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Dr. Kevin Accola, MD

Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgeon

Kevin D. Accola, MD, is a board-certified thoracic surgeon specializing in mitral valve repair, aortic valve procedures and ascending aortic aneurysms with clinical interests in new valvular technology, cardiac protective drugs and critical care studies. Dr. Accola earned his medical degree at the University of Illinois School of medicine in Chicago, IL. His medical education continued when he completed his residency in general surgery at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, TX. He then became a cardiovascular and thoracic surgery fellow at Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta, GA. Dr. Accola is a member of many medical organizations, including the Patient Advocacy Council, the Society of Thoracic Surgeons, the Florida Medical Association, the Florida Society of Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgeons Council, and the American College of Cardiology. Dr. Accola has been performing cardiac and thoracic surgeries at AdventHealth for over two decades and has performed over 9,000 cardiac surgical procedures.

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Education

Medical School

University of Illinois

Residencies

Thoracic Surgery (Emory University Hospital) // Surgery - General - (Baylor College of Medicine)

Board Certifications

Thoracic Surgery (Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery) - (The American Board of Thoracic Surgery)