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Vasant Jayasankar

MD, FACS
Vasant Jayasankar, MD, FACS, joined the practice in November 2010. He is a native of Boston, Massachusetts and was working in the Midwest prior to moving to Jacksonville. He completed his General Surgery Residency at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia.

Biography

Vasant Jayasankar, MD, FACS, joined the practice in November 2010. He is a native of Boston and was working in the Midwest prior to moving to Jacksonville. He completed his General Surgery Residency at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia and his Fellowship in Cardiothoracic Surgery at Harvard, Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston. His interests include minimally invasive cardiac and thoracic surgery, complex mitral valve repair, atrial fibrillation treatments, transcatheter aortic and mitral valve surgery, redo cardiac surgery, aortic aneurysm repair and lung cancer surgery.

Dr. Jayasankar is dedicated to innovative and advanced techniques in both cardiovascular and thoracic surgery, including endovascular repair of aortic aneurysms. He is committed to the highest quality of surgical care. Utilizing minimally invasive and catheter based treatments allow patients to recover more quickly and with less pain than traditional approaches.

Dr. Jayasankar is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, a member of the Society of Thoracic Surgeons and he is board certified by the American Board of Thoracic Surgery and the American Board of Surgery.

  • 1992

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Troy, New York
BS-Biology

  • 1993
Wayne State University Detroit, Michigan MS-Molecular Biology and Genetics
  • 1998

Albany Medical College; Albany, New York
MD – Top 1% of Class

  • 2005

Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania;
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
General Surgery

  • 2007
Harvard Medical School Brigham and Women’s Hospital Boston, Massachusetts Cardiothoracic Surgery

Education

Education

  • 1992

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Troy, New York
BS-Biology

  • 1993

Wayne State University
Detroit, Michigan
MS-Molecular Biology and Genetics

  • 2007

Harvard Medical School
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Boston, Massachusetts
Cardiothoracic Surgery

  • 1998

Albany Medical CollegeAlbany, New York
MD – Top 1% of Class

  • 2005

Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
General Surgery

Professional Skills

Vascular Surgery
100 %
Endovascular Therapy
100 %
Complex Vascular Injuries
85 %

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