Dr. Kristopher George, MD

Dr. Kristopher George, MD

Cardiac Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 45
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Dr. Kristopher George, MD is a cardiac surgery specialist in Kissimmee, FL and has been practicing for 20 years. He graduated from Wayne State University in 1998 and specializes in cardiac surgery, cardiovascular surgery, and more.Read his story

720 W Oak St Ste 360

Kissimmee, FL 34741

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Humana
  • 5 More

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. George performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Mitral Valve Surgery
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more than 77% of peers
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
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more than 77% of peers
Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
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more than 74% of peers

Dr. George's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Dr. George's bio

This content was provided by Dr. George "Kristopher George, MD started his cardiac surgery training at The George Washington University and Johns Hopkins Hospital. He then went to work at the Cleveland Clinic, gaining additional expertise in heart transplantation and artificial hearts during a heart failure surgery fellowship. He also spent two years learning minimally invasive valve surgery and complex cardiac re-operations while at the Cleveland Clinic. Dr. George is an active member in several cardiac surgical societies and enjoys presenting his work at their annual meetings. Some of his work has been published in a variety of cardiac surgical journals, and videos of his work are published electronically on the internet. Dr. George is board certified in cardiothoracic as well as general surgery. His cardiac surgery practice here at the Central Florida Cardiac and Vascular Instituteat Osceola Regional Medical Center includes all aspects of adult heart surgery with a special focus on minimally invasive valve surgery and complex reoperations. Dr. George is dedicated to providing the highest quality surgical care possible with a personal touch. He enjoys spending his leisure time with his wife Sarah and their two children. - See more at: http://cardiacsurgicalosceola.com/physicians/profile/Kristopher-George-MD#sthash.HflXSZdu.dpuf"
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. George "Dr. George has dedicated himself to providing the highest quality of comprehensive care for his patients and believes in utilizing the latest technologies to provide this care."

3  Specialties

  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Cardiovascular Surgery

2  Board Certifications

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

42  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Diseases
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Cancer
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Empyema
  • Endocarditis
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Lung Cancer
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Septal Defect
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease
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52  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.

Education

  • Michigan State University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1994
  • Wayne State University
    Medical School | Graduated 1998
  • Wayne State University
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • George University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Wayne State University
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • The Johns Hopkins Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed
  • The Cleveland Clinic
    Other Education | Completed 2008

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. George has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. George's Reviews

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Likelihood of recommending Dr. George to family and friends
12 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (12)

  • 5
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Dr. George'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
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