Dr. Jacques-Pierre Fontaine, MD

Dr. Jacques-Pierre Fontaine, MD

Thoracic Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 44
(17)
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Dr. Jacques-Pierre Fontaine, MD is a thoracic surgery doctor who practices in Tampa, FL. He is 44 years old and has been practicing for 20 years. Dr. Fontaine is affiliated with Moffitt Cancer Center.

12902 Usf Magnolia Dr

Tampa, FL 33612

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  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.

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Top Care Areas

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Esophageal Cancer
very high
more than 99% of peers
Lung Surgery
very high
more than 97% of peers
Lymphadenectomy With Robotic Assistance
very high
more than 96% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Fontaine "BOARD CERTIFICATION: Surgery, Thoracic Surgery"
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Specialties

  • Thoracic Surgery
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Board Certifications

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

  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Cancer
  • Empyema
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Stricture
  • Lung Cancer
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Mesothelioma
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Thoracic Cancer
  • Thymomas
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Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Biopsy
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Decortication and Pleurectomy
  • Diaphragmatic-Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair With Robotic Assistance
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
  • Excision of Tracheal Tumor or Stenosis
  • Hernia Repair
  • Laparoscopic Diaphragmatic or Paraesophageal Hernia Repair With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laser Bronchoscopy
  • Lobectomy of Lung With Robotic Assistance
  • Lobectomy, Open
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Lymphadenectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Minimal Access Surgery
  • Non-Invasive Mechanical Ventilation With Robotic Assistance
  • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Puncture Aspiration
  • Sympathectomy
  • Thoracic Surgical Procedure
  • Thoracoscopic Drainage of Pleural Cavity With Robotic Assistance
  • Thoracoscopic Excision of Lung With Robotic Assistance
  • Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Lobectomy of Lung With Robotic Assistance
  • Thoracoscopic Pneumonectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Segmentectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Thymectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
  • Thoracoscopy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic (VATS) Lobectomy
  • da Vinci® Robotic Surgery

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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

  • McGill University / Faculty Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1997
  • University Of Montreal
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Boston University School Of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2002
  • Harvard-Brigham and Women's Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2006
  • Harvard Medical School
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2006

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Arabic
  • French
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Fontaine's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Fontaine to family and friends
4.8
based on 17 total reviews (6 with comments)
Dr. Fontaine'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 (6)
in Tampa, FL |
Dr. Fontaine is a life saver! He can explain the intricate technical aspects of a major operation while sensing and addressing the emotional needs of family and friends. I visited several other nationally-recognized surgeons and chose Dr. Fontaine because of his highly-regarded skill, excellent post-operative care, and the wonderful sense of ease that he cultivated. Exceeding his fantastic reputation, his bedside manner was warm, his post-op care thorough, and his technical skill impeccable.
in Naples, FL |
My Husband Anton Zeman had surgery by Dr Fontaine for esophageal cancer almost two years ago at age 84. He is doing outstandingly well . After being treated with chemo and radiation his cancer had returned surgery was then recommended his surgery went very well. At this time he is still cancer free. We were blest to find this excellent surgeon. We are so grateful. Thank you Dr Fontaine
in Vero Beach, FL |
Dr. Fontaine saved my husbands life and I will be forever grateful. Dr. Fontaine is the best in his field and I can't say enough about this wonderful man!
in Aventura, FL |
Dr. Fontaine is a great surgeon! He and his staff (especially Joe Garrett), provide outstanding care to their patients. I am so fortunate that I had Dr. Fontaine as my surgeon and the Moffitt team for my post-operative care.
in Summerville, SC |
GREAT !!! Plus his staff especially Joe he is just the best. Mt many thanks to both of them. William Shepherd
in Tampa fl |
I absolutely love Doctor Fontaine. I know my up coming surgery ciuld nit be in better hands. He us compassionate, devited, caring and listens to your voice. You are actually heard and I have never felt so cared for. I am truly truly blessed to have Doctor Fontaine as my Doctor I thank God.
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Hospitals where Dr. Fontaine has admitting privileges

Moffitt Cancer Center
12902 Usf Magnolia Dr
Tampa, FL 33612
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