Dr. Jack Messina, MD

Dr. Jack Messina, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 75
Dr. Jack Messina, MD is a general surgery specialist in Tampa, FL and has been practicing for 50 years. He graduated from Albany Medical College in 1968 and specializes in general surgery.

3003 W Dr Martin Luther King Jr Blvd Fl 2nd

Tampa, FL 33607

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Partial Lung Collapse
very high
more than 99% of peers
more than 89% of peers
Heart Surgery
more than 75% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • General Surgery

1  Board Certifications

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

38  Conditions Treated


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32  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
  • Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
  • Bladder Surgery
  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Dialysis Access Procedures
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Surgery
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Lung Surgery
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Paracentesis
  • Peripheral Artery Bypass
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Removal of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
  • 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)
  • Skin Grafts
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
  • Wound Repair


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Background Check

1 Malpractice Claim
  • Settlement : 6/30/2015
    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.


  • Albany Medical College
    Medical School | Graduated 1968
  • University Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Boston City Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • City Memphis Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Meth Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Colum Presby Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Messina has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Messina's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Messina to family and friends
2 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (2)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Messina's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Dr Jack J. Messina, Saved my life back in 2004, I had endocarditis and the Aortic value was destroyed by vegetation. Dr Messina put on an hybred pig value in its place, rebuild the mitral, and put me back together. His wife put me back on track in the recovery room. Several times thought of him...more
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