Dr. Thomas Kartis Jr, MD

Dr. Thomas Kartis Jr, MD

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Cardiac Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
59 y/o
(14)

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Dr. Thomas Kartis Jr, MD is a cardiac surgery specialist in Port Charlotte, FL and has been practicing for 24 years. He specializes in cardiac surgery, thoracic surgery, and more.

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. 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
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
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
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
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 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...

Specialties

  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

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

4.4

Based on 14 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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I consider Dr. Kartis to be an excellent surgeon. He takes the time to explain what is happening and in a way that is easily understood by the patient and family. His bedside manner is excellent. He truly cares about his patients. My daughter is doing well since her lung surgery thanks to his...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
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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Fawcett Memorial Hospital

Port Charlotte, FL