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Bradley L Bufkin, MD

Bradley L Bufkin, MD

Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery
Dr. Bufkin was born and raised in Texas. He received a Bachelor of Arts from Texas Tech University before graduating from Baylor College of Medicine with honors in 1990. In Atlanta, Georgia he completed his General Surgery residency at Emory University in 1996 and finished his Cardiothoracic Surgery residency training at Emory University in 1999. His training at Emory University included two years of cardiothoracic surgery research which produced numerous publications in the field. He began private practice in Knoxville, Tennessee in 1999 and spent nine years at Fort Sanders Parkwest Medical Center, a seven-time Top 100 Heart Hospital since 2000. Dr. Bufkin moved to the Tampa Bay area to join Cardiac Surgical Associates in 2008. Dr. Bufkin is a Diplomate of the American Board of Surgery and the American Board of Thoracic Surgery and he is committed to providing the highest quality state-of-the-art cardiac surgical care for his patients. His free time is spent with his wife and two children.
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Florida



Medi Pass - Medicaid - HMO


Medicare Assignment



Workmans Group


Aortic Stenosis

Atrial Fibrillation - AFib

Cardiovascular Aorta

Cardiovascular Bypass

Cardiovascular Defibrillator Implantation and Follow Up

Cardiovascular Maze

Cardiovascular Micromaze

Cardiovascular Minimally Invasive Heart Surgery

Cardiovascular Minimally Invasive Valve Repair and Replacement

Cardiovascular Mitral Valve Prolapse Syndrome

Cardiovascular Off Pump Heart Surgery

Cardiovascular Open Heart Surgery

Cardiovascular Pacemaker Implantation and Follow Up

Cardiovascular Transmyocardial Revascularization

Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery (CABG)

Coronary Artery Disease

Healthcare Exchange

Heart Attack and Chest Pain (Angina)

Heart Surgery

Laser Procedure and Surgery



Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery

Minimally Invasive Heart Surgery

Minimally Invasive Thoracic Surgery - MITS

Mitral Valve Disease

Peripheral Artery Disease

Peripheral Vascular Disease

Radiofrequency Ablation



Stentless Aortic Valve Implantation


TAVR (Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement)

Thoracic or Cardiothoracic Surgery

Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)

Valve Disease (including aortic stenosis and mitral valve disease)

Valve Repair and Replacements


Valvular Heart Disease

Vascular Aneurysm Surgery

Video-Assisted Thoracic Surgery (VATS)

Walk-In Clinic