Dr. Jacques-Pierre Fontaine, MD

Cardiothoracic Surgery •  Male • Age 46
  
Dr. Fontaine
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Moffitt Cancer Center

12902 Usf Magnolia Dr Tampa, FL 33612

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Dr. Jacques-Pierre Fontaine, MD is a cardiothoracic surgery specialist in Tampa, FL and has been practicing for 14 years. He specializes in cardiothoracic surgery.


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I took my dad for lung cancer, I think Dr. Fontaine and his crew with PA Joe are the best, rarely for you find such attention to detail to match such a wonderful bedside manner, I recommend anyone needing thoracic surgery to not hesitate to use this team.
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Cheri – Feb 13, 2020
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Excellent surgeon. From the valet parking your car, to the X-ray techs and nurses to the Dr Fontaine and his team, everyone at Moffitt Cancer Center was top-notch. I would not go anywhere else for cancer care.
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William – Nov 17, 2019
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I was diagnosed at a Florida east coast hospital with Stage 2 lung caner and advised I would require surgery once the diagnosis was confirmed. I waited 6 weeks for test results and was to wait 6 more weeks for one more test. I switched to Dr. Fontaine at the Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa. He removed the cancerous lung lobe the next week and three days later I was out of the hospital. Dr. Fontaine was prompt, courteous, knowledgeable and professional. I give him my highest recommendation.
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Mar 21, 2019
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Dr. Fontaine is very knowledgeable. He is truly an expert in his field and was able to explain my options very clearly. He inspires confidence and has excellent bedside manners. My robotic lung cancer surgery went very well. I was very impressed by Dr Fontaine and all the members of his team. Now I know why he is rated as #1 in Tampa Bay. A big thank you!
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Nov 26, 2018
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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.
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Alexander Engelman in Tampa, FL – Mar 14, 2017
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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
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Anton Zeman in Naples, FL – Oct 25, 2016
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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!
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Carole Lereah in Vero Beach, FL – Jul 28, 2016
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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.
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Nan Wilcox in Aventura, FL – Jul 08, 2016
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GREAT !!! Plus his staff especially Joe he is just the best. Mt many thanks to both of them. William Shepherd
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william shepherd in Summerville, SC – May 11, 2016
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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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Moffitt cancer center in Tampa fl – Mar 15, 2016
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About Me

Care Philosophy

BOARD CERTIFICATION: Surgery, Thoracic Surgery

Specialties

  • Cardiothoracic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

2006
Harvard Medical School
Fellowship Hospital
2003
Boston U
Residency Hospital
1999
U Montreal
Internship Hospital

Languages

  • Spanish
  • Arabic
  • French
  • English

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Dr. Fontaine's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Pleural Cancer
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Fontaine treats Pleural Cancer more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Fontaine treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Lung Cancer
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Fontaine treats Lung Cancer more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Fontaine treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Adult Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • Bronchioalveolar Carcinoma
  • Bronchogenic Carcinoma
  • Clear Cell Adenocarcinoma
  • Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Small Cell Lung Cancer
Esophageal Cancer
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Fontaine treats Esophageal Cancer more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Fontaine treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Fontaine's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Biopsy
  • Cancer
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • da Vinci® Robotic Surgery
  • Decortication and Pleurectomy
  • Diaphragmatic-Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair With Robotic Assistance
  • Empyema
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Stricture
  • 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 Cancer
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Lymphadenectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Mesothelioma
  • Minimal Access Surgery
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Non-Invasive Mechanical Ventilation With Robotic Assistance
  • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Puncture Aspiration
  • Sympathectomy
  • Thoracic Cancer
  • 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
  • Thymomas
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic (VATS) Lobectomy

Locations

Moffitt Cancer Center

Tampa Office12902 Usf Magnolia Dr Tampa, FL 33612
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