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Kevin D Accola ,
MD

Surgeon

Dr. Kevin D. Accola, MD is a board-certified internal medicine, hematology and oncology physician. Dr. Accola earned his medical degree from the University of Illinois at Chicago and completed his internship and medical residency at Baylor College of Medicine & Emory University School of Medicine. To date, he has performed approximately 9,000 cardiac surgical procedures, of which 2,400 (currently 300+ cases per year) involved heart valve operations.

As an established member of the surgical community, Dr. Accola is a member of many medical organizations, including but not limited to, the Patient Advocacy Council, the Society of Thoracic Surgeons, the Florida Medical Association, the Florida Society of Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgeons Council,and the American College of Cardiology. Dr. Accola's cardiac specialties include mitral valve repair, aortic valve procedures, and ascending aortic aneurysm. His clinical interests comprise new valvular technology, cardiac protective drugs, and critical care studies.

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Education

Medical School

University of Illinois at Chicago

Internship

Baylor College of Medicine

Residency

Baylor College of Medicine & Emory University School of Medicine