Dr. Charles Klodell Jr, MD

Dr. Charles Klodell Jr, MD

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49 y/o
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Dr. Charles Klodell Jr, MD is a cardiac surgery specialist in Gainesville, FL and has been practicing for 18 years. He specializes in cardiac surgery, minimally invasive cardiac surgery, and more.Read his story

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Top Care Areas

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Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
very high
more than 99% of peers
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Aortic Valve Disease
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Dr. Klodell Jr's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Klodell Jr "Dr. Charles T. Klodell is a cardiothoracic surgeon that specializes in heart and lung surgical procedures including minimally invasive aortic and mitral valve repair or replacement, aortic aneurysm repair, transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) and open heart surgery. He has a special interest in minimally invasive procedures, valve repair, and innovative uses of technology and pharmacology to alleviate patient discomfort.Dr. Klodell graduated from the University of Louisville School of Medicine, earning his medical degree with honors. Following training in general surgery and subspecialty training in thoracic and cardiovascular surgery, he has obtained additional subspecialty training in valve repair, surgery for heart failure, minimally invasive surgery, and thoracic robotic surgery."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Klodell Jr "Our goal is to not only help each patient live longer , but live better."

3  Specialties

  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery

2  Board Certifications

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

56  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • 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
  • Coarctation of the Aorta
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • 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
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Patent Ductus Arteriosus
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Pleural Neoplasm, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Pulmonary Arteriovenous Malformation
  • 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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65  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.

Education

  • UNIV OF LOUISVILLE SCH OF MED
    Medical School | Graduated 1995
  • University Of Louisville Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1996
  • University Of Louisville Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2000
  • Shands Hospital at the University of Florida
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Klodell Jr has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Klodell Jr's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Klodell Jr

4.3

Based on 18 reviews

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I had aortic valve replacement in January 2018. I'm grateful and appreciative of Dr. Klodell's skill. Feeling great, my recovery has been amazing.
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Nancy in Gainesville, FL – Aug 01, 2018
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Well pleased with the entire consultation. All questions were answered.
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James vernon – Apr 30, 2018
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Dr. Klodell and his staff are incredible, amazing, and caregivers with a capital C. When my cardiologist recommended Dr. Klodell, I asked him if he would want him to be the one operating on his own mother. He responded, “ I would want him operating on my mother, my wife or any family member.”Dr....Read More
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Andrea – Mar 14, 2018
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Dr. Klodell was so highly recommended , I traveled from the Tampa area.. Not only is he a wonderful. surgeon , he has a phenomenal staff who appear devoted to him and his patients. He and his staff created a comforting atmosphere during a stressful time. They scheduled and clustered tests &...Read More
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Carol Husinka in Sun City Center, FL – Oct 14, 2017
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Dr Klodell performed open heart surgery on me in January 2017. He is an exceptional surgeon with excellent surgical and patient care credentials. Dr. Klodell replaced my aortic valve and did quadruple bypass surgery at the same time. The operation was 100% successful and I was able to return to...Read More
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Peter A Chiasson in The Villages, FL – Apr 29, 2017
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