Robert Fietsam Jr., MD

Robert Fietsam Jr., MD, FACS, CCHP

Thoracic Surgery Wesley Chapel, FL

Medical Director

Office Address

  • 30642 Nickerson Loop
    Wesley Chapel, FL 33543
    Phone: (813) 701-7365
    Fax: (813) 994-2816

Robert Fietsam Jr., MD, FACS, CCHP

Thoracic Surgery Wesley Chapel, FL

Medical Director

Clinical Specialties & Interests

  • Thoracic Surgery: General Cardiac/Thoracic Surgery, Adult Cardiac Surgery, Vascular Surgery
  • Clinical Interests: Addictive Behavior; Hormone Replacement Therapy; Opioid-Related Disorders

Education & Medical Training

  • University of Michigan
  • Wayne State University School of MedicineWayne State University School of Medicine
  • William Beaumont HospitalWilliam Beaumont Hospital

Certifications & Licensure

  • FL State Medical LicenseFL State Medical License1995 - 2017
  • IA State Medical LicenseIA State Medical LicenseActive through 2012
  • American Board of SurgerySurgery
  • American Board of Thoracic SurgeryThoracic & Cardiac Surgery

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Beating Heart Hall of FameMaquet Cardiovascular, 2011
  • ROSE AwardGenesis Medical Center, 2008
  • Charles Johnston AwardDetroit Surgical Association, 1991

Publications & Presentations


Journal Articles

  • Detection of canine allograft lung rejection by pulmonary lymphoscintigraphy  Ruggiero RJ, Fietsam R, Jr., Thomas GA, Muz J, Farris, RH, Kowal TA, Myles JL, Stephenson LW, Baciewicz FA, J Thorac Cardivasc Surg, 8/1/1994
  • Intrathoracic and extrathoracic skeletal muscle ventricles in circulation: LV-Apex to Aorta Configuration  Lu H, Thomas GA, Hammond RL, Fietsam R, Nakajima H, Isoda S, Nakajima HO, Colson M, Stephenson LW, J Card Surg, 5/1/1994
  • Chronic morphologic changes of skeletal muscle ventricles in circulation  Nakajima H, Nakajima HO, Thomas GA, Hammond RL, Mocek FW, Fietsam R Jr, Pochettino A, Lu H, Spanta AD, Isoda S, Stephenson LW, Ann Thorac Surg, 4/1/1994

Books/Book Chapters

  • Cardiac surgery: current issues. Chapter: Myocardial augmentation using skeletal muscle. Page 9 - 31
    Fietsam, R, Jr. and Stephenson, L.W.
    Editors: A.C. Cernaianu and A.J. DelRossi.Plenum Press, New York, NY


  • Mechanical Options of Treating Atrial Fibrillation 9/9/2011
  • Mechanical Options of Treating Atrial Fibrillation. 9/9/2011
  • Innovation in Cardiovascular Surgery 6/11/2011

Professional Memberships

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Great West PPO
  • Health Alliance PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
  • Wellmark Alliance Select
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