Dr. Charles Klodell Jr, MD

Dr. Charles Klodell Jr, MD

Cardiac Surgery  |  
Male  |  
48 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Charles Klodell Jr, MD is a cardiac surgery specialist in Gainesville, FL and has been practicing for 18 years. He graduated from UNIV OF LOUISVILLE SCH OF MED in 1995 and specializes in cardiac surgery, minimally invasive cardiac surgery, and more.

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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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Care Philosophy

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


  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery

Board Certifications

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

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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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.


    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 of recommending Dr. Klodell Jr to family and friends
based on 14 total reviews (4 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (14)

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  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Klodell Jr's Performance

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Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
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Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

in Sun City Center, FL
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 &...more
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in The Villages, FL
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...more
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in Satsuma, FL
Never realized how extensive my surgery was going to be. My doctors that I saw after the valve replacement and valve repair have all had the same thing to say "Klodell saved your life." I will be forever grateful to him. He is the greatest.....
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in Ocala FL
Pioneer in heart valve replacement especially TAVR. Excellent, professional, knowledgeable & caring cardiac surgeon who handles complicated cases with great skill. You can trust this great doctor!
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