Dr. Randall Buss, MD

Dr. Randall Buss, MD

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Cardiothoracic Surgery  ·  
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64 y/o
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Dr. Randall Buss, MD is a cardiothoracic surgery specialist in Fort Myers, FL and has been practicing for 32 years. He specializes in cardiothoracic surgery and cardiac surgery.Read his story

Lee Physician Group Cardiothoracic Surgery

9981 S Healthpark Dr Ste 120

Fort Myers, FL 33908
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
very high
more than 99% of peers
Heart Surgery
very high
more than 98% of peers
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
very high
more than 94% of peers

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Dr. Buss' bio

This content was provided by Dr. Buss "Dr. Randall Buss earned his medical degree at the University of Alabama School of Medicine in Birmingham, AL. He completed a general surgery internship and residency at the University of Texas Southwestern Parkland Memorial Hospital, Dallas and a thoracic surgery internship and residency at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI.He serves as the Cardiothoracic Surgery Section Chief and a board member of Heart &Vascular Institute. Dr. Buss is Board Certified by the American Board of Surgery and the American Board of Thoracic Surgery. He is a member of the American Medical Association and Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. Areas of Expertise: Minimally invasive heart and lung surgery Mitral Valve Repair/Replacement Aortic Valve Replacement Thoracic Aortic Dissection Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting Lung surgery Atrial Fibrillation surgery "
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2  Specialties

  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Cardiac Surgery

2  Board Certifications

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

55  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm and Dissection of Heart
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • Empyema
  • Endocarditis
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Patent Ductus Arteriosus
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Septal Defect
  • Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thrombosis
  • Thymomas
  • 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

  • Univ Of Al Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1981
  • U Tex Sw/Parkland Meml Hosp
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1982
  • U Tex Sw/Parkland Meml Hosp
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1986
  • University Of Michigan Hospitals
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1988

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Buss has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Buss' Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Buss

3.8

Based on 11 reviews

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If you want someone who's warm and fuzzy, you might want to look elsewhere. If you want a first rate surgeon who's well experienced and highly qualified, he's your guy. I couldn't be more satisfied with my experience.
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My mother went in because she had a calcified aorta. The first time he saw her, it was really bad and she needed surgery as soon as possible. The next time she went in, now it wasn't that bad and elective. This woman was having trouble getting across the house without getting out of breath. Should...Read More
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LACK OF CONCERN AND ATTENTION PRIOR DURING AND AFTER PROCEDUER. YOU DO NOT WANT THIS MAN OPERATING ON YOUR FAMILY. SINCE MY PROCEDURE I HAVE HAD MANY OTHERS CONFIRM WHAT I NOW KNOW. IF YOU HAVE TIME SEEK OTHER CARE.
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Dr Buss saved my life.. Without him and his band of angels I would not be here....I am humble and excited about the possibilities of my 2nd chance at life..I thank you Dr Buss....may god continue to bless you...Donna J Herrick
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Highly recommend Dr. Buss for surgery, he seems to be excellent at what he does. However, please go out of your way to get informed about what to expect post-surgery, as in my experience, I was not sufficiently informed. In addition, be proactive about your health and any signs of infection that...Read More
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