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Edward D. Staples, MD

Edward D. Staples, MD

Associate Professor
Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery

Phone: (352) 273-5509
Fax: (352) 273-5513

Degree Program



BS Vanderbilt University Biomedical Engineering
MD University of South Florida College of Medicine
Internship Medical College of Virginia General Surgery
Residency University Hospital, Jacksonville, FL General Surgery
Fellowship University of Florida Cardiothoracic Surgery

Clinical/Research Interests

  • Adult and Pediatric Heart and Lung Transplantation
  • Ventricular assist devices
  • Surgical therapies for heart failure