Dr. Brian Hummel, MD

Dr. Brian Hummel, MD

Cardiothoracic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
66 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Brian Hummel, MD is a cardiothoracic surgery specialist in Fort Myers, FL and has been practicing for 33 years. He specializes in cardiothoracic surgery and cardiac surgery.Read his story

Lee Physician Group Cardiothoracic Surgery

9981 S Healthpark Dr Ste 120

Fort Myers, FL 33908
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Aortic Valve Disease
very high
more than 99% of peers
Heart Surgery
very high
more than 99% of peers
Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Dr. Hummel's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Hummel "Dr. Brian Hummel earned his undergraduate degree at the University of South Dakota and his medical degree at the University of Iowa College of Medicine. He completed an internship and surgical residency at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School of Affiliated Hospitals. He completed a thoracic and cardiovascular fellowship at Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas and a cardiothoracic and vascular fellowship at the University of Iowa College of Medicine. Dr. Hummel is Board Certified by the American Board of Surgery and the American Board of Thoracic Surgery. He is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, the American College of Chest Physicians and the American College of Cardiology. He serves as Chairman of the Department of Surgery and the dyad leader for CABG surgery within the Cardiac Bundle initiative. He is a member of the Medical Executive Committee and is past president of the Florida Society of Thoracic & Cardiovascular Surgeons. Areas of Expertise: Transcatheter Valve Therapies: TAVR, TMVR, MitraClip Minimally invasive heart and lung surgery Mitral Valve Repair/Replacement Aortic Valve Replacement Thoracic Aortic Dissection Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting Lung surgery Atrial Fibrillation surgery "
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2  Specialties

  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Cardiac Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*
  • Thoracic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*

56  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm and Dissection of Heart
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Aneurysm
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • Empyema
  • Endocarditis
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Patent Ductus Arteriosus
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Septal Defect
  • Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease
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55  Procedures

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

0 Sanctions

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.


  • R J & Lucille Carver Coll Med Univ Of Ia
    Medical School | Graduated 1977
  • Parkland Memorial Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1978
  • Parkland Memorial Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1982
  • U Hosp Clins
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1985

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Hummel has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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What People Say About Dr. Brian Hummel, MD
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Dr. Hummel and his staff were amazing. The care I received and the way the treated my wife made my open heart surgery easier for both of us. Have already recommended
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Dr. Hummel successfully performed my TAVR procedure a few months ago and I can't say enough good things about the procedure and the skill of this surgeon. Receiving a new aortic valve which looked like a daunting problem before this procedure evolved ended up more like a routine catheterization in...Read More
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I had emergency surgery to replace my aortic value. Everything went well, Dr. Hummel was wonderful and I am doing very well. Feel like a new person with lots of energy.
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