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Dr. Thomas Kartis Jr, MD

Dr. Thomas Kartis Jr, MD

Cardiac Surgery ·  Male · Age 59


Dr. Thomas Kartis Jr, MD is a cardiac surgery specialist in Port Charlotte, FL and has been practicing for 25 years. He specializes in cardiac surgery, thoracic surgery, and more.


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(941) 270-4213

Dr. Kartis Jr accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
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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
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
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Dr. Kartis Jr' Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kartis Jr treats Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD) more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Kartis Jr treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Atherosclerosis
  • Autoimmune Atherosclerosis
  • Buerger's Disease
  • Carotid Atherosclerosis
  • Coronary Artery Calcification
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 1
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 2
  • Coronary Atherosclerosis
  • Raynaud's Disease
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
Vascular Disease
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kartis Jr treats Vascular Disease more than 87% of his peers

Dr. Kartis Jr treats this condition more than 87% of his peers

Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kartis Jr performs Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft more than 81% of his peers

Dr. Kartis Jr performs this procedure more than 81% of his peers

Dr. Kartis Jr' conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Diseases
  • 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
  • Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
  • Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atherosclerosis of Aorta
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Carotid Artery Stent Placement
  • Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chest Trauma
  • Chest Wall Deformity
  • Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Chronic Non-Healing Wounds
  • Chronic Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Decortication and Pleurectomy
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Dialysis Access Procedures
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
  • Empyema
  • Endocarditis
  • Endovascular Repair of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Endovascular Repair of Aorta
  • Endovascular Repair of Thoracic Aorta
  • Endovascular Repair of Visceral Aorta
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
  • Excision of Tracheal Tumor or Stenosis
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Defect Repair
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hemodialysis and IV Access Surgery
  • Hernia Repair
  • Impella Device
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Insertion of Epicardial 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 Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Maze Procedure
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Mitral Valve Surgery
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Artery Bypass
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Removal of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
  • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Revision of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Septal Defect
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
  • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Thrombosis
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
  • Varicose Vein Procedure
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
  • Venous Compression
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Insufficiency
  • Ventricular Assist Device
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Care Philosophy

Dr. Kartis strives to achieve 'The Golden Rule' in patient care: He strives to treat each and every patient as he would hope that he or a member of his own family would be treated if he or they were the patient. In effect, he strives to treat each an...

Specialties

  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

1994
Tufts-New England Medical Center
Fellowship Hospital
1992
New York Hospital Medical Center Of Queens
Residency Hospital
1987
University Hospital Stony Brook
Internship Hospital
1986
Stony Brook Univ Health Sciences Center School of Medicine
Medical School
1982
The City University Of New York At Queens College
Undergraduate School
1994
1992
1987
1986
1982

Languages

  • German
  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • The New York State Regents Scholarship in Medicine, 1982-1986

Dr. Kartis Jr' Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Kartis Jr

4.5

Based on 15 reviews

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After taking care of my husband for many years successfully, Dr Kartis took a surgery that was too complicated for him and the end result was he punctured my husbands lung and he eventually died a horrible death struggling. He should have been more cognizant of his limitations and referred to...Read More
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Dr Kartis is the best at what he does. Spoke with one woman in the waiting room while doctor Kartis did a procedure on my brither and she said her cardiac doctor actually consulted with and referred her to him for a procedure. He is so down to earth and spends time explaining everything to you. He...Read More
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Dr Kartis operated on my Carotid Artery 9 years ago and I thank him for saving my life . I think he is the best doctor I know, I have a lot of faith in his expertise,
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Amazing. Animated. Comitted to helping you understand your condition. What to do now. What to do next. What to watch out for in the future. He spent almost an hour with us describing the condition until we understood the condition completely and understood our choices. Just a wonderful experience....Read More
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