Dr. Eric Sandwith, MD

Dr. Eric Sandwith, MD

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Thoracic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
52 y/o
(42)

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Dr. Eric Sandwith, MD is a thoracic surgery specialist in Fort Walton Beach, FL and has been practicing for 15 years. He specializes in thoracic surgery, cardiothoracic surgery, and more.

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Sandwith performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

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

Dr. Sandwith's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

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."

3  Specialties

  • Thoracic Surgery
  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • General Surgery

3  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*

52  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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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

4.9
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Sandwith to family and friends
42 total reviews (8 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (42)

  • 5
    (41)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (1)

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)

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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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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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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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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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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