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Superior Cardiac Care in Tampa

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At Cardiac Surgery Associates of Tampa, our medical team strives to provide superior surgical care to the men and women of Tampa and surrounding areas. Those in need of expert treatment for cardiac, thoracic and vascular conditions can rely on our fellowship trained surgeons for skillful, compassionate assistance.

Julian R Belisle, MD

Dr. Julian Belisle is a board-certified cardiothoracic surgeon, specializing in vascular surgery. Practicing in Tampa for over 20 years, Dr. Belisle served as one of the first thoracic surgeons to perform open-heart surgeries in Florida Hospital’s Pepin Heart Institute upon its initial opening.

Marc B. Bloom, MD, FACS

Dr. Marc Bloom is board-certified in cardiothoracic surgery with over 25 years practicing in Tampa, specializing in minimally invasive valve surgery, endovascular aneurysm repair, thoracic surgery and Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR). Since 1996, Dr. Bloom has been the Chief of Cardiac Surgery at Florida Hospital’s Pepin Heart Institute, which he helped found.

Ryan M. Mellor, MD

Dr. Ryan Mellor joins the team at Cardiac Surgery Associates of Tampa after completing a prestigious fellowship at Shands Hospital in Gainesville, Fla. Dr. Mellor offers expertise in minimally invasive aortic aneurysm repair, pulmonology and critical care. This award-winning physician brings advanced research and teaching approaches from across the country to your backyard.

Richard C. Morrison Jr., MD, FACS

Dr. Richard C. Morrison, Jr. is a board-certified cardiothoracic surgeon specializing in minimally invasive vascular surgery, daVinci Robotic surgery and the innovative Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement, or TAVR procedure. Serving the Tampa area since 2002, Dr. Morrison helped to usher in the first surgeries at Florida Hospital’s Pepin Heart Institute.

Rozales Swanson, MD

Dr. Swanson is a board certified cardiovascular surgeon with more than 18 years of experience. He is a military veteran with experience working overseas and the continental United States.