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Charles T Klodell, MD

Charles T Klodell, MD

Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery
Dr. Charles T. Klodell is a cardiothoracic surgeon that specializes in heart and lung surgical procedures including minimally invasive aortic and mitral valve repair or replacement, aortic aneurysm repair, transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) and open heart surgery. He has a special interest in minimally invasive procedures, valve repair, and innovative uses of technology and pharmacology to alleviate patient discomfort. Dr. Klodell graduated from the University of Louisville School of Medicine, earning his medical degree with honors. Following training in general surgery and subspecialty training in thoracic and cardiovascular surgery, he has obtained additional subspecialty training in valve repair, surgery for heart failure, minimally invasive surgery, and thoracic robotic surgery.
Care Philosophy

In his medical practice, Dr. Klodell's overarching passion and promise is to provide each patient with the best possible care. He feels passionately that each patient should receive an individualized care plan. He focuses on the strategy of patient comfort, all while safely performing each patient's procedure in the least invasive way possible. His goal is to help each patient not only live longer, but live better.

Accepts most insurances. Please call the office to confirm your specific plan.

Aortic Aneuryom

Aortic Stenosis

Aortic Valve Repair/Replacement

Coarctation Of the Aorta

Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery (Off Pump or “Beating Heart”)

Coronary Artery Disease

Electrogalvanic Stimulation (EGS)

Endoscopic Thoracic Sympathectomy

Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO)

Heart Disease

Heart Valve Problems


Marfan Syndrome

Maze Procedure for Atrial Fibrillation

Mitral Regurgitation

Mitral Valve Repair

Open & Endovascular Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm Repair

Robotic Surgery

Surgical Treatment of AFIB


Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm (TAA) Repair

Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)

VATS - Video Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery

Vavular Abnormalities

Ventricular Assist Devices (VAD)

  • Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery - Primary - Board Certified
  • General Surgery - Board Certified
  • Undergraduate Degree: Gannon University - 1991
  • Graduate Degree: University of Louisville - 1995
  • Internship: University of Louisville - 1996
  • Residency: University of Louisville - 2000
  • Fellowship: University of Florida - 2002
  • English
  • North Florida Regional Medical Center