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Dr. Andres Medina, MD

Dr. Andres Medina, MD

Thoracic Surgeon (Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgeon), Surgeon

18 Years of Experience

Accepting patients

    Overview

    Andres Medina, MD, FACS, has been a Cardiothoracic Surgeon since 1999, specializing in cardiac, thoracic and vascular surgery. Dr. Medina serves as Co-Director of Lakeland Regional Health’s Cardiothoracic Surgery Center. What is your patient care philosophy?It is important that the patient come first.What would you like people to know about you as a physician?I want patients to know that they should not be afraid to ask questions.Why did you decide to become a physician?Being a physician is a field that allows me to help people while also being involved in science.What do you enjoy most about working with patients?I take great satisfaction in seeing lives improve after surgery.When did you know you wanted to be a doctor?My interestin becoming a doctor started when I was 12 years old.How does your work improve lives?My work allows people to return to enjoying their favorite activities.What else would you like to share?I enjoy speaking with patients and families about complex medical problems and seeing lives improve after surgery. My goal is to help them achieve understanding. Proper understanding is the foundation of successful treatment. What are some interesting facts about you?I am bilingual. I enjoy fishing.With what community and volunteer organizations are you involved? I work with the Coastal Conservation Association.

    Medical Specialties and Areas of Expertise

    Thoracic Surgeon (Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgeon)

    Surgeon

    Education & Training

    Jackson Memorial Hospital (Fellowship)

    University of Miami - Jackson Memorial Hosp. (Fellowship)

    Memorial Health University Medical Center (Residency)

    Doctorate - The Ohio State University

    Board Certifications

    American Board of Thoracic Surgery

    Languages

    Spanish

    Insurances

    Please contact Dr. Medina's office to confirm accepted insurance plans.

    Locations

    Lakeland Regional Health Medical Center

    1324 Lakeland Hills Blvd

    Lakeland, FL 33805

    (863) 687-1068

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    Frequently Asked Questions

    Is Andres Medina accepting new patients?

    Yes, Andres Medina is accepting new patients at this time.

    Does Andres Medina offer online booking?

    Please contact Dr. Medina's office at (863) 687-1068 for information about online booking, telehealth, or to schedule an appointment.

    Does Andres Medina offer telehealth appointments?

    Please contact Dr. Medina's office at (863) 687-1068 for information telehealth appointment availability or for scheduling assistance.

    Which language(s) does Andres Medina speak?

    Andres Medina speaks English and Spanish.

    Which board certifications does Andres Medina have?

    Andres Medina is certified by the American Board of Thoracic Surgery.

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