Dr. Richard G. Cartledge, MD

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Dr. Richard G. Cartledge, MD

Cardiac Surgery | Male

Boca Thoracic/Cardiovsclr Sgy 801 Meadows Rd, Boca Raton, FL 33486 Get Directions
(561) 955-6300

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  • General Surgerynull
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgerynull
  • Thoracic Surgerynull
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  • Fellowship Hospital
  • Undergraduate School
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      Specialties

      • Cardiac Surgery
      • Thoracic Surgery

      Board Certifications

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      • Cardiovascular Surgery
      • General Surgery
      • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
      • Thoracic Surgery

      Conditions Treated

      • Aneurysm
      • Aneurysm and Dissection of Heart
      • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
      • Aortic Aneurysm
      • Aortic Dissection
      • Aortic Stenosis
      • Aortic Valve Disease
      • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
      • Arrhythmias
      • Atrial Fibrillation
      • Atrial Flutter
      • Benign Tumor
      • Cardiomegaly
      • Congenital Heart Defects
      • Congenital Heart Disease
      • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
      • Empyema
      • Endocarditis
      • Esophageal Diseases
      • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
      • Heart Disease
      • Heart Tumors, Benign
      • Lung Cancer
      • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
      • Mitral Valve Disease
      • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
      • Mitral Valve Stenosis
      • Pericardial Disease
      • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
      • Pleura Cancer
      • Pleural Cancer
      • Pulmonary Disease
      • Pulmonary Valve Disease
      • Septal Defect
      • Thrombosis
      • Thymomas
      • Vascular Disease

      Procedures Performed

      • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
      • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
      • Aortic Valve Surgery
      • Cardiac Electrophysiology
      • Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
      • Decortication and Pleurectomy
      • Diagnostic Lung Surgery
      • Esophageal Surgery
      • Esophagomyotomy
      • Head and Neck Surgery
      • Heart Defect Repair
      • Heart Surgery
      • Impella Device
      • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
      • Lobectomy, Open
      • Lung Abscess Surgery
      • 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
      • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
      • Open Thymectomy
      • Sympathectomy
      • Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
      • Thoracoscopic Segmentectomy
      • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
      • Tracheostomy
      • Tricuspid Valve Surgery
      • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
      • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

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      • 0
        Sanctions

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      • 0
        Board Actions

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      Education

      • Medical School
        Medical College Of Pennsylvania

        Graduated in 1995

      • Residency Hospital
        Mercer University School Of Medicine/Medical Center Of Central Georgia
      • Fellowship Hospital
        Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center--Thoracic Surgery
        The New York Hospital/Cornell Medical Center--Cardiac Surgery

      Awards & Recognition

      • Awards & Honors
        • Healthgrades Honor Roll
        • Surgery Resident of the Year, Mercer University School of Medicine, General Surgery Residency, 1997
        • Surgery Teaching Resident of the Year, Mercer University School of Medicine, General Surgery Residency, 1999
        • Listed in "Americas Top Surgeons", 2007
        • Listed in "Yearbook 2000", 2000
        • Surgery Resident of the Year, Mercer University School of Medicine, General Surgery Residency, 1998
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      • Media & Publications
        • Cells isolated from adult human skeletal muscle are capable of differentiating into multiple mesodermal phenotypes, Williams JT, Souza J, Cartledge RG, January 1999; 65(1): 22-26, 1999
        • Combined Panendoscopy With Laparotomy in Peutz-Jeghers Syndrome, Werner AM, Cartledge RG, Ashley DW, 1998; 12(5): 631, 1998
        • Successful Surgical Treatment of Spontaneous Coronary Artery Dissection, Lande JE, Cartledge RG, Johnson JH, 2001; 58:316-318, 2001

      Languages Spoken

      • English
      • Spanish
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      Dr. Cartledge's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

      • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
      • Specializes in Cardiac Surgery
      • Board certified in Cardiovascular Surgery, General Surgery, Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery and Thoracic Surgery
      • No malpractice claims found
      • No sanctions found
      • No board actions found
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      Dr. Cartledge's Care Philosophy

      At Tenet Florida Physician Services, we have a commitment to care promise. This commitment extends to the communities we serve, the patients we heal, and the employees that make up our extraordinary team. Our values and mission are the cornerstones to that promise. We are committed to care. We are committed to you.