Dr. Randall Buss, MD

Dr. Randall Buss, MD

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Cardiothoracic Surgery  |  
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63 y/o
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Dr. Randall Buss, MD is a cardiothoracic surgery doctor who practices in Fort Myers, FL. He is 63 years old and has been practicing for 37 years.

Lee Physician Group – Cardiothoracic Surgery

9981 S Healthpark Dr # 120

Fort Myers, FL 33908
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Accepted insurance

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

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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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Specialties

  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Cardiac Surgery
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Board Certifications

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

  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
  • 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 Artery Stent Placement
  • 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
  • Endovascular Repair of Aorta
  • Endovascular Repair of Thoracic Aorta
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Defect Repair
  • Heart Surgery
  • 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 Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
  • Lung Removal, Open
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Maze Procedure
  • Mitral Valve Surgery
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Open Thymectomy
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Resection of Cardiac Tumor
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Pneumonectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Segmentectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Thymectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
  • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Tricuspid Valve Surgery
  • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • 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

  • 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 of recommending Dr. Buss to family and friends
3.8
based on 11 total reviews (5 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (11)

  • 5
    (7)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Buss' Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

in North Fort Myers, FL |
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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in Fort Myers, FL |
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...more
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in Cape Coral, FL |
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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in North fort Myers, Florida |
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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Cape Coral, FL |
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...more
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Buss accepts 7 insurance carriers
  • 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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Hospitals where Dr. Buss has admitting privileges

HealthPark Medical Center
9981 S Healthpark Dr
Fort Myers, FL 33908
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Lee Memorial Hospital
2776 Cleveland Ave
Fort Myers, FL 33901
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Cape Coral Hospital
636 Del Prado Blvd
Cape Coral, FL 33990
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Gulf Coast Medical Center
13681 Doctors Way
Fort Myers, FL 33912
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