Dr. Ignacio Duarte, MD

Dr. Ignacio Duarte, MD

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50 y/o
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Dr. Ignacio Duarte, MD is a cardiac surgery specialist in Brandon, FL and has been practicing for 21 years. He specializes in cardiac surgery and thoracic surgery.Read his story

Cardiac Surgical Associates

270 S Moon Ave

Brandon, FL 33511
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • MultiPlan
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
high
more than 87% of peers
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
normal
more than 79% of peers
Aortic Dissection
normal
more than 78% of peers

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Dr. Duarte's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Duarte "Ignacio G. Duarte, M.D., was awarded his medical degree from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons in New York City in 1993 after receiving his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Miami. He completed his General Surgical residency at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia. During his residency, he also completed a two-year Cardiothoracic Surgery Research Fellowship, where he directed studies evaluating bioprosthetic heart valves. He remained at Emory University to complete his Cardiothoracic Surgery residency. After completing his training, he initially worked at Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas, Texas, where he gained additional experience in minimally invasive valve surgery. He moved to Tampa, Florida to join Cardiac Surgical Associates in 2005. Dr. Duarte is a Diplomate of the American Board of Surgery and the American Board of Thoracic Surgery. He enjoys spending his free time with his wife and two children."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Duarte "Dr. Duarte has dedicated himself to providing the highest quality of comprehensive care for his patients, utilizing the latest technologies."

2  Specialties

  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Thoracic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*

46  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm and Dissection of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atherosclerotic Coronary Stenosis
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • Dissecting Aneurysm
  • Empyema
  • Endocarditis
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Lung Cancer
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Septal Defect
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease
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38  Procedures

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Background Check

2 Malpractice Claims
  • Settlement : 10/7/2015
    Amount or Range: $250,000.00
    Nature of Complaint: HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY
    State: Florida
  • Settlement : 10/15/2015
    Amount or Range: $250,000.00
    State: 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

  • University of Miami
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1989
  • Columbia University College Of Physicians And Surgeons
    Medical School | Graduated 1993
  • Emory University
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1995
  • Crawford Long Hosp-Emory U
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1997
  • Emory University Affiliated Hospitals
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2001
  • University of Texas At Houston / Medical School At Houston
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2001
  • Emory University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2003

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

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Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Dr. Duarte's Reviews

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Considering the circumstances - a fantastic experience and outcome.
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Paul W. in Valrico , FL – Sep 24, 2018
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As a new heart patient I was set at ease by the entire staff. My condition was explained to me and I was set at ease as to how it will be treated Dr. Duarte clearly answered my questions and explained the surgery. This was my first time at this office and I highly recommend their professional...Read More
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Sun City Center, FL – Dec 08, 2017
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IN JUST A FEW WEEKS (JANUARY 5, 2018) IT WILL B 11 YEARS OF A HEALTHY LIFE I HAVE ENJOYED SINCE DR. DUARTE PERFORMED A QUAD-BYPASS ON ME AT ST. JOES. HOSPITAL IN CARROLLWOOD. I AM 71 NOW AND DO NOT BELIEVE I WOULD HAVE SURVIVED THIS LONG W/O BOTH THE DEVINE INTERVENTION OF MY LORD AND SAVIOR AND...Read More
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TOM CLENDENON in Tampa, FL – Dec 06, 2017
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From reception to the actual consult with Dr. Duarte, I found my visit and interaction to be exceptional. I initially met with Nurse Practitioner Misti Davenport for triage and assessment. She was very professional; kind, polite, and provided an excellent overview of my surgery. Dr. Duarte was...Read More
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Don D. in Brandon, FL – Oct 31, 2017
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