Dr. Eric Sandwith, MD

Dr. Eric Sandwith, MD

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Thoracic Surgery  |  
Male  |  
52 y/o
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Dr. Eric Sandwith, MD is a thoracic surgery doctor who practices in Fort Walton Beach, FL. He is 52 years old and has been practicing for 15 years.

Northwest Florida Multispecialty-Surgery

1032 Mar Walt Dr Unit 230

Fort Walton Beach, FL 32547
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Federal Employee Program (FEP)
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Medicare
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • Veteran Administration Plan

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Top Care Areas

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Empyema
very high
more than 97% of peers
Port Placements or Replacements
very high
more than 96% of peers
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
very high
more than 96% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Sandwith "At Northwest Florida Heart Institute, we aim every day to improve our patient's quality of life. We are committed to providing excellent care and service to the communities we serve. We will make every effort to see that your visit is helpful, informative, and helps your family lead a healthier life."
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Specialties

  • Thoracic Surgery
  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • General Surgery
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Board Certifications

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

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm and Dissection of Heart
  • 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
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Aneurysm
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • Empyema
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thrombosis
  • Thymomas
  • Vascular Disease

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Procedures

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair
  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
  • Aortic Valve Repair
  • Aortic Valve Replacement
  • Aortic Valve Surgery
  • Atrial Fibrillation Surgery
  • Biopsy
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
  • Coronary Artery Bypass With Robotic Assistance
  • Coronary Cathertization With Robotic Assistance
  • Decortication and Pleurectomy
  • Dialysis Catheter Placement
  • Endovascular Repair of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Endovascular Repair of Aorta
  • Endovascular Repair of Thoracic Aorta
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Esophagomyotomy
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Defect Repair
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hernia Repair
  • Impella Device
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Lobectomy of Lung With Robotic Assistance
  • Lobectomy, Open
  • Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
  • Lung Removal, Open
  • Lung Resection
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Lymphadenectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Maze Procedure
  • Mediastinoscopy
  • Minimally Invasive Heart Surgery
  • Mitral Valve Repair
  • Mitral Valve Replacement
  • Mitral Valve Surgery
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Open Heart Surgery
  • Open Thymectomy
  • Paracentesis
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Resection of Cardiac Tumor
  • Robotic Surgery, Thoracic
  • Segmentectomy, Open
  • Sympathectomy
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thoracic Endovascular Surgery
  • Thoracoscopic Excision of Lung With Robotic Assistance
  • Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Lobectomy of Lung With Robotic Assistance
  • Thoracoscopic Pneumonectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Segmentectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
  • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Transcatheter Mitral Valve Repair
  • Tricuspid Valve Surgery
  • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Venous Access Creation and Care
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

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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.

Education

  • The University Of Washington
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1990
  • University Of Washington School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1995
  • Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2000
  • Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Saint Lukes Hospital of Kansas City
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2002
  • Mayo Medical School
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2003

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications
  • Heart Month, 02/2010

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Swedish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Sandwith's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Sandwith to family and friends
4.9
based on 41 total reviews (8 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (41)

  • 5
    (40)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Sandwith's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (8)

in Panama City, FL |
Really happy! He was my Dr. He took good care of me, I would definitely use again . Concern and friendly and caring!!!!!!
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in Crestview, FL |
Dr. Sandwith is a brilliant surgeon and an amazing person. From start to finish he kept me well informed and stayed with me making sure everything went well. Dr. Sandwith doesnt leave you at the operating room door. He gave me new life and I will forever be grateful to him. If you need open heart...more
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in Shalimar, FL |
Absolutely first class experience, for a complex surgical procedure. Our community is fortunate to have such a talented surgeon. Additionally, Dr. Sandwich, is just a nice person. Thomas Remington / Shalimar, FL
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Panama City, Florida |
I had quad bypass surgery in July 2016, he is an excellent surgeon and his staff is amazing. His office personnel are caring. I highly recommend. I'm alive, thanks to him.
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in Colorado |
Best doctor ever! He saved my dad's life! He is was so helpful to our family during a very difficult time. His staff is amazing as well. All the best from this team
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Sandwith accepts 12 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access
  • Coventry Health Care
    Group Plan PPO
  • Federal Employee Program (FEP)
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Medicare
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Options PPO
    United Healthcare
  • Veteran Administration Plan

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Hospitals where Dr. Sandwith has admitting privileges

Fort Walton Beach Medical Center
1000 Mar Walt Dr
Fort Walton Beach, FL 32547
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