September 15, 2020 | David DiPino | Tenet Florida Physician Services

Cardiothoracic Surgeon Joins Tenet Florida Physician Services in Fort Lauderdale

Fort Lauderdale, Fla. – September 14, 2020 – Steven A. Plato, MD, a cardiothoracic surgeon providing adult cardiac, aortic and endovascular surgery care has joined Tenet Florida Physician Services and opened his office in Fort Lauderdale. Dr. Plato specializes in aortic aneurysm treatment, aortic root reconstruction, aortic valve surgery and mitral valve surgery, as well as coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG). In addition, Dr. Plato focuses on endovascular aortic surgery procedures including thoracic endovascular aortic repair (TEVAR) and transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR). He is certified in vascular surgery by the American Board of Surgery and board-eligible in cardiothoracic surgery. Dr. Plato is on-staff at Florida Medical Center, a campus of North Shore located in Fort Lauderdale.

For his education and training, Dr. Plato completed a cardiothoracic surgery fellowship at Loma Linda University Medical Center in Loma Linda, CA. In addition, Dr. Plato served as administrative chief resident (2016-2017) during his five-year integrated vascular surgery residency at University Hospitals, Case Western Reserve University located in Cleveland, Ohio. Dr. Plato finished his basic surgery internship at the University of Florida College of Medicine in Gainesville, FL. He graduated medical school from Michigan State University, College of Human Medicine, located in East Lansing, MI.

Dr. Plato’s cardiothoracic research has been published in peer-reviewed medical publications. Additionally, Dr. Plato has presented his findings on cardiothoracic surgery at scientific meetings, symposiums and as an invited lecturer. Dr. Plato is a member of the American College of Surgeons, Society for Thoracic Surgeons, Society for Vascular Surgery, Vascular and Endovascular Surgery Society, and American Medical Association. He has been practicing medicine since 2011.

About Tenet Florida Physician Services
Tenet Florida Physician Services (TFPS), a division of Tenet Healthcare Corporation, is a multi-specialty physician group that has provided care to the communities of Palm Beach, Broward and Miami-Dade counties since 2007. TFPS physicians, including primary care, specialists and sub-specialists, have cared for over 719,000 patients across various medical and surgical specialties. Our award-winning physicians provide a level of expertise that has resulted in regional firsts and outstanding patient outcomes. TFPS physicians and staff are committed to delivering high quality care. Our mission is to improve the life of every person who enters our doors. Today, we are proud to be one of the largest and most respected physician networks in the area.


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