Dr. Kristopher M. George, MD

Dr. Kristopher M. George, MD

Cardiac Surgery | Male | 44 years old

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.dpufRead more

Cardiac Surgery Associates
720 W Oak St Ste 360
Kissimmee, FL 34741 Get Directions
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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

Dr. George's Care Philosophy

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.

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Conditions we treat:

  • Ascending aortic aneurysms
  • Coronary artery disease
  • Heart attack and chest pain (angina)
  • Valve disease (including aortic and mitral valve disease)

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Procedures we perform:

  • Ascending aorta replacements
  • Coronary artery bypass graft surgery (CABG)
  • Minimally invasive heart surgery
  • Transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR)
  • Heart valve repair and replacement
  • Video-assisted thoracic surgery (VATS)

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  •  Specializes in Cardiac Surgery
  •  Board certified in General Surgery and Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

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
  • Benign Tumor
  • 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
  • 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

Education

  • Medical School
    Wayne State University

    Graduated in 1998

  • Internship Hospital
    Wayne State University
  • Residency Hospital
    George University Hospital
    Wayne State University
  • Fellowship Hospital
    The Johns Hopkins Hospital
  • Undergraduate School
    Michigan State University

    Graduated in 1994

  • Other Education
    The Cleveland Clinic

    Completed in 2008

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Specialties

  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Cardiovascular Surgery

Procedures Performed

  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Aortic Aneurysm Repair
  • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
  • Aortic Valve Replacement
  • Aortic Valve Surgery
  • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
  • Decortication and Pleurectomy
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Defect Repair
  • Heart Surgery
  • Impella Device
  • Insertion of Epicardial Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Maze Procedure
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Valve Surgery
  • Mitral Valve Repair
  • Mitral Valve Replacement
  • Mitral Valve Surgery
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Re-Operative Surgery
  • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Resection of Cardiac Tumor
  • Thoracentesis
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Transcatheter Mitral Valve Repair
  • Tricuspid Valve Surgery
  • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Ventricular Assist Device
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy