Dr. Dennis Stapleton, MD

Dr. Dennis Stapleton, MD

Cardiac Surgery  ·  
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Age 65
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Dr. Dennis Stapleton, MD is a cardiac surgery specialist in Port Charlotte, FL and has been practicing for 32 years. He graduated from Wayne State University School of Medicine in 1979 and specializes in cardiac surgery, general surgery, and more.Read his story

2525 Harbor Blvd Ste 205

Port Charlotte, FL 33952

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Background Check

2 Malpractice Claims Found
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Stapleton's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Heart Surgery
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Stapleton performs Heart Surgery more than 91% of his peers

Dr. Stapleton performs this procedure more than 91% of his peers

Aortic Valve Surgery
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Stapleton performs Aortic Valve Surgery more than 88% of his peers

Dr. Stapleton performs this procedure more than 88% of his peers

Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Stapleton performs Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary) more than 86% of his peers

Dr. Stapleton performs this procedure more than 86% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Aortic Valve Repair
  • Aortic Valve Replacement
  • Aortic Valvuloplasty
  • Heart Valve Replacement
  • Mitral Valve Repair
  • Mitral Valve Replacement
  • Percutaneous Balloon Valvuloplasty
  • Transcatheter Mitral Valve Repair
  • Transcatheter Mitral Valve Replacement
  • Tricuspid Valve Repair / Replacement
  • Valvuloplasty

Dr. Stapleton's conditions and procedures:

Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Aneurysm
Aneurysm of Heart
Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Dissection
Aortic Ectasia
Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
Aortic Stenosis
Aortic Valve Disease
Aortic Valve Regurgitation
Aortic Valve Surgery
Arrhythmias
Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial Flutter
Benign Tumor
Cancer
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
Cardiac Electrophysiology
Cardiomegaly
Cardiomyopathy
Cardiothoracic Disorders
Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
Carotid Artery Disease
Carotid Artery Stent Placement
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
Congenital Heart Defects
Congenital Heart Disease
Congestive Heart Failure
Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
Coronary Artery Aneurysm
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Coronary Artery Dissection
Decortication and Pleurectomy
Empyema
Endocarditis
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Surgery
Head and Neck Cancer
Head and Neck Surgery
Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
Heart Defect Repair
Heart Disease
Heart Surgery
Heart Tumors, Benign
Hernia Repair
Impella Device
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Insertion of Epicardial Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Insertion of Left Ventricular Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Lobectomy, Open
Lung Cancer
Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
Lung Removal, Open
Lung Surgery
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Maze Procedure
Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
Mediastinal Tumors, Not Specified as Malignant
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Mitral Valve Stenosis
Mitral Valve Surgery
Nerve Block, Sympathetic
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
Open Thymectomy
Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
Pericardial Disease
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Peripheral Arterial Dissection
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Pleura Cancer
Pleural Cancer
Port Placements or Replacements
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Embolism
Pulmonary Valve Disease
Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Resection of Cardiac Tumor
Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
Secondary Hypertension
Segmentectomy, Open
Septal Defect
Thoracentesis
Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
Thoracoscopic Segmentectomy
Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
Thrombosis
Tracheal Surgery
Tricuspid Valve Surgery
Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
Vascular Disease
Vascular Surgical Procedure
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Biography

"Dennis J. Stapleton, M.D. is a board certified cardiothoracic surgeon with over 30 years of experience in the field of medicine. Dr. Stapleton received a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology at Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan where he g...

Specialties

  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

  • 1986
    Emory University
    Fellowship Hospital
    1986
  • 1986
    Emory University School of Medicine – Thoracic Surgery
    Residency Hospital
    1986
  • 1984
    Grady Memorial Hospital
    Residency Hospital
    1984
  • 1980
    Grady Memorial Hospital – Emory University – General Surgery
    Internship Hospital
    1980
  • 1979
    Wayne State University School of Medicine
    Medical School
    1979
  • 1975
    Wayne State University
    Undergraduate School
    1975

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Dr. Stapleton's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Stapleton

4.8

Based on 17 reviews

5 Stars
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1 Star
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Dr Stapleton was one of the most caring & informative doctors I have met in all my life. Would recommend him to everyone needing his specialty.
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I visited my cardiologist for chest pains and after several tests was immediately sent to dr Stapleton. The open heart bypass is not something any of us look forward to but the treatment I received was fantastic. Dr Stapletons team as well as all the cardiac staff at Fawcett understood the...Read More
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During my initial consultation with Dr Stapleton he fully explained the surgery that was ahead, my Wife and I both left with a full explanation of what to expect and a level of comfort. Office Staff very friendly, efficient. During and after a lobectomy procedure Dr. Stapleton and His Assistant...Read More
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My first encounter with Dr. Stapleton was an emergency when it was discovered during a catheterization that open-heart surgery was required, Dr. Stapleton and his Fawcett surgical staff cleared their decks for a complicated and urgent surgical procedure. Impeccable surgical results turned a...Read More
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I am a recent patient of Dr. Stapleton and could not ask for a better experience. I was treated with respect and courtesy in every aspect of my treatment. He was never too busy to answer any questions or concerns I may have had. On my follow up visit after surgery he took the time to draw a...Read More
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Cigna PPO
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First Health (Coventry Health Care)
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