Dr. John McKinney Jr, MD

Dr. John McKinney Jr, MD

Cardiothoracic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 58
Dr. John McKinney Jr, MD is a cardiothoracic surgery specialist in Port Charlotte, FL and has been practicing for 26 years. He graduated from Ohio State University College Of Medicine and Public Health in 1987 and specializes in cardiothoracic surgery, cardiac surgery, and more.

3417 Tamiami Trl Ste G

Port Charlotte, FL 33952

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Vascular Disease
more than 59% of peers
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
more than 46% of peers
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
more than 43% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. McKinney Jr "My goal is to provide comprehensive surgical care to our patients and their families in an emotionally supportive environment."

3  Specialties

  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery

4  Board Certifications

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

36  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm and Dissection of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Diseases
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Heart Valve Diseases
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Septal Defect
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease


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50  Procedures


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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.


  • Miami University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1982
  • Ohio State University College Of Medicine and Public Health
    Medical School | Graduated 1987
  • Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1988
  • Good Samaritan Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1992
  • University Of Louisville
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1994
  • The University Of Texas At Dallas-Master Of Business Administration
    Other Education | Completed 2007

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • John W. Price Award, Undergraduate Teaching, University of Louisville, June, 1994
  • Beta Gamma Sigma honor society, University of Texas at Dallas, April, 200
  • Resident Research Award, Good Samaritan Hospital, Cincinnati, OH, June 17, 1
  • First in Florida for Cardiac Care, Health Grades, 2006
Media & Publications

Dr. McKinney Jr has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. McKinney Jr's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. McKinney Jr to family and friends
75 total reviews (16 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (75)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. McKinney Jr's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (16)

I went to emergency room with elevated blood pressure and chest pain. Received heart cath next day by cardiologist & double bypass the following day by Dr. McKinney. I am 6+ weeks post surgery and progressing well. Dr McKinney is very caring and has an excellent bedside manner. He is very open and...more
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Dr. McKinney is an excellent surgeon ! He truly cares about his Patients ! He is always very attentive to his Patient's needs and questions. Best Doctor I have ever been associated with ! Thank you Dr. McKinney for all of your expertise and consideration with my recent surgery !
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I had to have open heart surgery and Dr. McKinney was there for me as a human being, not just another patient. Not only is he a great heart doctor, he also has a heart and it shows. Thank You very much.
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He made me feel safe.
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Dr McKinney was very qualified and the surgery went very well and was out of ICU within 25 hours and discharged from, hospital in 5 days. His procedures are very updated and bedside manner great. I would recommend him to anyone who needs heart surgery Lewis Armstrong
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