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Frederick Cason Jr., MD

Dr. Cason is a surgeon in the Tampa Bay area. He is affiliated with Oak Hill Hospital.
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Conditions treated

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Top 25%
366 doctors
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366 doctors
Top 5%
182 doctors
Dr. Cason saw digestive tract conditions patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Tampa Bay area. Learn more.

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415 doctors
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414 doctors
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207 doctors
Dr. Cason saw cardiovascular disease (CVD) patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Tampa Bay area. Learn more.

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50 doctors
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51 doctors
Top 5%
25 doctors
Dr. Cason saw HIV patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Tampa Bay area. Learn more.
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18 doctors
Top 15%
18 doctors
Top 5%
8 doctors
Dr. Cason saw pancreatic cancer patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Tampa Bay area. Learn more.
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123 doctors
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123 doctors
Top 5%
61 doctors
Dr. Cason saw more biliary tract disease patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Tampa Bay area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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9 doctors
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8 doctors
Top 5%
4 doctors
Dr. Cason saw hidradenitis patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Tampa Bay area. Learn more.
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78 doctors
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78 doctors
Top 5%
38 doctors
Dr. Cason saw more gallstones patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Tampa Bay area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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116 doctors
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116 doctors
Top 5%
57 doctors
Dr. Cason saw hepatitis patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Tampa Bay area. Learn more.
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114 doctors
Top 15%
115 doctors
Top 5%
57 doctors
Dr. Cason saw sepsis patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Tampa Bay area. Learn more.
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197 doctors
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197 doctors
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98 doctors
Dr. Cason saw heart failure patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Tampa Bay area. Learn more.
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184 doctors
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184 doctors
Top 5%
92 doctors
Dr. Cason saw congestive heart failure (CHF) patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Tampa Bay area. Learn more.
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142 doctors
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142 doctors
Top 5%
71 doctors
Dr. Cason saw more hernia patients than 75% of similar doctors in the Tampa Bay area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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101 doctors
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101 doctors
Top 5%
50 doctors
Dr. Cason saw malnutrition patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Tampa Bay area. Learn more.
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213 doctors
Top 15%
213 doctors
Top 5%
106 doctors
Dr. Cason saw liver condition patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Tampa Bay area. Learn more.
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401 doctors
Top 15%
402 doctors
Top 5%
200 doctors
Dr. Cason saw vascular disease patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Tampa Bay area. Learn more.

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78 doctors
Top 15%
78 doctors
Top 5%
38 doctors
Dr. Cason saw bowel obstruction patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Tampa Bay area. Learn more.

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424 doctors
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424 doctors
Top 5%
211 doctors
Dr. Cason saw pain patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Tampa Bay area. Learn more.

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277 doctors
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276 doctors
Top 5%
138 doctors
Dr. Cason saw obesity patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Tampa Bay area. Learn more.

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38 doctors
Top 15%
39 doctors
Top 5%
19 doctors
Dr. Cason saw lipoma patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Tampa Bay area. Learn more.

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57 doctors
Top 15%
57 doctors
Top 5%
28 doctors
Dr. Cason saw lymphoma patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Tampa Bay area. Learn more.
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36 doctors
Top 15%
36 doctors
Top 5%
18 doctors
Dr. Cason saw cholecystitis patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Tampa Bay area. Learn more.

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292 doctors
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292 doctors
Top 5%
146 doctors
Dr. Cason saw heart disease patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Tampa Bay area. Learn more.

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319 doctors
Top 15%
318 doctors
Top 5%
159 doctors
Dr. Cason saw anemia patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Tampa Bay area. Learn more.

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330 doctors
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330 doctors
Top 5%
165 doctors
Dr. Cason saw lung condition patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Tampa Bay area. Learn more.

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131 doctors
Top 15%
132 doctors
Top 5%
65 doctors
Dr. Cason saw acute renal failure patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Tampa Bay area. Learn more.
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174 doctors
Top 15%
174 doctors
Top 5%
86 doctors
Dr. Cason saw swelling patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Tampa Bay area. Learn more.
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146 doctors
Top 15%
146 doctors
Top 5%
72 doctors
Dr. Cason saw kidney failure patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Tampa Bay area. Learn more.
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109 doctors
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109 doctors
Top 5%
54 doctors
Dr. Cason saw more abscess patients than 75% of similar doctors in the Tampa Bay area in 2014–2018. Learn more.
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45 doctors
Top 15%
45 doctors
Top 5%
22 doctors
Dr. Cason saw hiatal hernia patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Tampa Bay area. Learn more.
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226 doctors
Top 15%
225 doctors
Top 5%
112 doctors
Dr. Cason saw coronary artery disease (CAD) patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Tampa Bay area. Learn more.

Cost estimates

These ranges are network rate estimates across all the insurance plans that Dr. Cason accepts.

Note: These are just estimates. We advise verifying the exact costs with your provider.

Colonoscopy (screening) $854 – 3,606
Gallbladder removal (laparoscopic) $3,474 – 17.8k
Hernia surgery (inguinal) $6,573 – 15.8k
Sigmoidoscopy $381 – 1,520
Upper endoscopy $1,275 – 3,443

Amino’s cost estimates are estimates of the total amount that you and your health insurance company might pay for a procedure—this is what we call the “network rate”. Our cost estimates can help you prepare for the financial impact of medical care and help you make more confident decisions about where to get treated.

Outpatient gallbladder removal rate

Dr. Cason’s outpatient gallbladder removal rate is similar to the rate we predicted for his mix of cases and patients.
61%
outpatient gallbladder removal rate

As a patient, you may prefer a doctor who has a higher rate of outpatient gallbladder removal to improve your odds of having an uncomplicated recovery after surgery.

Decision factor

Compared to predicted rates calculated for each doctor’s unique mix of cases and patients

  • Lower than our predicted rate
  • Higher than our predicted rate
  • Similar to our predicted rate

Hospitalizations are costly and associated with a higher risk of infections, so avoiding unnecessary hospital stays can save money and improve your odds of having an uncomplicated recovery after surgery. Gallbladder removals are commonly performed in an outpatient setting, avoiding hospitalizations altogether.

To help you understand how Dr. Cason’s rate of outpatient gallbladder removal compares to a typical doctor who performs gallbladder removals:

  1. We first measure how many of Dr. Cason’s gallbladder removals were performed in an outpatient setting.
  2. We then analyze the typical practices of all other doctors in the United States who perform gallbladder removals, using a data-driven model to predict the rate of outpatient gallbladder removal for patients like Dr. Cason’s.

By comparing these two numbers, you can see whether Dr. Cason’s rate of outpatient gallbladder removal is lower than, similar to, or higher than predicted.

This prediction adjusts based on the types of patients the doctor sees, so a doctor who treats sicker patients may have a different predicted rate than a doctor who treats healthier patients.

Locations

Dr. Cason sees patients and can be reached at the following location.

Shoreline Urocare
11373 Cortez Blvd
Brooksville, FL 34613
785 miles away
  • Spanish

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Credentials
  • Naval Medical Center (Portsmouth) Program
    RESIDENCY
  • Saint Louis University School of Medicine
    MEDICAL EDUCATION, 1978

Hospital affiliations

Dr. Cason is able to admit and treat patients at the following hospitals.

  • Oak Hill Hospital
    B
    Hospital safety grade (Fall 2017)

Insurance accepted

Always check coverage with your doctor’s office.

  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Mississippi
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Montana
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Mexico
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Dakota
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Oklahoma
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Rhode Island
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Wyoming
  • Blue Cross of Idaho
  • Blue Shield of California
  • BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina
  • BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee
  • Capital Health Plan
  • CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield
  • Cigna
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina
  • EmblemHealth
  • FirstCare Health Plans
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • Health Net
  • HealthSCOPE Benefits
  • HealthSmart
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana
  • Independence Blue Cross AmeriHealth
  • MVP Health Care
  • Magellan Health
  • MagnaCare
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • Medicare
  • Meritain Health
  • Neighborhood Health Plan
  • Pomco
  • PreferredOne
  • Premera Blue Cross
  • Priority Health
  • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • TRICARE
  • UPMC Health Plan
  • United Healthcare
  • Viva Health
  • WellMed Medical Management
  • Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield