Dr. Foster Bryan, MD

Dr. Foster Bryan, MD

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Cardiothoracic Surgery  |  
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56 y/o
(20)

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Dr. Foster Bryan, MD is a cardiothoracic surgery specialist in Saint Petersburg, FL and has been practicing for 24 years. He graduated from Emory University in 1988 and specializes in cardiothoracic surgery, general surgery, and more.Read his story

Cardiac Surgical Associates

6006 49th St N Ste 310

Saint Petersburg, FL 33709
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Community Health Choice
  • Health Net
  • HealthPlus
  • HealthPlus Amerigroup
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana
  • Husky Health

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Top Care Areas

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Port Placements or Replacements
very high
more than 93% of peers
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
very high
more than 91% of peers
Lung Surgery
high
more than 88% of peers

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Dr. Bryan's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Bryan "I am committed to providing the highest level of care for the improvement of human life. I strive to deliver high quality, cost-effective healthcare in an environment where every patient is valued and given personalized attention. I enjoy the ongoing diagnostic challenges of cardiac surgery, but especially value the interaction with my patients and their families and endeavor to make a positive impact in their lives."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Bryan "The physicians and staff of Cardiac Surgical Associates of Northside are strongly committed to providing prompt, compassionate, state of the art surgical care. We believe good communication plays a critical role in obtaining optimal outcomes.  We believe in a team approach to patient care, and will work diligently to maintain coordinated multi-specialty care and patient follow up. "
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Specialties

  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Cardiac Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery
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Board Certifications

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

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm and Dissection 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
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Coarctation of the Aorta
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Empyema
  • Endocarditis
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Block
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Heart Tumors, Malignant
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Septal Defect
  • Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm
  • 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

  • Vanderbilt University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1984
  • Emory University
    Medical School | Graduated 1988
  • Emory University
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Emory Affiliated Hospitals (Chief Resident In General Surgery)
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1993
  • EMORY AFFILIATED HOSPITALS (RESIDENT IN GENERAL SURGERY)
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1992
  • Emory Hospital (Junior Resident In Cardiothoracic Surgery)
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1996
  • Emory University Affiliated Hosp. Admin.Chief Resident In Cardiothoracic Surgery
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1997
  • The Carlyle-Fraser Heart Center Research Fellow In Cardiothoracic Surgery
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1994
  • Emory University School Of Medicine Department Of Anatomy
    Other Education | Completed 1985
  • Harvard University, Dept.Of Biology
    Other Education | Completed 1982
  • TENNESSEE STATE UNIVERSITY, DEPT.OF AEROSPACE SCIENCE
    Other Education | Completed 1982
  • VANDERBILT UNIVERSITY, DEPT OF CHEMISTRY
    Other Education | Completed 1981
  • Vanderbilt University, Dept. Of Molecular Biology
    Other Education | Completed 1983

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • CARDIOVASCULAR BENCHMARKS FOR SUCCESS, 2001
  • CONSUMER RESEARCH COUNCIL IF AMERICA AS ONE OF AMERICA'S TOP PHYSICIANS, CARDIOTHORACIC SURGERY, 2006
  • PRORAM SELECTED AS NUMBER 1 PROGRAM FOR CARDIAC CARE IN SOUTH CAROLINA AND TOP TEN PERCENT IN NATION FOR CARDIAC SURGICAL SERVICES., 2004
  • CONSUMER RESEARCH COUNCIL OF AMERICAL AS ONE OF AMERICA'S TOP PHYSCIANS, CARDIOTHORACIC SURGERY, 2005
  • PROGRAM SELECTED SOLUCIENT 100 TOP HOSPITALS, 2001
Media & Publications

Dr. Bryan has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Bryan's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Bryan to family and friends
4.8
based on 20 total reviews (14 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (20)

  • 5
    (18)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Bryan'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 (14)

in Boston, MA
Dr. Bryan and his team did an exceptional job on my bypass surgery. My incision looks like it was done by a plastic surgeon. There were no complications and my hospital stay and recovery have gone very smoothly. Being apprehensive and far from home, my family and I were nervous going into this. We...more
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in Tampa
Dr. Bryan and his entire staff made feel very comfortable and gave me a sense of confidence going into heart surgery. The compassion and care that I have received preop and postop has been above and beyond. I would highly recommend Dr. Bryan and his team to any of my family and friends when in need...more
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in St Petersburg, FL
Dr. Bryan takes his and your time to explain everything thoroughly in layman's term so you can understand. Staff is great
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in St Petersburg, FL
Very personable Doctor and staff.
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in Pinellas Park, FL
Dr. Bryan is an amazing surgeon with a knowledge base that’s second to none. I’m extremely pleased with his work and the opportunity his skilled hands have given me to be a part of my friends and family’s lives for many years to come. His PA's are skilled but some lack compassion and have no...more
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