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Christopher Kwon

Christopher C. Kwon, MD, FACS

Northside/Tampa Bay Heart Institute
6006 49th Street North
Suite 310
St. Petersburg, FL  33709
United States
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Surgeon - Cardiothoracic


Massachusetts Institute of Technology (B.S., Electrical Engineering, 1992)
Albert Einstein College of Medicine (M.D., 1997)
University Hospitals of Cleveland, Case Western Reserve Univ., General Surgery Residency (1997-2002)
Yale-New Haven Hospital, Cardiothoracic Surgery, Resident (2002-2003)
Yale-New Haven Hospital, Cardiothoracic Surgery, Chief Resident & Clinical Instructor (2003-2004)
Director, Open Heart Surgery, Havasu Regional Medical Center (2008-2014)
Medical Executive Committee, Havasu Regional Medical Center (2009-2014)
Chief, Division of Cardiac Surgery, LifeBridge Cardiovascular Institute (2014-2018)
Director, Beverly & Jerome Fine Heart Valve Center, LifeBridge Cardiovascular Institute (2014-2018)
Director, Cardiothoracic Surgery, Northside/Tampa Bay Heart Institute (2018-Present)
Certified - American Board of Thoracic Surgery
Member - Society of Thoracic Surgeons
Fellow of the American College of Surgeons
Fellow of the American College of Cardiology

Other Interests

TAVR, MitraClip
Aortic Surgery and Endografts
Robot-Assisted Cardiac Surgery
Minimally-Invasive Valve Surgery
Endovascular Aneurysm Repair
Aortic Valve Surgery
Minimally-Invasive Lung Cancer Surgery
Adult Cardiac Surgery
Peripheral Vascular Surgery
Mitral Valve Repair

Practice Areas

  • Cardiac
  • Vascular
  • Aorta
  • Aortic valve disease
  • Endovascular
  • Extracorporeal circulation
  • Heart failure
  • Mechanical circulatory assistance
  • Minimally Invasive
  • Mitral valve disease
  • Tricuspid valve disease
  • Valve disease