Dr. Frederick Cason Jr, MD

Dr. Frederick Cason Jr, MD

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General Surgery  ·  
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66 y/o
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Dr. Frederick Cason Jr, MD is a general surgery specialist in Brooksville, FL and has been practicing for 34 years. He specializes in general surgery.Read his story

Nature Coast Surgical Specialists

11373 Cortez Blvd Ste 208

Brooksville, FL 34613
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Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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

Stomach Diseases
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more than 11% of peers
Gastrointestinal Diseases
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more than 9% of peers
Abdominal Disorders
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more than 5% of peers

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Dr. Cason Jr's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Cason Jr "Frederick D. Cason, MD, FACS is an experienced general surgeon certified by the American Board of Surgery and specializing in the surgery of gastrointestinal cancer, soft tissue sarcomas, endocrine disorders, and other maladies of the gastrointestinal tract and abdominal wall. Dr. Cason served in the U.S. Navy Medical Corps and later as Surgeon-in-Chief of the VA hospital in Cleveland, Ohio. He has been a surgical educator, having earned the university academic rank of Professor of Surgery, and he has been the senior administrator of a Department of Surgery. He is a strong advocate and resource for patients with cancer. Most recently, he was an active member of the attending staff and cancer treatment team at historic Grady Memorial Hospital in Atlanta, Georgia. The training of young surgeons is an important part of his surgical practice."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Cason Jr "My care philosophy is to put patients first. What makes a good relationship between patient and doctor is doctor's availability and the doctor's passion. There's a unique relationship between a patient and surgeon in medicine, and I've done it a lot - I've had thousands of patients - and I'm very proud of the relationships that I've had with them."

1  Specialties

  • General Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

100  Conditions Treated

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57  Procedures

  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Adrenalectomy
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Esophagomyotomy
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Stomach Tumor
  • Excision of Tarsal or Metatarsal
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Pancreatectomy (incl. Pancreas Transplant and Whipple Procedure)
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Skin Grafts
  • Sphincterotomy
  • Splenectomy
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Wound Repair
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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

  • Purdue University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • St. Louis University School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1978
  • Naval Regional Medeical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1979
  • U.S. Naval Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1984

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Cason Jr has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Cason Jr's Reviews

4.2
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Cason Jr to family and friends
5 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (5)

  • 5
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  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Cason Jr'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 (3)

Dr. Cason went up and beyond his call of duty to save our daughters life in 1995. Our daughter, Briana, was in need of a life and death surgery that a pediatric doctor refused to perform. Dr. Cason was an adult surgeon who accepted the challenge to save our 5 month old daughters life. Words can't...more
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Dr Cason was a very nice and very knowledgeable Doctor. He explained himself to a point that you could understand everything he was going to do. His bedside manner was very understanding of what I was going through. I would recommend him to anyone having surgery.
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Was considerate and highly knowledgeable!
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