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North Florida Regional Medical Center

Charles T. Klodell, MD

Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

Florida Heart and Lung Institute

6440 Newberry Rd, Suite 102
Gainesville, FL 32605

About Charles T. Klodell

Dr. Charles T. Klodell is a cardiothoracic surgeon that specializes in heart and lung surgical procedures including minimally invasive aortic and mitral valve repair or replacement, aortic aneurysm repair, transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) and open heart surgery. He has a special interest in minimally invasive procedures, valve repair, and innovative uses of technology and pharmacology to alleviate patient discomfort.

Dr. Klodell graduated from the University of Louisville School of Medicine, earning his medical degree with honors. Following training in general surgery and subspecialty training in thoracic and cardiovascular surgery, he has obtained additional subspecialty training in valve repair, surgery for heart failure, minimally invasive surgery, and thoracic robotic surgery.

In his medical practice, Dr. Klodell’s overarching passion and promise is to provide each patient with the best possible care. He feels passionately that each patient should receive an individualized care plan. He focuses on the strategy of patient comfort, all while safely performing each patient’s procedure in the least invasive way possible. His goal is to help each patient not only live longer, but live better.


Medical School
University of Louisville, Louisville, KY

University of Louisville, Louisville, KY

University of Louisville, Louisville, KY

Cardiothoracic Surgery: University of Florida College of Medicine, Gainesville, FL



Procedures & Conditions

Sympatheticmy, EGS, surgical treatment of AFIB, VAD, ventricular assist device for heart failure, TAVR


Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

Office Locations

Florida Heart and Lung Institute
6440 Newberry Rd
Suite 102
Gainesville, FL 32605
Phone: (352) 333-5610
Fax: (352) 333-5611