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Jacques-Pierre Fontaine, MD, Thoracic Surgery, Tampa, FL, H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute


Thoracic Surgery Tampa, FL

Minimally Invasive Thoracic Surgery, Thoracic Surgical Oncology

Moffitt Cancer Center - Professor - University of South Florida

Overview of Dr. Fontaine

Dr. Jacques-Pierre Fontaine is a thoracic surgeon at Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, FL. He is a Senior Member and Professor at University of South Florida. He is the Director for Moffitt's Thoracic Surgery Fellowship Program.

He received his medical degree from McGill University in Montreal, Canada in 1997. He completed a General Surgery residency at Boston University and Thoracic Surgery at Brigham & Women's Hospital - Harvard Medical School in 2006.

He been in practice since 2006. He speaks multiple languages, including Arabic, Spanish, and French. He specializes in general thoracic surgery - specifically cancer. He has developed an expertise in robotic lung and esophageal surgery.

Education & Training

  • Brigham and Women's Hospital/Children's Hospital
    Brigham and Women's Hospital/Children's HospitalFellowship, Thoracic Surgery, 2005 - 2006
  • UMass Chan Medical School
    UMass Chan Medical SchoolFellowship, Thoracic Surgery, 2003 - 2005
  • Boston University Medical Center
    Boston University Medical CenterResidency, Surgery, 1997 - 2002
  • McGill University Faculty of Medicine
    McGill University Faculty of MedicineClass of 1997

Certifications & Licensure

  • FL State Medical License
    FL State Medical License 2011 - 2025
  • MA State Medical License
    MA State Medical License 2002 - 2012
  • RI State Medical License
    RI State Medical License 2007 - 2012
  • American Board of Surgery Surgery
  • American Board of Thoracic Surgery Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Fellow (FACS) American College of Surgeons
  • Fellow (FRCS) Royal College of Surgeons of Canada
  • Fellow (FACCP) American College of Chest Physicians
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Publications & Presentations


Journal Articles

  • Moffitt Technique  
    Jacques-Pierre Fontaine, MD, CTSNet

Professional Memberships

Other Languages

  • Arabic, Spanish, French

Hospital Affiliations

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
    Aetna HMO
    BCBS Blue Card PPO
    BCBS Florida BlueCare HMO
    BCBS Florida NetworkBlue
    BCBS Florida Preferred Patient Care PPO
    CIGNA Open Access
    Coventry Florida - Employer Group PPO
    Empire BCBS PPO
    First Health PPO
    Great West PPO
    Health Net Arizona HMO
    Health Net Arizona PPO/POS
    HealthAmerica HealthAssurance PPO
    Healthfirst New York
    HIP of New York - Select PPO
    Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
    MagnaCare PPO
    Multiplan PHCS PPO
    Multiplan PPO
    MVP Healthcare PPO
    United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
    United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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