April 3, 2018 | David DiPino | Tenet Florida Cardiovascular Care

Cardiothoracic surgeon with an extensive clinical teaching background and vast experience in heart valve surgery opens office in Hialeah

Hialeah, Fla. – April 2, 2018 – Tenet Florida Physician Services (TFPS) is pleased to announce Roger Carrillo, MD, an experienced cardiothoracic surgeon, has opened his Tenet Florida Cardiovascular Care (TFCC) practice in Hialeah. Dr. Carrillo specializes in laser extraction of pacemaker and defibrillator leads, complex cardiac device management and treatment for pacemaker and defibrillator complications, minimally invasive cardiac surgery and atrial fibrillation (AFib) treatments. He is on staff at Palmetto General Hospital in Miami and is a member of the Tenet Florida Heart & Vascular Network. Dr. Carrillo is certified by the American Board of Surgery and the American Board of Thoracic Surgery. Prior to joining TFPS, Dr. Carrillo worked as a professor of clinical surgery in the Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery teaching medical students at the University of Miami School of Medicine.

For his education and training, Dr. Carrillo completed a Fellowship in Cardiovascular Surgery from the Hospital Broussias, University of Paris, in Paris, France, and was named chief fellow of Cardiothoracic Surgery at Jackson Memorial Hospital/University of Miami. Dr. Carrillo was the Chief Resident in General Surgery at Jackson Memorial Hospital/University of Miami and also completed a residency in thoracic and cardiovascular surgery at the institution. He finished two separate internships in general medicine at Marcus Robles Memorial Hospital and at Social Security Hospital in Panama City, Panama. Dr. Carrillo graduated medical school from the Universidad de Panama in Panama City, Panama.

Throughout his medical career, Dr. Carrillo has presented his research and findings relating to cardiothoracic medicine at national and international talks and has published numerous papers on cardiothoracic surgery. Dr. Carrillo has been practicing medicine since 1980. He is bilingual in English and Spanish.

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 625,000 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.

About Tenet Florida Cardiovascular Care

Tenet Florida Cardiovascular Care consists of a dedicated group of cardiologists, cardiac surgeons, and vascular surgeons specializing in transcatheter therapies as well as open surgical and endovascular treatment including robotic and minimally invasive surgery, to provide the most advanced, comprehensive care for patients with all types of cardiovascular conditions.

About Tenet Florida Heart & Vascular Network

The Tenet Heart & Vascular Network is a network of highly skilled cardiologists, cardiac surgeons, and vascular surgeons using advanced heart and vascular care technology to provide exceptional patient care in Tenet Florida’s 10-hospital system and TFPS specialty physician groups across South Florida.

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