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Ignacio G. Duarte, MD

Thoracic Surgery, General Surgery

Provider Rating



112 reviews

Visit Preparation: 4.8
Patient Recomm...: 4.8
Provider Explan...: 3.9
Office Wait Time: 4.5

Cardiac Surgical Associates of Brandon

270 South Moon Ave.
Brandon, FL 33511

About Ignacio G. Duarte

Ignacio G. Duarte, M.D., was awarded his medical degree from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons in New York City in 1993 after receiving his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Miami. He completed his General Surgical residency at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia. During his residency, he also completed a two-year Cardiothoracic Surgery Research Fellowship, where he directed studies evaluating bioprosthetic heart valves. He remained at Emory University to complete his Cardiothoracic Surgery residency.

After completing his training, he initially worked at Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas, Texas, where he gained additional experience in minimally invasive valve surgery. He moved to Tampa, Florida to join Cardiac Surgical Associates in 2005. Dr. Duarte is a Diplomate of the American Board of Surgery and the American Board of Thoracic Surgery. Dr. Duarte has dedicated himself to providing the highest quality of comprehensive care for his patients, utilizing the latest technologies. He enjoys spending his free time with his wife and two children.


Medical School
College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University

Emory University Affiliated Hospitals

Emory University Affiliated Hospitals

University of Texas - Houston School of Medicine Memorial Hermann Hospital, Emory University Affiliated Hospitals, Crawford Long Hospital of Emory University



Languages Spoken

English, Spanish

Procedures & Conditions


  • Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery (CABG)
  • Minimally Invasive Heart Surgery
  • Robotic
  • Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)
  • Valves
  • Video-Assisted Thoracic Surgery (VATS)


  • Coronary Artery Disease
  • Heart Attack and Chest Pain (Angina)
  • Peripheral Artery Disease
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease
  • Stroke
  • Valve Disease (including aortic stenosis and mitral valve disease)


Thoracic Surgery
General Surgery

Office Locations

Cardiac Surgical Associates of Brandon
270 South Moon Ave.
Brandon, FL 33511
Phone: (813) 571-9988
Fax: (813) 571-9922

Office Hours

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

Accepted Insurance

  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Wellcare