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Cardiac Surgery | Male

1740 SE 18th St Ste 1201 Ocala, FL 34471 Get Directions

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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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Dr. Eric Keyser, MD is a cardiac surgery doctor who practices in Ocala, FL. He is 50 years old and has been practicing for 23 years. Dr. Keyser is affiliated with Mercy Medical Center Redding and Pomona Valley Hospital Medical Center.

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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 my heart is once again content. THANK-YOU~ If you are reading this from any other area, make arrangements to have your heart rejuvenated in Melbourne, FL, and ask for Dr. Keyser. -Callahan, Robert T.
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    Dr. Keyser's Care Philosophy

    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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    Dr. Keyser's clinical focus of expertise is in minithoracotomy adult cardiothoracic surgery, advanced heart valve repair, off-pump coronary bypass grafting, and complex cardiac surgery.  He performs all of his heart valve surgery through a minithoracotomy using robotic shaft instruments.  Similar minithoracotomy techniques are now used in about half of all open-heart valve surgery operations in Western Europe, including France and Germany. 

    Dr. Keyser's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

    •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
    •  Specializes in Cardiac Surgery
    •  Board certified in Cardiovascular Surgery, General Surgery, Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery and Thoracic Surgery
    •  No malpractice claims found
    •  No sanctions found
    •  No board actions found

    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
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    • Cardiovascular Surgery
    • General Surgery
    • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
    • Thoracic Surgery

    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
    • 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
    • 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
    • Pleural Cancer
    • Pulmonary Disease
    • Pulmonary Embolism
    • Pulmonary Valve Disease
    • Septal Defect
    • Thrombosis
    • Thymomas
    • Vascular Disease

    Education

    • Medical School
      McGill University

      Graduated in 1994

    • Internship Hospital
      Montreal General Hospital

      Completed in 1995

    • Residency Hospital
      Long Island Jewish Medical Center

      Completed in 2004

      McGill University Health Center

      Completed in 2000

    • Fellowship Hospital
      Massachusetts General Hospital

      Completed in 2007

    • Undergraduate School
      McGill University, Physics, Cum Laude

      Graduated in 1990

    • Other Education
      Cardia Surgery Certification-Royal College Of Physicians & Surgeons Of Canada

      Completed in 2004

      McGill University, Cardiac Surgery

      Completed in 2002

      University Of California

      Completed in 2001

    Languages Spoken

    • English

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    Specialties

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

    Procedures Performed

    • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
    • Aortic Valve Surgery
    • Atrial Fibrillation Surgery
    • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
    • Beating Heart Surgery
    • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
    • Cardiac Electrophysiology
    • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
    • Cardiovascular Surgical Procedure
    • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
    • Carotid Artery Stent Placement
    • Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
    • Carotid Surgery
    • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
    • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
    • Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
    • Decortication and Pleurectomy
    • Endovascular Repair of Aorta
    • Endovascular Repair of Thoracic Aorta
    • Esophageal Surgery
    • Head and Neck Surgery
    • Heart Defect Repair
    • Heart Surgery
    • Impella Device
    • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
    • Insertion of Epicardial Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
    • Lobectomy, Open
    • Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
    • Lung Surgery
    • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
    • Maze Procedure
    • Minimally Invasive Heart Surgery
    • Minimally Invasive Surgery
    • Mitral Valve Repair
    • Mitral Valve Surgery
    • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
    • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
    • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
    • Port Placements or Replacements
    • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
    • Segmentectomy, Open
    • Thoracentesis
    • Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
    • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
    • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
    • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
    • Tracheal Surgery
    • Tricuspid Valve Surgery
    • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
    • Vascular Surgical Procedure
    • Ventricular Assist Device
    • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic (VATS) Lobectomy
    • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy