Dr. Kristopher George, MD

Dr. Kristopher George, MD

Cardiac Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 45
(12)
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Dr. Kristopher George, MD is a cardiac surgery doctor who practices in Kissimmee, FL. He is 45 years old and has been practicing for 19 years. Read his story

720 W Oak St Ste 360

Kissimmee, FL 34741

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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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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

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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."
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Specialties

  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Cardiovascular Surgery
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Board Certifications

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

  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Aortic Aneurysm Repair
  • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
  • Aortic Valve Replacement
  • Aortic Valve Surgery
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Shunting Procedures With or Without Aortic Repair or Coronary Anomaly Repair
  • 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
  • Hernia Repair
  • Impella Device
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Insertion of Epicardial Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
  • Lung Removal, Open
  • 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
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Pulmonary Valve Surgery
  • Re-Operative Surgery
  • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Resection of Cardiac Tumor
  • Thoracentesis
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)
  • 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

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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

Likelihood of recommending Dr. George to family and friends
5.0
based on 12 total reviews
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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Dr. George accepts 14 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
    Group Plan PPO
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
    Special Needs Plan SNP
  • MultiPlan
  • Tricare
    TriCare for Life
  • UnitedHealthCare
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