Dr. Ignacio Duarte, MD

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Dr. Ignacio Duarte, MD
As a physician I have committed myself to providing the highest level of compassionate care for my patients. I enjoy the continuous intellectual and technical challenges of cardiac surgery. I especially value the opportunity to get to know my patients and their families and make a positive impact on their lives.

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    Dr. Duarte's Performance
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    Dr. Duarte says...

    As a physician I have committed myself to providing the highest level of compassionate care for my patients. I enjoy the continuous intellectual and technical challenges of cardiac surgery.  I especially value the opportunity to get to know my patients and their families and make a positive impact on their lives. 

    Dr. Duarte's Care Philosophy

    Dr. Duarte has dedicated himself to providing the highest quality of comprehensive care for his patients, utilizing the latest technologies.

    Dr. Duarte says...

    Aortic Stenosis

    Coronary Artery Disease

    Atrial Fibrillation

    Aortic Aneurysm

    Chest Pain

    COPD

    Dr. Duarte says...

    Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery (CABG)

    Aortic Valve Repair and Replacement

    Ascending Aorta/Aortic Root and Aortic Arch Aneurysm Surgery

    Thoracic Endovascular Aneurysm Repair (TEVAR)

    Mitral Valve Repair and Replacement

    Atrial Fibrillation Surgery-MAZE

    Minimally Invasive Heart Surgery

    Robotic Surgery

    Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)

    Video-Assisted Thoracic Surgery (VATS)

    Dr. Duarte's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

    •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
    •  Specializes in Cardiothoracic Surgery
    •  Board certified in General Surgery and Thoracic Surgery
    •  Malpractice claims found
    •  No sanctions found
    •  No board actions found

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    • 2
      Malpractice Claims

      Dr. Duarte has 2 malpractice claims

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      • 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
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    • General Surgery
    • Thoracic Surgery

    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 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
    • 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

    Education

    • Medical School
      Columbia University College Of Physicians And Surgeons

      Graduated in 1993

    • Internship Hospital
      Emory University

      Completed in 1995

    • Residency Hospital
      Emory University

      Completed in 2003

    • Fellowship Hospital
      Crawford Long Hosp-Emory U

      Completed in 1997

      Emory University Affiliated Hospitals

      Completed in 2001

      University of Texas At Houston / Medical School At Houston

      Completed in 2001

    • Undergraduate School
      University of Miami

      Graduated in 1989

    Languages Spoken

    • English
    • Spanish

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    Specialties

    • Cardiothoracic Surgery
    • Cardiac Surgery
    • Thoracic Surgery

    Procedures Performed

    • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
    • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
    • Aortic Aneurysm Repair
    • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
    • Aortic Valve Replacement
    • Aortic Valve Surgery
    • Atrial Fibrillation Surgery
    • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
    • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
    • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
    • Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
    • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
    • Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
    • Decortication and Pleurectomy
    • Heart Defect Repair
    • Heart Surgery
    • Impella Device
    • Maze Procedure
    • Minimally Invasive Valve Surgery
    • Mitral Valve Repair
    • Mitral Valve Surgery
    • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
    • Off-Pump Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
    • Off-Pump Coronary Surgery
    • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
    • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
    • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
    • Resection of Cardiac Tumor
    • Thoracentesis
    • Tracheal Surgery
    • Tricuspid Valve Surgery
    • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
    • Ventricular Assist Device
    • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy