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

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Florida
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Buss' Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Buss performs Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Buss performs this procedure more than 99% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Multi-Arterial Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
  • Off-Pump Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
Heart Surgery
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Buss performs Heart Surgery more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Buss performs this procedure more than 98% of his peers

Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Buss performs Thoracoscopic Lobectomy more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Buss performs this procedure more than 97% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Video-Assisted Thorascopic (VATS) Lobectomy

Dr. Buss' conditions and procedures:

Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
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 Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
Aortic Stenosis
Aortic Valve Disease
Aortic Valve Regurgitation
Aortic Valve Surgery
Arrhythmias
Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial Flutter
Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
Benign Tumor
Cancer
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
Cardiac Electrophysiology
Cardiomegaly
Cardiomyopathy
Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
Carotid Artery Disease
Carotid Artery Stent Placement
Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
Congenital Heart Defects
Congenital Heart Disease
Congestive Heart Failure
Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Coronary Artery Dissection
Decortication and Pleurectomy
Empyema
Endocarditis
Endovascular Repair of Aorta
Endovascular Repair of Thoracic Aorta
Esophageal Cancer
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Surgery
Head and Neck Surgery
Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
Heart Defect Repair
Heart Disease
Heart Surgery
Heart Tumors, Benign
Impella Device
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Insertion of Epicardial Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Insertion of Left Ventricular Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Lobectomy, Open
Lung Cancer
Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
Lung Removal, Open
Lung Surgery
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Maze Procedure
Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Mitral Valve Stenosis
Mitral Valve Surgery
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
Open Thymectomy
Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
Patent Ductus Arteriosus
Pericardial Disease
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Pleura Cancer
Pleural Cancer
Port Placements or Replacements
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Embolism
Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Resection of Cardiac Tumor
Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
Septal Defect
Thoracentesis
Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
Thoracoscopic Pneumonectomy
Thoracoscopic Segmentectomy
Thoracoscopic Thymectomy
Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
Thrombosis
Thymomas
Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
Tracheal Surgery
Tricuspid Valve Surgery
Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
Vascular Disease
Vascular Surgical Procedure
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Biography

"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 th...

Specialties

  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Cardiac Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery

Education

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

Awards

Dr. Buss' Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Buss

3.8

Based on 11 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
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(1)
1 Star
18.181818181818183%
(2)

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Dr. Buss' Performance
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  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
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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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Insurance accepted

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Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
Blue Care HMO
BlueDental Choice
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO

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Cape Coral Hospital

Cape Coral, FL

Lee Memorial Hospital

Fort Myers, FL

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