Dr. James A Quintessenza MD Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon

Dr. James Quintessenza is a thoracic and cardiac surgeon in Saint Petersburg, Florida and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including All Children's Hospital Johns Hopkins Medicine and Bayfront Health St. Petersburg. He received his medical degree from University of Florida College of Medicine and has been in practice for 33 years. He is one of 3 doctors at All Children's Hospital Johns Hopkins Medicine and one of 9 at Bayfront Health St. Petersburg who specialize in Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon: Pediatric Cardiac

Education & Medical Training

University of California at San Diego
Residency, Thoracic Surgery, 1986–1987

University of Florida
Residency, General Surgery, 1981–1982

University FL Affiliated Hospitals
Residency, General Surgery, 1982–1986

University of Florida College of Medicine
Class of 1981

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Surgery
Certified in Surgery

American Board of Thoracic Surgery
Certified in Congenital Cardiac Surgery

American Board of Thoracic Surgery
Certified in Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery

FL State Medical License
Active through 2015

Publications & Presentations

Surgery for common arterial trunk.
Chai, P. J.,Jacobs, J. P.,Quintessenza, J. A.

Heart cells with regenerative potential from pediatric patients with end stage heart failure: a translatable method to enrich and propagate.
Steele, A., Boucek, R. J., Jacobs, J. P., Steele, P., Asante-Korang, A., Chamizo, W., Steele, J., Chai, P. J., Quintessenza, J. A.

Congenital heart surgery databases around the world: do we need a global database?
Jacobs, J.P., Maruszewski, B., Kurosawa, H., Jacobs, M.L., Mavroudis, C., Lacour-Gayet, F.G., Tchervenkov, C.I., Walters, H., Stellin, G., Ebels, T., Tsang, V.T., Elliott, M.J., Murakami, A., Sano, S., Mayer, J.E., Edwards, F.H., Quintessenza, J.A.

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