Dr. John Nora, MD

Dr. John Nora, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 61
Dr. John Nora, MD is a general surgery specialist in Sarasota, FL and has been practicing for 31 years. He graduated from Northwestern Center Feinberg School Of Medicine and specializes in general surgery and vascular surgery.

1950 Arlington St Ste 310

Sarasota, FL 34239

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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Port Placements or Replacements
more than 80% of peers
Vascular Disease
more than 61% of peers
Heart Disease
more than 59% of peers

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2  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery

1  Board Certifications

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

26  Conditions Treated

14  Procedures

  • Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Carotid Ultrasound
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Endovascular Repair of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Endovascular Repair of Aorta
  • Heart Surgery
  • Laparotomy
  • Lung Surgery
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

Background Check

1 Malpractice Claim
  • Settlement : 12/30/2014
    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.


  • Northwestern Center Feinberg School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Washington University
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Mayo Clinic Rochester
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1987
  • University Bc
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1988
  • University Of British Columbia
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Nora has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Nora's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Nora to family and friends
28 total reviews (9 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (28)

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Dr. Nora'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 (9)

Dr. NORA performed a “surgery” two years ago. Still dealing with all the same issues, have gotten a second opinion and was informed I have to have another surgery. Never fixed by Dr NORA in the first place. He had a horrible bed side manor, never came out to speak to me after I was in recovery....more
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He's absolutly a great surgeon. Great with my mother, caring, and very honest. Does not mince words. You know EXACTLY WHAT'S GOING ON! I WOULD RECOMMEND TO EVERYONE! (He also has a good sense of humor) HIS staff are great also. We never wait more than 10 minutes.
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Dr. Nora is a skilled surgeon, a very compassionate and caring doctor. Debbie at the front desk, his nurse, Phyllis, and Karen who scheduled the surgery and helped me get through the pre-op procedure, were all efficient, attentive, responsive and kind. I feel very grateful to have found Dr. Nora...more
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Outstanding surgeon! I had frequent emergency room visits and infection before being referred to a surgeon. I checked-out all of the names I was given and chose Dr. Nora because of his excellent credentials and record. His explanation of my condition, the risks and possible outcomes was...more
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Horrible Dr. Terrible experience. Dr. Nora told me I had a mass and would need surgery. Had to pay $2400 for the surgery only to have Dr. Nora inform me he was wrong and there was no mass. Still in a lot of pain. Will need to have some sort of imaging done = more $. My husband also just had to...more
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