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Dennis J. Stapleton, MD

Cardio-Thoracic Surgery, Thoracic Surgery, General Surgery

Cardiac Surgical Associates of Fawcett

2525 Harbor Blvd., Suite 205
Port Charlotte, FL 33952

About Dennis J. Stapleton

Dennis J. Stapleton, M.D. is a board certified cardiothoracic surgeon with over 30 years of experience in the field of medicine. Dr. Stapleton received a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology at Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan where he graduated with Phi Beta Kappa honors. After earning his medical degree with Alpha Omega Alpha honors from Wayne State University School of Medicine in Detroit, Michigan, Dr. Stapleton completed seven years of clinical training in general surgery and cardiothoracic surgery at Grady Memorial Hospital and Emory University Hospital in Atlanta, Georgia.

Dr. Stapleton has a keen interest in promoting cardiac health and has been involved in various committees throughout Southwest Florida. Dr. Stapleton was previously appointed the Chief of Cardiothoracic Surgery at Naples Community Hospital and now resides in Charlotte County. He enjoys boating and spending time with family.


Medical School
Wayne State University School of Medicine

Grady Memorial Hospital

Emory University



Languages Spoken


Procedures & Conditions

  • Artery Bypass Surgery (CABG) for Complex Coronary Artery Disease
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery for Acquired and Congenital Heart Valve Disease
  • Robotic and Video Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery for Benign and Malignant Conditions of the Chest and Lung
  • Aortic Aneurysms and Aortic Dissections
  • Cardiac Arrythmias


Cardio-Thoracic Surgery
Thoracic Surgery
General Surgery

Office Locations

Cardiac Surgical Associates of Fawcett
2525 Harbor Blvd., Suite 205
Port Charlotte, FL 33952
Phone: (941) 255-7020
Fax: (866) 292-7261

Office Hours

Mon - Fri
8:00am - 4:00pm

Accepted Insurance

  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Wellcare