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Michael P DeFrain, MD

Dr. DeFrain believes that the best surgical results are achieved when operative techniques are simplified with the least possible physical impact on the patient. Dr. DeFrain is a diplomat of the American Board of Surgery and the American Board of Thoracic Surgery. His professional memberships include: The Denton A. Cooley Cardiovascular Surgical Society, The Society of Thoracic Surgeons, The Southern Thoracic Surgical Association and The American College of Surgeons. Dr. DeFrain is deeply committed to his patients and their families. In his free time, Dr. DeFrain enjoys kite surfing and spending weekends at the beach in Florida, or the lakes of Michigan with his wife Stephanie and their three children.


Medical Education & Training

Medical School: Wayne State University School of Medicine
Residency: Michigan State University
Fellowship: University of Texas
Specialty Board Certifications: Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery

Procedures and Conditions

He has extensive training in minimally invasive valve surgery and mitral valve repair. His professional focus is centered on efforts to develop new techniques that utilize the least invasive methods to accomplish coronary bypass, valve repair, and other heart operations.

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Michael P DeFrain, MD


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Michael P DeFrain, MD

Office Locations

Michael P. DeFrain
6006 49th Street North
Suite 310
St. Petersburg, FL 33709
Phone: (727) 527-9779
Fax: (727) 490-5043