Dr. Vasant Jayasankar

Vasant Jayasankar, M.D., F.A.C.S. LG


Vasant Jayasankar, MD, FACS, is dedicated to innovative and advanced techniques in both cardiovascular and thoracic surgery, including endovascular repair of aortic aneurysms.

Utilizing minimally invasive and catheter-based treatments allows patients to recover more quickly and with less pain than traditional approaches.

Dr. Jayasankar joined the practice in November 2010. A native of Boston, MA, he worked in the Midwest prior to moving to Jacksonville. He completed his general surgery residency at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, PA, and his fellowship in cardiothoracic surgery at Harvard, Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston.

Dr. Jayasankar’s interests include minimally invasive cardiac and thoracic surgery, complex mitral valve repair, atrial fibrillation treatments, transcatheter aortic and mitral valve surgery, redo cardiac surgery, aortic aneurysm repair and lung cancer surgery.


Harvard Medical School, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, MA, Cardiothoracic Surgery – 2007


Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, General Surgery – 2005


Albany Medical College, Albany, NY (Top 1% of Class) – 1998


Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY, BS, Biology – 1992

Wayne State University, Detroit, MI, MS, Molecular Biology and Genetics – 1993

Baptist Downtown Office
836 Prudential Drive
Suite 1804
Jacksonville, FL 32207

Fax: 904.400.6675

Second Location
Baptist South Office
14540 Old St. Augustine Road
Medical Bldg 2, 5th Floor, Suite 2593
Jacksonville, FL 32258
Fax: 904.328.1690