Dr. Arnoldo Ghitis, MD

Dr. Arnoldo Ghitis, MD

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Interventional Cardiology  ·  
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60 y/o
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Dr. Arnoldo Ghitis, MD is an interventional cardiology specialist in Plantation, FL and has been practicing for 27 years. He specializes in interventional cardiology, cardiology, and more.Read his story

Heart & Health Institute

8251 W Broward Blvd Ste 304

Plantation, FL 33324
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • AvMed
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • EmblemHealth
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • Medico
  • Molina Healthcare
  • POMCO Group
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Ghitis performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
high
more than 86% of peers
Heart Disease
high
more than 84% of peers
Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
high
more than 83% of peers

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Dr. Ghitis' bio

This content was provided by Dr. Ghitis "Dr Ghitis received his medical degree from The Universidad del Valle, Facultad de Ciencias de Salud in Cali, Colombia. He completed his Internal Medicine training at The Jewish Hospital (now Jewish-Barnes), associated with Washington University in St. Louis Missouri. He went on to complete a Cardiology Fellowship at the University of Missouri and finally, completed an additional year as an Interventional Cardiology Fellow at the University of Oklahoma. Dr. Ghitis has multiple Board Certifications including Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Diseases and Interventional Cardiology. He specializes in the treatment of most cardiac conditions including chest pains and coronary heart disease, arrhythmia, syncope and fainting, shortness of breath and congestive heart failure. Dr. Ghitis has vast experience practicing both General and Interventional Cardiology in Broward County, since 1992. For many years, he served as Director of Echocardiography and Chairman of the ECHO laboratory at Florida Medical Center. He also served as a member of the Medical Executive Committee at Westside Regional Medical Center. In addition, Dr Ghitis continues to serve as a Primary Investigator for several national and international medical research trials. His research findings have been published in various medical journals including the New England Journal of Medicine, Lancet, JAMA, and American Heart Journal, among others."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Ghitis "The primary care physicians and cardiologists of Heart and Health Institute bring comprehensive medical care to the Broward County community. Whether it's family care, cardiology, internal medicine, pulmonology, sleep medicine or diagnostic and laboratory testing, we are here to provide compassionate, caring and convenient services to you and your family."

3  Specialties

  • Interventional Cardiology
  • Cardiology
  • Internal Medicine

3  Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Interventional Cardiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

63  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Diseases
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bradycardia
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • Edema
  • Endocarditis
  • Fall
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Prolapse
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Myocarditis
  • Obesity
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pericarditis
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Renal Hypertension
  • Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Septal Defect
  • Sick Sinus Syndrome
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease
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35  Procedures

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Universidad Del Valle, Cali, Division De Ciencias De La Salud
    Medical School | Graduated 1982
  • St. Luke S Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1987
  • Barnes Jewish Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1989
  • University Of Missouri Hospital And Clinics
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1991
  • University of Oklahoma
    Other Education | Completed 1992

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Ghitis has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hebrew
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Ghitis' Reviews

4.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ghitis to family and friends
59 total reviews (41 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (59)

  • 5
    (52)
  • 4
    (4)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Ghitis' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (41)

Office is always professional and friendly. Dr. Ghitis explains all findings in detail. Have recommended this office to friends and family.
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Dr Ghitis was very helpful answered all my concerns
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This was my first visit to see Dr. Ghitis. He was very pleasant and professional. He was very thorough and clearly interested in my long term cardiac health. Very comfortable that I am under his care.
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Dr Ghitis is very proffessional, pleasant, thorough & caring
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wonderful and caring sincere
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