Dr. Dwight Hand, MD

Dr. Dwight Hand, MD

Cardiothoracic Surgery  |  
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Age 65
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Dr. Dwight Hand, MD is a cardiothoracic surgery specialist in Saint Petersburg, FL and has been practicing for 24 years. He graduated from University Chicago Pritzker School Med in 1988 and specializes in cardiothoracic surgery, cardiology, and more.

601 7th St S Ste 530

Saint Petersburg, FL 33701

Contact Information

(727) 553-7450

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Ambetter
  • Anthem
  • Assurant Health
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
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(727) 553-7450

Dr. Hand accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Ambetter
Superior Health Plan
Anthem
National (BlueCard) PPO
Assurant Health
AvMed
Open Access
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
CHAMPVA
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
Open Access Plus
Commercial Insurance Company
EmblemHealth
Emblem Health
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Golden Rule
Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
GEHA
Group Health Cooperative (GHC)
Coop Core
HealthPartners
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Preferred PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Options PPO

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Dr. Hand's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Chest Pain Evaluation
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hand performs Chest Pain Evaluation more than 80% of his peers

Dr. Hand performs this procedure more than 80% of his peers

Dobutamine Thallium Stress Test
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hand performs Dobutamine Thallium Stress Test more than 80% of his peers

Dr. Hand performs this procedure more than 80% of his peers

Arrhythmia Screening
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hand performs Arrhythmia Screening more than 80% of his peers

Dr. Hand performs this procedure more than 80% of his peers

Dr. Hand's conditions and procedures:

  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Aortic Valve Surgery
  • Arrhythmia Screening
  • Arrhythmias
  • Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atherosclerosis of Aorta
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac Tamponade
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiomyopathy, Dilated
  • Cardiovascular Diagnostic Test
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Chest Pain Evaluation
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Constipation
  • Coronary Angiogram
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Decortication and Pleurectomy
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Dobutamine Thallium Stress Test
  • Echocardiography
  • Embolism
  • Empyema
  • Endocarditis
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • First Degree Heart Block
  • Gastrotomy
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • HeartAware Online Risk Screening
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Ileus
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Lung Abscess
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Maze Procedure
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Mitral Valve Surgery
  • Mobitz, Type 2, Heart Block
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Nuclear Stress Testing
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pericarditis
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease Screening (PAD)
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Artery Bypass
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Pharmacologic Nuclear Stress Test
  • Pharmacologic Stress Test, Adenosine
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Second Degree Heart Block
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Septic Embolism
  • Sick Sinus Syndrome
  • Sinus Bradycardia
  • Sinus Tachycardia
  • Stress Test
  • Structural Heart Disease Evaluations and Treatment
  • Supraventricular Tachycardia
  • Syncope
  • TCD Bubble Test
  • Third Degree Heart Block
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
  • Thrombolysis
  • Tilt Table Testing
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)
  • Treadmill Stress Test
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Tricuspid Valve Surgery
  • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
  • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
  • Venous Insufficiency
  • Ventricular Assist Device
  • Ventricular Fibrillation
  • Ventricular Tachycardia (VT)
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
  • Wound Repair

About Me

Care Philosophy

Minimally invasive surgery, robotic cardiothoracic procedures, off-pump coronary artery bypass grafting, bilateral internal mammary artery with radial...Read more

Biography

Dr. Dwight Hand, MD is a cardiothoracic surgery specialist in Saint Petersburg, FL and has been practicing for 24 years. He graduated from University Chicago...Read more

Specialties

  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Acute Care Surgery
  • Adult Congenital Heart Disease Cardiology
  • Advanced Heart Failure & Transplant Cardiology
  • Cardiology
  • Cardiovascular & Metabolic Diseases
  • Cardiovascular & Pulmonary Diseases
  • Cardiovascular Surgery
  • Child & Adolescent Open Heart Surgery
  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Clinical Cardiology
  • Critical Care Cardiovascular Anesthesiology
  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Critical Care Respiratory Therapy
  • Critical Care Surgery
  • Geriatric Cardiology
  • Preventive Cardiology
  • Pulmonary Critical Care Medicine
  • Thoracoabdominal Surgery
  • Trauma Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

2008
University of Cincinnati / Main Campus
Fellowship Hospital
2007
Ucla Med Center
Fellowship Hospital
2006
Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital/UMDNJ
Residency Hospital
2003
University of California, San Francisco, Fresno Medical Education Program
1997
Barnes Jewish Hospital/washington University
Residency Hospital
1989
Barnes-Jewish Hospital
Internship Hospital
1988
University Chicago Pritzker School Med
Medical School
1987
Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science / Chicago Medical School
1980
University Of California, Irvine, Ca
Undergraduate School
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Dr. Hand frequently treats Chest Pain Evaluation, Dobutamine Thallium Stress Test, and Arrhythmia Screening. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Hand treats.

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Dr. Hand's office is located at 601 7th St S Ste 530, Saint Petersburg, FL 33701. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Bayfront Medical Center601 7th St S Ste 530 Saint Petersburg, FL 33701
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