Dr. Vasant Jayasankar, MD

Dr. Vasant Jayasankar, MD

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Cardiac Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
49 y/o
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Dr. Vasant Jayasankar, MD is a cardiac surgery specialist in Jacksonville, FL and has been practicing for 20 years. He specializes in cardiac surgery, thoracic surgery, and more.

Cardiothoracic & Vascular Surgical Associates

3599 University Blvd S Ste 602

Jacksonville, FL 32216
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Ambetter
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Magellan Health Services
  • 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. Jayasankar's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Pericardial Disease
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Jayasankar treats Pericardial Disease more than 90% of his peers

Dr. Jayasankar treats this condition more than 90% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Bacterial Pericarditis
  • Chronic Constrictive Pericarditis
  • Pericarditis
  • Rheumatic Pericarditis
  • Uremic Pericarditis
  • Viral Pericarditis
Lung Surgery
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Jayasankar performs Lung Surgery more than 85% of his peers

Dr. Jayasankar performs this procedure more than 85% of his peers

Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Jayasankar performs Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs) more than 84% of his peers

Dr. Jayasankar performs this procedure more than 84% of his peers

Dr. Jayasankar's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
Ablation for Treatment of Atrial Fibrillation
Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Aneurysm
Aneurysm of Heart
Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Aneurysm Repair
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 Replacement
Aortic Valve Surgery
Arrhythmias
Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial Flutter
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 Stenosis
Carotid Artery Stent Placement
Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
Congenital Heart Defects
Congenital Heart Disease
Coronary Artery Aneurysm
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 Cancer
Head and Neck Surgery
Heart Defect Repair
Heart Disease
Heart Surgery
Heart Tumors, Benign
Heart Valve Replacement
Hemodialysis
Impella Device
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Lobectomy of Lung With Robotic Assistance
Lobectomy, Open
Lung Cancer
Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
Lung Resection
Lung Surgery
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Lymphadenectomy With Robotic Assistance
Maze Procedure
Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
Minimally Invasive Valve Surgery
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Mitral Valve Repair
Mitral Valve Stenosis
Mitral Valve Surgery
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
Pericardial Disease
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Pleura Cancer
Pleural Cancer
Port Placements or Replacements
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Embolism
Pulmonary Valve Surgery
Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
Segmentectomy, Open
Septal Defect
Sympathectomy
Thoracentesis
Thoracic Surgical Procedure
Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
Thoracoscopic Lobectomy of Lung With Robotic Assistance
Thoracoscopic Procedure
Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
Thrombosis
Tracheal Surgery
Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)
Tricuspid Valve Disease
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

Care Philosophy

My interests include minimally invasive cardiac and thoracic surgery, complex mitral valve repair, redo- cardiac surgery, and aortic aneurysm disease. I am dedicated to innovative and advanced techniques in both cardiovascular and thoracic surgery...

Specialties

  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

  • Brigham and Women's Hospital - Boston MA
    Fellowship Hospital
  • Hospital Of The University Of Pennsylvania
    Residency Hospital
  • Hospital Of The University Of Pennsylvania
    Internship Hospital
  • 1998
    Albany Medical College - Albany NY
    Medical School
    1998

Awards

  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • U.S. Surgical Resident Scholar Award, Univeristy of Pennsylvania, 6/1999, 20
  • Fnialist Vivien Thomas Compeition, American Heart Association, 6/2003
  • Young Investigator Award Winner, International Society for Heart Research, 4/2003
  • Leonard D. Miller Award, University of Pennsylvania, 6/2004

Dr. Jayasankar's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Jayasankar

4.2

Based on 5 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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1 Star
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What People Say About Dr. Vasant Jayasankar, MD
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Never looked me in the eye. Was preoccupied with cellphone and people knocking on door. We did not trust him and went elsewhere and had excellent outcome. I do not recommend Dr J. Level of trust is negative zero.
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Insurance accepted

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Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Ambetter
Superior Health Plan
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
Blue Care HMO
Blue Select
BlueDental Choice
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Coventry Health Care
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Preferred PPO
Select HMO
Magellan Health Services
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO

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Memorial Hospital

Jacksonville, FL

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