center--Cardiac Surgery

Languages Spoken by Dr. Cartledge & Staff

  • English
  • Spanish

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