Dr. Eric Keyser, MD

Dr. Eric Keyser, MD

Cardiac Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 51
Dr. Eric Keyser, MD is a cardiac surgery specialist in Redding, CA and has been practicing for 11 years. He graduated from McGill University in 1994 and specializes in cardiac surgery, cardiothoracic surgery, and more.

2175 Rosaline Ave

Redding, CA 96001

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • One Health
  • PHCS
  • 2 More

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Top Care Areas

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Heart Disease
more than 74% of peers
Heart Surgery
more than 61% of peers
Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
more than 60% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Keyser "At Cardiac Surgical Associates, every patient is treated with dignity and respect. The utmost of quality care is provided by Dr. Keyser and his team of highly skilled and dedicated partners. There is a combined experience of more than 100 years in coronary artery disease, aortic and mitral valve surgery, and in repairing mitral valves utilizing some of the most advanced technologies available in the world, including the newer minimally invasive valve surgery technologies. Dr. Keyser, our representative in Ocala, was educated in North America's best programs and is fellowship trained in minimally invasive surgery and advanced adult cardiac surgery. He has been performing technically superb heart and lung operations for more than a decade. Together with (2) Physician Assistants and our Quality Office Team, our goal is to provide knowledge and compassion to our patients in Ocala.

Dr. Eric J. Keyser, MD is a highly skilled and talented Cardiac & Thoracic surgeon from French Canada with over 12 years of practice experience in the surgery of heart and lung disease and over twenty-one years of clinical surgery experience.  Prior to moving to Orange County he was part of a prestigious private practice cardiac surgery group based out of Tampa, FL.  He is now a resident of Laguna Beach with his family.  He is President and CEO of Cardiac Surgical Associates of Southern California LLC. "


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5  Specialties

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

4  Board Certifications

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

46  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • B-Cell Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Dandelion Pollen Allergy
  • Empyema
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Tumors, Malignant
  • Lung Cancer
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Patent Ductus Arteriosus
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Septal Defect
  • Thrombosis
  • Thymomas
  • Vascular Disease


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54  Procedures


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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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.


  • McGill University, Physics, Cum Laude
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1990
  • McGill University
    Medical School | Graduated 1994
  • Montreal General Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1995
  • Long Island Jewish Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2004
  • Mcgill University Health Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2000
  • Massachusetts General Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2007
  • Cardia Surgery Certification-Royal College Of Physicians & Surgeons Of Canada
    Other Education | Completed 2004
  • McGill University, Cardiac Surgery
    Other Education | Completed 2002
  • University of California
    Other Education | Completed 2001

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Governor Generals Award of Excellence for Outstanding Academic Achievement, 1986
  • McGill General Surgery, Distinction, 2000
  • Fraser Gurd Award for Excellence in Surgical Research, 1999
  • McGill Physics, Cum Laude, 1990
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Keyser's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Keyser to family and friends
11 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (11)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Keyser's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Dr Keyser saved my husband David’s life in December of 2015. I am sad to say David passed away this past October, he had other issues besides heart. Dr Keyser was compassionate caring and a great Dr. He managed to do the surgery Off pump as well. I would highly recommend this wonderful Dr to...more
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Dr. Keyser saved my life! I needed emergent cardiothoracic surgery for a lysed empyema in my left lung. He was caring, compassionate, and thorough. He respected my beliefs and my wishes and took very good care of me. I highly reccomend him
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It has been one year since my last... CABGx5, Holmes Regional Medical Center 04/17. I was not aware of the level of expertise our medical science has evolved to. Dr. Eric Keyser, and the entire cardiac staff/floor @ Holmes Regional Medical Center were undescribably Perfect. I am healthy, happy, and...more
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