Brad Ledzian, PA-C

Brad Ledzian is a certified PA at Florida Hospital in Orlando. He has been certified for 13 years and has deep experience in critical care, cardiac thoracic surgery and transplant.

PERFORMS PROCEDURES INCLUDING:

• Conduit vessel harvesting (Open & Endoscopic Saphenous Vein & Radial artery) • Sternotomy, sternal re-entry, sternal/thoracotomy closure, Surgical first/second assist, Organ procurement for transplantation, Arterial line placement/removal, Intra-aortic balloon placement/removal • Central venous pressure line placement/removal • Pulmonary artery catheter (Swan-Ganz) placement/removal • Epicardial pacemaker management/setting, adjustment and removal • Intravenous pacer wire insertion/removal • Transcutaneous pacing & Cardioversion • Chest tube placement/removal, Thoracentesis • Pleurodesis • Nasogastric & feeding tube placement • Diagnostic ultrasonography

EDUCATION:

M.H.S., Advanced Physician Assistant Studies, Drexel/MCP Hahnemann University, Certificate of Surgical Residency Multidisciplinary Surgery, Norwalk Hospital/Yale University School of Medicine, B.S. Physician Assistant Studies, MCP Hahnemann University/School of Health Professions, B.A. Biological Sciences, Rutgers College, Rutgers University

NCCPA CERTIFICATIONS & CREDENTIALS:

Certified Physician Assistant (PA-C), Certificate of Added Qualifications (CAQ) in Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery, Certificate of Added Qualifications (CAQ) in Hospital Medicine

"Brad is an extremely knowledgeable and highly skilled clinician who collaborates with our team to deliver advanced heart failure surgical treatment options. He is integral in both the operative and critical care unit settings, delivering compassionate and comprehensive care for patients that are a complex blend of physiology and technology. As his CAQ demonstrates, he is fully qualified to care for cardiothoracic patients, regularly performing the full complement of specialty specific duties and procedures.” - Scott Silvestry, M.D.