Browse Health
Cardiothoracic Surgeon, Surgical Specialist
31 years of experience
Accepting new patients
Video profile
License & Identifications

A medical license is required for a doctor to practice medicine in a particular state. Requirements vary by state but most require, at a minimum, post-graduate training in the doctor’s specific specialty. An NPI number is a national identifier unique to an individual health care provider and is managed by the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS).

Learn more about Dr. James Quintessenza:

View the full profile to get information on:

  1. Qualifications
  2. What's important to you

View full profile

Patient Reviews

Patient comments (11)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. James Quintessenza is Excellent. Dr. Quintessenza has been reviewed by 22 patients who have provided 11 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 5.0
Promptness 5.0
Courteous Staff 5.0
Accurate Diagnosis 5.0
Bedside Manner 5.0
Spends Time with Me 5.0
Follows Up After Visit 5.0

Specialties & Research

Dr. James Quintessenza, MD is board certified in Thoracic Surgery (Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery).

  • He has special expertise in 7 areas:
  • Cardiac Surgical Procedures
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Heart Surgery (Cardiovascular Surgical Procedures)
  • Heart Transplantation
  • Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome
  • Thoracic/Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Ventricular Septal Defects

Education & Awards

Dr. Quintessenza graduated from University of Florida, Gainesville. He has 7 awards.

Phi beta kappa honor society
Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® (2002 - 2008, 2010 - 2015)
Patients' Choice Award (2012 - 2015)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2012 - 2015)
Top 10 Doctor - Metro Area (2014)
Tampa Bay Area
Thoracic Surgeon
Top 10 Doctor - State (2014)
Thoracic Surgeon
On-Time Doctor Award (2014 - 2015)


Dr. Quintessenza has 7 hospital affiliations:

  • Saint Anthony's Hospital 
  • Saint Joseph's Hospital 

Similar doctors nearby

Dr. Jeffrey Jacobs

Thoracic Surgery (Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery)
24 years experience
Saint Petersburg, FL

Dr. Hugh van Gelder

Thoracic Surgery (Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery)
27 years experience
Saint Petersburg, FL

Dr. Harald Lindberg

Thoracic Surgery (Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery)
42 years experience
Saint Petersburg, FL

Dr. George Daicoff

Saint Petersburg, FL

Dr. Paul Chai

Thoracic Surgery (Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery)
18 years experience
Saint Petersburg, FL

Dr. Foster Bryan

Thoracic Surgery (Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery)
24 years experience
Saint Petersburg, FL
Search All Similar Doctors
Additional Information
Dr. James A Quintessenza MD is a male Cardiothoracic Surgeon, has 31 years of experience and practices in Thoracic Surgery and Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery.
Where does Dr. James A. Quintessenza practice?
Dr. James Quintessenza has 1 office location.
Dr. James Quintessenza practices Thoracic Surgery and Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery near Saint Petersburg, FL.
See Saint Petersburg Cardiothoracic Surgeons.